Electricity North West announces Ian Smyth to its Board of Directors as CEO

– UK, Warrington –  Electricity North West Limited (LON: BD49) today announced the appointment of Ian Smyth to its Board of Directors as CEO, to succeed later in the year Peter Emery who will step down from the company.

“Ian brings an established track record of delivering value and customer service for all stakeholders. The Board believes that Ian is a great fit for Electricity North West Limited and is well qualified to lead the business into ED2, its next business plan phase leading and facilitating the switch of the North West to a low carbon economy in an efficient and cost effective manner,” said Board Chairman, Alistair Buchanan.

About Ian brings

Ian brings over 25 years of experience working within the major UK and international utilities. His experience has spanned electricity, water, and gas. Ian is a widely experienced senior executive with a strong operational, commercial and financial track record across his career. He joins UK Power Networks (UKPN) the UK’s largest electricity Distribution Network Operator. Ian is an Executive Member of UKPN and is responsible for UKPN Services the business that delivers critical services to the largest national infrastructure projects and UK organizations including Heathrow, Gatwick, and Stanstead airports, High Speed 1, Canary Wharf, and London Underground.

Ian Smyth said: “Electricity North West Limited is a strong business operating in a sector which has a critical role to play for the people and economy of the North West. The rich diversity of Greater Manchester, Lancashire, and Cumbria is evidenced in the ambitious plans for their green transition and reflected in their net-zero targets. I am looking forward to supporting these stakeholders in achieving their goals and ambitions. Delivering a safe, reliable, efficient service will be our primary focus in these challenging times and will deliver a solid platform which individuals and businesses can rely on.”

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