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John P. Dielwart

John P. Dielwart

Corporate Director

Mr. Dielwart held the position of Chief Executive Officer of ARC Resources Ltd. until January 1, 2013. As a founding member of the Company in 1996, Mr. Dielwart oversaw its growth and success from a start-up to a publicly traded company with a market capitalization of approximately $10 billion.

Following his retirement, Mr. Dielwart became Vice-Chairman of ARC Financial Corp. and is a member of its Investment and Strategy committee. He also represents ARC Financial Corp.’s interest on the board of Modern Resources Ltd. and Aspenleaf Energy Limited.

Prior to joining ARC in 1994, Mr. Dielwart spent 12 years with a major Calgary based oil and natural gas engineering consulting firm, as senior vice-president and a director, where he gained extensive technical knowledge of oil and natural gas properties in western Canada. Mr. Dielwart also spent the first five years of his career with a multinational oil and gas company. Mr. Dielwart holds a Bachelor of Science with Distinction (Civil Engineering) degree from the University of Calgary. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and is Past-Chairman of the Board of Governors for the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).

At TransAlta, Mr. Dielwart is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Governance and Environment Committee of the board.