Our People


Every day, more than 7,100 employees support our communities as part of the TransCanada family. Not only do they contribute the success of our company, their work has a positive social and economic impact on the places they call home.

Our People Are Our Greatest Resource

Canada
Canada
Over 3,400 Employees
7 Provinces
United States
United States
Over 3,500 Employees
33 States
Mexico
Mexico
Over 240 Employees
5 States
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Diversity

For a company that operates in three countries across multiple provinces and states, diversity is all in a day’s work. Our experience has shown that a diverse workforce drives innovation, facilitates collaboration and sustains continued growth.

It’s simple: When we work together and respect one another, we work smarter. We’re proud to say that when people join TransCanada, they find a supportive workplace where their opinions and values are recognized and celebrated — each and every day.

 

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Experience and commitment

When you make what you do matter, great things happen. Our employees know that when they come to work at TransCanada, they’re helping deliver the energy North American families, businesses and communities need to reach their full potential.

As a TransCanada employee, you have the opportunity to grow your career with us via on-the-job experiences, exposure to peers and leaders, and formal training.

We take pride in fostering our employees’ growth and development so they too can reach their full potential, and feel a sense of accomplishment.

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One company

At TransCanada, the mantra “One Company” highlights our focus on creating a unifying culture across our operations. This includes supporting employee contributions and requiring that all new employees complete diversity training within 30 days of starting on the job.

We also believe a job well done deserves recognition. Experience has taught us that frequent and genuine acknowledgment motivates our people and strengthens relationships, contributing to our shared success.

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Safety and stability

The safe operation of our pipelines, storage and power-generation facilities is our top priority. With 60% of our employees in maintenance and operations, ensuring everyone makes it home to their families after a day’s work is an important goal.

Amazingly, in 2009 alone, roughly 1,800 Operations and Engineering employees recorded zero lost-time injuries for the second time in four years. Considering nearly 3.5 million work hours were logged that year, it’s quite an impressive feat.

Empowered Employees

Our leadership

Russell K. Girling, TransCanada, President & CEO

Russell K. Girling

President & Chief Executive Officer

Russ Girling has been President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since July 1, 2010. He has led TransCanada Corporation through a period of unprecedented growth, including the development of its Liquids Pipelines business, expansion of its power generation portfolio and the successful US$13 billion acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group in July 2016.

Previously, Mr. Girling held the positions of Chief Operating Officer; President, Pipelines; Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development; Chief Financial Officer; and Executive Vice-President, Power.

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Karl Johannson, TransCanada, Executive Vice-President and President, Canada and Mexico Natural Gas Pipelines and Energy

Karl Johannson

Executive Vice-President and President, Canada and Mexico Natural Gas Pipelines and Energy

Karl Johannson was appointed Chairman of the General Partner in March 2013. Mr. Johannson’s principal occupation is Executive Vice-President and President, Canada and Mexico Natural Gas Pipelines and Energy for TransCanada. He is accountable for the company’s natural gas pipelines and regulated natural gas storage business in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.

Mr. Johannson joined TransCanada in 1990 and has over 20 years of experience in marketing and trading energy products in Canada and the U.S. Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Johannson was Senior Vice-President, Canadian and Eastern U.S. Pipelines.

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Stan Chapman

Executive Vice-President and President, U.S. Natural Gas Pipelines

As Executive Vice-President and President of US Natural Gas Pipelines, Mr. Chapman is responsible for all pipeline operations and commercial activities across TransCanada’s FERC-regulated transmission and storage assets as well as its unregulated midstream business. He was named to his current position in April 2017, and prior to that he served as TransCanada’s Senior Vice President and General Manager of its FERC-regulated US natural gas pipeline business.

Prior to joining TransCanada in July 2016 as part of the Columbia Pipeline Group acquisition, Mr. Chapman served as Columbia’s Executive Vice-President and Chief Commercial Officer. Before joining Columbia Pipeline Group in December 2011, Mr. Chapman held various positions of increasing responsibility with El Paso Corp and Tenneco Energy and was responsible for various marketing and commercial operations, as well as supply, regulatory, business development and optimization activities. Mr. Chapman is a member of the Board of Directors for the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, a current member and past executive committee member of the Society of Gas Lighters, and a member of the International Association for Energy Economics.

Mr. Chapman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Texas A&M University as well as a Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in Finance from the University of St. Thomas. He resides in Houston, Texas with his wife where they raised their four children.

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Paul Miller, TransCanada, Executive Vice-President and President, Liquids Pipelines

Paul Miller

Executive Vice-President and President, Liquids Pipelines

As Executive Vice-President and President, Liquids Pipelines, Paul Miller is responsible for TransCanada Corporation’s Liquids transportation business.

Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Miller was Senior Vice-President, Oil Pipelines, accountable for the profitability and commercial management of TransCanada’s oil pipelines.

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Don R. Marchand, TransCanada, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Donald R. Marchand

Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

As Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Don Marchand is responsible for financial reporting, taxation, finance, treasury, risk management and investor relations for TransCanada Corporation.

He was named Chief Financial Officer in July 2010 and, prior to his appointment as CFO, he was Vice-President, Finance and Treasurer overseeing the company’s finance, treasury, trading and financial risk and pension asset management functions.

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Kristine Delkus, TransCanada, Executive Vice-President, Stakeholder and Technical Services and General Counsel

Kristine Delkus

Executive Vice-President, Stakeholder and Technical Services and General Counsel

As Executive Vice-President, Stakeholder and Technical Services and General Counsel, Kristine has overall responsibility for the management of TransCanada’s Legal, Internal Audit, Indigenous Relations, Government Relations, Communications, and Community Engagement functions. She also serves as Chief Compliance Officer for the company.

Since joining the company in June 1995, Ms. Delkus has held a variety of progressively senior roles with the organization.

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Wendy Hanrahan, TransCanada, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Services

Wendy Hanrahan

Executive Vice-President, Corporate Services

As Executive Vice-President, Corporate Services, Wendy Hanrahan provides strategic and functional leadership for human resources, business process integration, information systems, supply chain management, aviation, and facilities services.

Since joining the Company in 1995, Ms. Hanrahan has held a variety of key leadership roles in finance and accounting, corporate strategy, human resources, and in the gas transmission business. She also served as Vice-President, TC PipeLines, LP.

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Francois Poirier, TransCanada, Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Corporate Development

Francois Poirier

Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Corporate Development

As Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Corporate Development, Francois Poirier provides leadership in the development of TransCanada’s long-term strategy, as well as all corporate development activities. He also oversees performance optimization initiatives across the corporation.

Prior to this appointment, Mr. Poirier served as President, Energy East Pipeline – a project that will extend approximately 4,600 km (2,800 miles) from receipt points in Alberta and Saskatchewan to provide Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and Bakken crude oil access to refineries in Eastern Canada and to export markets.

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