DONALD KEITH MOSING – Chairman and CEO
Mr. Mosing currently serves as the Chairman of our Board of Directors, our Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Mosing began working for the family company in 1965 at age 14. He established our third office, and first outside of Louisiana, in 1974, and then led the expansion of our operations across North America and into South America, Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Australia. Our international operations were formally organized into a separate company in 1981, with Mr. Mosing serving as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Mosing was named Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of all of our U.S. companies in July 2011, upon the retirement of his father, Donald E. Mosing.
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, Frank’s International 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).
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.
BURNEY J. LATIOLAIS – Senior VP, Business Development and Corporate Sales
Mr. Latiolais currently serves as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Sales, a position he has held since February 2014. Prior to serving in his current position, Mr. Latiolais was the Company’s Global Vice President of Drilling Tools and Specialty Products since 2012. Mr. Latiolais joined Frank’s in 1993 and was promoted to Vice President of Sales and Services in 1995. Furthermore, Mr. Latiolais serves as Chairman of Frank’s International, LLC’s I.P. Advisory Committee. He has been instrumental in the acquisition of numerous companies throughout his tenure, which include Antelope Oil Tools & Manufacturing Company and Pilot Drilling Control, Ltd. (PDC). Additionally, he is listed on multiple patents as a result of his contributions to product development. His experience and foresight were instrumental in developing Frank’s Cementation Division. He also played a key role in the development and marketing of many of the tools Frank’s uses in providing tubular running services. Because of his efforts, Mr. Latiolais introduced Frank’s to the world of down-hole tools with the creation of the Frank’s International Drilling Technologies Division. Prior to joining Frank’s, Mr. Latiolais was the Chief Executive Officer of La Tubing Testers and Centralizers, Inc.
C MICHAEL WEBRE – VP of Engineering
Mr. Webre currently serves as our Vice President of Engineering, a position he has held since 2002. Mr. Webre has served in various capacities since first joining the Frank’s corporate family in 1979, including Mechanical Engineer, Senior Mechanical Engineer and Engineering Manager. Mr. Webre received both his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Science degree in Engineering Systems from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Mr. Webre is a licensed Professional Engineer and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Welding Society.
BRIAN BAIRD – VP, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Mr. Baird currently serves as our Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, a position he has held since April 2005. Prior to joining Frank’s International in 2005, Mr. Baird was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Pantellos, a Houston-based supply chain services and electronic marketplace company owned by 20 of the largest publically owned electric utility companies. Earlier in his career, Mr. Baird practiced law with the law firms of Boyar & Miller from 1991 to 2001 and with Jenkens & Gilchrist from 1989 to 1991. He received both his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1989 and his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance in 1986 from the University of Texas. Mr. Baird’s legal background is broadbased with emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, venture capital, technology and ecommerce, commercial real estate, oilfield services and general corporate law. For 2013, Mr. Baird served as President of the Houston Chapter of the General Counsel Forum, and has served on its Board of Directors since 2010.
VICTOR C. SZABO – Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Szabo currently serves as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer, a position he has held since February 2014. Prior to serving in his current position, Mr. Szabo was the Company’s Controller since August 2006, and an Assistant Controller when he joined the Company in July 2005. Before joining Frank’s International, Mr. Szabo was a Senior Financial Analyst for Copano Energy, LLC, a midstream energy company, from February 2004 to June 2005; he was the Director of Corporate Analysis at Dunhill Resources, Inc., an upstream energy company, from December 2002 to February 2004; and he held various accounting, financial planning and analysis positions at CMS Oil and Gas, an upstream energy company, from November 1995 to December 2002. Mr. Szabo received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Western Michigan University.
ROBERT GILBERT – Senior VP U.S. Offshore Operations and Lafayette – Frank’s International, LLC
Mr. Gilbert currently serves as our Senior Vice President, U.S. Offshore Operations and Lafayette, a position he has held since March 2014. Prior to serving in his current position, Mr. Gilbert has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – U.S. Services and Pipe and Products for an operating affiliate beginning in July 2011. Mr. Gilbert also served as Vice President of Operations and Sales for that affiliate from 1997 to 2011, concentrating on our U.S. operations, and served as Executive Administrator and Advisor to Engineering from 1980 to 1997. Mr. Gilbert received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Mr. Gilbert is currently a member of the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Association of Drilling Engineers, and is an associate member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Mr. Gilbert was the first engineer hired by Donald E. Mosing, Keith Mosing’s father, and has been associated with a broad range of our U.S. divisions and operations.
JON VEVERICA – Senior VP U.S. Land Operations – Frank’s International, LLC
Mr. Veverica currently serves as Senior Vice President, U.S. Land Operations of Frank’s International, LLC, a position he has held since March, 2014. Prior to serving this role, Mr. Veverica served as a Vice President in the Land Division of various operating affiliates of Frank’s International N.V. in Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio and Pennsylvania. In 2008, Mr. Veverica was responsible for the development and deployment of Frank’s Casing Running Tool Division. He was also responsible with integrating both Safety and Quality Assurance programs into Frank’s operations. Mr. Veverica’s employment with Frank’s spans over 35 years, having started in the offshore casing operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
RICHARD RADER – VP International Business Development
Richard Rader’s career started with Frank’s International in 1981. Since that time he has worked out of the Houston office in domestic sales, twice been the Manager of Middle East Operations in Dubai, U.A.E. In 1993 he returned to Houston to manage the international sales group and was involved in opening operations in South America and Canada. In 1998 was appointed Vice President of International Business Development working out of Frank’s International Headquarters in Houston, Texas. Richard graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science Degree.
ALAIN MIRAMON – VP International Strategy and Business Development
Mr. Miramon currently serves as our Vice President of International Strategy and Business Development. Mr. Miramon previously served as Frank’s Liner Hanger Product Line Manager based in Pau- France and Spain from 1984 to 1989, then he became Regional Manager in West Africa from 1989 to 1996, where he expanded operations into Angola, Gabon, Congo and Ivory Coast. He also served in the capacity of Country Manager of Venezuela from 1996 to 1997, Regional Manager of South America from 1997 to 1999 and VP Business Development and South American Operations from 1999 to 2013.
JENNY REED – VP Personnel, Compensation & Benefits – US Operations of Frank’s International, LLC
Ms. Reed joined Frank’s in 1997 as the Human Resources Manager and was promoted to her current position as Vice President, Benefits, Compensation & Personnel – US Operations of Frank’s International, LLC in 2013. Her responsibilities include overseeing strategic staffing plans, compensation, benefits, training and development, budget and labor relations in Frank’s domestic operations. Ms. Reed is currently a member of HR Houston, an affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, and WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association focused strategies to attract, motivate and retain an engaged and productive workforce. Ms. Reed earned an Associate of Applied Science from Northwestern Michigan College in 1989 and received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management from the University of Houston-Downtown
PATRICK SIBILLE – Managing Director, Frank’s International Ltd. – UK
Mr. Sibille currently serves as the Managing Director of Frank’s International Ltd. since 1992. He also serves as Managing Director of Franks International BV, Franks International Srl, Franks International AS Norway, Franks International GmbH, and Pilot Drilling Control Ltd. Mr. Sibille holds both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Education degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now the University of Louisiana, Lafayette). He began his career in the oil & gas business with The Superior Oil Company. Now serves on the Council of the Oil & Gas UK, a member of the Step Change in Safety Leadership Team, Chairman of the Well Services Contractors, is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and Director the Aberdeen Oilmans Golf Association ( Gleneagles ).
KEN KINSER – Manager of International Pipe Sales – Frank’s International / VP Sales – Frank’s International Tubular Products, Ltd.
Ken joined Frank’s International in 2004 and brings over 35 years of experience in the offshore industry working with large diameter pipe, premium connections, mudline suspension equipment and subsea wellhead equipment with roles in procurement, engineering, operations, and sales.
Ken attended the University of Houston and served in the United States Air Force.