President & CEO,
David Butters has been APPrO’s president and chief executive officer since April 2004. Mr. Butters has an extensive background in government, government relations, and corporate and advertising communications.
Prior to joining APPrO he was Vice President, Public Affairs for Hill & Knowlton Canada, with responsibility for their national energy practice. He was also Chief of Staff to the Hon. Tom Hockin in the Mulroney government. He sits on Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee, representing Ontario generators, and is a member of the IESO’s Market Renewal Working Group and the Ontario Energy Board Chair’s Advisory Roundtable. He is also a Director of the Churchill Society.
Mr. Butters is a graduate of York University in Toronto.