Boris Jackman retires; Kris Smith promoted to EVP, Refining and Marketing
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/24/13 -- Suncor Energy Inc.
today announced that after 20 years with the company, Boris Jackman
is retiring on September 30, 2013. Kris Smith will be promoted to
executive vice-president, Refining and Marketing.
Before joining Petro-Canada, Jackman served as an executive
vice-president of First Brands Canada Corporation, and spent 14 years
at Union Carbide Canada Ltd. in various management and technical
positions. He joined Petro-Canada in 1993 as vice-president, Western
Region and in 1996 was appointed vice-president, Central Region. In
1998 Jackman became executive vice-president, Refining and Marketing.
"I want to express my deep appreciation to Boris for his leadership
and significant contributions over the years," said Steve Williams,
president and chief executive officer. "Under his leadership, Suncor
developed one of the most successful refining and marketing
businesses in North America and a world-class lubricants business.
Boris, Kris and I will work closely together to ensure a smooth
Effective September 9, 2013, Smith will be responsible for operations
at Suncor's four refineries located in Canada and the United States,
as well as industrial, commercial and retail marketing of refined
products under the Petro-Canada brand. He will also have
accountability for the Lubricants worldwide business as well as
Suncor's renewable energy group.
Smith has been senior vice-president, Supply, Trading and Corporate
Development since 2012, with responsibility for corporate strategy;
marketing, logistics and energy trading; as well as company business
process and information services. From the time he joined Suncor in
2000, Smith has held a variety of senior leadership roles in both the
corporate group and business units including Business Services and
Strategic Growth in Suncor's downstream business; as well as Planning
and Strategy, Energy and Utilities in the company's Oil Sands
Suncor Energy Inc. is Canada's leading integrated energy company.
Suncor's operations include oil sands development and upgrading,
conventional and offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining,
and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. While working to
responsibly develop petroleum resources, Suncor is also developing a
growing renewable energy portfolio. Suncor's common shares (symbol:
SU) are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.
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