Meet the Team: Bernie Lailey, Business Director of Canada

Vacuworx recently announced that Bernie Lailey has been hired as Business Director of Canada, serving all of Canada. Lailey has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas and pipeline trades. His responsibilities include building awareness and opening new markets for Vacuworx Lifting Systems in both the pipeline- and construction-related industries. 

“At the end of the day, successful sales relates to understanding the needs of our customers, their goals in the industry and marketplace,” Lailey says. “I want to help them better understand the Vacuworx story, the benefits of bringing this solution to run more efficiently, while putting fewer people in harm’s way. I’m excited to get things rolling here in Canada. My goal is to build relationships, structure and a solid foundation that creates positive connections all the way through the customer value chain.”

In addition to earning a business degree, Lailey has been immersed in educational experiences ranging from sales and marketing to leadership. He served as a board member and on the safety committee of the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada for several years.

Lailey, who is married with two children, was born in Edmonton and has resided in northern Alberta for the past 32 years. He enjoys hunting, golfing, traveling, and volunteering in the local community and his church.