Halifax, December 17, 2010 _ Welaptega Marine has donated to food banks in Halifax Nova Scotia, Houston and Aberdeen.
The donation was contributed by the company and individual employees. Recipients were the Feed Nova Scotia, Houston Food Bank and FairShare in Aberdeen.
It is part of the company’s annual giving campaign.
The WSJ ran this story December 15, 2010 on aging oil rigs and pipelines exposing Gulf of Mexico to risk. The article by reporter Ben Casselman featured a quote from Welaptega CEO Tony Hall.
“The deadly explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in April set off a fierce battle over deep-sea oil drilling aboard huge, state-of-the art vessels.
But that debate has largely ignored what many experts say could be a bigger threat: The troubled state of offshore infrastructure that remains in place long after wells are drilled.”
Halifax, December 6, 2010 – On behalf of the Board of Welaptega, CEO Tony Hall is pleased the announce the appointment of Claire Chevalier as Vice President.
Claire joined Welaptega’s management team in 2008. She has more than 25 years working in finance in management and finance in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors.
Over the last few years Claire’s experience and steady hand in her roles of controller and as a part of the executive management team have been instrumental to the success of Welaptega.
Claire will continue to oversee all aspects of the day-to-day financial management of the Welaptega.
The new appointment will see Claire expand her role role into management of the growing human resources portfolio. The role will also include the international financial and administrative needs of the company.
The appointment is effective immediately.