|Alma mater||University of Calgary|
Russ Girling is a Canadian businessman. He serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of TransCanada Corporation.
Girling joined the TransCanada Corporation in 1994. He became its Executive Vice-President in 1995. Under his leadership, he created the subsidiary, TransCanada Power. In 2001, he became the President of TransCanada Gas Services. He subsequently served as the Executive Vice-President of Corporate Development and Chief Financial Officer of TransCanada, until he became the President of Pipelines of TransCanada Corporation. In this capacity, he oversaw gas and oil pipelines in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. He was later promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Since July 1, 2010, he has served as the president and chief executive officer of the TransCanada Corporation.
Girling serves on the board of directors of Agrium Inc. He is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TC PipeLines GP. He is also the former Chairman of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) and the Natural Gas Council (NGC). Additionally, he formerly served on the board of directors of Bruce Power and the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association.
Girling was a member of the 2010 United Way of Calgary and Area Cabinet. In 2008 he was the recipient of the Haskayne School of Business Management Alumni Excellence (MAX) Award. He serves on the board of directors of the Willow Park Charity Golf Classic.
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- "Board of Directors". Agrium. Retrieved October 16, 2016.