- Published: 25 June 2020 25 June 2020
Northland Power has announced the appointment of Wendy Franks as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Investment Management, effective June 29, 2020. Ms. Franks will be based out of the company’sToronto office and will be responsible for leading the company’s strategy and investment management functions, including the development of key strategic programs intended to generate new areas of growth for the company.
In addition, she will also be responsible for the management of Northland’s asset portfolio with a focus on enhancing economic contributions and returns from its existing asset portfolio. Ms. Franks brings to Northland more than 15 years of experience in business strategy, investment management, and making strategic investments in transformative growth opportunities (both organic and M&A focused) across multiple technologies and jurisdictions within the renewable energy and infrastructure asset sectors. Most recently, she was Senior Principal, Relationship Investments in the Active Equities department of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), where she led the group’s industry coverage of the Financials and Utilities, Renewables & Clean Technology sectors in North America.