Éric Martel named President and CEO at Hydro-Québec

Montréal, June 3, 2015

The Québec government today announced the nomination of Éric Martel as Hydro-Québec’s President and Chief Executive Officer. This appointment was recommended by the company’s Board of Directors following a rigorous selection process. Mr. Martel will take office on July 6, 2015.

For more information, you can read the Québec government’s press release (This hyperlink will open a new window) (in French only) as well as the speech delivered by Mr. Martel (This hyperlink will open a new window) (in French only) at the press conference announcing his appointment.

Hydro-Québec generates, transmits and distributes electricity. Its sole shareholder is the Québec government. It uses mainly renewable generating options, in particular large hydro, and supports the development of other technologies—such as wind energy and biomass.