Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team guides our plans, prioritizes our initiatives and leads by example. Underpinning their strong leadership is a tremendous depth of talent and knowledge that will enable us to execute on our business plan and continue to increase value for our shareholders.

Brian Ferguson

Brian Ferguson

As President & Chief Executive Officer, Brian is accountable for overall leadership of our strategic and operational performance. He is also a Director of Cenovus Energy. More...

Harbir Chhina

Harbir Chhina

As Executive Vice-President, Oil Sands Development, Harbir is accountable for developing our oil sands growth potential including Foster Creek, Christina Lakes, Narrows Lake and our new resource plays. More...

Kerry Dyte

Kerry Dyte

As Executive Vice-President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Kerry is accountable for our legal, Board, subsidiary and internal audit matters. More...

Jacqui McGillivray

Jacqui McGillivray

As Executive Vice-President, Safety & Organization Effectiveness, Jacqui is accountable for maximizing our safety, people and organizational performance. More...

Robert Pease

Robert Pease

As Executive Vice-President, Corporate Strategy & President, Downstream, Robert is accountable for Cenovus's strategic business plan, including portfolio management. More...

Al Reid

Al Reid

As Executive Vice-President, Environment, Corporate Affairs & Legal, Al is accountable for the company’s environment strategy and performance, as well as regulatory applications and compliance. He’s also accountable for ensuring Cenovus builds strong relationships and communicates effectively with stakeholders. More...

Ivor Ruste

Ivor Ruste

As Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer, Ivor oversees a team accountable for the company's financial, risk and compliance functions including accounting and financial reporting, financial performance and analysis, treasury, tax, financial, market and enterprise risk, and acquisitions and divestitures. More...

Drew Zieglgansberger

Drew Zieglgansberger

As Executive Vice-President, Oil Sands Manufacturing, Drew is accountable for the execution, production and operation of our oil sands assets. This includes the expansion of future phases at our oil sands projects and the company’s sustaining capital projects. More...

John Brannan, Sheila McIntosh and Hayward Walls have stepped down from the Leadership Team and have taken on the role of Executive Transition Advisors. They will be retiring from Cenovus in March 2016.