#149: Brendan McCracken (Ovintiv) - Building Inventory, Durable Returns & Why Intangible Culture Matters
Greetings & welcome back to the podcast.
This episode we are joined by Brendan McCracken - CEO of Ovintiv - an energy company listed on the TSX & NYSE with a market cap of ~$17 Billion & $13 Billion respectively.
Mr. McCracken has served as President & CEO of Ovintiv since August 2021.
With 25 years of industry experience, he has played a significant role in defining company strategy, positioning Ovintiv for success.
Mr. McCracken has held a range of senior leadership positions at Ovintiv, including the role of President, Executive Vice-President of Corporate Development and External Affairs, Vice-President and General Manager of Canadian Operations and Vice-President of Investor Relations.
Mr. McCracken is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. He is active in several organizations including the American Exploration and Production Council and the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.
Mr. McCracken graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and from the University of Oxford with a Master of Business Administration.
Among other things, we sat down and discussed building inventory, durable returns & why intangible culture matters.