Mark Welker has more than 25 years' experience in the manufacturing sector of the marine seismic industry. He began his career in 1982 with Syntron Inc, Houston, Texas (now Sercel Inc). During 1992 - 1996, as Managing Director of Syntron Asia Pte Ltd, Mr Welker established a purpose-built streamer manufacturing and repair facility in Singapore. From 1996 - 1998, he relocated to Syntron Inc as Vice President of Worldwide Manufacturing, during which time he also established and managed the Zhong Hai Syntron Joint Venture Cable factory in Tanggu, China. Mr Welker returned to Singapore in 1998 as Managing Director of Sercel Singapore Pte Ltd. In 2000, he teamed up with Mr Mike Pinnington (the founder of Seamap) by acquiring 47.5% of Seamap International Holdings. The company was sold to Mitcham Industries in 2005. Mr Welker has been Managing Director of Seamap Pte Ltd in Singapore since 2001.
Managing Director, Seamap Ltd. U.K.
Mr. Malden has over 35 years experience in the geophysical industry. From 1993-2003, he served in various management capacities with several seismic equipment manufacturers, most notably Syntron, Inc. From 1975-1993, Mr. Malden served in various field and management capacities with Geophysical Service Inc./Halliburton Geophysical Services. Mr. Malden holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Geology from Long Island University.
Sales Manager, Seamap Ltd. U.K.
Chris Toner has 34 years experience in the geophysical industry. From 1979 to 1996, he served on marine seismic vessels in various field and management capacities with Geophysical Service Inc, Halliburton Geophysical Services and Western Geophysical. Joining Syntron Europe Ltd in 1996 as Sales Manager and then continued in that role with Sercel England Ltd and finally joined Seamap (UK) Ltd in 2008 and continues as Sales Manager today.