NHA Congratulates Tom Kiernan – New President & CEO of American Rivers

NHA Congratulates Tom Kiernan as the New President & CEO of American Rivers

Washington, D.C. (February 11, 2021) –Statement from Malcolm Woolf, President and CEO of National Hydropower Association, on the announcement of Tom Kiernan as the new President and CEO of American Rivers to succeed retiring Bob Irvin:

“On behalf of the hydropower industry, NHA congratulates Tom Kiernan as he takes the helm of American Rivers. Building on the breakthrough Joint Statement reached last October between NHA, American Rivers and others, we have a unique opportunity to accelerate river restoration efforts while simultaneously advancing the renewable energy and storage benefits of hydropower. Tom’s deep appreciation of river systems, along with his experience leading the growth of the wind industry to address climate change, makes him an exceptional choice.”

“NHA also congratulates Bob Irvin on his retirement. Bob has proven to be a visionary leader and a trustworthy partner, and we thank him for his tireless dedication to improving the health of our nation’s rivers.”