We are pleased to announce that Ron Melnyk has joined the Automated Rig Technologies Ltd Board of Directors. Ron is originally from Saskatchewan, as a Consultant and then Operations Engineering Manager for Occidental Petroleum in California and then Oman, Ron was involved in the decision to introduce the Ensign Hydraulic ADR rigs and then the C-Tech continuous rod and rigs into the regions. As Vice President of Business Development for Dover Corporation, Ron negotiated the sale of C-Tech Design & Manufacturing to us last year. Since last year Ron has been a passionate advocate for ART Ltd. and is committed to serving the shareholders as a member of the board.
We have also announced the appointment of Andrew Richard to VP, Sales & Business Development. Join us in welcoming Ron and congratulating Andrew in their new roles.