John Huff was elected to Suncor‘s Board of Directors in January 1998 and is a member of the environment, health, safety and sustainable development committee and the human resources and compensation committee.
Mr. Huff is chairman of the board of Oceaneering International Inc. (“Oceaneering”), based in Houston, Texas. Oceaneering is one of the world’s largest contractors, providing services to customers operating in harsh environments around the world. Prior to joining Oceaneering in 1986, Mr. Huff served as chairman and president of Western Oceanic, Inc., a worldwide offshore contract drilling company. He also serves as a director of Hi Crush Partners LP.
Mr. Huff has been the recipient of various awards recognizing his engineering innovation, leadership and business achievement. These include the 2007 Offshore Technology Distinguished Achievement Award, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Energy Services Finalist in 2005 and 2007, Georgia Tech Hall of Fame Engineering inductee, the 1998 ASME Rhodes Petroleum Industry Leadership Award, Financial World’s 1995 Chief Executive Officer of the Year, 1994 Professional Review’s Top 100 Texas Public Company CEOs, and 1994 ASME/University of Houston’s Career Achievement Award.
Mr. Huff attended Rice University and received a bachelor of civil engineering degree from Georgia Tech University in 1968. He attended Harvard Business School’s management development program in 1977.
Mr. Huff is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas and a member of the Explorers Club and the National Academy of Engineering.