NISKU, AB, Aug. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Hyduke Energy Services Inc. ("Hyduke" or the "Company") announces effective immediately James M. Hill has resigned as a director and Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company due to personal circumstances. We at Hyduke thank Mr. Hill for his contributions and efforts. Hyduke has begun the process of seeking a qualified director to replace Mr. Hill.
Jimmie Yeung, CPA CGA, has agreed to join Hyduke as Chief Financial Officer as soon as he completes his current commitments in the next few weeks. Mr. Yeung has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in financial management in the past 20 years, most recently the Director of Finance for the Canadian division of a global supplier of products and services to the oil and gas industry. Most of his experience has been in the oilfield services sector for companies providing a wide variety of products and services. Mr. Yeung lives in Edmonton.
Patrick F. Ross, President and Chief Executive Officer, will assume responsibilities for the Chief Financial Officer position until Mr. Yeung joins the Company.
Kelvin Lynch has resigned as Vice-President Operations for Hyduke effective August 31, 2017 due to personal circumstances. Mr. Lynch played a key role in the restructuring of the Company in the past three years including improving margins, processes and safety. We wish Mr. Lynch the best as he returns to his native Ontario.
Boyd Mahon has agreed to join Hyduke in the position of Vice-President Operations shortly. Mr. Mahon has 18 years of experience as construction and operations manager for a major, privately-owned, western Canadian provider of construction and fabrication services. This includes the manufacture of infrastructure and components for oil sands, pipelines, and oil and gas processing facilities. Mr. Mahon lives in Edmonton.
Trading on the TSX under the symbol "HYD," Hyduke Energy Services Inc. is a supplier of equipment and services to the oil and gas drilling and well servicing industry.
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