Suncor Energy is naming their new Chief Operating Officer.
CEO Steve Williams announced on Thursday that Mark Little will take on the role after working with the oil company since 2008.
As part of the new job, he will be responsible for all the operations and many of the company’s corporate services.
“I believe Mark’s appointment will strengthen our ability to continue our progress on operational excellence and delivery of safe and reliable operations,” said Williams, in a release.
“By strengthening the integration between our operating sites and our functions, we will increase our ability to deliver on our commitment to deliver value to shareholders.”
Little was appointed president, Upstream back in January 2017.
Since his arrival at Suncor, he’s held multiple positions in the company, including leading the integration between Suncor and Petro-Canada, following the merger.
In the past, Little has worked for a major international energy company, while holding different leadership roles in oilsands production, refining operations, strategic planning, environment, health and safety, and energy trading.
Little will still report directly to Williams.
The change will come into effect on December 1, 2017.