Stephane Demers

General Manager, Enerkem Alberta Biofuels Suncor

Mr. Stephane Demers is the General Manager at Enerkem Alberta Biofuels since May 2019. He leads the Suncor team that operates the facility in Edmonton. Prior to this assignment he was the Director of Operations at Suncor - Montreal Refinery since 2012. His main objectives are to maintain a safe workplace, deliver solid results by driving operational discipline, improve productivity, efficiency, and look at long-term growth plans for the facility. Since joining Suncor in 2008, Stephane has held a variety of increasingly leadership roles like Manager Operations, accountable for implementing the Suncor Operational Excellence Management System at the Montreal Refinery. Prior to joining Suncor he held strategic positions at Petromont and Alcan managing strategic planning, production planning, and logistics. Stephane obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Sherbrooke in 1997. He is a member of the OIQ and APEGA. He recently completed the In Residence Program at Harvard Business School.

Main Conference Day 1: December 1, 2020

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

10:20 AM Leadership behaviour to create a culture that sustains Operational Excellence

• Identify leader practices that guide employees toward repeatable, optimized behaviours that drive Operational Excellence
• Identify organizational levers to enhance conditions for optimal performance
• Draft an action plan to implement changes in leadership thinking and behaviours to support organizational transformation during difficult business conditions
• Predict the behavioural impact of operational improvement efforts

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