Former President and CEO, TECO Energy
John B. Ramil joined the Emera Board of Directors in September 2016, following his retirement as President and Chief Executive Officer of TECO Energy.
He joined TECO company Tampa Electric in March 1976 as a cooperative education student. In his four decades with the company, he held a variety of leadership positions, including in engineering, operations, finance and environmental.
John received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and honorary Doctorate degrees in Engineering from the University of South Florida (USF). In 1999, he was named USF's Distinguished Alumnus. In 2001, He was appointed to USF's inaugural board of trustees, and he is currently the longest-serving trustee. He served for four years as chairman, until 2014. Ramil is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.
John serves on the board of the Edison Electric Institute, an industry association, and on the boards of directors of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, the Florida Council of 100, the Moffitt Cancer Center Institute and the Tampa Bay Partnership. Previously, he served on the boards of Enterprise Florida, the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Committee of 100, the American Heart Association-Tampa Bay Heart Walk, InRoads Tampa Bay, the Southeastern Electric Exchange and the Florida Electric Power Coordinating Group.