UPDATED ON: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Mary Pat Salomone,
From The Globe and Mail
S. Barry Jackson, Chair, TransCanada Corporation, is pleased to announce the following appointment to the Board of Directors of TransCanada Corporation and TransCanada PipeLines Limited.
Ms. Salomone has been the Senior Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer of The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) since 2010. Prior to that, she served as manager of business development and manager of strategic acquisitions for Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. From 1998 through December 2007, Ms. Salomone served as an officer of Marine Mechanical Corporation, which B&W acquired in 2007, including her term as president and chief executive officer from 2001 through 2007.
Ms. Salomone also serves on the Board of Directors of the Naval Submarine League, and is a member of the Advisory Board for the School of Engineering at the University of Akron, and the Advisory Board for the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the Youngstown State University. She served on the Board of Directors of United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC) from December 2011 to October 2012. She was formerly a member of the Governor’s Workforce Policy Advisory Board in Ohio and the Ohio Employee Ownership Center, and served on the board of Cleveland’s Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET).
Ms. Salomone has a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Youngstown State University, and a Master of Business Administration from Baldwin Wallace College. Ms. Salomone completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in 2011.
With more than 60 years’ experience, TransCanada is a leader in the responsible development and reliable operation of North American energy infrastructure, including natural gas and oil pipelines, power generation and gas storage facilities. TransCanada operates a network of natural gas pipelines that extends more than 68,500 kilometres (42,500 miles), tapping into virtually all major gas supply basins in North America. TransCanada is one of the continent’s largest providers of gas storage and related services, with more than 400 billion cubic feet of storage capacity. A growing independent power producer, TransCanada owns or has interests in over 11,800 megawatts of power generation in Canada and the United States. TransCanada is developing one of North America’s largest oil delivery systems. TransCanada’s common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol TRP. For more information visit: www.transcanada.com, or check us out on Twitter @TransCanada or http://blog.transcanada.com.