Bill Sanford


Bill is recognized as a business leader, with vast experience in the energy sector. Bill’s career involved various roles, most recently as President of the Commercial Fuels Division at Parkland Fuel Corporation. He was also General Manager of both Emera Fuels and IMP Fuels, after having started his career with Imperial Oil. In each of these roles, he has consistently helped grow business, drive sales, and aid acquisition efforts. Bill was President and CEO of Bluewave Energy LP, until the company was purchased by Parkland Fuel Corporation. Bluewave was recently named one of Canada’s Top 50 Best Managed Companies. As senior leader at this oil and gas company, he was responsible for growing business organically and through acquisition. Bluewave now boasts 420 employees and operates 48 branches across Canada. Bill is also a council member for the Canadian Red Cross. In 2008, Bill’s accomplishments were recognized when he was made Ernst and Young’s Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year.