Meet the Leadership Team

Rick Carron

With more than 20 years of executive experience in the energy, telecom, and consumer packaged goods sectors, Rick joined Superior Propane in 2011. Starting as Vice President of Sales, he progressed to Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations before assuming the role of President in July 2021. Dedicated to upholding Superior's position as propane experts, Rick prioritizes a secure propane supply, an unparalleled distribution network, and a robust emphasis on safety and compliance. As President, he spearheads initiatives to introduce low-carbon energy alternatives to reduce emissions for homes and industries.

Erol Bahadir

Erol joined Superior Propane in 2020 as General Manager, Ontario, successfully leading and driving growth across our largest region. In 2024, Erol was appointed to Vice President, Logistics and Customer Care, overseeing logistics, customer advocacy and operational excellence. Prior to joining Superior, Erol held key leadership roles in sales, marketing, and operations in the building materials sector at Lafarge. Erol holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University and is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario.

Brian Seppala

Vice President, Regional Operations
Brian joined Superior in 1991. Prior to being appointed to Vice President, Operations in 2011, Brian served as the General Manager, Pacific Region since 2006. Brian has held various operating positions within Superior and ICG Propane for nearly 20 years. Brian is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Sales Management and Marketing program.

Jason Fortin

Since 2009, Jason has held several senior executive roles within Superior Propane and its sister company Superior Gas Liquids. Jason is responsible for implementing core business transformation initiatives that support our Energy Distribution strategic plan, as well as the functional leadership of the IT, Logistics and Continuous Improvement support teams. Jason is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Management degree from the University of Lethbridge.

Sam Mazzotta

Vice President, Marketing
Sam joined Superior Propane in January 2016. Prior to joining Superior, Sam was Vice President Marketing, North American SMB and Canada for Ceridian. Sam has held a variety of marketing and sales positions with companies such as Ceridian, MTS Allstream (formerly AT&T Canada), MCI Canada and Pitney Bowes Canada. Sam holds an MBA from York University, a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario.

Lisa O’Connor

Lisa joined Superior Propane in 2018 and was appointed Vice President, Finance in 2021. Prior to being appointed to VP, Finance, Lisa served as Interim VP, Finance at Superior Propane and VP, Finance at Superior Plus Corp. where she led the Finance Forward and Sustainability (ESG) reporting initiatives. Prior to joining Superior, Lisa held senior Finance roles at Just Energy including Corporate Controller and SVP of Finance. Lisa holds a CPA designation and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Dominic Palladino

Dominic joined Superior Propane in March 2016 as National Director of Sales, and served as General Manager, Commercial Sales before being appointed to Vice President, Sales in 2021. Prior to joining Superior, Dominic has held leadership and sales roles across multiple industries, from start up organizations to Fortune 500, for more than 20 years. Dominic holds a Business Administration diploma from Toronto School of Business.

Gavin de Mello

Senior Director, Human Resources
Gavin is responsible for leading the Human Resources team including HR Business Partners and Advisors, Rewards & Wellness, Payroll, Talent and Organizational Development and Internal Communications. He brings over 20 years of HR and talent acquisition experience to Superior Propane. Gavin has worked at large scale, multi-location companies including Rogers Communications Inc., Schneider Electric Canada and PepsiCo Inc. Gavin holds a MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

Bill Gourley

Director, Indigenous & Government Affairs
Bill has held business development roles in the oil & gas/energy industry at ReWatt Power, Rokstad Power, ATCO Group and CNOOC Petroleum North America for more than 20 years. He is responsible for fostering and growing Superior’s alternative energy partnerships and finding opportunities to deliver low-carbon alternatives to Canadian homes and industries. Bill also leads our journey to reconciliation by working with our local markets to strengthen relations with Indigenous communities. Bill holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a member of various non-profit organizations.

Jill Siegfried

Director, Health, Safety & Environment
Jill leads the Health, Safety & Environment team in Canada. She is responsible for guiding Superior's path towards a Zero Harm workplace through HSE programs that protect our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. Prior to joining Superior, Jill led the successful development and integration of a behavioral-based safety culture at the Canada Malting Group, and has developed and executed critical risk control management processes, reporting systems, and coaching programs for managers. Jill holds a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Royal University and a Certificate in OHS from the University of Alberta.

General Managers

Jim Reimer

Jim Reimer

General Manager, British Columbia and the territories
Tel: 604-495-7952
Albert Furtado

Albert Furtado

General Manager, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba
Tel: 403-730-5845


General Manager, Ontario
Tel: 519-780-5926
France Magny

France Magny

General Manager, Québec
Tel: 450-633-2458
Doug Myles

Doug Myles

General Manager, Atlantic
Tel: 506-380-5938