CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 16, 2012) - ATCO Ltd. announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Nancy C. Southern as Chair to replace Ronald D. Southern effective December 1, 2012.
Earlier this year the Company announced Mr. Southern's intention to step down as Chairman prior to the 2013 ATCO Annual General Meeting.
Mr. Southern will continue to serve as a Director of ATCO Ltd.
Nancy Southern has served as Deputy Chair of ATCO since May 14, 2008 and President & Chief Executive Officer of ATCO since January 1, 2003. Previously, she was Co-Chair and Co-CEO from 2000 until 2003, Deputy CEO from 1998 until 2000, and Deputy Chair from 1996 until 2000.
In addition to Ms. Southern's appointment as Chair, she will continue as President & Chief Executive Officer of ATCO Ltd.
ATCO Ltd., with more than 8,800 employees and assets of approximately $14 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in Structures & Logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement), Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution), Energy (power generation, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction) and Technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be found at www.atco.com.
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