NTPC appoints new President and CEO

Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC) substation near Yellowknife
An NTPC substation near Yellowknife. (Supplied by NTPC.)
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The Northwest Territories Power Coorporation has announced the appointment of a new President and CEO. Starting April 1st, the new President and CEO of NTPC will be Noel Voykin.

Voykin has experience in positions within the Canadian Armed Forces, SaskPower and TransAlta Utilities. According to NTPC Volkin brings considerable experience from both the domestic and international mining and electrical utilities industries including experience in both the public and private sectors.

“Mr. Voykin has experience in the areas of corporate development, major projects, sales, and research
and development. Most recently, he was an engineering executive within Cameco Corporation; where he oversaw the technical aspects of all of Cameco’s worldwide operations.”

Voykin graduated with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. Minister Robert C. McLeod made the announcement on Thursday, February 21st. He says the people of the Northwest Territories rely on the NWT Power Corporation togenerate, transmit and distribute clean, reliable and affordable energy.

“I look forward to working with Mr. Voykin as the Corporation continues to provide the power that fuels the growth of our territory and its economy, and supports sustainable communities.”

The announcement comes after NTPC’s previous President, Jay Grewal accepted a position as Manitoba Hydro’s new president and chief executive, effective February 2019.

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