EHRC Leader of the Year Rob Lister

February 27, 2019

On February 21, 2019, Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) presented five awards of excellence that recognize leaders powering Canada’s electricity sector in Toronto. EHRC is a not-for-profit organization helping to keep the lights on in Canada by enabling a world-class workforce for the entire electricity industry that is highly skilled, safety-focused, diverse and productive.

This year, the Leader of the Year was awarded to Rob Lister, President and Chief Executive Officer of Oakville Enterprises (shown in photo).

Four other awards were issued as follows:

Lister was celebrated and congratulated by industry peers for his extraordinary achievements, inspirational leadership and dedication to his employees. A leading figure in the energy and infrastructure industry for over 37 years, his visionary leadership ensures that his staff has the drive, opportunity, and skills to contribute to the business’s overall strategy and success.

Speaking on behalf of EHRC, CEO Michelle Branigan had this to say: “Rob Lister is an outstanding leader in our industry who walks the talk on all fronts. His commitment to people and innovation at OEC is beyond question, as is the respect he has garnered from his colleagues across the sector. The performance of his company and his overall contributions to our sector is second to none.”

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