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.