CAPP appoints Lisa Baiton new President & CEO
The Board of Governors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) announces the appointment of Lisa Baiton as President & Chief Executive Officer.
“Lisa has a deep understanding of the major issues that define the global economy” said Craig Bryksa, Chair of the CAPP Board of Governors and President & Chief Executive Officer of Crescent Point Energy. “She will bring immense value to the organization as CAPP faces a new era of opportunities and challenges, while striving to enhance the contribution of Canada’s oil and natural gas industry in addressing energy security, energy affordability and global emissions reductions”
Baiton takes on the new role effective May 2.
As CEO, Baiton will work with CAPP members to ensure the sector is able to continue providing Canadians, and the world, with secure and responsibly produced energy while progressively working towards achieving Canada’s climate commitments.
“As a proud Canadian, I’m invested in the success and progress of our oil and natural gas industry,” said Lisa Baiton, incoming CAPP President & CEO. “We are at a time when the world is grappling with the unprecedented challenges of ensuring energy security and achieving GHG emission targets in the face of consumer demand for affordable and reliable energy. CAPP will be a constructive and solution-oriented partner to address these collective, global challenges. Canadian producers are uniquely positioned to be secure suppliers of sustainable energy and global leaders in GHG emission reduction through the advancement of technologies.”
“On behalf of CAPP’s Board of Governors, I’d like to welcome Lisa on board.” said Bryksa. “At the same time, I’d like to thank our outgoing President & CEO, Tim McMillan, for his leadership and stewardship over the past eight years. We wish Tim all the best in his future endeavours.”