Gerald Maier

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Gerald James Maier
Born (1928-09-22) September 22, 1928 (age 93)
Known forformer Chairman, President and CEO of TransCanada Pipelines Ltd.
AwardsOrder of Canada

Gerald James Maier, OC (born September 22, 1928) is a Canadian petroleum executive. He is the former Chairman, President and CEO of TransCanada PipeLines Ltd.[1]

Maier was born and raised in Wilcox, Saskatchewan. He attended the Athol Murray College of Notre Dame and then the University of Alberta. He has been chairman of the board of regents of his high school since 1997.[2]

In 2003, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada as "a recognized leader in the exploration, acquisition and sustainable development of our natural gas and crude oil reserves".[3] Maier was also awarded the Canadian Engineering Leader Award, presented by the University of Calgary's Schulich School of Engineering.[2] Maier was a member of the board of directors for the Calgary bid committee for the 1988 Winter Olympics.[4]


  • "Canadian Who's Who 1997 entry". University of Toronto Press. Archived from the original on 2007-08-11.
  1. ^ "Gerald James Maier". Who's Who Lifetime Achievement. 2017-06-28. Archived from the original on 2017-10-22. Retrieved 2017-10-21.
  2. ^ a b Collins, Sally. "He's been there: Donor gives $1 million to Schulich School". OnCampus. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  3. ^ Order of Canada citation
  4. ^ Calgary Olympic Development Association (1981). Calgary, Canada (Candidature File) (in English and French). Calgary: Calgary Olympic Development Association. p. 134.