Dawn Farrell became President and CEO of TransAlta Corporation on January 2, 2012. Mrs. Farrell has over 29 years of experience in the electric energy industry, holding roles at TransAlta and BC Hydro.
President, U.S. Operations and Executive Vice President, Canadian Coal
Paul Taylor leads TransAlta’s business operations in the United States, and he is also responsible for oversight of our Canadian coal and mine operations. Additional responsibilities include leading the commercial coal and sustainability teams in both Canada and the United States.
Chief Investment Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Brett Gellner is responsible for all financial policy, planning and reporting, tax, treasury, risk management, internal audit, and investor relations. Mr. Gellner also oversees all strategic corporate investments, M&A, and greenfield projects.
As President of TAMA Transmission, Cynthia Johnston oversees the TransAlta-MidAmerican partnership that focuses on competitive transmission projects in Alberta. With twenty-seven years in the energy industry, Ms. Johnston brings a skilled and diverse experience in operations, strategic planning, complex project management, stakeholder relations, economic analysis and regulation to her role.
Maryse C. C. St.-Laurent is responsible for the procedures and conduct of meetings of the Board of Directors and its committees, as well as shareholders' meetings, corporate governance issues, corporate disclosure and securities compliance and reporting.
David Koch is responsible for providing leadership and direction over TransAlta’s financial activities & control, principally in the areas of corporate accounting & reporting, commercial operations & energy marketing finance, generation finance, accounts payable, taxation, systems & process improvement.