Mr. Mosing currently serves as Executive Chairman of the Company, a position he has held since January 2015. Prior to serving in his current position, Mr. Mosing was the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and President. He founded the Company’s international operations and formally organized the international business as a separate company in 1981, with Mr. Mosing serving as the initial and only Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. He began working for the family company in 1965 at age 14, establishing the Company’s third office, the first outside of Louisiana, in 1974 when he opened our location in Alvin, Texas. Mr. Mosing then led the expansion of the Company’s operations throughout Texas and Oklahoma, and completed the first international job in 1979. Throughout the following three decades, he led the further expansion of operations across North America and into South America, Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Australia, all while stressing the lessons that his grandfather, Frank Mosing, and father, Donald Mosing, taught him—get the job done right the first time by focusing on the customer’s needs, providing innovative solutions, and prioritizing safety. Mr. Mosing attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. He was named Energy and Energy Services Entrepreneur of the year in 2003 by Ernst and Young and the Houston Business Journal; and in 2012, Mr. Mosing received the Alumni Philanthropy Award from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Under his leadership, the Company has been listed as one of the Houston Business Journal’s “Fast 100” (the Houston area’s fastest growing 100 private companies) for 2008, 2012 and 2013. Mr. Mosing is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and National Oil-Equipment Manufacturers and Delegate Society (NOMADS).
GARY LUQUETTE – PRESIDENT & CEO
Mr. Luquette currently serves as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and President, a position he has held since January 2015. Mr. Luquette was also appointed to the Supervisory Board in November 2013. Mr. Luquette previously served as President of Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company, a position he held from April 2006 until his retirement in September 2013. Prior to serving as President of Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company, Mr. Luquette served as Managing Director of Chevron Upstream Europe from January 2003 until April 2006. Mr. Luquette has held several other positions since beginning his career with Chevron in 1978, including Vice President, Profit Center Manager, Advisor and Engineer. Mr. Luquette graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1978 and served as a member of the American Petroleum Institute and former chair of the organization’s Upstream Committee. Additionally, Mr. Luquette recently served on the Greater Houston Partnership’s Executive Committee and serves on the board of directors for the United Way of Greater Houston. Mr. Luquette is also a member and Chairman of the board of directors of McDermott International, Inc. Mr. Luquette was selected as a supervisory director because of his extensive experience in the oil and gas industry and his experience managing other public companies.
JOHN WALKER – Executive VP, Operations
Mr. Walker currently serves as the Company’s Executive Vice President, Operations, a position he has held since January 2014. Prior to serving in his current position, Mr. Walker was the Company’s Vice President of International Operations since August 2012. Prior to serving in that position, Mr. Walker served as the Vice President of North America from 2004 to 2012, and he assumed the additional responsibilities of Vice President of Brazil in July 2009. Mr. Walker also served as the Regional Manager of the Asia Pacific and Middle East divisions from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Walker entered the North Sea oil industry and served in several technical and supervisory field roles. He attended Aberdeen Scotland Technical College in 1982 and studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Mr. Walker has over 29 years of industry experience and has held positions across the world, including in Europe, North Africa, the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East.
JOHN SINDERS – Executive VP, Administration
Mr. Sinders currently serves as the Company’s Executive Vice President, Administration, a position he has held since January 2014. Prior to serving in his current position, Mr. Sinders served as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations since September 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Sinders was the Global Chief Executive Officer of Clarkson Capital Markets, an investment banking business focused on the global maritime, oil services and natural resources sectors, from August 2008 to June 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Sinders served as a consultant for Clarkson Shipping Services from Sept 2007 to August 2009. Mr. Sinders served as Chairman of the Board of Aston Martin of North America from February of 2007 to July of 2008. He was Managing Director of Global Maritime and Oil Services for Jefferies & Company from November 2001 to February 2007. Mr. Sinders has also held senior banking positions at Jefferies & Company, RBC Dain Rausher and Howard Weil, where he advised a large number of oil services, exploration, production, and shipping companies. He has held several board positions in the energy and shipping industries. Mr. Sinders received his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Virginia’s School of Law in 1979 and received his undergraduate degree in Government and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in 1976, where he was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Mr. Sinders was previously chairman of the audit committee for The Shaw Group and is a current member of the American Bureau of Shipping, a member of the Board for Mercator Lines Singapore, and a board member for the Children’s Assessment Center in Houston.
JEFFREY J. BIRD – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Jeffrey J. Bird currently serves as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, a position he has held since December 2014. He has over 20 years of financial and business leadership experience across multiple industries and companies including Ascend Performance Materials, Danaher Corporation, Oshkosh, Praxair and AlliedSignal/Honeywell. Prior to joining Frank’s International, Mr. Bird most recently served as Vice President and CFO for Ascend Performance Materials, a $2.5B Specialty Chemicals company.Mr. Bird’s previous experience also included Vice President of Finance / CFO for Danaher’s Veeder-Root division, Vice President Finance / CFO for Oshkosh’s JLG Access Equipment segment, CFO of Praxair’s Global Coating Services, and multiple financial leadership roles with AlliedSignal/Honeywell including division controller. In addition to Mr. Bird’s financial experience, he has served as Managing Director of Danaher’s Veeder Root ANZ business and Managing Director of Praxair’s North America Coatings Business.Mr. Bird received his Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from Cedarville University in Ohio.
DANIEL ALLINGER – Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources
Daniel Allinger currently serves as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, a position he has held since May 2015. Serving in both corporate and consulting HR roles, Mr. Allinger has over 25 years of global HR and business experience in the Oil & Gas, Chemicals, and Automotive industries, with a focus on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of human capital performance through organizational transformations. Prior to joining Frank’s International, Mr. Allinger served as the Executive Director, Global HR for Baker Hughes where he oversaw a wide range of responsibilities including global HR strategy, organization and process transformation, workforce planning, analytics, and technology. He was also an executive sponsor for multiple Six Sigma black belt certification projects. Mr. Allinger is well known throughout the Global Human Resources industry as an effective and successful change agent. Originally from the Midwest, Dan graduated with a BAS in Human Resources from Mount Olive University in North Carolina, while serving in the United States Air Force.
Alejandro (Alex) Cestero – Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Alejandro (Alex) Cestero currently serves as the Company’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, a position he has held since August 2015. Prior to joining Frank’s International, Mr. Cestero served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Weatherford International, where he led a team of U.S. and International based legal, risk management, and government relations professionals. In prior years, he served as Vice President and General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer of Lufkin Industries where he led the legal function during a transformational growth period and served as co-project lead of Lufkin’s $3.4 billion sale to GE. Mr. Cestero serves as President-Elect and board member for The General Counsel Forum – Houston Chapter; Chairman of the Oilfield Services Committee; is a member of the Institute for Energy Law; and a member of the International, American, Texas and Houston Bar Associations and the Association of Corporate Counsel. Mr. Cestero earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees from Rice University in Texas and he earned his Juris Doctorate from Stanford Law School.