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FortisTCI Announces Staff Promotions and New Hires

FortisTCI Announces Staff Promotions and New Hires 03May 2015

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (May 13, 2015) – FortisTCI (the Company)is taking a moment to celebrate recent staff promotions and welcome several new hires who have joined the Company within the last six months. Six employees received promotions, and eight employees have joined the FortisTCI family since October 2014.

(FortisTCI Promotions and Recent Hires - L to R): Sheldon Santiago, GISP; Todriko Saunders; Romano Ingham; Richard Gibbs; Archie Gaviola, CPA; Mary Manalo Capisanan; Shatel Wilson, CPA; Lacal Palmer, CPA; Garrett Jones; Ramon Suarez

President and CEO Eddinton Powell said, “FortisTCI’s policy is to hire and retain the best people. As a performance-based organization in an industry that requires specific skill sets, it is important that we hire talent with proven capabilities and build our knowledge base and capacity in this fast-changing, technologically driven world. Indeed, we must position the organization to meet and surpass our customers’ needs and expectations. We are proud of all of our team members.”

Recent promotions and new appointments have been announced as follows:
Shatel Wilson, CPA Internal Auditor (Promotion)
Archie Gaviola, CPA Director, Financial Services (Promotion)
Garrett Jones ERP Technical Analyst & Support (Promotion)
Romano Ingham Energy & Revenue Protection Liaison Officer (Promotion)
Sheldon Santiago, GISP Enterprise System Analyst (Promotion)
Todriko Saunders GIS Specialist (Promotion)


Edwin Forbes Student Apprentice
Richard Gibbs Financial Accountant
Mary Manalo Capisanan Financial Accountant
TeAnn Thomas Jr. Business Analyst
Selvano Gardiner Student Apprentice
Lacal Palmer, CPA Finance & Business Planning Analyst
Ramon Suarez Plant Diesel Mechanic
Corean Kelly Jr. Plant Operator, South Caicos

The Company wishes each employee continued success in their new job roles.

Notes to Editors:

1) FortisTCI Limited (FTCI) became a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortis Inc. located inNewfoundland, 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