I am pleased to communicate that Mary Caputi, OEC’s Chief of Staff and Senior Vice-President, Construction Operations, received the Ontario Energy Association’s Outstanding Employee Award this week at the ENERGY AWARDS19. One of the objectives of the event is to recognize and reward individuals acknowledged as outstanding leaders by their peers within the Ontario energy industry.
Criteria for the award includes being an employee of an OEA member company who has made notable contributions and was consistently dependable and portrayed a positive attitude while serving as role model for others.
Mary is a proven leader and role model who commits to living the OEC brand in all that she does. She leads by example, commits to personal and organization excellence and always displays an innovator mindset. She brings a wealth of knowledge, innovative ideas and sound business strategies to her role. She is also active in the utility industry, understanding the importance of developing and growing through networking and community outreach. She is described by her peers as energetic, positive, empathetic and genuine.
President and CEO
Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) hosted its annual awards ceremony to recognize leaders powering Canada’s electricity sector on February 21, 2019 in Toronto. This year, the Leader of the Year was awarded to Rob Lister, President and Chief Executive Officer of Oakville Enterprises (OEC).
Industry peers celebrated Mr. Lister for his extraordinary achievements, inspirational leadership and dedication to his employees. A leading figure in the energy and infrastructure industry for over 37 years, his visionary leadership ensures that his staff has the drive, opportunity, and skills to contribute to the business’s overall strategy and success.
Speaking on behalf of EHRC, CEO Michelle Branigan had this to say: “Rob Lister is an outstanding leader in our industry who walks the talk on all fronts. His commitment to people and innovation at OEC is beyond question, as is the respect he has garnered from his colleagues across the sector. The company’s performance and his overall contributions to our sector is second to none.”
To view testimonials from Mr. Lister’s peers, click here.
Electric Human Resources Canada’s Award Recipients
Leader of the Year:
Rob Lister, President and Chief Executive Officer, Oakville Enterprises (OEC)
Emerging Leader of the Year:
Courtnay de Rooy, FortisBC
Leader of the Innovation in HR Practices – Educational/Training Institution Award:
IBEW Local 37 Training Trust Fund
Leader of the Innovation in HR Practices – Employer Award:
The Workday Implementation Team, Hydro Ottawa
Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Award:
Sara Phinney, Nova Scotia Power
About Electric Human Resources Canada (EHRC)
Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) is Canada’s most trusted source of current human resources information and tools to help power the Canadian electricity industry today and tomorrow.
EHRC is a not-for-profit organization helping to keep the lights on in Canada by enabling a world-class workforce for the entire electricity industry that is highly skilled, safety-focused, diverse and productive.
(Oakville, ON) Oakville Enterprises (OEC) is proud to announce the successful acquisition of Teraflex Limited (Teraflex).
“Today, we take a step forward in growing our utility construction presence with the addition of Teraflex and are pleased to welcome them into the OEC family of companies,” said Rob Lister, President and CEO of OEC. “Expanding our utility construction capabilities is part of our long term strategy to enhance our infrastructure service capabilities across Ontario.”
Located in Ottawa, Teraflex provides a range of utility construction services, including civil and electrical construction services for utilities, municipalities and telecommunication companies.
Oakville Enterprises’ (OEC) family of energy and infrastructure companies serves municipalities, telecommunications, electrical distribution, and energy infrastructure businesses throughout Canada and beyond. OEC is driven to create value for all customers; building trust through demonstrated competencies, reliability and sincerity.
Communications Specialist, Oakville Enterprises Corporation
(Oakville, ON) On December 13, 2018, Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) announced Rob Lister, President and Chief Executive Officer of Oakville Enterprises (OEC) as Leader of the Year for EHRC’s 2018 Awards of Excellence.
The Leader of the Year award was established by EHRC in 2013 to recognize and celebrate an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to their organization within the Canadian electricity industry through visionary people management strategies and leadership. The successful nominee is an individual who has affected positive change and is dedicated to ensuring that their workforce has the opportunity and skills to contribute to the business’ success.
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OEC operates a dynamic portfolio of synergistic businesses that participate in and serve Canada’s energy and infrastructure marketplace – with companies specializing in Electricity Distribution, Infrastructure Services, Energy Services, and Generation.
Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) is Canada’s most trusted source of objective human resources information and tools to help the Canadian electricity industry match workforce supply and demand. EHRC is a not-for-profit organization helping to keep the lights on in Canada by enabling a world-class workforce for the entire electricity industry.