In this newly created position, Kevin will be responsible for directing the purchasing, material
management and logistics functions for both Compressor Engineering Corporation and CECO Pipeline
Services. Kevin’s knowledge within the oil and gas and pipeline industries makes him a perfect choice
for this role, and his expertise supports our efforts to enhance our supply chain management processes
and procedures for both organizations.
Kevin has over 20 years of supply chain, material management, and logistics experience. Most recently
he worked at Spectra Energy as the Director of Purchasing/Supply Chain Management, Material &
Services Procurement responsible for supply chain processes, contract negotiations and leading the on
time delivery of materials and services. While at El Paso Corporation, Kevin was the Manager of Pipeline
Operations and managed vendor and customer contacts as well as created and executed an operations
and maintenance cost reduction program. He has also held such positions as Director of Material
Management, Contract Manager and Material Management Consultant within the healthcare industry.
Kevin received his BA in Business Administration from Saint Leo University and his Purchasing Manager
Certification from the Institute of Supply Management.
Please join us in welcoming Kevin and wishing him much success in his new role.
CECO Engineering Corporation (CECO) & CECO Pipeline Services recently announced that Heath Cleaver has been named the company’s Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Cleaver is a senior accounting and finance executive who has more than 20 years of experience focused across the energy spectrum including roles with fabrication and manufacturing, drilling services, and E&P companies.
Recently, Mr. Cleaver has been providing CFO consulting services for a diverse range of clients in the home water purification, manufacturing and oil and gas industries. Prior to providing CFO consulting services, Mr. Cleaver was the CFO of Global Fabrication Services, Inc., a privately held flame-cutting and fabrication company, Porto Energy Corp., an oil and gas company publically traded on the Toronto Venture Exchange as well as Chief Accounting Officer of BPZ Resources, Inc., a publically traded oil and gas company with assets in Peru. In each of those roles, Mr. Cleaver played an integral part in setting up many of the corporate functions including finance, accounting and tax systems.
“Heath’s breadth of knowledge within the finance and accounting sectors coupled with his diverse skillset and his ability in maintaining internal controls and reporting functions from the accounting side, makes him the perfect choice for this key role and an added value to CECO from both a financial and strategic growth perspective,” said Richard Hotze, President and COO.
As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Cleaver will be directly responsible for all of the financial aspects for CECO and CECO Pipeline Services.
Mr. Cleaver is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration – Accounting from Texas A&M University.
Mr. Cleaver also serves on the board of Bio-Path Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ – BPTH) a clinical and preclinical stage, oncology focused antisense drug development company.
Compressor Engineering Corporation, CECO, has delivered superior compressor and engine products and services to the natural gas transmission, petrochemical, industrial and midstream industries since 1964. CECO Pipeline Services, a subsidiary of CECO, provides new construction and maintenance services to the natural gas and liquid pipelines in the transmission and midstream industries. For more information, visit www.tryceco.com.