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Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kearney currently serves as the Company’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, a position he has held since September 2017. Mr. Kearney was appointed to the Company’s Supervisory Board in 2013 and was Lead Supervisory Director from May 2014 until December 2015, when he was named Chairman.  In addition, he has served on the Audit Committee since 2013 and the Compensation Committee from 2014 until 2016.

Mr. Kearney previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of DeepFlex Inc., a privately-held oil service company which was engaged in the manufacture of flexible composite pipe used in offshore oil and gas production, from September 2009 until June 2013, and had served as the Chief Financial Officer of DeepFlex Inc. from January 2008 until September 2009. Mr. Kearney served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tesco Corporation from October 2004 to January 2007.  From 1998 until 2004, Mr. Kearney served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President—Administration of Hydril Company, a manufacturer of products for petroleum drilling and production. In addition to his executive experience Mr. Kearney’s oil service experience extends to serving on the Board of Core Laboratories from 2004 until 2017, most recently as its Lead Director, and currently serving on the Board and Audit Committee of Fairmount Santrol since 2015.  Mr. Kearney received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University as well as a Master of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Houston.

Updated: September 2017


Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. McClure is the Company’s senior vice president and chief financial officer, a position he has held since June 2017. He previously served as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer since March 2015, with responsibility for global treasury, insurance, investor relations and financial planning and analysis. In August 2016, he assumed additional responsibilities for finance leadership of the Western Hemisphere business. In March 2017, he was appointed as the interim Chief Financial Officer in addition to his other duties.

Prior to joining Frank’s International, Mr. McClure served as treasurer for Ascend Performance Materials, a specialty chemicals company, from January 2013 to March 2015, where he was responsible for capital funding, cash and liquidity management, insurance, credit and treasury operations and controls. Mr. McClure’s previous experience also includes serving as director of treasury and investor relations for Cooper Industries, an electrical products manufacturer, from December 2008 until its acquisition by Eaton Corp in December 2012. He also served in multiple financial roles of increasing leadership at Dell over a ten-year period, including treasury, corporate planning, operations, and sales finance support. In addition, he worked in public accounting for Arthur Andersen. Mr. McClure holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration from Baylor University.

Updated: June 2017


Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer

Mr. Cestero has held the position of senior vice president, general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer since August 2015.

Prior to joining Frank’s International, Mr. Cestero was vice president, co-general counsel and corporate secretary of Weatherford International. Mr. Cestero’s previous roles also include vice president, general counsel, secretary, and chief compliance officer of Lufkin Industries, Inc.; vice president, general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer of Seahawk Drilling, Inc.; and deputy general counsel of Pride International, Inc.

Mr. Cestero is the president and a board member of The General Counsel Forum – Houston Chapter, and chair of the membership committee for the state-wide organization; a member of the executive committee of the Institute for Energy Law; a member of the International, American, Texas (including past Chairman of the International Law section) and Houston Bar Associations, and the Association of Corporate Counsel – America; and a board member of the Texas Lyceum.

Mr. Cestero earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees from Rice University and his Juris Doctorate from Stanford Law School.

Updated: June 2016

latiolais-bj-300x300-002BURNEY J. LATIOLAIS, JR.

Executive Vice President, Global Operations

Burney J. Latiolais, Jr., is the Company’s executive vice president of global operations, a position he has held since October 2016. In addition, Mr. Latiolais currently serves as the chairman of Frank’s International, LLC’s I.P. advisory committee, which he founded in 2013.

Since joining Frank’s in 1992, Mr. Latiolais has held the positions of senior vice president of global business development and sales, vice president of sales and services, and global vice president of drilling tools and specialty products. Prior to joining Frank’s, Mr. Latiolais was the chief executive officer of Louisiana Tubing Testers and Centralizers, Inc.

Mr. Latiolais is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) and the American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE).

Updated: October 2016

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