Hydropower generator Run of River Power Inc. has appointed Richard Hopp president and chief executive officer, wire services reported.
Hopp comes to the position from the company's board of directors, where he has been an independent member since his appointment in April 2006.
"His proven track record in global renewable power generation and close relationship with ROR Power make him the ideal candidate to lead the company to the next level," said William Hardwick, chairman of the board of directors.
Hardwick served as interim president and chief executive officer before Hopp's appointment.
Hopp has more than 30 years of experience in the energy marketing and power development sectors. Most recently, he served as vice president of business development for Elemental Energy Inc. Hopp is a technical advisor to Clean Energy BC (formerly Independent Power Producers Association of British Columbia).
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