Newalta Corp.

Newalta Corp.

Sector: Refuse Systems Region: Canada

: | Toronto Stock Exchange: NAL

Newalta Corp. is engaged in the recovery, recycling and processing of saleable products from waste materials. The company provides waste management solutions to various industries, including upstream oil and gas, lead, refining, petrochemical, pulp and paper, automotive, mining, forestry, steel, transportation and manufacturing. It operates through two segments: Western and Eastern. The Western segment recovers and resells crude oil from oilfield waste, rents drill cuttings management and solids control equipment, provides environmental services comprised of environmental projects and drilling waste management, collects liquid and semi-solid industrial wastes as well as automotive wastes, including waste lubricating oil, and provides mobile site services in western Canada. The Eastern segment provides industrial waste collection, pre-treating, transfer, processing and disposal services and operates a fleet of specialized vehicles and equipment for waste transport and onsite processing, a lead recycling facility and an emergency response service in central and eastern Canada. The company was founded on July 15, 1980 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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Alan Cadotte, President and Chief Executive Officer
Since joining Newalta in 1993 as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Cadotte has provided the vision and strategy and guided the dynamic growth of the Company. He also established the high operating standards, strong business ethic and innovative mindset that are the cornerstones of Newalta today. His previous executive experience in industrial waste management and environmental services included positions with Chrysler Corporation, ORTECH, Tricil Ltd. and Laidlaw Inc. Mr. Cadotte is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a Masters Degree in Engineering.
Michael Borys, ExecutiveĀ Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Borys has 25 years of financial management experience in strategy development, financing, mergers and acquisitions, and risk management. His extensive leadership experience is a strong asset to furthering Newalta's corporate growth strategy. In addition to the financial department, Mr. Borys also oversees IT, Investor Relations and Communications. Prior to joining Newalta in 2008, Mr. Borys was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for The Brick Group Income Fund. He has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Concordia University and is a Chartered Accountant.
Peter Dugandzic, Executive Vice President, Corporate Services
Mr. Dugandzic provides strategic leadership and maintains a proactive approach to business management. After many years of leading Newalta operating groups across Canada, he now oversees the Human Resources; Environment, Health and Safety; Capital Management; Engineering; and Sustainability functions of the organization. Since joining Newalta in 1994, he has been key in directing people resource strategies, shaping the company's corporate culture and promoting a safe operating environment that respects the environment. Mr. Dugandzic has 30 years of experience in the resource and waste management industry sectors in Canada. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Earth Sciences from St. Francis Xavier University.
Doug Pecharsky, Senior Vice President, New Markets
Mr. Pecharsky has been a vital member of the company's leadership team since he joined Newalta in 1985. He has held a number of senior positions within the Company over his career. Promoted to Senior Vice President in 2011, Mr. Pecharsky is responsible for developing and implementing business strategy, measuring operational performance and driving financial results for the Heavy Oil and U.S. business markets. He oversees business development, operations management, regional sales and marketing and capital planning. His strong operational leadership, aggressive approach and market knowledge have been instrumental in the development of Newalta's waste recovery technologies and applications.
Took Whiteley, Senior Vice President, Business DevelopmentĀ and General Counsel
Mr. Whiteley has been with Newalta since 2005. In his role as Senior Vice President, he is responsible for the Oilfield Division, Business Development and Legal Services. Prior to joining Newalta, Mr. Whiteley practiced corporate and securities law with Bennett Jones LLP of Calgary with a focus on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen's University, a Master of Arts degree from the University of Victoria and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Alberta.
Linda Dietsche, Vice President, Finance
Ms. Dietsche joined Newalta in 2003 as Assistant Controller focused on corporate accounting after working with Mount Royal University and Ogilvy and Mather in progressively responsible accounting positions. She became Vice President, Finance in 2012. Ms. Dietsche provides leadership and oversees the corporate accounting group enterprise-wide and is responsible for corporate reporting, treasury and insurance, taxation, and the provision of Newalta financial statements for regulatory reporting purposes. She has a Certified Management Accountant designation and a Masters in Business Administration from Royal Roads University.
Troy McElgunn, Vice President, Oilfield
Mr. McElgunn is Vice President, Oilfield and a key member of Newalta's leadership team. Since joining Newalta in 1987, he has demonstrated proven and effective operations management. Mr. McElgunn has progressively held more senior positions within the company and now oversees the Oilfield Division. Prior to joining us, he held supervisory and management positions with Tuboscope, Precision Waste Management and Anadime Corporation. His wealth of market knowledge and technical expertise has enabled Newalta to further diversify its oilfield business while optimizing financial performance.
Mike Nerbas, Vice President, U.S.
Mr. Nerbas is the Vice President responsible for building and growing the Newalta presence in the United States. Mr. Nerbas has more than 20 years of experience including working with Newalta as a General Manager, Drillsite and a Senior Business Manager, Onsite. Prior to Newalta, Mr. Nerbas worked in the environmental consulting field as Vice President with Arcadis Canada and Director of Greystone Environmental Consultants. He holds a Master's degree in Environmental Science from the University of Calgary.
Bryne Gramlich, Vice President, Heavy Oil
Mr. Gramlich joined Newalta in 1993 and has held various management positions in oilfield and industrial operations in Western Canada. He oversees the Heavy Oil group including the long-term onsite contracts in Canada's oil sands region within Newalta's New Markets Division. Mr. Gramlich's previous experience includes various positions in sales and operations in the oil and gas industry in Western Canada.
Todd Moser, Senior Vice President, Industrial
Mr. Moser joined Newalta in 2014 to oversee the company's Industrial operations across Canada. He has 25 years of operating experience with Rothsay (a member of Maple Leaf Foods Inc.) as Vice President and General Manager and, prior to that, with Petro-Canada (now Suncor) in various management roles. His knowledge of Canada's recovery and recycling market and its natural resources sector are a valuable addition to Newalta's executive team. His dynamic leadership will assist the Industrial Division as it pursues the execution of its long-term growth strategy. Mr. Moser earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from The University of Western Ontario.

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