Marty Proctor President & Chief Executive Officer and Director
Marty was named President & Chief Executive Officer in July 2017, and was elected to the Board of Directors in May 2017. He joined Seven Generations in May 2014 as President and Chief Operating Officer. Marty has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry in Canada and internationally. Before 7G, Marty was Chief Operating Officer of Baytex Energy from January 2009 until May 2014. Prior to Baytex, he held executive roles as Senior Vice President responsible for upstream operations at Statoil Hydro Canada, Senior Vice President of North American Oil Sands Corporation and Vice President of Murphy Oil Company. Earlier in his career, Marty held technical and management positions at Maxx Petroleum, Central Resources (USA), BP Resources Canada and Husky Oil. His international work included assignments in Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Norway and the United States. Marty began his career in the energy industry working as a roughneck on drilling rigs in Alberta, British Columbia, and the Northwest Territories. A professional engineer and a member of APEGA, the Canadian Heavy Oil Association and the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Marty earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta.
Derek Aylesworth Chief Financial Officer
Derek joined Seven Generations in March 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. Before 7G, Derek was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Painted Pony Energy Ltd. and Chief Financial Officer at Baytex Energy Ltd. – positions where he was responsible for capital markets, financial reporting and compliance, financial risk management, tax and treasury functions. Derek has also held senior management and financial positions in international business units of Encana Corporation. Derek began his professional career at Ernst & Young. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta.
David Holt Chief Operating Officer
David Holt joined Seven Generations Energy in May of 2018 as Chief Operating Officer, bringing more than 25 years of experience in production engineering, drilling, completions, facility and project management. A professional engineer, David was most recently Vice-President, Production at Canadian Natural Resources Limited, where he was responsible for the company’s west and central Alberta development areas including the Peace River Arch, Deep Basin, Foothills and a significant Montney formation development program. Previous assignments covered the breadth of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin in Alberta and Saskatchewan in heavy oil and shallow gas. After graduating with a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering from Montana Tech of the University of Montana in 1990, David worked for Marathon Oil in Midland, Texas. David is a member of APEGA and APEGBC, the professional engineering and geoscience associations in Alberta and British Columbia.
Kyle Brunner Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Kyle joined Seven Generations in February 2015 after working for a number of years as legal counsel at an oil and gas exploration and production company and before that in private practice with the law firm Stikeman Elliott LLP. Prior to attending law school Kyle worked as a financial analyst. Kyle has earned a Juris Doctor Degree from Queen’s University, a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association. Kyle has also received the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Chris Feltin Vice President, Corporate Planning
Chris joined Seven Generations in October of 2016 as Vice President, Corporate Planning. Chris, a professional engineer and member of APEGA, brings 20 years of experience in various capital markets, operations, and managerial roles in the Canadian oil and natural gas business. Previous to 7G, Chris was Managing Director and head of Canadian oil & gas equity research at Macquarie Securities and Tristone Capital. Chris earned a Master of Business Administration in finance from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Systems Engineering from the University of Regina.
Randall Hnatuik Vice President, Business Development
Randy was named Vice President, Business Development in September 2014. A professional engineer with more than 32 years of oil and gas experience, Randy previously held various positions at Encana Corporation, culminating in the position of Advisor, Business Development. Randy earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (with great distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan in 1985 and has been a member of APEGA since 1987. Randy is also a Certified Professional Coach, holding a Certified Professional Coach Certificate from the Demers Group in 2010, an expertise he employs through in-house business and leadership programs at Seven Generations.
Barry Hucik Vice President, Drilling
With more than 37 years of experience in oil and natural gas drilling, Barry has served as Vice President, Drilling since August 2008. Prior to joining Seven Generations in 2008, Barry held positions as a Senior Drilling Superintendent for Talisman Energy Ltd., Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Rio Alto Exploration and Cabre Exploration Ltd, where he worked with SVP Steve Haysom. Barry has spent a vast majority of his career drilling wells in the Deep Basin/Foothills of Alberta and northeast British Columbia. He earned a Diploma of Technology from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1979 and is a Certified Engineering Technologist and member of the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta.
Kevin Johnston Vice President, Accounting and Controller
Kevin joined Seven Generations in March 2015 after more than a decade of energy industry experience with an energy producer and a large international accounting and audit firm. A chartered accountant, Kevin was awarded the Governor General's Gold Medal for the highest standing in Canada for the CICA Uniform Final Evaluation (UFE) exam in 2005. Kevin earned a Bachelor of Commerce (honours) from the University of Calgary and a Masters of Professional Accounting from the University of Saskatchewan.
Jordan Johnsen Vice President, Operations & Engineering
With Seven Generations since August 2008, Jordan was named Vice President, Operations & Engineering in November 2017. As the lead engineer on 7G's first Montney horizontal well, Jordan has helped lead the development of Kakwa River Project wells, Super Pads, production facility design, construction and natural gas processing. Working out of Grande Prairie, Jordan will lead implementation and execution of 7G's capital investment plans. He has extensive experience working in all of 7G’s engineering groups and has played a vital role in the development and growth of the company over the past 10 years. Prior to joining 7G, Jordan worked for North American Oil Sands Corporation. He earned an engineering degree from the University of Calgary in 2006, and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).
Brian Newmarch Vice President, Capital Markets
Brian joined Seven Generations in October of 2014 and is responsible for Investor Relations, Treasury and Risk Management. Prior to joining Seven Generations Brian was responsible for Canadian energy marketing during his time with Credit Suisse and Citibank. Additionally, Brian has held various currency, treasury and risk management roles at ARC Resources and RBC Capital Markets. Brian holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Haskayne School of Business and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Charlotte Raggett Vice President, Midstream Business Development
Charlotte joined Seven Generations in December 2015 after more than 20 years in the midstream energy sector, most recently as Vice President, Supply & Marketing and Chief Commercial Officer at a major midstream company. Charlotte’s career assignments include business development, marketing, logistics, economic analysis, commercial operations and commodity trading during her career at Aux Sable, the Canadian Energy Research Institute, Dow Chemical Canada, Williams Energy Canada, TransCanada Midstream and Inter Pipeline Fund. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics and mathematics from Queen’s University and a Master of Arts in economics from the University of Calgary. A Past President of the Economics Society of Calgary and a Past Treasurer and Board Member of the Industrial Gas Consumers Association of Alberta, Raggett is also a strong supporter of the United Way.
Pamela Ramotowski Vice President, Human Resources
Pam Ramotowski joined Seven Generations in May 2018 as Vice President, Human Resources, responsible for people leadership, administration and office services. Most recently Pam was Vice President, People and Corporate Services at Veresen Inc. where she led Human Resources for three years prior to Veresen’s acquisition by another midstream company. Before that, Pam was Vice President, People Services at SMART Technologies, a Calgary company specializing in the development of interactive whiteboards and other group collaboration tools. During her career, Pam has led human resources initiatives with staff in Canada, the U.S.A. and internationally, including Latin America, Europe, Asia, India, Africa, Middle East, New Zealand and Australia. A Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), Pam holds an MBA in Management of Organizations and Human Resources from the University of Calgary and Bachelor of Management in Accounting from the University of Lethbridge.