Peter Lacey was appointed to Executive Chairman of Cervus Equipment Corporation in April 2012. Prior to, Mr. Lacey was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cervus Equipment Corporation and its predecessor entities from 1998 to April 2012.
Peter is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors Education Program at the University of Toronto. He has been a Director of Cervus Equipment Corporation and its predecessor entities since 1998.
Ms. Lekatsas was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2019. Prior to assuming this executive position, Ms. Lekatsas served as an independent member of the Board of Directors of Cervus Equipment since 2013. Ms. Lekatsas brings a wealth of finance and operational experience in Agriculture, Manufacturing, Mining and Distribution through numerous leadership positions in a growth-oriented commodity based public company.
Ms. Lekatsas is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan. In addition, Ms. Lekatsas holds the Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D designation from the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management.
Larry Benke is currently a Director for WorleyParsons Limited, The Calgary Airport Authority and CEDA International. Prior to his retirement in 2010, Larry held leadership roles in engineering and construction industries, including President and Chief Executive Officer of Colt Companies and Managing Director of WorleyParsons Canada.
Larry holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Honours) from the University of Alberta. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors Education Program. Mr. Benke has been a Director of Cervus Equipment Corporation and its predecessor entities since 2012.
Don Bell was one of the founders of WestJet Airlines Ltd. and held several positions within the organization, including Executive Vice President, Culture and Executive Vice President, Customer Service until his retirement in 2007.
Don also served as Chairman of the Air Transport Association of Canada until his retirement in 2007. Mr. Bell has been a director of Cervus Equipment Corporation and its predecessor entities since 2008.
Steven Collicutt is the Chairman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Collicutt Energy Services Ltd. Prior to, Steven was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Collicutt Energy Services’ predecessor from 1986 to 2008.
Mr. Collicutt has held leadership positions for more than 20 years in the oil and gas industry. He is also graduate of Holland College. Steven has been a Director of Cervus Equipment Corporation and its predecessor entities since 2003.
Dan Sobic was the Executive Vice President of PACCAR Inc. and held positions as National Sales Manager of PACCAR Parts, Vice President of PACCAR Inc. and General Manager of Peterbilt Motors Company prior to his retirement in 2016.
Mr. Sobic held leadership roles for more than 30 years in the transportation industry. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, a Postgraduate Certificate from Cornell University and a Masters Degree as a Sloan Fellow from Stanford University.
Ms. Henkelman began her career with KPMG LLP and has held executive positions in major public oil and gas companies including the VP, Treasury and Compliance with Penn West Exploration and Country Tax Manager at Shell Canada Limited. She is on the Board of Directors for Postmedia Network Canada Corp, is the chair of its Audit Committee and is a member of its Governance Committee. Ms. Henkelman sits on the Board of ATB Financial, where she chairs the Human Resource Committee and sits on the Audit Committee. She has chaired major pension trusts of public corporations and has worked as an advisor in the human resources function. She is the past President of the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society and a former member of the Tax Executives Institute and the Canadian Tax Foundation. Ms. Henkelman is a CPA, CA, with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and completed her executive education at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
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