Emera Announces Board Appointment

Emera Inc. today announced the appointment of Kent Harvey to Emera’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Harvey is an accomplished executive with more than 30 years of experience at PG&E Corporation. After 33 years in progressively senior roles, he retired as Chief Financial Officer for PG&E Corporation in 2016.

“Kent is a leader in the energy industry in North America, said Jackie Sheppard, Chair of Emera Inc. “He is a strategic thinker with strong US experience and financial depth. These will be great assets to Emera. I’m very pleased to welcome Kent to our board.”

Born in Montreal, Harvey is a naturalized U.S. citizen. He attended Stanford University and earned degrees in economics and engineering before joining PG&E in 1982. Throughout his career at PG&E, Harvey was involved in all aspects of the company’s diverse business portfolio. He served in many capacities including Director of Financial Analysis; Director of Investor Relations; Corporate Secretary; Vice President and Treasurer; Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Harvey has also served as trustee of the American Conservatory Theater and director of the North Bay Leadership Council.

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