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Nova Scotia Power president and CEO to speak at Yarmouth Chamber luncheon

YARMOUTH – The president and CEO of Nova Scotia Power Inc., Bob Hanf, will be the guest speaker at a luncheon hosted by the Yarmouth and Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, June 22.

Bob Hanf, CEO and president of Nova Scotia Power.


Hanf, who grew up in Yarmouth, will speak on the topic: “The Power of Change and Innovation.”

 “Bob's years of corporate and business experience both here in Nova Scotia and abroad will provide our business community with a great deal of insight,” said Chamber President Chris Atwood.

Hanf earned his law degree at Dalhousie University and worked in Western Canada’s energy. Since joining Emera, he has served as the company’s chief legal officer, president and COO at Bangor Hydro Electric Company in Maine, and as executive chairman of Light and Power Holdings in Barbados.

He is a board member of the Energy Council of Canada and the Canadian Electricity Association, and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (Atlantic Chapter).

He is also Chair of the IWK Health Centre board and serves on the Dalhousie University Board of Governors. He recently completed his Masters of Divinity at the Atlantic School of Theology.

The public and Chamber members are welcome to attend the buffet luncheon at the Rodd Grand Yarmouth June 22, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tickets at $15 (taxes in) are available at the Chamber office on the main floor of Lovitt Plaza, 368 Main St.; by phone at 902-742-3074; or email at

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