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FortisTCI Announces Promotion of Alvejes Desir to Manager of Plant Control

FortisTCI Announces Promotion of Alvejes Desir to Manager of Plant  Control 03Jun 2015

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (June 3, 2015) – Effective June 1, 2015,former and present FortisTCI (the Company) scholarship recipient Alvejes Desir has been promoted to Manager of Plant Control.

CFO and Vice President of Finance and Human Resources, Ruth Forbes said, “We are very proud of Alvejes’ work ethic and dedication. The FortisTCI family congratulates him on achieving yet another personal and professional milestone. We look forward to his continued growth and development and wish him well in his new role.”

Mr. Desir recently celebrated ten years with the Company, having joined the team on June 14, 2005. Over the past ten years, he has held several positions and most recently served as Superintendent of Plant Control. As a past FortisTCI scholarship recipient, Mr. Desir completed his Bachelor of Science in Engineer Technology. Presently he is undertaking his MBA at Walden University through the FortisTCI Master’s Degree Program, offered to full-time employees in supervisory or managerial positions who showcase exceptional leadership potential and who are identified in the Company’s Business Staffing Plan. He is slated to complete his MBA in September 2015.

In his new role as Manager of Plant Control, Mr. Desir will be responsible for the safe and efficient day to day dispatch and control of the FortisTCI generation plant along with the system control of the transmission and distribution network in Providenciales.

Notes to Editors:

1) FortisTCI Limited (FTCI) became a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortis Inc. located in Newfoundland, Canada in August 2006. Turks and Caicos Utility Limited (TCU), which is the sole provider of electricity on the Islands of Grand Turk and Salt Cay, was acquired by FTCI in August 2012. FTCI is the sole provider of electricity in Providenciales, North Caicos, Middle Caicos, East Caicos and adjacent Cays, and South Caicos. Together the two companies serve more than 13,000 electricity customers in the Turks & Caicos Islands. The Utilities have an aggregate diesel-fired generating capacity of approximately 76.42 megawatts. Additional information on FortisTCI can be accessed at

2) Fortis Inc. is a leader in the North American electric and gas utility business, with total assets of approximately $28 billion and fiscal 2014 revenue of $5.4 billion. Its regulated utilities account for approximately 93% of total assets and serve more than 3 million customers across Canada and in the United States and the Caribbean. Fortis owns non-regulated hydroelectric generation assets in Canada, Belize and Upstate New York. The Corporation’s non-utility investment is comprised of hotels and commercial real estate in Canada. For more information, visit or


Allan Robinson
VP, Customer & Corporate Services
FortisTCI Ltd
Tel: 649-946-4313 Ext. 2507