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Horizon Power welcomes new directors to board

Horizon Power welcomes the appointment of Gail Reynolds-Adamson and Sandra Di Bartolemeo to its Board of Directors.

Energy Minister Ben Wyatt today announced that Ms Reynolds-Adamson and Ms Di Bartolemeo will replace outgoing board members Rosemary Wheatley and Neil Thompson, whose terms had come to an end this week.

Ms Reynolds-Adamson has held various role in Aboriginal relations and is experienced in advocating for regional and Aboriginal communities. She has served on several boards and is currently Chairperson of the Esperance Tjaltjaraak Native Title Aboriginal Corporation, the South East Aboriginal Health Service, the Goldfields Esperance Development Commission and a board member of the Australian Golden Outback.

Ms Di Bartolemeo has 25 years’ experience in the legal and finance industry, specialising in financial and risk management. She has held senior leadership positions with well-known legal and financial institutions, where she has provided advice on managing risk and maximising the return on assets while ensuring financial targets were met.

Horizon Power Chairman Stephen Edwell said he was pleased with the appointment of Ms Reynolds-Adamson and Ms Bartolemeo.

“I look forward to working with Sandra and Gail as Horizon Power continues to champion its strategy of providing safe and reliable power at the lowest possible cost.

“I would also like to thank Rosemary and Neil for their contributions during their time with Horizon Power,” said Mr Edwell.


Fact file:
Ms Wheatley first joined Horizon Power as a non-executive director in November 2012, and was appointed Deputy Chair in October 2016. Mr Thompson was appointed to the board as non-executive director in October 2016.

About Horizon Power
Horizon Power is a Government Trading Enterprise which generates, distributes and retails electricity to more than 48,000 connections in regional and remote Western Australia. 

The utility’s service area is vast – approximately 2.3 million square kilometres – which means Horizon Power services the biggest area with the least amount of customers in the world. For every 50 square kilometres of terrain, there is just one customer.

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