By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Apr. 30 -- Suncor Energy Inc. and Petro-Canada have named the executive team that is expected to lead the combined company on closing of the proposed merger.
-- Rick George, president and chief executive officer of Suncor, will assume the same role in the merged company.
-- Steve Williams will continue as chief operating officer.
-- Kirk Bailey will continue as executive vice-president, oil sands.
-- Neil Camarta will assume the role of executive vice-president, natural gas.
-- Boris Jackman will assume the role of executive vice-president, refining and marketing.
-- Peter Kallos will continue to lead the merged company's businesses in East Coast Canada, the North Sea, Northern Latin America, and North Africa as executive vice-president, international and offshore.
The new team will assume their positions only when the merger closes, which is expected in the third quarter.