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TransAlta Corporation (TA.TO)

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TransAlta Corporation

110-12th Avenue SW
PO Box 1900
Calgary, AB T2P 2M1

IndustryDiversified Utilities
Full Time Employees2,341

Key Executives

Ms. Dawn Lorraine FarrellChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Non-Independent Director3.77MN/A57
Mr. Donald TremblayChief Financial Officer966.43kN/AN/A
Mr. Brett M. GellnerChief Investment Officer1.58MN/A53
Mr. John Harry KousiniorisChief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corp. Sec.1.53MN/AN/A
Mr. Wayne Alexander Collins BEng (Elect), BBus, CPEng, GAICDExec. Vice-Pres of Coal and Mining Operations1.27MN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in CAD.


TransAlta Corporation operates as non-regulated electricity generation and energy marketing company in Canada, the United States, and Western Australia. The company operates through eight segments: Canadian Coal, U.S. Coal, Canadian Gas, Australian Gas, Wind and Solar, Hydro, Energy Marketing, and Corporate. It generates and markets electricity through various generation facilities. The company has an aggregate net ownership interest of approximately 8,716 megawatts of generating capacity. TransAlta Corporation was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

Corporate Governance

TransAlta Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 10.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.