John Ferguson

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John Ferguson "was named to Suncor’s Board of Directors in November 1995 and was appointed chairman of the Board following the company's 2007 annual meeting.

"Mr. Ferguson is founder and chairman of the board of Princeton Developments Ltd. and Princeton Ventures Ltd. in Edmonton, Alberta. He is also a director of Fountain Tire Ltd., the Royal Bank of Canada and Strategy Summit Ltd. Mr. Ferguson is a director of the C.D. Howe Institute, the Alberta Bone and Joint Institute, and an advisory member of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

"His involvement in the community includes chancellor emeritus and board of governors chairman emeritus of the University of Alberta, and he is a member of the Business Advisory Council of the School of Business, University of Alberta. Mr. Ferguson is also a fellow of the Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants, a member of the World Presidents' Organization and a fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

"Mr. Ferguson received an honorary doctor of laws degree from the University of Alberta in 1996 and, in 2001, he was inducted into the Junior Achievement Alberta Business Hall of Fame. In 1992, he received a commemorative medal for the 125th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada; in 2003, he received the commemorative Golden Jubilee Medal and, in 2005, he received the Alberta Centennial Medal.

"A graduate of the University of Alberta in 1964 with a bachelor of commerce degree, Mr. Ferguson received his CA designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1967." [1]

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  1. John Ferguson, Suncor, accessed September 25, 2009.