Alex Pourbaix

Alex Pourbaix has been named CEO of Cenovus Energy effective 6 November. Pourbaix spent 27 years at TransCanada in a variety of leadership positions, most recently as COO, until his retirement from the company in May. While serving as COO at TransCanada, he led commercial initiatives such as the development of the company's power and oil pipeline business. Pourbaix holds a bachelor of law degree and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Alberta.