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NextEra Energy Partners appoints Robert J. Byrne to board

Staff Writer |
Juno Beach, Fl., USA - NextEra Energy Partners, a renewable energy company, announced Robert J. Byrne has been elected to its board of director.

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Mr. Byrne has served as a director of Masonite International Corporation (Masonite), one of the largest manufacturers of doors in the world, since June 2009 and has been chairman of the board of Masonite since July 2010.

Mr. Byrne was the founder and served as the president of Power Pro-Tech Services, Inc., which specialized in the installation, maintenance and repair of emergency power and solar photovoltaic power systems, until it was sold in 2017 to PowerSecure.

From 1999 to 2001, he was executive vice president and chief financial officer of EPIK Communications, a start-up telecommunications company which merged with Progress Telecom in 2001 and was subsequently acquired by Level3 Communications.

Having begun his career in investment banking, Mr. Byrne served as partner at Advent International, a global private equity firm, from 1997 to 1999 and immediately prior to that, from 1993 to 1997, served as a director of Orion Capital Partners.

He formerly served as an independent director of the board of the general partner for NextEra Energy Partners from July 2014 through April 2017.