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Secure Energy Services Inc (SES.TO)

SES.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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27 May 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rene Amirault

58 2007 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Chad Magus

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

Allen Gransch

2019 Chief Operating Officer

Brian McGurk

2012 Executive Vice President - Human Resources and Strategy

David Engel

2017 Executive Vice President - Technical Services

Corey Higham

2017 Executive Vice President - Processing, Recovery and Disposal

David Mattinson

2013 Executive Vice President - OnSite Services Division

Mike Mikuska

2017 Executive Vice President - Commercial and Transportation

George Wadsworth

2016 Executive Vice President - Drilling and Production Services Division

Bradley Markel

Corporate Secretary

Murray Cobbe

69 2009 Lead Independent Director

Michele Harradence

50 2018 Independent Director

David Johnson

69 2007 Independent Director

Brad Munro

59 2009 Independent Director

Kevin Nugent

53 2007 Independent Director

Shaun Paterson

65 2013 Independent Director

Richard Wise

58 2019 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Rene Amirault

Mr. Rene E. Amirault is a Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Secure Energy Services Inc. Rene Amirault was appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Secure in March 2007 and was elected a director and appointed as Chairman of the Board on June 1, 2007. From January 2006 to March 2007 he was an independent businessman. Mr. Amirault held various roles at Canadian Crude Separators Inc. and CCS Income Trust from August 1994 to January 2006, including Vice President roles in Sales and Marketing, Business Development and Corporate Development. Mr. Amirault held various positions with Imperial Oil Ltd. from 1981 to 1994. Mr. Amirault received a Certified General Accountant designation in June 1985.

Chad Magus

Mr. Chad Magus is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of the Company. Mr. Magus joined Secure in June 2014 and most recently served as Secure’s Vice President of Corporate Finance. Prior to joining Secure, Mr. Magus spent over 10 years with an oil and gas exploration and production company in a variety of finance, accounting and financial reporting roles and prior thereto was a senior accountant with KPMG LLP. Mr. Magus is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

Allen Gransch

Mr. Allen Peter Gransch is Chief Operating Officer of the company. he was Executive Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. Mr. Gransch was appointed Vice President, Finance of the Corporation in August 2010 and joined Secure in September 2007. On December 5, 2012, Mr. Gransch was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Secure, Mr. Gransch was a Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers. From May 1999 to August 2007, Mr. Gransch held various positions from Associate to Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers located in Calgary, Alberta, Georgetown, Cayman Islands and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Mr. Gransch has over 17 years of experience in a broad range of corporate finance and accounting activities. Mr. Gransch is a CPA, CA and attended the University of Saskatchewan where he earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree and his Masters of Professional Accounting degree.

Brian McGurk

Mr. Brian K.S. McGurk is an Executive Vice President - Human Resources and Strategy of Secure Energy Services Inc. Brian McGurk was appointed as Executive Vice President Human Resources & Strategy on December 5, 2012 after joining Secure in February 2012. Mr. McGurk has focused his career on developing capable and effective organizations through the practice of Human Resources over the past 28 years. Mr. McGurk has developed expertise in a variety of fast paced and entrepreneurial environments ranging from airlines to wireless communications and more than six years of experience in the energy services industry with Secure and CCS Income Trust where he served as the Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to joining Secure, he served as the Vice President of People Services with SMART Technologies Inc., a global company focused on developing interactive software and hardware applications that facilitate learning and collaboration. Mr. McGurk is a Certified Human Resources Practitioner and attended the University of Lethbridge where he earned a Bachelor of Management degree.

David Engel

Mr. David Engel is Executive Vice President - Technical Services of the Company. Mr. Engel has worked in senior leadership roles in operations, sales, health and safety, and business development with Secure since September 2007. Mr. Engel was appointed VP of Operations & Sales in December 2011. In January 2017, Mr. Engel was appointed as Executive Vice President, Processing Recovery & Disposal division. As of September 5, 2017, Mr. Engel is the Executive Vice President, Technical Services. From 2000 to 2007, Mr. Engel held various roles at CCS Income Trust, including roles in environment and regulatory, project development, mergers and acquisitions, and business development. Prior to CCS Income Trust, Mr. Engel worked for Newpark Environmental Services, Ensign Drilling Inc., and Newalta Corporation. He has over 20 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Engel has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Calgary.

Corey Higham

Mr. Corey Higham is Executive Vice President - Processing, Recovery and Disposal of the Company. Mr. Higham has worked in senior leadership roles in Environment & Regulatory, Operations and Business Development with Secure since July 2007. Mr. Higham was appointed VP of Business Development (Organic) in December 2011. In April 2014, Mr. Higham was appointed as Executive Vice President, Midstream. As of September 5, 2017, Mr. Higham is the Executive Vice President of Processing, Recovery and Disposal. From March 2004 to July 2007, Mr. Higham held various roles at CCS Income Trust, including roles in environmental & regulatory, and business development. Mr. Higham has over 20 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Higham worked for a private engineering & consulting company from 1998 to 2004 prior to joining CCS Income Trust. Mr. Higham is a registered Professional Geoscientist and holds a Masters of Engineering from the University of Calgary.

David Mattinson

Mr. David Mattinson is an Executive Vice President - OnSite Services Division of the Company. David Mattinson was the President of Frontline Integrated Services prior to joining Secure in April 2013 when he was appointed Executive Vice President, OnSite Services. Mr. Mattinson, a professional engineer, previously held the position of President for over 20 years at an environmental services company, and as the President of a frac sand production company. Mr. Mattinson manages Environmental Solution's existing relationships and positively contributes to the communities in which Secure works. He has nearly 30 years of experience and has worked across Canada and through South America on a multitude of environmental remediation related projects including landfill construction projects, and decommissioning projects.

Mike Mikuska

Mr. Mike Mikuska is Executive Vice President - Commercial and Transportation of the Company. Mike Mikuska was appointed Executive Vice President, Commercial & Transportation with Secure in September 2017 after joining the Corporation in January 2017. He brings extensive industry knowledge, experience and strategic leadership to his role at Secure. Mr. Mikuska is responsible for the growth and development of Secure's transportation and commercial business, increasing asset value and contributing to the safe and reliable Canadian transportation system of oil and gas production. Prior to Secure, Mr. Mikuska had various roles capacities at Plains Midstream Canada ULC and predecessors for 21 years, most recently as Vice President of Crude Supply & Transportation where he was responsible for crude oil supply gathering and distribution, pipeline logistics, pipeline development, trucking, rail, regulatory and tariffs, quality and optimization for crude oil and liquified petroleum gas.

George Wadsworth

Mr. George Wadsworth is an Executive Vice President - Drilling and Production Services Division of the Company. Mr. Wadsworth was appointed President, Drilling Services Division of the Corporation in August 2011. On December 5, 2012, Mr. Wadsworth was appointed as Executive Vice President, Drilling Services. Mr. Wadsworth has over 20 years of experience in the Canadian oilfield service industry. Prior thereto, Mr. Wadsworth was the President of Alliance Energy Services Ltd. and was the Vice President and co-founder of Alliance Drilling Fluids Ltd. in 2003. Prior to founding Alliance Drilling Fluids Ltd., Mr. Wadsworth worked as the Western Canadian Manager for Swaco, division of M-I Swaco from 2001 to 2003. In addition, Mr. Wadsworth held various technical, sales, and management positions for M-I Swaco, QMAX Solutions Inc., Reef Mud and Nowsco Well Service Ltd. Mr. Wadsworth holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Calgary.

Bradley Markel

Mr. Bradley D. Markel is an Corporate Secretary of Secure Energy Services Inc. He is a Brad Markel is a Partner in the law firm of Bennett Jones LLP. Mr. Markel's practice includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance. Mr. Markel joined Bennett Jones LLP in 1997. Prior to joining Bennett Jones LLP, Mr. Markel practiced with MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman in Regina, Saskatchewan. Mr. Markel received a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1990.

Murray Cobbe

Mr. Murray L. Cobbe is Lead Independent Director of Secure Energy Services Inc. Mr. Cobbe was elected as a director of the Corporation on July 28, 2009 and was appointed as Lead Director on December 9, 2009. Prior to his election as a director, he served in an advisory role to the Board of Directors. Mr. Cobbe is the Chairman of Trican Well Service Ltd. (“Trican”) (an oilfield services company) and has been with Trican since its initial public offering in December 1996. Mr. Cobbe will be retiring from his position with Trican effective May 2019. Mr. Cobbe has been in the well services business since 1974 and has overseen operations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the U.S. Mr. Cobbe graduated from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1970 with a Diploma in Petroleum Engineering (Reservoir). In addition, Mr. Cobbe is a past director of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (the national association of Canadian oilfield service, supply and manufacturing companies). In addition to Trican, Mr. Cobbe currently serves as a director of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (an exploration and production company).

Michele Harradence

Ms. Michele Harradence is Independent Director of the Company. Michele Harradence was appointed as a director of the Corporation on August 1, 2018. Ms. Harradence has been Senior Vice President, Gas Transmission and Midstream Operations of Enbridge Inc. since March 2017. Before being named to her current position, Ms. Harradence served as Vice President Operations & EHS at Spectra Energy Corp. from September 2014 to March 2017. Prior to joining Spectra Energy Corp., Ms. Harradence worked in various roles of increasing responsibility with Shell Canada beginning in 1998, finishing her time there as General Manager at Shell’s Sarnia Manufacturing Centre, a 75,000 barrel per day oil refinery and petrochemical facility. Throughout her career, Ms. Harradence has held senior roles in engineering, project management, construction, manufacturing, transmission and midstream operations. Ms. Harradence holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Queen's University and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New Brunswick. Prior to her experience in the oil and gas industry, Ms. Harradence practiced law for five years with a full service national law firm in Canada.

David Johnson

Mr. David D. Johnson is Independent Director of Secure Energy Services Inc. Mr. Johnson was elected as a director of the Corporation on June 1, 2007. Mr. Johnson currently serves as Chairman of TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. (an exploration and production company) and as a director of Cardinal Energy Ltd. (an exploration and production company). Mr. Johnson was Chairman of Progress Energy Resources Corp. from February 2011 until the sale of Progress Energy Resources Corp. in December, 2012. Prior to this, he was Executive Chairman from January, 2009. Prior thereto, Mr. Johnson was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pro-Ex Energy Ltd. from July 2004 to January 2009. From November 2001 to July 2004, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Progress Energy Ltd. From July 1994 to April 2001, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Encal Energy Ltd. Mr. Johnson has over 40 years of diverse experience in the oil and natural gas industry, including a background in production, reservoir evaluation and operations. He has a B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering, is a member of the Association of Engineers, Geoscientists of Alberta and has served twice as a Governor of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

Brad Munro

Mr. Brad R. Munro is Independent Director of Secure Energy Services Inc. Brad Munro was elected as a director of the Corporation on April 23, 2009. Mr. Munro is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bittercreek Capital Corporation, a private investment and advisory firm. Through Bittercreek Capital Corporation Mr. Munro was a contractor to GrowthWorks Capital WV Ltd. and its affiliates in the role of Vice President, Investments from May 2006 to August 2009. Prior thereto, Mr. Munro was an employee of Working Ventures Investment Services Inc. and its affiliates since September 1991. Mr. Munro holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan and has extensive experience in corporate finance and investment in the oil and natural gas and other industries. Mr. Munro served as a director of Tervita Corporation (formerly CCS Income Trust) (or its predecessors) for eight years and was the lead director of the independent committee on the privatization of Tervita Corporation.

Kevin Nugent

Mr. Kevin L. Nugent CPA is Independent Director of Secure Energy Services Inc. Mr. Nugent is an independent businessman and corporate director. Between September 2013 and June 2014, Mr. Nugent was Executive Chairman of Hifi Engineering Inc., a private company involved with next-generation fiber optic acoustic monitoring systems. Mr. Nugent is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. Mr. Nugent currently serves as a director of Hifi Engineering Inc., VentMeter Technologies Inc., Nauticol Energy Ltd., RGL Reservoir Management Inc. Trican Well Service Ltd., Banff Sport Medicine Foundation, and the Pacific Salmon Foundation.

Shaun Paterson

Mr. Shaun Paterson is an Independent Director of Secure Energy Services Inc. Mr. Paterson was elected as a director of the Corporation on May 9, 2013. Shaun Paterson is the former Vice President, Marketing of Baytex Energy Corp. and served in this capacity from 2006 to 2011 before retiring. Prior to this Mr. Paterson was Vice President, Domestic Crude Oil Marketing at EnCana Corporation from November 2002 to November 2006. Mr. Paterson was a director of Prism Sulphur Corporation from January 2008 until October 2011 and served as a director of Profero Energy Inc. from March 2008 to September 2011. Mr. Paterson holds a Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering Degree from the University of Alberta.

Richard Wise

Mr. Richard Morgan Wise is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Wise was appointed to the Corporation’s Board of Directors on February 26, 2019. From June 2009 to December 2018, Rick held various senior executive level positions with Gibson Energy Inc. (“Gibson”), a Canadian-based oil infrastructure company focused on the storage, optimization, processing and gathering of crude oil and refined products. Mr. Wise’s positions included Chief Operating Officer from January 2013 to November 2017 and Chief Commercial Officer (interim) from December 2017 to June 2018. In these roles, Mr. Wise provided leadership to all of Gibson’s Canadian operations which include: Terminals & Pipelines, Canwest Propane, Moose Jaw Refinery, Environmental Services and Truck Transportation, Producer Services, Wholesale Liquids, Crude Oil Trading and Business Development. Most recently, Mr. Wise was the strategic advisor to the Chief Executive Officer. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Wise held the position of Vice President, Engineering, Regulatory & Midstream Development with CCS Corporation. In total, Rick possesses over 34 years of diversified upstream & midstream experience in leadership, technical and commercial roles. He obtained his Bachelor of Science Chemical & Petroleum Engineering from the University of Calgary and has completed the Queens Executive Program and the Institute of Corporate Directors, Directors Education Program. Mr. Wise currently serves as a Director and member of the Governance Committee & Nomination Committee for the Canadian Mental Health Association, Calgary.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Rene Amirault

2,552,840

Chad Magus

1,114,020

Allen Gransch

1,222,090

Brian McGurk

1,063,770

David Engel

1,878,140

Corey Higham

1,308,380

David Mattinson

1,060,040

Mike Mikuska

--

George Wadsworth

1,116,500

Bradley Markel

--

Murray Cobbe

255,498

Michele Harradence

92,000

David Johnson

244,498

Brad Munro

244,498

Kevin Nugent

247,498

Shaun Paterson

229,498

Richard Wise

--
As Of  31 Dec 2018