TransCanada Corp. has appointed a long-time industry veteran as an independent director. John E. Lowe will join the company’s board of directors effectively immediately, according to a Sept. 9 announcement.
Lowe currently serves as the non-executive chairman of Apache Corp.’s board of directors and also on the board of directors for Phillips 66. He also acts as a senior executive adviser at Tudor Pickering, Holt & Co. LLC, an energy investment and merchant banking firm.
Lowe has previously served as a director of Agrium Inc., DCP Midstream LLC and its wholly-owned subsidiary, DCP Midstream GP LLC, the general partner of DCP Midstream Partners LP and Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LLC. During his career, he held various executive and management positions with ConocoPhillips over a span of 25 years, including assistant to the CEO of ConocoPhillips, executive vice president of exploration and production and executive vice president of commercial.
Lowe is a member of the board of trustees for the Houston Museum of Natural Science, is on the Katy ISD Education Foundation Board and is on the board of advisors of Kelce School at Pittsburg State University in Kansas.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from Pittsburg State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
“We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Lowe as our newest director,” said Barry Jackson, chair of TransCanada’s board of directors. “Mr. Lowe’s extensive management and leadership skills and wealth of experience in the oil and gas and energy industries are a valuable addition to the board of directors for TransCanada. We look forward to his future contributions to TransCanada, which will further our vision to become the leading energy infrastructure company in North America.”