LEADERSHIP 

Meet our Management Team -
Experienced leaders in all facets of safety and enterprise asset management including PdM, reliability and maintenance.
SEAM Group, USA

Colin Duncan -  Chief Executive Officer

Ralph M. DeLisio - Executive Vice President

Steve Edwards - EVP-Operations for Electrical Safety and Condition Monitoring

Dana Wobser - Vice President of Human Resources

Vijay Sood - Chief Financial Officer

Ed Burkhart - President, Facilities Services

Joseph B. Pitman - President, Asset Management

Jay Smith - Director, Safety Services

 
SEAM Group, Europe

Arkadiusz Burnos - Managing Director, EMEA

Marcin Sztenke - Director of Operations, EMEA

Wouter Luimes – Vice President of Sales, EMEA

 

SEAM Group, Canada

Ralph DeLisio - Director of Sales

SEAM Group, Asia

Bret Bevis - Managing Director

Alan Lau - Director of Service Operations

COLIN DUNCAN
RALPH DELISIO
STEVE EDWARDS
DANA WOBSER
VIJAY SOOD
ED BURKHART
JOE PITMAN
JAY SMITH
MARCIN SZTENKE
ARKADIUSZ BURNOS
WOUTER LUIMES
BRET BEVIS
ALAN LAU
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Colin Duncan, Chief Executive Officer

cduncan@seamgroup.com

As the CEO of SEAM Group, Colin is responsible for overseeing operations and business activities globally. That encompasses our Enterprise Asset Management, Electrical Safety, Condition Monitoring and Facility Services solutions.

Prior to joining SEAM Group, Colin was an independent Board Member and Executive that worked with several leading organizations in the safety services market across human factors, safety, technical safety services, software and operational excellence.

 

Colin was Previously CEO of leading safety consulting firm BST/ DEKRA Insight leading operations across 21 offices globally.

 

Colin has frequently written on strategy, safety, and leadership. His work has appeared regularly in Safety+Health magazine and other publications globally. In 2012, he was the general editor of the book, The Zero Index: A path to sustainable safety excellence.

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Ralph M. DeLisio, Executive Vice President

rdelisio@seamgroup.com

As Executive Vice President of SEAM Group, formerly Predictive Service, Mr. DeLisio is responsible for creating and maintaining a unified sales strategy across all business units on a global basis.

 

Mr. DeLisio has over 25 years of Domestic and International Business Management and Sales experience in Manufacturing & Service Development. Prior to joining Predictive Service, he served as Global Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Petrotech, Inc., a leading worldwide company with expertise in Turbo-machinery Controls. During his 20 year tenure at Rockwell Automation, Mr. DeLisio had varying degrees of responsibilities that included General Manager of Entek IRD, where he integrated the Vibration Analysis Company into Rockwell Automation’s service organization. In that role he increased overall business revenue by 122% while converting losses of $250K per month into a profitable business. As Country Director of China, his responsibilities included operating plan and sales growth for Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China for software, services, and engineering business. During that time he was able to sustain growth of revenue by 30% and profit by 33% year-over-year.

 

Mr. DeLisio has led numerous sales organizations in the oil & gas, automotive, metals, and industrial service industries. In each of those industries he created growth and customer-centric organizations. He is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Californian State University at Long Beach.

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Steve Edwards, EVP-Operations for Electrical Safety and Condition Monitoring

sedwards@seamgroup.com

As the Executive Vice President of Safety & Condition Monitoring, Steve is responsible for these operational entities of the organization.  Mr. Edwards has held leadership positions with Exponent (engineering consulting business) and Stericycle (medical waste and product recall services).  With over to 15 years of global experience in various levels of business strategy, Mr. Edwards sets up teams and programs to supply a best in-class customer experience.  During his 12 years with Stericycle, he worked in numerous areas of the organization within client operations, project management, strategy, marketing, business development, and on-boarding acquisitions to the portfolio.  Steve has worked with partners both internally and externally to design customized solutions from small start-ups to large fortune 500 organizations.  Steve joined Seam Group in May 2019.  

 

Steve is a native of Indiana and received his bachelor’s degree from of Purdue University with a degree in Organizational Leadership.

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Dana Wobser, Vice President of Human Resources

dwobser@seamgroup.com

As the Vice President of Human Resources at SEAM Group, Ms. Wobser is responsible for all aspects of human resources including: strategic planning and execution, talent acquisition, leadership development, employee training and engagement, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and compliance with all federal, state, and local employment law.  With her experience in the corporate sector, and a background of both accounting and human resources, she brings a unique perspective to the field of HR.

 

Prior to joining SEAM Group, Ms. Wobser served as the Corporate Director of Human Resources for the Oatey Co. in Cleveland, OH and the Director of Human Resources Myers Industries in Akron, OH.  She has also held various management roles in the areas of training and development and audit, starting her career with Deloitte.

 

Ms. Wobser has been recognized for her accomplishments through awards such as the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce’s 30 for the Future, Stark County’s 20 Under Forty, and Walsh University’s Young Alumni Leadership Award.  She is a graduate of Walsh University where she received her bachelor's degree in accounting and her MBA.  She also holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the HR Certification Institute, and a SHRM-Senior Certificated Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification from the Society of Human Resources Management. 

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Vijay Sood, Chief Financial Officer

vsood@seamgroup.com

As the CFO of SEAM Group, Mr. Sood is responsible for the overall accounting and finance functions of the organization. He brings over 12 years of financial operations experience to the team. He complements our culture with a focus on potential growth and value creation, and his reputation for execution and achieving results makes him the right choice to lead our accounting and finance team.

 

Prior to joining SEAM Group, Mr. Sood served as Regional CFO for TriMark USA, the largest foodservice supplies & equipment dealer in the country. Before TriMark he held the roles of Controller, Americas and Corporate Strategy Analyst at Continental AG (formerly Veyance Technologies), and also worked in both Assurance and Transaction Services at Ernst & Young. 

 

Mr. Sood holds a Bachelor of Science majoring in Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, and Finance from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY.

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Ed Burkhart, President of Facility Services

eburkhart@seamgroup.com

Ed Burkhart has extensive experience in building and scaling service and technology businesses. Ed joined SEAM Group, formerly Predictive Service, from P.M. Properties Enterprises LLC where he served as Executive Vice President, a leading international construction and facilities services firm serving the retail and allied markets.

 

During his tenure with P.M. Properties, Ed was instrumental in developing significant value added manufacturer relationships, proprietary technology and a boutique service approach leading to triple-digit sales growth. The Company was named to the 2011 Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the country, ranked at number 27 in the Construction Category. Under his leadership, P.M. Properties was also honored by the Boston Business Journal with the 2011 BBJ Pacesetters Award and was a 2011 Forbes finalist for America's Most Promising Companies Award.

Mr. Burkhart earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Norwich University, pursued graduate studies at Harvard University and is licensed as an unrestricted construction supervisor by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He was also a commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force and received an appointment to the Board of Trustees of Medfield State Hospital by the governor of Massachusetts.

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Joseph B. Pitman, President of Asset Management

jpitman@seamgroup.com

As Joseph B. Pitman is the president of SEAM Group EAM, formerly Predictive Service EAM, LLC and joined the company in April 2015.  Joe has been assisting companies with their approach to enterprise asset management since being honorably discharged from the army in 1992.  Over the past 23 years he has overseen the implementation of hundreds of highly successful EAM and reliability efforts. He possesses real-world, hands-on, practical experience.  Joe is routinely called upon to speak at seminars and other EAM events, and as the president of SEAM Group EAM, he continues to assist his customers with developing real world solutions for asset management.  Joe holds an associate’s degree in Operations & Supply Chain Management.

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Jay Smith, Director - Electrical Safety Services

jsmithjr@seamgroup.com

As Director of Electrical Safety Services at SEAM Group, Jay is the (SME) for our Electrical Safety Services Division with a focus on assisting our clients and internal safety teams for arc flash assessments and lockout/tagout services. For the past 18 years at Lewellyn Technology, he worked with thousands of clients to improve workplace safety and performance by implementing industry standards for electrical safety. Jay is known nationally for his expertise with arc flash and NFPA 70E and is annually invited to speak at numerous national conferences and corporate safety summits. You can find Jay featured in several publications, webinars, and articles on our website and he is always available to speak with you regarding electrical safety at your facility.

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Marcin Sztenke, Director of Operations, Europe

MSztenke@seamgroup.com

As Director of Operations for Europe, Mr. Sztenke is responsible for overseeing the delivery of predictive maintenance services and reliability programs to clients all throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.

 

Mr. Sztenke brings 15 years of managerial, operational and sales expertise to SEAM Group, formerly Predictive Service. Prior to joining Predictive Service, Sztenke served in a variety of roles at Techmadex S.A. in Poland where he successfully developed an infrared inspection services deliverable and preventive maintenance strategy for the gas industry.

 

He also spent time at SKF where he was responsible for assuring customer satisfaction with condition monitoring equipment and sales with automotive OEM clients.

 

Mr. Sztenke holds B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering and MBA degrees from Warsaw University of Technology. He is also Level II Thermographer.

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Arkadiusz Burnos, Managing Director, EMEA

As a Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Mr. Burnos is responsible for growth and business operations of SEAM Europe in the EMEA region covering asset management, condition monitoring and safety services.

 

Mr. Burnos joined SEAM Group as a president and owner of BalticBerg Consulting – a company purchased by SEAM Group in 2019, delivering asset management and reliability consulting in Europe. Mr. Burnos managed numerous of improvement projects and developed a successful team and methodology in area of asset management and industrial maintenance.

 

His background is marine mechanical engineering and over 12 years of professional services career he worked projects for European and global industrial and reliability leaders in oil & gas, chemical, FMCG, food and pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Burnos is well known trainer and conference speaker who led over 200 courses. He found Technical Management Academy in Central Europe.

 

Mr. Burnos holds MSc in mechanical engineering from Maritime Academy of Szczecin and MBA degree from University of Szczecin in program cooperated with Manchester Metropolitan University.

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Bret Bevis, Managing Director, Asia

BBevis@seamgroup.com

As Managing Director of SEAM Group Asia, Bret is responsible for developing the company's overall business strategy, overseeing all company operations, and the development of strategic business relationships.

 

With more than thirty years experience, Mr. Bevis's professional career in both large public corporations and small entrepreneurial firms has exposed him to all facets of business. Bret's previous roles consisted of Corporate Development Manager, Vice President of Operations, Sales and Marketing, Regional Sales Manager, Consultant, Financial Advisor, Board of Directors President, and President.

 

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Bevis attended Cleveland State University where he earned a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Bret is also a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP).

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Alan Lau, Director of Service Operations, Asia

ALau@seamgroup.com

As Director of Service Operations for SEAM Group Asia, formerly Predictive Service Asia, Mr. Lau is responsible for all predictive maintenance (PdM) service delivery operations Throughout all of Asia including Greater China, Southeast Asia, Southwest Asia and Australasia.

 

Mr. Lau has more than 30 year experience managing Operations, Customer service, and Logistics. Alan is a key contributor to the growth of SEAM Group Asia as the Director of Service Operations. He is well prepared and qualified after working for several large technology companies like Compaq, and Sun Microsystems as Director of Channel Management and Support and Director of Customer Service before joining Predictive Service.  Alan also gained experience as Manager of Business & Logistics, Business Planning Manager, design Engineer and Senior Project engineer over the course of his career.

 

A native of and currently residing in Hong Kong, Alan’s education includes a Master’s Degree in Global Supply Chain Management from Polytechnic University in Hong Kong and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University of Wales Institute of Science & Technology (UWIST), U.K.  He is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

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Wouter Luimes, Vice President of Sales, Europe

wluimes@seamgroup.com

SEAM Group, LLC, has hired Wouter Luimes as Vice President of Sales, Europe. Mr. Luimes is responsible for business development and sales for all of SEAM Group’s business units across Europe. Wouter brings 25 years of experience in International Business Development, Strategic Sales and Account Management to his new role. He spent five years as Director of Business Development EMEA with ABS Group of Companies, Inc., and 18 years at Stork Fluor, rising to Executive Account Director for the Chemical Industry and co-founding Stork Asset Management Consultancy group which developed into a global engineering consultant organization. At Fokker Aircraft B.V., Luimes was responsible for the development of aircraft maintenance programs and engineering support.

 

“His knowledge of the EAM industry, combined with technical expertise and the ability to anticipate customer needs based on solid relationships throughout Europe, will allow SEAM to provide stellar EAM services abroad,” said Don Frankel, President & Chief Growth Officer, SEAM Group.

 

Having earned a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences (Haarlem, The Netherlands), and attended masterclasses in Asset Management and Strategic Selling and Key Account Management, Luimes is a recognized expert in EAM strategy, reliability, maintenance strategy, and asset integrity management.

 

“Wouter will be a strong addition to our European sales team with his extensive experience in business development, customer service, and account management.” said SEAM Group's CEO.

 

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