Doug Evasiuk, senior vice president of sales and marketing and officer of the company, retired at the end of June, capping a successful 26-year career with Precision Drilling, the company said July 3.

“Doug’s efforts have been evident in Precision’s market share growth in both U.S. and Canada during his tenure.  We thank Doug for his many years of service to the Precision family and wish him well in his retirement,” Kevin Neveu, president and CEO, said.

Additionally, Precision is making the following executive changes, effective immediately, to further enhance its service offering and position the organization for future growth. 

Gene Stahl appointed to the role of chief marketing officer.  In this role, Gene will oversee the corporation’s strategic sales and marketing efforts on a global basis. 

Ross Pickering appointed to the role of senior vice president of global operations excellence. In this role, Ross will oversee functions critical to our high performance, high value service offering and leveraging the company’s scale, including: global health, safety and environmental; asset integrity and quality management systems; supply chain and major capital projects. 

Grant Hunter appointed to the role of senior vice president of North American drilling operations.  In this role, Grant will oversee drilling operations in both the United States and Canada.

Messrs. Stahl, Pickering and Hunter along with Rolly Marks, senior vice president of international drilling operations will each report directly to Precision’s president and CEO, Kevin Neveu.