Quinn Wilson

Senior Vice President & CEO North America

Quinn WilsonQuinn Wilson is the CEO of North America and a Senior Vice President of CNOOC International. In this capacity, Quinn has oversight for our Oil Sands, Canada Gas, US Shale and US Gulf of Mexico operations. Appointed to this role in June 2018, Quinn’s top priority is ensuring each of these assets delivers safe, reliable operations every day.

Quinn joined the company in 2010 as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Administration. Under his leadership, the team developed strong recruitment and retention strategies, employee engagement and performance management processes and a high-performance culture to support the Company’s aggressive growth plan. In 2016, his portfolio expanded to include oversight for the Information Technology and Marketing functions, as well as the company’s US shale operations with solid positions in both the Eagleford and Niobrara basins.

As the leader of large and diverse teams, Quinn focuses on driving enhanced service delivery and best-in-class operations to achieve superior levels of efficiency and effectiveness throughout the organization. 

Prior to joining the company, Quinn gained nearly 20 years of experience in human resource positions in the energy, telecommunication/technology and contract manufacturing sectors. He has held executive positions with extensive global reach in a number of organizations including; Flextronics, Nortel and Amoco.

Quinn and his wife, Naomi, have five children and reside in Calgary.