TransAlta Appoints the Honourable Rona Ambrose to its Board of Directors

Announced Date :  Jul 13, 2017


TransAlta Corporation is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed the Honourable Rona Ambrose to its Board of Directors effective July 13, 2017.
"On behalf of our Board, it is my pleasure to welcome Rona," said Ambassador Gordon Giffin, Chair of the Board. "We believe that Rona's extensive public policy experience and demonstrated ability to bring people of divergent views together for a common purpose will strengthen our Board. Her experience, along with her Alberta roots, will also help further our strategy of becoming Canada's leading clean power company through good governance, operational excellence, and growth."

The Honourable Rona Ambrose was the former Leader of Canada's Official Opposition in the House of Commons and former leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. She also acted as Minister of the Crown across nine government departments, including serving as Vice Chair of the Treasury Board and Chair of the cabinet committee for public safety, justice and aboriginal issues.

In addition to serving as an independent director, the Honourable Rona Ambrose is a Global Fellow at the Wilson Centre Canada Institute in Washington D.C. focusing on key Canada-U.S. bilateral trade and competitiveness issues.

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