Weldco Welcomes New President

Weldco-Beales Manufacturing is announcing the departure of its current President, Darren Lunt. Inuvialuit Development Corporation (IDC) and Weldco would like to thank Darren for his dedication of nearly two decades of service at WBM. He leaves behind a strong legacy of a commitment to both customers and employees that has seen Weldco grow and sustain its position as Canada’s leading heavy equipment attachments manufacturer.

In his place, WBM is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Seaman as its new President. Robert is a recognized leader with diverse industry experience including manufacturing, chemicals, construction, and more. Previously, Mr. Seaman was CEO of Talius, a BC-based manufacturer of premium window coverings and security solutions, where he took the company from a regional force to a dominant industry leader across North America.

Prior to Talius, Mr. Seaman served as President & CEO of NexGen Wood Protection. Robert built and led diverse teams of over 120 individuals located internationally, including Vancouver, New York, Dubai, and Shanghai, taking a line of sustainable building materials from concept to global market leader.

“We are thrilled for Mr. Seaman to join the team at WBM,” said Robert McLeod, the IDC Chair, “and are excited to work with Robert as he executes on the board’s vision for a globally renowned manufacturer.” On behalf of the Board and management, the Chair would like to thank Darren for his time at Weldco. His commitment to WBM’s customers and its employees enabled the company to see continued success.

As we express gratitude to Darren for his contributions to Weldco’s success, we welcome Robert’s leadership as WBM embarks on the next era. We look forward to continuing Weldco’s legacy of creating value for our customers and innovating to create the highest quality products in the market.