Today, PUC Services Inc. announces that Dominic Parrella, President & CEO has informed the Board of Directors of his intention to retire after 30 years of service to the company. At the request of the Board, Mr Parrella will continue in his current role until his replacement is hired. The search for a new President & CEO will commence immediately and should be complete by the end of the summer.
“I have had the good fortune to work with tremendous people in my career with PUC. I want to express my sincere gratitude to our dedicated and skilled employees for their efforts and support over the years,” said Dominic Parrella. “I appreciate the opportunity the Board has given me to lead this dynamic company, and I look forward to continuing to be a part of the Sault Ste. Marie community.”
Mr Parrella, who joined PUC Services Inc. (then the Public Utilities Commission) in 1987, came from the petroleum industry, where he was involved in oil and gas exploration across Europe and North Africa. He began his career as an engineer for the Commission and worked his way up to his current role as President & CEO in February 2013.
“I want to publicly thank Dominic for his service and dedication to PUC, our customers, our employees, and the community,” says PUC Services Board Chair, Jim Boniferro. “Dominic has played a critical role in the development of this organisation, and while he will be missed, we wish him all the best in his retirement.”