Christopher T. Seaver
Christopher T. Seaver retired as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hydril Company ("Hydril"), an oil and gas services company specializing in pressure control equipment and premium connections for tubing and casing, when it was sold in 2007. He joined Hydril in 1985 and held a series of domestic and international management positions after that time.
Prior to joining Hydril, Mr. Seaver was a corporate and securities lawyer and, before that, a U.S. Foreign Service Officer with postings in Congo and Columbia. He holds a J.D. and a MBA from Stanford University, and a B.A. in economics from Yale University. Mr. Seaver is presently a director of Exterran Corporation (NYSE - EXTN); and Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE - OIS).
Mr. Seaver was appointed as a director of McCoy Corporation in December 2010.
James (Jim) W. Rakievich, ICD.D
President and CEO
Mr. Jim Rakievich was appointed President and CEO of McCoy Global and a member of the Company's Board of Directors in 2002. With key strategic acquisitions, the launch of McCoy's innovative product line and the opening of three international locations, Mr. Rakievich has led the Company's evolution to become a provider of advanced products and services for the global energy market.
Mr. Rakievich has more than 20 years of senior management experience: prior to his appointment as McCoy's President and CEO, Mr. Rakievich served as the Company's Vice President of Service from 1999-2001, and then as its Chief Operating Officer from 2001-2002. Prior to joining McCoy, Mr. Rakievich was Kleysen Transport's regional manager from 1987 to 1996. Mr. Rakievich completed the J.L. Kellogg Executive Development program at Northwestern University in 2001 and received his Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) designation from the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management in 2009.
Mr. Tremblay has more than 25 years of experience in the oilfield services industry with extensive dealings in the public markets in both Canada and the United States. Mr. Tremblay was the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the recapitalized Western Energy Services Corp. from December 2009 to December 2013. Mr. Tremblay was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Saxon Energy Services Inc. and Chairman of SES Holdings Limited, the parent company of Saxon Energy Services Inc., from August 2005 to December 2009. From 1988 to 2005, Mr. Tremblay was the Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Precision Drilling Corporation. Mr. Tremblay currently serves as a director on two corporate boards, including Horizon North Logistics Inc., a TSX listed company specializing in remote accommodations in Western Canada and Alaska.
Frank Burdzy, MBA
Frank Burdzy is President and CEO for Champion Petfoods in Morinville, Alberta. Mr. Burdzy holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Regina. He brings additional business acumen to the Board, particularly in such areas as strategic business planning, business operations, finance, and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Burdzy was appointed a director of McCoy Corporation in October 2005 and chairs the Audit Committee.
T.D. (Terry) Freeman, FCPA FCA ICD.D
Terry Freeman is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta and is Chair and CEO of Magnum Energy Services, a corrosion prevention services company, Head of Investments for ATB Capital as well as a member of the Boards of a number of private real estate, construction and energy services businesses.
Mr. Freeman was appointed as a director of McCoy Corporation in September 2009. He chairs the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and is also a member of the Audit Committee.
Carmen Loberg retired in 2010 as the President and CEO of NorTerra Inc., a private investment and management company based in Edmonton with investments in transportation, logistics, and manufacturing. Mr. Loberg is a director of HNZ Group Inc. (HNZ.TSX, formerly Canadian Helicopters Group Inc.) and Stuart Olson Inc. (SOX.TSX, formerly The Churchill Corporation). He also serves as a Board member on the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority d.b.a Port Metro Vancouver.
Mr. Loberg has been a director of McCoy Corporation since May 2008. He chairs the Governance Committee and is also a member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee.
Mr. Irwin was the President & Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. ("Atwood"), an international off shore drilling contractor, for 17 years. Mr. Irwin joined Atwood in 1979 and retired from the company in 2010 having served as an officer in various executive positions beginning in 1980. He has served as chairman and a director of the International Association of Drilling Contractors and as a director of the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, and is currently a director of the University of Melbourne USA Foundation. Mr. Irwin is a Fellow, Institution of Engineers, Australia, and was named Entrepreneur of the Year (Energy), Houston and the Gulf Coast, by Ernst & Young in 2006.
Mr. Irwin was appointed as a director of McCoy Corporation in July 2012 and is a member of the Governance Committee and the Compensation and Human Resources Committee.
Jacob Coonan, MPAcc, CA
Chief Financial Officer
Jacob Coonan joined McCoy in January 2012 as Vice President, Finance in our corporate office in Edmonton. In May 2013 Jacob was promoted to the role of Chief Financial Officer. Jacob has more than eight years’ experience in managing and leading multi-functional teams at delivering excellent client service of public company audit projects with a large public accounting firm. He is well versed in accounting standards, corporate finance, tax and financial reporting.
Prior to joining McCoy, Jacob worked at KPMG LLP as a Senior Manager in their assurance group. His work experience also includes some time as a Supervisor at General Motors.
Jacob graduated from the University of Alberta with a BComm degree and has a Masters of Professional Accounting from the University of Saskatchewan. Jacob is a Chartered Accountant.
Jacob is based out of McCoy’s Edmonton Corporate office and he and his family reside in locally in Edmonton.
Senior Vice President,
Based in Aberdeen, Scotland, Mr. Watt joined McCoy in October 2012, as Vice President of Global Services, and was subsequently promoted to Senior Vice President, McCoy Global. Mr. Watt has worked in the energy industry for more than 20 years. At Baker Hughes Inc., he was responsible for the global tubular running services division as VP, Tubular Running Services, Integrated Operations. Mr. Watt also served as VP Tubular and Completion Services for BJ Services Company, leading the global operations, safety, quality, strategic growth and financial planning efforts until it was acquired by Baker Hughes, Inc. He has significant experience in the international drilling and completions industry, particularly in Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, Russia and the Middle East.
Suzanne Langier joined McCoy in June 2015 as Vice President, Human Resources in our Corporate Office in Edmonton. Prior to joining McCoy, Mrs. Langier held progressively senior Human Resources roles in the oil & gas, power, construction and manufacturing industries. Her more than 15+ years’ experience in her field includes 8 years with Grant Prideco Ltd., (Canadian Operations) an oilfield drill pipe manufacturer and supplier subsequently acquired by National Oilwell Varco. From 2006 to 2010, Mrs. Langier was with Emerson Process Management, Valve Automation, and served as the head of HR for Canada before taking up a subsequent role as the company’s Director, Global Organization Development. Mrs. Langier served in senior Human Resources leadership roles with Capital Power Corporation and also with Finning (Canada) as Director, HR Corporate Services & Talent Management from 2010 to 2015 just prior to taking on the role with McCoy Global. Mrs. Langier is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) and has significant experience in the areas of HR Operations, Leadership, Talent, and Organization Development, both domestically and internationally.
Peter L. Watson
Corporate Development & General Counsel
Peter Watson joined McCoy in December 2012 as the General Counsel & Corporate Secretary. Peter’s professional experience includes M&A, legal compliance (FCPA, import/export, U.S. sanctions), contract management, employment and human resources, corporate governance, litigation management and dispute resolution.
Prior to joining McCoy, Peter held various in-house legal positions with Kenda Capital, SPX Corporation and Baker Hughes Inc.
Peter graduated from University of Houston Law Center, Houston, and is licensed to practice law in Texas.
Peter is based out of McCoy’s Houston office.