WANO has appointed Ken Ellis as Managing Director. Ken has more than 31 years' experience in Operations, Maintenance and Engineering at Bruce Power. Ken was named Executive Vice President, Strategic Support, in August 2012, after having served as Executive Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer Bruce B since January 2010.
Ken has held several senior positions at Bruce Power namely Bruce B Station Vice President, Chief Engineer & Vice President Engineering, Vice President Maintenance and Bruce B Operations Production Manager.
Ken's career has also included a two-year assignment in France as the Ontario Hydro Liaison Engineer to Électricité de France. Ken was previously licensed as a Bruce B Shift Manager in the late 1980's.
Ken was born in Espanola, Ontario, Canada and graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Ken spent four years as an Aerospace Engineer with the Canadian Armed Forces, primarily in Search and Rescue prior to joining Ontario Hydro. Ken is a registered Professional Engineer.
Ken Ellis officially replaced George Felgate on 1 April 2013.