Low-cost and sustainable chemical operations

William McAdam

Naperville, Illinois, U.S.A.


Director since May 9, 2013


  • Audit Committee
  • Responsible Care® and Public Policy
    Committee Chair


Bill McAdam was President and CEO of Aux Sable in the US and Canada until his retirement in December 2013. Aux Sable is a midstream gas processing company formed to extract natural gas liquids from gas transported to Chicago by Alliance Pipeline.

 Prior to joining Aux Sable, Mr. McAdam held progressively responsible positions with Imperial Oil and Exxon Chemical over 1974 to 1994. He began working with Alliance Pipeline/Aux Sable in 1995 during its development phase until 1998 when he joined Mapco Canada Energy Inc. as President. He re-joined Aux Sable in late 1999 and moved to Chicago to lead the start-up and development of the Aux Sable business after the $3.5 billion Alliance Pipeline/Aux Sable system was commissioned in December, 2000.

 Mr. McAdam graduated from Queens University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and earned his Masters of Business Administration degree from McMaster University in 1980. He has served on several industry association boards over his career. He joined the board of Seven Generations Energy in August 2014 and is Chair of the HSE Committee and a member of the Reserves/Risk Committee.