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CALGARY, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Veresen Inc. ("Veresen" or "the Company") (TSX:
VSN) today announced two new leadership appointments that will further the
Company's growth initiatives and operating capabilities.
David Pope has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial
Officer. David's career spans over 30 years, during which he was involved in
successful start-ups and high-growth oil and gas midstream, marketing and
trading companies within North America and Europe. David has a depth of
experience and a strong reputation for identifying and exploiting growth
opportunities. Most recently, David led Second City Capital's Calgary office
as Managing Director. David was formally President and CEO of Niska Gas
Storage and has held senior leadership positions with Seminole Canada, Dynegy
Canada and Enron.
Thomas Day joins Veresen as Senior Vice President, Operations. Tom brings to
Veresen over 30 years of experience in operations, maintenance, project
management and business integration. Tom is a seasoned leader committed to
operational excellence and operating discipline, with a passion for personal
and process safety. The majority of Tom's career was spent with Suncor and its
"This is an exciting time for Veresen and we are very pleased to have David
and Tom join our organization and serve on our executive leadership team,"
commented Don Althoff, President and CEO of Veresen. "David comes to Veresen
with a successful track record of consistently growing businesses and driving
strategic initiatives, while Tom has the background, skills experience
necessary to build out our operating capabilities. I look forward to their
contributions to our business and future success."
About Veresen Inc.
Veresen is a publicly-traded dividend paying corporation based in Calgary,
Alberta, that owns and operates energy infrastructure assets across North
America. Veresen is engaged in three principal businesses: a pipeline
transportation business comprised of interests in two pipeline systems, the
Alliance Pipeline and the Alberta Ethane Gathering System; a midstream
business which includes ownership interests in a world-class natural gas
liquids extraction facility near Chicago, the Hythe/Steeprock gas gathering
and processing complex, and other natural gas and NGL processing energy
infrastructure; and a power business with renewable and gas-fired facilities
and development projects in Canada and the United States, and district energy
systems in Ontario and Prince Edward Island. Veresen and each of its pipeline,
midstream and power businesses are also actively developing a number of
greenfield projects. In the normal course of its business, Veresen and each
of its businesses regularly evaluate and pursue acquisition and development
Veresen's common shares, Series A preferred shares, and 5.75% convertible
unsecured subordinated debentures, Series C due July 31, 2017 are listed on
the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols "VSN", "VSN.PR.A" and VSN.DB.C",
respectively. For further information, please visit www.vereseninc.com.
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SOURCE Veresen Inc.
Dorreen Miller, Director, Investor Relations Phone: (403) 213-3633
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