Sunday 05/15/2016 - Wednesday 05/18/2016
Le Centre Sheraton Montréal

Hydro-Québec Distribution
Daniel Richard was appointed President of Hydro-Québec Distribution on January 14, 2013. This Hydro-Québec division provides a secure supply of electricity to the Québec market by means of a distribution grid comprising more than 115,000 km of lines. The division has 6,000 employees serving 4 million customers throughout Québec. At the time of his appointment, Mr. Richard was Vice President – Distribution System at Hydro-Québec Distribution, a position he had held since May 2011. From 2008 to 2011, he served as Vice President – Customers at Hydro-Québec Distribution. Daniel Richard began his career with the company in the 1980s as a water systems engineer at Hydro-Québec Production. Subsequently, he held many positions related to electricity supply and demand management in various business units responsible for strategic planning, finance and international activities. Mr. Richard obtained a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in Applied Science from the École Polytechnique de Montréal. He has been a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec since 1979.