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HLT Energies Inc., a provider of wind and solar energy, has elected Pierre-Marc Johnson to its board of directors. A former prime minister of Quebec, Johnson was appointed to lead the Canadian government's advisory team for the United Nations conference on climate change held in Bali in December 2007.

"Mr. Johnson brings with him more than 15 years of international executive experience within the environmental sector," says Chairman Andre Audet. "His in-depth knowledge of issues relating to business, government and the environment is unparalleled, and his vast expertise in management and financial strategy will contribute greatly to the future growth of HLT."

Johnson, a lawyer and a physician, has been legal counsel to law firm Heenan Blaikie. He is recognized for his expertise in international trade, negotiations and international partnerships as well as environmental and health law.

In addition, Audet, Claude Comtois, Gerald Desourdy, Pierre Dumont, Kurt Portman and Randal Tucker were re-elected to the company's board of directors.


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