C-Suite

  • Lindsay R. Link
    President and Chief Operating Officer

    In June 2019, Lindsay Link was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. Lindsay joined Calfrac as President, United States Operating Division in February 2013 and, in January 2015, was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the company. He brings more than 30 years of experience in business strategy, growth, earnings and execution gained from North American and international assignments in the oil and gas services industry.

    Before joining Calfrac, Lindsay held senior management positions at Baker Hughes including Managing Director, Continental Europe and President, Pressure Pumping. From 2004 to 2010 he was Vice President, Process & Pipelines Division at BJ Services. Over the course of his career at BJ Services, Lindsay held a variety of engineering, operations, sales and country management positions, gaining significant North American and international experience. Lindsay has a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary (1983) and an MBA in Finance (1991) from the same institution. He is a Professional Engineer and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (United States).

  • Michael (Mike) D. Olinek
    Chief Financial Officer

    In March 2017, Mike assumed the responsibilities of Chief Financial Officer for Calfrac. In this role, he leads the team responsible for Calfrac’s primary financial functions including financial reporting, treasury, financial risk management, internal audit and taxation.

    Joining the company in 2006 as the Corporate Controller, Mike was promoted to the role of VP Finance in 2011. Prior to joining Calfrac, Mike progressed through various financial roles at both ExxonMobil Canada and Encana Corporation. Graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary in 1989, Mike began his professional career in the audit department at a major accounting firm. He is a member in good standing of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta.

  • George S. Armoyan
    Interim Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Armoyan has been a member of the board of directors of the Corporation since December 18, 2020 and was appointed interim Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation on December 17, 2021. Mr. Armoyan is also Executive Chairman of G2S2 Capital Inc., President of Armco Capital Inc., and Executive Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Clarke Inc. Mr. Armoyan is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in real estate and various industries. Since 1982, Mr. Armoyan has successfully founded and grown numerous businesses, created shareholder value at several public companies through restructuring operations by applying a common sense approach to business.


    Mr. Armoyan also serves on the Board of Clarke Inc. (TSX:CKI) and Bonavista Energy Corporation. 
     

Division Leaders

  • Marco A. Aranguren
    Director General, Latin American Operating Division

    Marco was appointed Director General of Calfrac’s Argentina Division in 2019. Prior to this appointment, he held roles of increasing responsibility including Senior Manager Service Delivery and Project Manager.

    Marco joined Calfrac in 2010 as Country Manager for the company’s Mexico Business Unit. Before joining Calfrac, Marco held senior management positions at Weatherford International including Mexico Business Unit Manager and District Manager (Barnett Shale). From 2001 to 2007 he was a Field Service Manager for Schlumberger. Marco is a Chemical Engineer graduate (2001) with a Petroleum and Petrochemical Process focus. He holds an MBA (2017) from Baylor University and completed Calfrac’s Leadership Program (University of Calgary).

  • Gordon Milgate
    President, Canadian Operating Division

    In 2020, Gordon was appointed President of Calfrac’s Canadian Division. One of Calfrac’s original employees, Gordon started with the company in 1999 as a District Manager.

    Between 1999 and early 2018, Gordon took on roles of increasing responsibility with the Canadian Division and was instrumental to establishing Calfrac in the Canadian market. On February 9, 2018, Gordon was appointed Vice President of Operations (Canada), a role he held until he accepted the division president role. Prior to joining Calfrac, Gordon worked in a variety of operations and management roles for Canadian Fracmaster (later acquired by BJ Services). Gordon complements his more than 30 years of operational and leadership experience with a Management Development Certificate and Calfrac Leadership Program Certificate, both from the University of Calgary.

  • Mark D. Rosen
    Vice President, Operations, U.S. Division

    Mark was appointed Vice President, Operations, U.S. Division of Calfrac in 2018.  Prior to this appointment, he held the role of Director, Operations, U.S. Division since October 2016.

    Prior to joining Calfrac, Mark was Vice President, Central and Northeast Marketplaces for Key Energy Services since April 2013.  Mark has a Bachelor of Science – Geology from Texas Tech University. Mark has a total of 39 years of service company experience, including various management, sales, and engineering positions.

  • Mark R. Ellingson
    Vice President, Sales and Marketing, U.S. Division

    Mark was appointed Vice President, Sales and Marketing, U.S. Division of Calfrac in 2015. Prior to this appointment, he held the roles of Manager, Sales and Marketing, U.S. Division since 2011 and Account Manager beginning in 2006.

    Prior to joining Calfrac, Mark held various engineering roles during a four year tenure at Halliburton. Mark has a Bachelor of Science – Mechanical Engineer from Iowa State University.