Hydro One announces appointment of Chief Corporate Development Officer

TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Hydro One Limited (Hydro One) is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Meneley as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Corporate Development Officer effective March 1, 2018.

Mr. Meneley was most recently EVP, Wholesale Banking at TD Bank Group and Vice Chair and Head of Global Corporate and Investment Banking for TD Securities. He spent 15 years building one of the leading corporate and investment banking businesses in Canada along with a profitable and growing franchise in the U.S.

"Patrick's proven track record as a passionate business builder uniquely positions him to drive innovation and growth at Hydro One as we gain momentum in becoming a leading North American utility," said Mayo Schmidt, President and CEO, Hydro One Limited. "His reputation for building a performance culture based on trust and integrity will improve our competitive position and create greater value for Hydro One's shareholders and communities."

Mr. Meneley is a results-driven, highly-regarded, proven leader with international experience. At Hydro One, he will be responsible for leading strategy, innovation and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Meneley joins a forward-looking executive team charged with delivering outstanding customer service, operational excellence, innovation and growth.

"I am excited to join Hydro One at this key moment in its transformation into a commercially-focused organization and a leading investor-owned utility," said Mr. Meneley. "I look forward to working with the team to create significant growth as well as shareholder and customer value."

Mr. Meneley holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and a Masters of Business Administration from Western University.

About Hydro One Limited

We are Ontario's largest electricity transmission and distribution provider with more than 1.3 million valued customers, over $25 billion in assets and 2017 annual revenues of nearly $6 billion. Our team of over 7,400 skilled and dedicated regular and non-regular employees proudly and safely serves suburban, rural and remote communities across Ontario through our 30,000 circuit km of high-voltage transmission and 123,000 circuit km of primary distribution networks. Hydro One is committed to the communities we serve, and has been rated as the top utility in Canada for its corporate citizenship, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. We are one of only five utility companies in Canada to achieve the Sustainable Electricity Company designation from the Canadian Electricity Association. We also provide advanced broadband telecommunications services on a wholesale basis utilizing our extensive fibre optic network. Hydro One Limited's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: H).

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SOURCE Hydro One Limited