Enbridge makes executive changes
By Jack Burke12 September 2023
Two new executive vice presidents
Enbridge announced changes to its executive ranks.
The company said Reggie Hedgebeth has been appointed executive vice president, External Affairs & chief legal officer and Laura Buss Sayavedra has been appointed senior vice president, Projects & Chief Administrative Officer, effective Jan. 1, 2024.
These appointments follow the decisions of Bob Rooney, EVP & chief legal officer and Byron Neiles, EVP & chief administrative officer to step down from their current roles on Dec. 31, 2023. Rooney and Neiles will serve as Executive Advisors to Enbridge to support the transition and outstanding projects until their retirement in mid-2024.
Hedgebeth will be accountable for Legal Services, Ethics & Compliance, Corporate Security, Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability, and Aviation. Most recently, he served as chief legal officer with Capital Group and prior to that, executive vice president, general counsel and chief administrative officer for Marathon Oil Corp. He began his legal career with King & Spalding and is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Penn State University.
Buss-Sayavedra will be accountable for Human Resources, Real Estate and Supply Chain Management in addition to her current oversight of Projects, Safety & Reliability, Environment, Land & Right-of-Way. Previously, she oversaw the multi-year implementation of Enbridge’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. She previously served as vice president responsible for Treasury and Strategy for Spectra Energy Corp. and as chief financial officer of Spectra Energy Partners. Before that, Ms. Buss-Sayavedra held various finance, strategy and business development leadership roles with Duke Energy. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and Columbia University.