Leadership

Experienced Leadership

Wellbore Integrity Solutions is led and guided by a dynamic team of industry professionals with expertise in the wellbore industry and global operating experience across the areas of oilfield services, manufacturing and E&P as well as successful M&A experience.

Executive Leadership

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Financial Officer

David MacNeill - CEO - Wellbore Integrity Solutions

David MacNeill

Chief Executive Officer

David MacNeill is a founder of Wellbore Integrity Solutions and serves as President and CEO.

David has more than 29 years of professional experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to founding WIS, David served as President and CEO of Logan International. In his career, David has also served COO for a private equity-backed R&D company based in Houston, Vice President for NOV Downhole and EHO director for Grant Prideco InteliServ. David has vast international experience gained from serving in numerous positions in Schlumberger including, Operations Manager Canada, Managing Director Nigeria, Engineering Manager Russia, Sales and Engineering Manager, Far East.

Ron Melnyk - COO - Wellbore Integrity Solutions

Ron Melnyk

Chief Operating Officer

Ron Melnyk is a founder of Wellbore Integrity Solutions and serves as the COO.

Ron is also a founding member and managing partner at Six Pines Capital, an energy focused advisory and consulting firm. Prior to founding WIS, Ron served as VP of Corporate Development at Dover Energy where he led an executive team that deployed over $1.25 billion of capital through acquisition and technology investments globally, resulting in a fourfold increase in revenue over four years. Prior to Dover he was with Occidental Petroleum serving in various leadership and senior management roles in production operations and engineering, both domestically and internationally. Ron was also COO and co-founder of Consonus Inc., a software services company in Portland, Oregon. Ron began his career in the oil and gas industry with Schlumberger Oilfield Services and its affiliates where he was employed in a variety of operating, management and executive positions. Currently, Ron serves as an advisor to Water Lens, LLC and Ambyint. He is also a director for Lifting Solutions Inc., an ARC Financial portfolio company.

Nick Bedford

Chief Financial Officer

Nick Bedford is CFO for Wellbore Integrity Solutions.

Nick brings over 20 years of professional experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining WIS in January 2020, Nick started his career in Europe qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Andersen before moving to the German based power company RWE. While at RWE, he held various positions within RWEs commodity trading division. After a successful career with RWE, he joined their US joint venture company within the LNG industry, Excelerate Energy. For the last 7 years Nick served as the CFO of Excelerate successfully growing the companys global footprint and closed in excess of $600m of debt with a variety of debt providers.

Faud Aliyev

Fuad Aliyev

Vice President
nRussia and Central Asia

Fuad Aliyev is Vice President of Russia and Central Asia for Wellbore Integrity Solutions.

Fuad brings over 20 years of professional experience in the international oil and gas industry with expertise in Operations, Financial performance, Sales and Marketing, Quality management and Technology lifecycle management (Maintenance and Sustaining). Prior to joining WIS, Fuad held various managerial positions at Schlumberger. He has vast international experience gained from serving in numerous leadership positions at Schlumberger including, Operations Manager for Bits and Drilling tools (BDT) product line as well as Drilling and Measurements (D&M) product line in Russia and Saudi Arabia, D&M Area Quality and LEAN manager Russia and Central Asia, D&M Field Service Manager in Tunisia and Azerbaijan. Under his leadership, he turned around underperforming businesses, managed and integrated newly acquired companies and built outperforming organizations.

Trevor Brooks

Vice President
Asia Pacific Operations

Trevor Brooks is Vice President Asia Pacific for Wellbore Integrity Solutions.

Trevor brings over 28 years of professional experience in the international oil and gas industry with expertise in sales and operations, financial performance and market share growth. Prior to joining WIS, Trevor served as Director Subsea Lifecycle Services and Global Director of Strategic Services for Aker Solutions, Director and Partner for MAXSTAB, Director of Sales with Scientific Drilling International, and held multiple global leadership positions within NOV Downhole and Schlumberger. Under his leadership, he turned around underperforming businesses, established new country entries and developed new geo-markets. Trevor enjoys fostering higher levels of staff engagement while building positive relationships to achieve robust results. His flexible and dynamic leadership style helps build and develop successful teams.

James McKenna

James McKenna

Vice President
nEurope, Sub Sahara, Africa

Jim McKenna is Vice President Europe, Sub Shara and Africa for Wellbore Integrity Solutions.

Jim brings over 27 years of professional experience in the international oil and gas industry. His expertise includes sales and operations, financial management and market share growth. Prior to joining WIS, Jim served as Eastern Hemisphere Vice President for NOV-ReedHycalog, Regional Director for Europe & Sub Sahara with NOV-Drilling and Intervention, and prior to those positions Jim held multiple senior management positions within NOV Downhole and Schlumberger. Jim has been involved in various company and divisional restructures and has worked in different three continents.

Sami Mohammed

Sami Mohammed

Vice President
Middle East & North Africa

Sami Mohammed is Vice President of Middle East, North Africa and India Operations for Wellbore Integrity Solutions.

Sami brings 30 years of management, marketing and business development experience with companies that extend from start-up stage to multi-national organizations. Prior to joining WIS, Sami was the CEO of MOST Oil, a Canadian company which he took from its infancy to a global brand. Sami has also held several positions in Shell, including Regional Bitumen Manager East Africa. Having conducted business across 6 continents while living on 4 continents, Sami brings a unique global perspective to the company and has significant experience in the area of international expansion.

Marcos Ortiz de la Pena

Marcos Ortiz de La Peu00f1a

Vice President
nLatin America

Marcos is Vice President Latin America for Wellbore Integrity Solutions.

Marcos brings over 22 years of professional experience in Sales, Operations, Finance and Market Share growth in the international Oil and Gas industry. Prior to joining WIS, Marcos worked for Schlumberger 15 years in different managements positions as Manager for Mexico & Central America, Operations Planning Manager worldwide, Sales & Commercial Manager for Drilling Group in Argentina and Brazil, and as Vice President of Bits and Drilling Tools segment for Latin America for 6 years managing the business of Bits, DRILCO, Fishing & Remedial, Underreamers, Turbines, Jars, and Rental Tubulars & Casing Drilling. Under his leadership, Marcos introduced new technologies, achieved high revenues and margins, and substantially increased market share growth in Latin America.

Tim White

Tim White

Vice President
North America

Tim White is Vice President of North America Operations for Wellbore Integrity Solutions.

Tim brings over 35 years of professional experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining WIS, Tim served ten years as Vice President of the US Mid-Continent and Southern US regions for Schlumberger. During his career, Tim has served in senior management positions at Schlumberger, Halliburton and Western Atlas in global and domestic roles. He has been involved in over 20 merger and acquisition transactions in buyer and seller roles and subsequent post-acquisition integration, operations and go-to-market efforts. Tim is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas.