The Town of Tillsonburg announced on Thursday that Michael Desroches will begin overseeing the Town’s hydro operations effective August 15, 2016.
Desroches, who most recently held the position of Director of Operations for Energy+ Inc., holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from McMaster University with a P. Eng designation. His prior work experience includes serving as Director of Operations and Engineering for Brant County Hydro. He has also held positions with Hydro One, Bell Canada and Pinelake Communications.
In his new role with the Town of Tillsonburg, Desroches will be responsible for the overall management of the Hydro Division, including ensuring safe, environmentally sound and efficient practices are in place in compliance with all the applicable regulatory, legislation and governing entities.
Desroches was selected following a rigorous recruitment and interview process involving the Town of Tillsonburg, Zinner and Company and members of the Tillsonburg Hydro Inc. board of directors.
“We’re pleased to welcome Michael to Tillsonburg and look forward to the leadership he
will provide to our team,” said Mayor Stephen Molnar in a media release.