Calfrac’s leadership team has extensive experience in the oilfield services industry in North America and internationally, and represents the full range of skill sets – from R&D and technology, to field operations, to engineering and equipment, to finance, to human resources and HS&E – needed to operate and grow a large company with numerous operating locations on multiple continents. Every member of the team shares Calfrac’s vision for growth and excellence and its commitments to innovation, serving the customer and putting people and safety first.
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President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Aguilar started his career in 1981 and has global experience in technology, business and oilfield sectors. In 2008, he joined the Calfrac Board of Directors as an independent member and, in November 2010, the company appointed him President and Chief Operating Officer. In January 2014, he accepted the role of President and Chief Executive Officer and continues as a board member. Prior to joining Calfrac, Mr. Aguilar held a variety of executive and senior management positions in the services sector. Over a 19 year period (1984-2003), he progressed through various global assignments in both field and senior management positions at Schlumberger. From 2004 until 2010, Mr. Aguilar worked for CGGVeritas, a global geophysical services company. His assignments there were domestic (North America) and international (Middle East, Europe, Russia, Asia Pacific and Latin America) in nature. Mr. Aguilar has completed the Stanford Executive MBA program (2003) as well as the Director Education Program (2008) developed by the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Rotman School of Management in conjunction with the Haskayne School of Business.
Michael J. McNulty
Michael J. (Mick) McNulty
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. McNulty has over 30 years of experience in the oilfield services sector, having most recently served for Saxon Energy Services Inc. as the President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2009 until April 2013 and as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from October 2005 until December 2008. Prior thereto, Mr. McNulty was employed by Precision Drilling Corporation, serving as the Senior Vice President, Finance from June 2001 until September 2005 and as the Vice President, Business Development and Treasurer from January 1997 until June 2001. Prior to his employment with Precision Drilling Corporation, Mr. McNulty served in various financial roles with increasing responsibilities in the oilfield services sector.
Lindsay Link, P.Eng.
President, United States Operating Division
Mr. Link joined Calfrac as President, United States Operating Division in February 2013, bringing 30 years of North American and international experience in the oil and natural gas service industry, focused mainly on business strategy, growth, earnings and execution. Before joining Calfrac, Mr. Link was Managing Director, Continental Europe of Baker Hughes Incorporated since July 2012, and prior thereto was President, Pressure Pumping for the same company since March 2010. From 2004 to 2010 he was Vice President, Process & Pipelines Division of BJ Services Company. Over the previous 20 years Mr. Link held a variety of engineering, operations, sales and country management positions with BJ, gaining significant North American and international experience. Mr. Link is a professional engineer with a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary (1981) and an MBA in Finance (1991) from the same institution. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (United States).
President, Canadian Division
Mr. Payne started his career in the industry in 1970 and has significant experience in North American as well as international oilfield services. Over the course of his career, he has held senior positions with Halliburton, Western Company and Cooper Cameron. In 2003, Mr. Payne joined Calfrac as Vice President, United States Operations and held that role until 2009 when he accepted the position of President, Canadian Division. In these roles, he was responsible for overall leadership and growth of the assigned regions. In 2012, he took on the role of Vice President, Global Operations, where he worked with major suppliers to support the company's international growth. In addition to being responsible for development of new field technologies, he led the team responsible for equipment standardization and acquisition. In April 2013, Mr. Payne returned to the position of President, Canadian Division. In this role, he will lead the division through its next phase of growth.
Robert l. sutherland
Robert L. Sutherland
President, Russian Operating Division
Mr. Sutherland has been President, Russian Operating Division since September 2007 and was instrumental in establishing Calfrac’s operations in Russia. He has over 35 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry, of which the past 20 years have taken place in Russia, where he was part of the executive management team on four joint ventures. Previous to that Mr. Sutherland spent 15 years running various districts for an oilfield service and supply company in Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Tom J. Medvedic
Tom J. Medvedic
Vice President Operations, Canadian Division
Mr. Medvedic started his career in the oilfield services sector in 1994 and has held a variety of senior management roles. From 1994 until 2004, he held increasing senior financial roles for Ensign Energy Services Inc., a TSX-listed international oilfield services contractor. Joining Calfrac in 2004, Mr. Medvedic assumed the position of Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. In 2008, he transitioned into the role of Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and was responsible for overseeing both investor relations and strategic initiatives. In 2014, Mr. Medvedic moved into the role of Vice President Operations, Canadian Division. In addition to this role, Mr. Medvedic continues to be a key member of the Executive Team.