Jack Robertson, vice president and general manager of Elster Metering, Canada, has been selected to World Generation's Class of 2008.

Each year, World Generation editors nominate and interview industry leaders to honor them for their vision and their companies for innovative approaches that shape industry trends under deregulation. Robertson has been instrumental in helping meet the Ontario government’s smart metering initiative.

“Jack Robertson’s vision and drive have helped position Elster as a foremost provider for demand response,” said Dick Flanagan, publisher of World-Generation magazine. “Under his leadership, Elster Metering, Canada has worked with five Ontario-area utilities to successfully implement a robust, customer specific supply chain process to deliver more than 10,000 sealed meters a week. This type of visionary leadership is what won Jack a place in the Class of 2008.