EHRC honours Mike Allen at 5th annual Awards of Excellence event
By Ellen Cools
March 9, 2018 — Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) recently held its 5th annual Awards of Excellence luncheon in Toronto.
Mike Allen, Ontario Power Generation’s senior vice president, Nuclear Refurbishment, was honoured with EHRC’s 2017 Leader of the Year Award at the event.
The Leader of the Year award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to their organization within the Canadian electricity industry through people management strategies and leadership.
“We are delighted to recognize Mike Allen as this year’s recipient. As the leader of a critical initiative, OPG’s Darlington Refurbishment, he understands and demonstrates how important people are to the outcome of a successful project,” said Jim Kellett, board chair, EHRC. “As an inspirational leader, Mike personifies many of our key objectives for this award such as passion, employee development, communications with staff and motivation.”
Additional 2017 award recipients include:
• Sara Rasouli, Ontario Power Generation — Emerging Leader of the Year Award
• Cambrian College — Innovation in HR Practices Educational/Training Institution Award
• Alberta Electric Systems Operator — Innovation in HR Practices Employer Award
• Ontario Power Generation — Workplace Diversity & Inclusion Champion Award