Robert Mace, President & CEO to Retire from SYNERGY NORTH
Thunder Bay, ON – Following a long career as President and CEO of SYNERGY NORTH, Robert Mace has announced his retirement, effective May 21, 2021.
Mace joined Thunder Bay Hydro as the Customer Service Supervisor in 1991. Subsequently, he continued to hold a variety of leadership roles in the company such as Director of Customer Service and Vice-President of Customer Service & Information Systems. Since July 2003, Mace has served as President and CEO of SYNERGY NORTH, formally Thunder Bay Hydro, overseeing critical operations and was instrumental in managing the merger of the Thunder Bay and Kenora utilities.
“Robert’s contributions to our industry and company have been significant and meaningful. His extensive knowledge and experience have helped guide our company to grow and succeed in a challenging environment. Robert’s strategic leadership was vital during the preparation and early days of our recent merger and continued to provide ongoing valuable counsel to the board and employees.” said Gary Armstrong, Chair for SYNERGY NORTH’s Board of Directors
In addition to his position as President and CEO, Mace is a director and past chair of the Electrical Distribution Association; director and past chair for The MEARIE Group; and director for the Electrical Safety Authority Board of Directors, serving also as Chair of the Chair People Culture & Governance Committee. Mace received his undergraduate degree from Lakehead University and his MBA from Laurentian University.
“As a company and community, we have all benefitted from Robert’s passion and strategic thinking.” Continued Armstrong “I want to thank Robert for his service and dedication to serving customers in our communities and wish him all the best in his retirement.”