John Gibson is president and chief executive officer of Tervita. Since joining in 2010, he has championed an aggressive growth and diversification strategy, instilling a sense of organizational urgency and purpose. Under John's leadership, Tervita will continue to focus and integrate its extensive organizational capabilities, providing industry leading energy and environmental services to customers across North America.
Prior to joining, John served as chief executive officer of an enterprise software solutions company serving oil and gas industry clients and has held senior positions with the Halliburton Group of Companies, most recently as president of Halliburton's Energy Services Group.
Currently John serves on the board of directors for Tervita Corporation, the audit committee for Orocobre Limited and on the compensation and audit committees for I-Pulse Inc. He is an active member of the University of Houston energy advisory board and serves on the board of trustees for The Houston Baptist University. Additionally John assists the University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Visiting Committee and the Institute for Global Ethics, Advisory Committee.
John holds a bachelor of science from Auburn University and a master of science from the University of Houston. He is a member of several professional societies.