Laura Formusa was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, Hydro One Inc., on November 23, 2007, having served as the company's acting President and Chief Executive Officer since December 8, 2006. Under her leadership, Hydro One has successfully undertaken North America's largest rural smart meter deployment and transition to time-of-use rates.
Ms. Formusa's career spans more than 30 years at Ontario Hydro and Hydro One Inc. She practised law in the areas of corporate/commercial, regulatory and environment and held various senior positions within the Company until being appointed Hydro One's General Counsel and Secretary in 2003. Ms. Formusa earned her Bachelor of Laws degree at Osgoode Hall Law School and was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1980, following her call to the Bar of Ontario.
Ms. Formusa is currently serving a second term as Trustee to the Banting Research Foundation and is a director of the Canadian Electricity Association. She is also a director of DHX Media Inc., a publicly-listed company focusing on children and youth programming. She has been a Director of our Company since March 30, 2007.