CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”) (TSX:PKI), Canada’s largest and one of North America's fastest growing independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products, announced today the appointment of Steven P. Richardson to Parkland’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), effective today.
“We are delighted to have Mr. Richardson join Parkland’s Board of Directors.” said Jim Pantelidis, Chairman of the Board.
“Mr. Richardson has a wealth of financial and industry experience that will provide a valuable perspective to our Board of Directors. We are confident that Parkland and its shareholders will benefit greatly from his experience.”
Mr. Richardson spent the majority of his career in financial roles in Canada’s retail, financial services and oil and gas sectors. He retired in 2009 as Chief Financial Officer at Hudson's Bay Company, where he led the financial team, and, prior to this role, held various senior financial positions with the company. Before his time with the Hudson’s Bay Company, Mr. Richardson held senior executive positions with financial services companies, including Wells Fargo Financial Canada, Associates Financial Services of Canada and Beneficial Canada. Mr. Richardson began his career at Imperial Oil Limited, with various positions in the corporate finance and controller's departments. More recently, he served as an Independent Director of Rona Inc. until May 2016, has been an Independent Director of Sterling Shoes Income Fund until January 2013, and served as Director of Easyhome Ltd. until December 2011.
Mr. Richardson holds a Certified Management Accountant designation, is a graduate of University of Toronto (Economics and Commerce), and completed the Senior Executive Leadership Program at Columbia University. He is also a graduate of the Rotman School of Management, Director's Education Program and holds the ICD.D designation.
ABOUT PARKLAND FUEL CORPORATION
Parkland Fuel Corporation delivers gasoline, diesel, propane, lubricants, heating oil and other high-quality petroleum products to motorists, businesses, households and wholesale customers in Canada and the United States. Our mission is to be the partner of choice for our customers and suppliers, and we do this by building lasting relationships through outstanding service, reliability, safety and professionalism.
We are unique in our ability to provide customers with dependable access to fuel and petroleum products, utilizing a portfolio of supply relationships, storage infrastructure, and third-party rail and highway carriers to rapidly respond to supply disruptions in order to protect our customers.