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Brian Tytler

CEO Lancaster Saga Holdings
President of Lancaster Flow Automation
President – Saga Petroleo e Gas LTDA

Brian Tytler is CEO of Lancaster Saga Holdings and President of Lancaster Flow Automation based in Houston, Texas. Brian also serves as President of SAGA Petroleo E Gas LTDA and country manager for SAGA-PCE PTE. LTD for both the United States and Brazil. As CEO, Brian is also responsible for the growth and development of Lancaster Flow Automation and responsible for growing SAGA PCE’s presence in the United States and managing SAGA PCE’s growing portfolio of investments in the Americas. Prior to holding his current with Lancaster Saga and SAGA PCE, Brian served are Chief Financial Officer from 1992 to 2008 for SAGA PCE’s Plywood Tropics USA division headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

D. Patrick Geiger

President and CEO Cochener Garvey Capital Partners

Pat has been with CG and its portfolio companies since 2006. Prior to joining the company, Pat was based in Hong Kong where he spent several years working with the executive teams of Asian manufacturing groups. Additionally, Pat has more than twenty-five years’ experience in senior operational management and executive roles in the international oil and gas service industry where he was based in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Pat received his BS degree from Excelsior College and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School’s General Management Program.

Robert Thornton

President and COO of Lancaster Saga Holdings
President of RMC Technology

Robert joined RMC Technology in September 2015 as President and COO with more than 25 years of experience in the communications and IT infrastructure industry. In April 2016, Robert was moved to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer for Lancaster Saga Holdings in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining RMC, Robert was Area Vice President for Texas, Oklahoma, and the Gulf Coast Region for Verizon Enterprise Business Services. He has held previous management positions with Time Warner Telecommunications and MCI Communications with in-depth advanced network solutions and emerging technologies in wireless and optical fiber enabled platforms. In previous positions in the communications industry, Robert developed and managed subject matter expert teams supporting large enterprise clients representing an extensive services portfolio including wireless solutions, cloud services, network security solutions and professional IT services.

Kim Sadler

International Marketing & Operation Director

Kim’s wealth of knowledge stems from over 30 years of experience in Oil, Gas and Geothermal drilling, the last 15 years with the Saga group specializing in liner hanger and primary cementing equipment operations and technical sales. Kim started his career working on the rig floor before moving over to the service side of the industry specializing in fishing and rental tools, electric wireline and slickline operations and oilfield machining and fabricating. Prior to joining the Saga group, Kim supervised liner hanger installation in Australia and Asia Pacific before managing a liner hanger operation in Indonesia for 5 years.

Ewan McDonald

CEO of Pro-Test Well Services

Ewan has over 25 years of international operations and management experience in the oil and gas industry including cementing and pumping operations, open hole DST services, inflatable packers, liner hanger, completion equipment and flow control products and services. Under Ewan’s direction, Pro-Test Well has evolved from start-up into the leading open hole DST provider in Australia, continually developing innovative solutions in downhole tools and data acquisition. Ewan is currently collaborating with Sage PCE to bring the specialized services of Pro-Test to the international market.