Vicki Avril-Groves

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at IPSCO Tubulars, Inc.

Vicki Avril-Groves

Vicki Avril-Groves

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at IPSCO Tubulars, Inc.

Career Highlights

Wallace Computer Services, Inc.
Inland Steel Industries, Inc.
IPSCO Tubulars, Inc.

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Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Commercial Metals Co.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Greif, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Finning International, Inc.

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Partner Marketing Manager at United Airlines, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Structural Metals, Inc.

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Former President at GBC Metals LLC

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at IPSCO Tubulars, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & President at Ipsco Koppel Tubulars LLC

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Chief Financial Officer, Director & Vice President at IPSCO Tubulars, Inc.

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Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Greif, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at IPSCO Tubulars, Inc.

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a public research-intensive university in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is the second oldest public university in the state (after Illinois State University), and is a founding member of the Big Ten Conference. It is considered a Public Ivy and is a member of the Association of American Universities.


The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is a graduate business school located in Chicago, Illinois, at the University of Chicago. Formerly known as the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago Booth is the second-oldest business school in the U.S., the first such school to offer an Executive MBA program, and the first to initiate a Ph.D. program in business. The school was renamed in 2008 following a $300 million endowment gift to the school by alumnus David G. Booth. The school has the third-largest endowment of any business school. The school's flagship campus is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago on the main campus of the university. The school also maintains additional campuses in London and Asia (originally Singapore, but in July 2013 a move to Hong Kong was announced), as well as in downtown Chicago on the Magnificent Mile. In addition to conducting graduate business programs, the school conducts research in the fields of finance, economics, quantitative marketing research, and accounting. Chicago Booth is currently ranked first in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek and first globally by the Economist.

Career History
Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
2001 - 2003

Wallace Computer Services, Inc. used to design and sells both paper-based and electronic business forms. The company also provided other computer related products. The company was headquartered in Lisle, IL.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2004 - 2013

TMK IPSCO produces welded and seamless pipes. Its products include drill pipes, well casings, and tubing used in the drilling, equipping, and operation of oil and gas wells; and line pipes used for infield pipelines, to deliver crude oil and natural gas from fields to refineries, storage tank farms, loading terminals, and distribution points. The company was founded in June 2008 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Senior Vice President-Tubular & General Manager
2004 - 2007

IPSCO, Inc. produces steel mill products (coil and discrete plate) and fabricated products that include energy tubulars and cut-to-length products (tube, hollow structural, hot-rolled coil, plate, sheet and slab steel). The company has manufacturing and scrap-processing facilities in Canada and the US (mostly in western Canada and the midwestern US). The company's plants produce around 3.5 million tons of steel annually. Its markets include the oil and natural gas, manufacturing, agricultural and transportation industries in Canada and the US. The company was incorporated in 1956 under the name of Prairie Pipe Ltd. and in 1984, the company changed its name to IPSCO, Inc. The company is located in Regina, Canada

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2016 - Current

Finning is the world’s largest Caterpillar dealer delivering unrivalled service to customers since 1933. We sell, rent and provide parts and service for equipment and engines to customers in mining, construction, power systems, forestry and other industrial markets. With our broad product support infrastructure and unmatched service capabilities, we are an industry leader in helping customers maximize their equipment uptime. Finning employs over 15,000 people world-wide and operates in three geographies, with the head office in Vancouver, Canada

Member, Board of Directors
2014 - Current

Commercial Metals Co. engages in the manufacture, recycling, and marketing of steel and metal products. It operates through the following segments: North America and Europe. The North America segment is a vertically integrated network of recycling facilities, steel mills and fabrication operations. The Europe segment is a vertically integrated network of recycling facilities, an EAF mini mill and fabrication operations located in Poland. The company was founded by Moses Feldman in 1915 and is headquartered in Irving, TX.

Member, Board of Directors
2004 - Current

Greif (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) is a world leader in industrial packaging products and services. The Company produces steel, plastic, fibre, flexible and corrugated containers, packaging accessories and containerboard, and provides blending, filling and packaging services for a wide range of industries. Greif also manages acreage in the United States. With more than 200 operating locations in more than 50 countries, Greif is positioned to global as well as regional customers.

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The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, part of University of Illinois, is a company headquartered in Urbana, IL. The firm trusts Except Educational Religious.

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