TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - The Ontario Energy Association (OEA) recognized former Enbridge Gas Distribution president Glenn Beaumont with a Lifetime Achievement Award during its 2016 Energy Conference awards gala yesterday.
Glenn is the inaugural recipient of this prestigious award, which was presented by Anthony Haines, the incoming Chair of the OEA and President & CEO of Toronto Hydro.
Glenn's leadership in workplace safety and his ability to forge strong relationships with employees, customers and local communities throughout his 30 year career with Enbridge were highlighted as key elements in the decision to recognize Glenn with this award.
Haines noted that Glenn earned the moniker 'the People's President' - a title all leaders aspire to have. In his acceptance speech, Glenn credited the employees of Enbridge for his success.
Glenn recently retired from Enbridge as President of Gas Distribution. Glenn also served on a number of boards including the OEA, Canadian Gas Association, United Way Toronto and York Region Campaign Cabinet in 2015 as the Manufacturing & Services Sector Chair and the Mackenzie Health Foundation since 2004 and as board chair from 2014 to 2016.
"We believe that both Enbridge and the Ontario energy industry are in a better place thanks to the contributions of Glenn Beaumont," said Cynthia Hansen, President Gas Distribution and Power. "On behalf of everyone at Enbridge Gas Distribution, I want to congratulate Glenn for such a successful career and for receiving the Ontario Energy Association's 'Lifetime Achievement' award."
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