TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Enercare Inc. and Enercare Solutions Inc. (collectively "Enercare") (TSX: ECI) today named John W. Chandler to its board of directors, effective immediately.
On behalf of the board of directors of Enercare, Jim Pantelidis, Chair, said: "We are delighted that John Chandler has joined our board. His extensive leadership experience in navigating rapidly changing consumer and digital landscapes, marketing and innovation will be a significant asset as we continue to build and maintain long-term shareholder value. As well, his experience in the United States will be valuable as we continue to expand our presence there under the Service Experts brand. We look forward to working with him."
Mr. Chandler is a respected thought leader on digital transformation and marketing strategy. He is an Executive Fellow with the Center for Digital Strategies at Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business. As Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of MassMutual Life Insurance Company ("MassMutual") from 2006 to his retirement in 2016, he led a digital, customer and brand transformation that helped drive 10 consecutive years of industry-leading sales growth, elevating MassMutual from top-15 to top-5 in its industry.
From 1995 to 2006, Mr. Chandler built a strong record of accomplishment leading marketing functions of The Hanover Insurance Group, Hasbro, and Holiday Inn Hotels. Prior to that, he held various marketing and leadership positions within Cadbury Schweppes soft drink businesses in the US and UK.
Mr. Chandler has an MBA from Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business and a BA from Trinity College (Hartford).
Enercare is headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Canada and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: ECI). As one of North America's largest home and commercial services and energy solutions companies with approximately 4,500 employees under its Enercare and Service Experts brands, Enercare is a leading provider of water heaters, water treatment, furnaces, air conditioners and other HVAC rental products, plumbing services, protection plans and related services. With operations in Canada and the United States, Enercare serves approximately 1.6 million customers annually. Enercare is also the largest non-utility sub-meter provider, with electricity, water, thermal and gas metering contracts for condominium and apartment suites in Canada and through its Triacta brand, a premier designer and manufacturer of advanced sub-meters and sub-metering solutions.
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