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Leadership Team

Kevin Fleury

Kevin Fleury

President & Chief Executive Officer
 

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Gary Belcher

Chief Operating Officer
 

Alan Hartslief

Alan Hartslief

Chief Financial Officer
 

Doug Lautermilch

Doug
Lautermilch

Vice President, Group Operations
 

David Niscak

David Niscak

Vice President, Finance
 

Paula Breeze

Paula Breeze

Vice President, Human Resources
 

Pat Cantner

Pat Cantner

Vice President, Health, Safety & Environment
 

Greg Workun

Greg Workun

Vice President, Quality
 

Spencer Fried

Spencer Fried

Vice President, Business Development
 

Travis Goudie

Travis Goudie

Vice President, Operations Development
 

Chris Gindl

Chris Gindl

Vice President, Strategic Development
 

Andy Carter

Andy Carter

Vice President, Fort McMurray Region
 

Randy Loustel

Randy Loustel

Vice President, Rest of Canada Region
 

Aaron Borschneck

Aaron Borschneck

Vice President, Pigging & Decoking
 

Troy Tangedal

Troy Tangedal

 Vice President, Project & Resource Management

Kevin Fleury

President & Chief Executive Officer

Kevin FleuryKevin was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of CEDA in September 2012, after having served on CEDA’s Board of Directors. A 35-year veteran of the industrial and oilfield services industry, Kevin is committed to ensuring CEDA is a values driven organization by visibly integrating our core values into how we do business. 

  • Previously held a presidential position at a well-known global contractor specializing in energy infrastructure.
  • Served as President & CEO of a leading supplier of electrical and instrumentation services, controls systems and steel building solutions.
  • Past experience covers many facets of the industry including: electrical and instrumentation; modular process fabrication; equipment rentals; large diameter cross country pipeline construction; hydro transport and tailings line maintenance and construction; civil mechanical construction services; and API storage tank fabrication.

Gary Belcher

Chief Operating Officer

Gary BelcherGary joined CEDA in August 2015 as acting Chief Operating Officer. Gary brings over 35 years of experience in the energy and oilfield services sector and has held executive and senior management roles at a number of major successful energy services companies. As COO, Gary’s focus is in advancing CEDA’s commitment to deliver safe, high quality services to our clients while maximizing shareholder profitability. Gary has a reputation for developing efficient operating structures with an accountable business culture delivered in collaboration with the management team to maintain a market leading position in our sector.

  • Specialty experience in oilfield services relating to performance drilling, production equipment and well testing facilities, facility operations, project management and engineering.
  • Originally from London, England with international business assignments throughout Europe, West Africa and Asia.
  • Gary relocated to Houston, Texas in 1998 and then to Calgary, Alberta in 2005.

Alan Hartslief

Chief Financial Officer

Alan HartsliefAlan joined CEDA in July 2019 as Chief Financial Officer. He brings over 30 years of experience in finance and has held CFO roles at various private equity-owned and publicly traded companies, including the last eight years as CFO in the telecommunications sector. He has an outstanding track record in creating value and will be focusing on aligning finance and operations to deliver on CEDA’s business strategy. 

  • Global CFO with broad industry exposure including relevant experience in the chemical, industrial equipment, telecommunications, manufacturing and services sectors.
  • Having lived and worked in the United States, Canada, Austria, Switzerland and South Africa, Alan has built trusted business relationships regionally and globally.
  • Alan is a CPA and Chartered Accountant in both Canada and South Africa. In addition to undergraduate degrees in Commerce and in Accountancy from the University of the Witwatersrand, he completed an Executive MBA from the Columbia Business School.

Doug Lautermilch

Vice President, Group Operations

Doug LautermilchDoug joined CEDA in May 2019 as Vice President, Operations. He brings more than 30 years of experience in the energy and industrial services sectors and is responsible for our Central and Rest of Canada regions and our Pigging & Decoking service line. Doug’s knowledge of the service industry from both a strategic and field operations perspective aligns well with CEDA’s growth plans.

  • Has held a variety of executive and senior management positions over the last 18 years.
  • Is a Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary and an MBA from Queen’s University.
  • Holds the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) designation and has served on several boards.

David Niscak

Vice President, Finance

David NiscakDavid joined the CEDA team in 2011 as Vice President, Finance. He brings over 15 years of experience in finance and has held progressive senior finance roles in public exploration and production and midstream companies. With his proven track record of building strong business relationships, David is committed to increasing CEDA’s financial flexibility and foundation to support the company’s future growth. Having extensive corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions experience, David helps CEDA with the execution of key strategic initiatives ranging from acquisitions and financing deals to the implementation of supply chain strategies.

  • Holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Northern B.C.
  • Holds an MBA from the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business.

Paula Breeze

Vice President, Human Resources

Paula BreezePaula joined CEDA in August 2016 as Vice President, Human Resources. Paula brings over 20 years of experience in Human Resources and has held senior management roles at a number of publicly traded companies, including the last five years as a Vice President, HR in the oilfield services sector. An expert in talent management and employee engagement, Paula is focused on delivering a platform of high performance HR services that will create and enable a highly engaged work group.

  • Led the employment brand in several of Canada's award winning and most admired corporate cultures.
  • Significant success driving employee engagement across all levels of leadership.
  • Ushered in high performance HR toolkits in oilfield services, transportation, consumer products and industrial services.
  • Holds an MBA from University of Calgary, Bachelor of Management in Human Resources and a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainable Development.

Pat Cantner

Vice President, Health, Safety & Environment

Pat CantnerPat joined the CEDA team in 2012 and was appointed Vice President, Health, Safety & Environment in February 2013. Passionately committed to growing the safety culture at CEDA, Pat has 24 years of experience in developing and implementing safety systems that positively impact workplace safety cultures and performance.

  • Previously the Director of Health, Safety & Environment for two major oil and gas service companies that specialized in the fabrication, pipeline, electrical and instrumentation industries.
  • Experience working with British Columbia municipalities and was responsible for the development and implementation of health, safety and emergency preparedness programs.
  • Served as a Director of the British Columbia Municipal Safety Association for eight years.

Greg Workun

Vice President, Quality

Greg WorkunGreg joined the CEDA team in 2013 and transitioned into the role of Vice President, Quality in 2015. He is responsible for CEDA’s Quality Management Systems and ensuring regulatory compliance for the 18 Provincial, National and International Certificates of Authorization currently held by CEDA.

  • Brings over 35 years of managerial and technical experience in Alberta’s energy sector.
  • Has held progressively senior level positions within the oil and gas industry.
  • Holds an Honours Diploma in Materials Engineering Technology from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
  • ASQ Certified Quality Auditor and ASQ Certified Quality Engineer.

Spencer Fried, BSc Mech Eng.

Vice President, Business Development

Spencer FriedSpencer joined CEDA in 2012 as Vice President, Business Development. Spencer has held various engineering, management and executive level positions in a cross section of energy services companies after spending the first seven years of his career with a large Canadian-based oil and gas producer.

  • Brings over 35 years of experience to CEDA.
  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta.
 

Travis Goudie

Vice President, Operations Development

Travis GoudieTravis joined CEDA in 2012 as Director, Finance & Strategic Planning, bringing with him 15 years of strategic planning, financial analysis and business development experience from the energy infrastructure and industrial services sectors. In September 2017, he transitioned into the role of Vice President, Operations Development. Travis is responsible for driving new processes and procedures devoted to fleet and equipment utilization, margin improvement, KPI development and corporate score carding enhancements. He also takes the lead on CEDA’s transaction portfolio and plays a key role in acquisitions and joint venture development.

  • As a CPA and CMA, Travis serves as a development coach for new and emerging business leaders across CEDA.
  • Has significant experience in market evaluations, acquisition analysis, post-acquisition integration and closing procedures.
  • Stewards an emerging department of operations development dedicated to the enhancement of performance across all CEDA regions and service lines.
  • Has over 15 years of experience in evaluating new power, evolving clean energy and oilfield sector technologies.
  • Holds degrees in Economics and Finance.

Chris Gindl

Vice President, Strategic Development

Chris GindlChris joined CEDA in 2017 as Vice President, Strategic Development and is responsible for leading the company’s strategic transformation and initiatives around growth and operational excellence. He brings over 16 years of oilfield industry experience in leadership, operations, finance and strategic development roles both in Canada and abroad.

  • Managed the Well Servicing and Rentals divisions of a large Canadian public drilling company with operations in Canada, the United States and Australia.
  • Spent five years with capital market investment dealers as a Managing Director Investment Banking and Equity Research Analyst specializing in oilfield services.
  • Holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Calgary.

Andy Carter

Vice President, Fort McMurray Region

Andy CarterAndy joined CEDA in 2016 as Vice President, Regional Operations and transitioned into the role of Vice President, Fort McMurray Region in May 2019. He is responsible for the safe and efficient execution of industrial services in the region. Previous to joining CEDA, Andy had a 30-year career working with several premier energy companies.  

  • Brings an extensive portfolio of mine and tailing operations management.
  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University.
  • Vice Chair on the Fort McMurray Heritage Society Board and a Director on the Wood Buffalo Housing Board.

Randy Loustel

Vice President, Rest of Canada Region

Randy LoustelRandy has been part of the CEDA team since 1985. In May 2018, he transitioned into the role of Vice President, Rest of Canada Region where he is responsible for CEDA’s operations throughout Saskatchewan and Ontario. Prior to his current role, Randy was the Director of Operations, Rest of Canada Region.

  • Has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas and pulp and paper industries including fertilizer, asphalt, OSB and power plants.
  • Extensive professional experience in managing small and large-scale turnarounds as well as day-to-day operations and safety requirements to meet clients’ needs.
 

Aaron Borschneck

Vice President, Pigging & Decoking

Aaron BorschneckAaron joined CEDA in May 2015 as Vice President, Technical Services and later that year was appointed Vice President, Western Region. In 2017, Aaron made the transition to Vice President, Pigging & Decoking. He is responsible for overseeing all pigging and decoking activities across North America.

  • Over 19 years of progressive experience in the energy industry.
  • Extensive experience in upstream and downstream oil and gas, mechanical maintenance and field operations.
  • Certified Journeyman Insulator.
  • Holds a Queen’s Executive Program Certificate from the Queen’s University and the Smith School of Business.

Troy Tangedal

Vice President, Project & Resource Management

Troy TangedalTroy joined CEDA in September 2015 as Vice President, Eastern Region before being appointed Vice President, Facilities & Capital Projects in 2016. Prior to joining CEDA, Troy held various leadership and managerial positions with a number of publicly traded energy companies primarily based in Western Canada. Through his progressive leadership responsibilities, Troy brings a wealth of knowledge in development, planning, commissioning, execution and optimization.

  • Over 25 years of onsite and offsite industry experience, primarily in oil and gas operations, maintenance, construction and production.
  • Currently completing an MBA.
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