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Manitoba Hydro welcomes new full-time president and CEO, Allan Danroth

July 9, 2024 | By Anthony Capkun

July 9, 2024 – Allan Danroth has been named as president and CEO of Manitoba Hydro, effective August 6.

Danroth joins Manitoba Hydro from Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries, where he currently serves as vice-president, Operations. He holds an MBA from Athabasca University, a First-Class Power Engineering designation, and a diploma in Marketing and Management Sciences from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

He succeeds Hal Turner, who has served as the corporation’s head on an interim basis following the departure of Jay Grewal in February. Turner will remain as interim CEO until August 5.

“I will be leaning on Hal a lot during my initial weeks and months on the job,” said Danroth. “I know he has done a great job keeping things on track over the last few months, and I thank him in advance for his support.”

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