Alex Pourbaix appointed president at CVE

09 November 2017

Cenovus Energy Inc. (CVE) has appointed Alex Pourbaix as president & CEO and member of the Board of Directors. Pourbaix will start the role on November 6. He replaces Brian Ferguson, who announced earlier this year that he will be retiring from that position after 33 years with Cenovus and its predecessor companies.

Pourbaix spent the past 27 years in a variety of leadership roles with TransCanada Corporation and its affiliates until he retired from that company in May 2017. His experience spans corporate strategy, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, trading and marketing, and stakeholder relations.