Prior to joining EMS, Mr Melvin was a market segment leader at Champion Technologies, a Houston, Texas-based specialty chemicals company serving the oil and gas industry. In addition, he is the current area chairman of the NACE International northern area and serves as the vice president on the NACE foundation board

Tim Nesler, CEO of EMS Group, said: Budd Melvin will be a great asset to our team. Canada is a significant and expanding market for EMS, and EMS Canada is uniquely positioned to meet the operations and maintenance needs of Canada’s expanding pipeline assets.