Kent Thexton, Chair of the Board


As Director and Board Chair at Loop Energy, Kent provides valuable oversight to the management team and brings extensive experience navigating public markets. Kent spent three years as the CEO and President of Sierra Wireless, a global leader in wireless communications solutions. Prior to his tenure as CEO, Kent served Sierra Wireless as a Director and Chair of the Board for a total of 13 years.

In addition to Sierra Wireless, Kent has contributed to the boards of several public companies, including Redknee Solutions, now known as Optiva, a Canadian provider of telecommunication operations software and services, and O2 PLC, a British telecommunications company. Kent also has extensive experience leading Canadian capital venture companies, including as the Managing Director at OMERs Ventures and the founder of ScaleUP Venture Partners.

Dr. Andreas Truckenbrodt


Andreas joined Loop Energy in 2014 and spent eight years as the Board Chair. As a Director, he draws on his 30+ year career in the automotive industry. Previously he was CEO of the AFCC – a joint venture of Daimler AG and Ford Motor Company – where he was responsible for driving the development and commercialization of the automaker’s fuel cell vehicle program. Prior to AFCC, Andreas led the Hybrid Development Center for Daimler Chrysler, as well as senior management and engineering roles with Ballard Power Systems, Daewoo and BMW. He was also previously the President & CEO of the Canadian Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Association.

He holds a degree in Aeronautics and Aerospace Engineering from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, and received his PhD in Mechanics and Control Systems from the Technical University of Munich, Germany in 1980. Andreas is also a consultant for TCEC, providing strategic and technical advice to companies with respect to their clean energy transport programs.

Allan Collings


Mr. Collings is co-chairman of ACM Advisors Ltd., a leading commercial mortgage fund manager in Canada with assets under management in excess of $3.5 billion.

Since joining Loop as a director in 2016, Mr. Collings has added significant strategic business planning, financial analysis, management and administrative experience to the Board based on his many years of senior financial and accounting management positions with Rogers Cablevision and companies in British Columbia’s forest industry.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Business Administration degree (Finance Honours – Dean’s List) from the University of British Columbia.

Neil Murdoch


Mr. Murdoch has been a director of the Company since 2016 following a rewarding career as COO of Aston Hill Financial Inc. (“Aston Hill”) and founding member of Connor, Clark & Lunn Capital Markets Inc. where, as CEO, he raised over $2.5 billion in new assets before being acquired by Aston Hill in 2013.

Mr. Murdoch is a retired Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University, a Bachelor of Law from the University of Toronto, and an MBA degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Sophia Langlois


Ms. Langlois joined Loop’s Board of Directors in 2021. She is also a member of the board for Alaris Equity Partners (TSX AD.UN) and Telus Spark Science Centre.

Previously, Ms. Langlois was as an audit partner with KPMG LLP from 2006 to 2020 where she supported domestic and international companies.

She is a Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta, the Human Resources Institute of Alberta, and received her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary.

Christopher L. Clulow


Mr. Clulow is Vice President – Controller for Cummins Inc. He has been the Corporate Controller of Cummins Inc. since March 1, 2017. As Controller, he is responsible for Cummins’ global accounting processes, financial reporting, accounting policy, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, finance transformation, and finance systems. He joined Cummins in May 2004, initially in the Sarbanes Oxley compliance group. He progressed through several leadership roles in finance and strategy from 2005 to 2014 across three of the four Cummins operating segments.

Prior to joining Cummins, he worked in public accounting for eight years with Ernst & Young, in the U.S. and U.K., and the two years prior to that with Coopers & Lybrand. During his time in public accounting, he held roles in audit, mergers & acquisitions, and US GAAP technical advisory services.

He graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy and Finance. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a graduate of Cummins’ Executive Leadership Development Program.

Peter Johansson


Mr. Johansson joined Loop Energy’s Board of Directors in September 2021 following a successful 35-year career across the aerospace, automotive and industrial sectors. Previously he was EVP, Strategy, Business Development and Marketing at Accudyne Industries, where he was responsible for the formulation and execution of the growth, business development and M&A strategies for an extensive portfolio of industrial compressors, pumps and valves. Prior to Accudyne, Mr. Johansson led the product, market, and M&A strategy for IDEX Corporation. He has also held senior business and commercial management and engineering roles with ITT Corporation, Trane Technologies, WABCO, and AlliedSignal.

Mr. Johansson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University of Dallas, Texas, and received his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State University at Fullerton in 1990, and his MBA from UCLA in 1998. Mr. Johansson is currently a consultant providing strategic and technical advice to highly engineered industrial product companies to drive their value creation and market development efforts.