David Thompson, Chief Executive Officer

David Thompson joined Hebna Inc. as CEO of the company and its wholly-owned subsidiaries in April 2017. Previously, David was Regional Director for Amex Bank of Canada Inc, a Fortune 100 Global Financial Services company where he worked for the past 10 years, managing a top performing division. During his tenure with Amex Bank of Canada Inc, David was responsible for more than $1 billion in new revenue growth in his tenure. David holds a Bachelor of Management degree from the University of Lethbridge and earned his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Edinburgh Business School – Heriot-Watt University.

Wayne King, President

Wayne King is an energetic and pro-active leader, with extensive experience in operations and business. Wayne has a strong track record for leading complex teams and in motivating colleagues to work collaboratively to reach their goals. He has excellent problem-solving skills and can effectively communicate complex technical information about the pipeline industry to non-technical audiences. Before joining HEBNA, Wayne was Principal at King Engineering & Consulting Inc. and specialized in completing mechanical, structural and process engineering projects within the food industry and for The City of Calgary. Wayne was also the President & CEO at Innovative Pipeline Crossings Inc. and the District Manager, Planning, Design & Development for Southern Alberta at AECOM.  Wayne holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick

John Fullmer, Executive VP Global Operations

John Fullmer is an expert in pipeline protection and remediation. John is respected in the industry for his dedication to the environment, customer service and to workplace safety. He ensures that industry best practices are always followed as part of HEBNA’s best in class safety culture.
Before joining his brothers to build HEBNA in 2007, John worked as an agronomist in Alberta and Saskatchewan for Monsanto and United Farmers of Alberta (UFA). John holds a B.Sc. in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan.

Craig Fullmer, VP USA Operations

Craig has more than 25 years of experience installing compressed-fit pipeline liners and has played a key role in the development of related pipeline technologies.
Before founding HEBNA with his brothers, Craig developed his HDPE experience with Century Pipelines, and then United Pipeline Systems where he installed pipeline liners on large international projects in Chile, and Oman. Craig is a well-known industry field expert and has formal education in the construction industry.

Salah Merouani, Director, Middle East Projects

Salah Merouani has extensive experience in managing the construction of metallic and non-metallic pipelines including flow lines, compression stations and central production facilities. Salah has held a lead role on many feasibility studies and acquired more than ten years of international experience in pipeline design, procurement and installation.

At HEBNA, Salah is responsible for overseeing the business operations on hundreds of pipeline liner projects across the Middle East and in Canada and the USA. Salah holds a professional engineering designation and a B.Sc in Chemical Engineering from the Algerian Institute of Petroleum. He also has an Advanced Certificate in Project Management in addition to his current HSE & ISO 14001 training.

Basim Al Qassim, Project Manager, Middle East

Basim Al Qassim has a wide range of experience in project management and business development in both construction and pipeline technology.  As a skilled project manager, Basim has lead the implementation of projects for HEBNA in the Middle East in Kuwait, Qatar and Oman. Basim is an effective team leader that motivates and inspires his teams to reach their goals and enhance their performance while delivering a project on time and within budget. Supervising, motivating and

Basim holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc) with a specialization in Electrical Engineering from DeVry (University Phoenix). He is also a member of the Kuwait Engineering Association, the Jordanian Engineering Association and the International Electrical and Electronic Engineers Association (IEEE).