Suncor Energy made changes to the company's Board of Directors.
Jane Peverett was appointed to the Board on September 1, 2023 with Eira Thomas retiring from the Board.
Peverett had a successful 25-year career in the energy sector, primarily in the utility space. Before retiring from her executive career, Peverett was chief executive officer of the B.C. Transmission Corporation, where among other accomplishments, she initiated construction of the first major expansion of B.C.'s electrical grid. Prior to that, Ms. Peverett held progressively more senior finance and regulatory affairs roles at Westcoast Energy, until her appointment in 2001 as president and ehief executive officer of Union Gas Limited, becoming the first woman president of a natural gas utility in Canada.
"I am pleased to welcome Jane to the Suncor Board," says Board Chair Michael Wilson. "She is a highly experienced corporate director with extensive financial background, having served on a number of Canada's top company boards. Jane's impressive experience and expertise will complement our board skills and we're looking forward to working with her."
Peverett's appointment follows the retirement of Eira Thomas. "I would like to thank Eira for her unwavering commitment to Suncor and our shareholders over the past 17 years," adds Wilson. "We appreciate the significant contributions Eira has made to our organization during her tenure. Since joining the Board in 2006, she has brought sound business judgement, a focus on good governance, and a strong sense of discipline and integrity to our Board discussions."