Leadership

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Kade Demuth

CEO

Kade Demuth has served as NuWave’s CEO since February 2017. Mr. Demuth has over 26 years of experience in the O&G industry, during which he has founded several successful companies in the O&G equipment and services space. In 1993, Mr. Demuth started Tri-Central Hydro Trenching Inc., based in Lloydminster. Mr. Demuth also founded K-Tec Construction in 1997. K-Tec was renamed to Timberline Industries Inc., which merged to become SITE Energy Services Ltd. Mr. Demuth served as Vice President, North Division of SITE Energy Services for a five-year period.

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Paul Provencher

VP U.S. Operations

Paul Provencher has served as NuWave’s VP U.S. Operations since July 2017. Prior to NuWave, Mr. Provencher served as the General Manager for the Onsite Division at Secure-Energy Services. Prior to Secure, Mr. Provencher served for 15 years working with yellow iron with Caterpillar equipment. Mr. Provencher leads NuWave’s U.S. operations where he is able to apply his extensive experience in heavy equipment, mining, infrastructure, pipeline, demolition and environmental services.

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Tim Sharp

VP Business Development, Co-Founder

Tim Sharp co-founded NuWave Industries in 2010 and has over 27 years of experience in the O&G services industry. Prior to NuWave, Mr. Sharp co-founded T&T Oilfield Services in 2002. Mr. Sharp began his career on a surveying crew new Fox Creek, Alberta, and went on to earn his Grade “B” Pressure Welder Certificate from the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA). Mr. Sharp was endorsed by the Red Seal Program in 1993. Mr. Sharp leads NuWave’s business development efforts, both in Canada and Internationally and continues to assist with new technology development and testing.

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Troy Illingworth

VP Canadian Operations and VP Research & Development, Co-Founder

Troy Illingworth co-founded NuWave Industries in 2010 and has over 27 years of experience in the O&G services industry. Prior to NuWave, Mr. Illingworth co-founded T&T Oilfield Services in 2002. Mr. Illingworth began his career as a welders helper and went on to earn his Grade “B” Pressure Welder Certificate from the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA). Mr. Illingworth was endorsed by the Red Seal Program in 1993. Mr. Illingworth heads NuWave’s Canadian Operations as well as leads NuWave’s ongoing research and development into new tools and technologies.

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Brian McKenzie CA

VP Finance and CFO

Brian McKenzie has served as the VP Finance and CFO for NuWave since January 2018. Prior to joining NuWave, Mr. McKenzie served as Director of Finance for S.i. Systems Ltd, a privately held Canadian professional recruitment and staffing organization. Mr. McKenzie has also previously served as Director of Accounting for Sanjel Corporation, a privately held international oilfield service provider specializing in fracturing and cementing and as Director of Finance for Saxon Energy Services, a privately held international oilfield service provider specializing in land drilling. Before joining Saxon, Mr. McKenzie worked in public accounting at KPMG LLP. He is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary.