Vice President, Commercial, Health, Safety and Environment
Mr. Lapensée joined Parkland in April 2014 to lead Commercial Fuels and Parkland’s Health, Safety and Environment function. Previously, he was director and partner of Halifax based Bluewave Energy as well as a Director of Avjet Holding, another leading fuel distributor for the aviation industry. He has held several senior management positions with Shell Canada Limited during which he was Director of Corporate Strategy, General Manager of the Montréal-East Refinery and Vice-President, Marketing and Sales for the Québec and Maritimes region. While at Shell, he served as the Canadian Petroleum Products Institute (CPPI) Québec Division’s Board President, CPPI’s representative on the Executive Committee of the Conseil du Patronat du Québec (CPQ), and also a member of several committees within the Association des Détaillants en Alimentation du Québec (ADA). He also currently a Director of Effenco and GCS Médical, a member of the Order of Chartered Administrators of Québec and a member of the HEC Montréal MBA Strategic Council. Mr. Lapensée is a graduate from the Bachelor of Administration and Commerce Degree from the University of Ottawa, the Graduate Studies Degree in Oil Company Management from HEC-Montréal, the MBA program at HEC-Montréal and the Royal Dutch Shell Leadership Development Program at the Wharton Business School in Philadelphia.