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President & CEO


Frank Kallonen
President & CEO

 The President & CEO of the company is responsible for the day to day activities of staff and facilities, supported by the Executive Team.

Executive Team

Josey Frescura
Vice President of Competitive Services

Kerry Taylor
Vice President of Engineering & Operations


Catherine Huneault
Vice President of Corporate Services, Finance

Board of Directors

When our business structure changed in January 2000, we were no longer a Commission. Instead, GSU became a business corporation under the rules of the Ontario Business Corporations Act. We are governed by a Board of Directors, appointed by our Shareholder, the City of Greater Sudbury.

The Mayor of the City of Greater Sudbury (or a designate), two Councillors, and two community members sit on the Boards of both Greater Sudbury Utilities and Greater Sudbury Hydro.


Mark Signoretti-Councillor, Ward 1
Board Chair– GSU & Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.

Sudbury has always been Mark’s home; he was born and raised here, was educated at Cambrian College and Laurentian University, and chose Sudbury as the best place to raise his own family.  Mark is the owner and lead financier of an equipment financing company.


Gerry Montpellier- Councillor, Ward 3
Vice-Chair- GSU, Director – Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.

Gerry Montpellier is a certified and experienced specialized equipment appraiser with a strong mechanical background.  He is a business owner and a labor negotiator with a Labour Law certification.


René Lapierre-Councillor, Ward 6
Director – GSU, Vice-Chair- Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.

As a paramedic, René has provided front-line pre-hospital care for 23 years. In 2002 he became a full-time professor, and since 2007 he has been the Program Coordinator for Collège Boréal’s Paramedic Program.


Peter McMullen, C.A., LL.B., M.B.A.
Director & Treasurer – GSU

Peter McMullen was born in Sudbury and has lived there for most of his life. He has held positions at the colleges of Laurentian University, as well as owned a number of small businesses in the area. Peter operates an accounting and legal practice in Sudbury.


André Thibert
Director – GSU

André spent 3 decades working with Caisse Populaire. He retired in 2014 as General Manager of Caisse Populaire St-Jacques de Hanmer. André has served as a Board Member and on the Executive committee for several local and provincial organizations.


Josh Lilley, P.Eng, MBA
Director – Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.

Josh is a professional engineer (electrical) with fourteen years of experience.  He has worked for Hatch since 2001 on various sized projects in the mining sector across North America.


Gerry Labelle, C.A.
Director & Treasurer – Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.

Gerry was born and raised in Timmins, Ontario. Gerry recently retired as the Chief Financial Officer at Laurentian University where he was employed for the previous 21 years.