Board & Governance

Board of Directors


Donald Pether


Former Chair of the Board and CEO, ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc.
Dundas, Ontario

Don Pether has been a Director on the Emera Board since 2008.

Previously, he was Chair of the Board and CEO of ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc., a Canadian steel producer.

Don sits on the Boards of the Manning Innovation Awards Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada Foundation, as well as on the Council of Governors for the Art Gallery of Hamilton. He is also a director of Primary Energy Recycling Corp. and Samuel, Son & Co. Ltd. and Schlegel Health Care Inc. Don is past-Chair of the Board of the Hamilton Health Sciences Centre, the McMaster Innovation Park and McMaster University.

Don earned his Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Alberta and hold an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from McMaster University.