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Kaihen Appoints Bob Huggard to its Advisory Board

Robert HuggardToronto (November 29, 2016) – Kaihen is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Huggard to its Advisory Board. Mr. Huggard joins David McFadden, Ralph Gardiner and Gordon Fife as members of Kaihen’s Advisory Board. “Mr. Huggard’s Energy Sector leadership will serve the continued growth of Kaihen well. Bob  brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to our Board”, says Managing Director, Jonathan Minsky.

Robert Huggard is the President of Lindaura Consulting, a management consulting practice in the energy and services industry.  Robert’s prior experience includes directing the Ontario Energy Association as President and CEO (2014 – 2016), leading Direct Energy as President of Home and Business Services from 2008 to 2009, as President of Canadian Operations from 2005 to 2007 and as Executive Vice President from 2002 to 2005.

Prior to joining Direct Energy, Robert was the Vice President and General Manager of Home and Business Services at Enbridge from 1999 to 2002, the Vice President of Retail Services at Enbridge Gas Distribution from 1997 to 1999 and the Vice President of Marketing at Enbridge Gas Distribution from 1994 to 1997. Robert joined Enbridge in 1977. Over his career, he has actively been involved with associations such as CGA, AGA, IGU, CABA and he served on the Board of OEA.

Robert is an Independent Director with Crius Energy Trust and Guelph Hydro Electricity Systems Inc., as well as serving on the Board of non-profit organization ProAction Cops & Kids. Additionally, he was Chairman and director of SCITI TR Limited and the Trustee of SCITI Total Return Trust from May 2006 to May 2011, and was the CEO of the Administrative Agent of The Consumers’ Waterheater Income Fund from 2002 to 2006.

Robert holds a B.A. Honours (Economics) from Dartmouth College, an M.B.A. from the Schulich School of Business and an ICD.D Certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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