Festival Hydro names Jeff Graham president & CEO
By Anthony Capkun
October 4, 2021 – Jeff Graham has been appointed president & CEO of Ontario’s Festival Hydro Inc., as well as Festival Hydro Services Inc., an affiliate organization operating as Rhyzome Networks (an internet and wireless service provider).
The local distribution company serves about 20,000 customers in the municipalities of Stratford, Brussels, Dashwood, Hensall, St. Marys, Seaforth and Zurich.
Jeff most recently held the position of vice-president, Engineering & Operations, and possesses over 11 years of progressive senior leadership experience in Ontario’s electric distribution industry. He is a professional engineer with a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Brock University, and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from McMaster University.
“Jeff’s deep operational knowledge, coupled with his engaging leadership style, is what we need to take both companies to the next level of growth and development,” said Gerry Guthrie, Festival Hydro’s chair.