MICHAEL C. KEARNEY

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 has served as a member of the Supervisory Board since 2013 and has over 25 years of upstream energy executive and Board experience, principally in the oil services sector. Mr. Kearney was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2013 and was Lead Supervisory Director from May 2014 until December 31, 2015, when he was named Chairman. In addition, he served on the Audit Committee from 2013 until 2017 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. 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 serving on the Board and Audit Committee of Fairmount Santrol from 2015 until its merger with Unimin Corporation in 2018. Mr. Kearney currently serves on the Board and Audit Committee of Ranger Energy Services, Inc., an independent provider of well service rigs and associated services, since 2018. Mr. Kearney received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University, as well as a Master of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Houston. Updated: November 2018

MELISSA COUGLE

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Cougle has served as the Company’s senior vice president and chief financial officer since May 2019 and took on additional responsibilities as principal accounting officer in November 2019. She previously served as CFO of National Energy Services Reunited (NESR), a publicly traded oilfield services provider with operations focused in the Middle East-North Africa region. She previously worked 13 years for Ensco plc (ESV), a global offshore drilling contractor, where she held multiple senior positions in treasury, capital management, finance and administration, corporate accounting, internal audit, management reporting and financial systems. Ms. Cougle began her career in the audit and consulting practices of Arthur Andersen LLP which became Protiviti. She is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University. Updated: November 2019

STEVE RUSSELL

Senior Vice President, Operations

Mr. Russell is the Company’s senior vice president of operations, a position he has held since November 2019. He previously served as the Company’s president of tubular running services since June 2018 and senior vice president of human resources since May 2017. Prior to joining Frank’s International, he served as the vice president of human resources for Archer Ltd., a global oil services company focused on drilling, well services, well integrity, and decommissioning. Prior to Archer, Mr. Russell held various management positions of increasing responsibility for over 20 years with Schlumberger. He managed operations in Asia Pacific, North Sea, Russia, and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico in addition to holding global functional leadership positions in supply chain and business development. Mr. Russell earned a Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology in London.  Updated: November 2019

NIGEL LAKEY

Senior Vice President, Technology

Mr. Lakey currently serves as the Company’s senior vice president of technology, a position he has held since November 2019. He previously served as the Company’s president of tubular and drilling technologies since June 2018. Prior to joining Frank’s International, Mr. Lakey served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Reservoir Drilling Solutions, Inc., a privately held drilling, completions and production technology business, a position he held since founding Reservoir Drilling Solutions in 2013. He also served as Director and Chief Executive Officer of Fratex Incorporated, a privately held company active in the development and commercialization of intellectual property associated with drilling, completion and reservoir exploitation technology, a role he held since June 2012 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Condor Asset Management, LLC, a privately held company focused on the maximization of asset performance and hydrocarbon recovery through the application and implementation of novel reservoir access and management solutions, a role he held since June 2012. Prior to his assumption of those roles, Mr. Lakey served as Vice President, Exploration and Production for Turnkey E&P Corporation from 2009 to 2010 and Senior Vice President, Marketing & Business Development for Tesco Corporation from 1997 to 2009. Mr. Lakey has over 39 years of upstream sector experience, including his more than 10 years as an executive officer of a publicly traded global oilfield service and supply company. Mr. Lakey received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta, and he is a Certified Petroleum Engineer and a registered Professional Engineer.  Updated: November 2019

JOHN SYMINGTON

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

Mr. Symington currently serves as the Company’s senior vice president, general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer, a position he has held since June 2018. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Symington was engaged in private law practice as Of Counsel to the firm of Selman, Munson & Lerner, PC, in Houston, Texas from June 2015 through June 2018. Mr. Symington previously served in several positions within the legal department of Seadrill Limited, an offshore drilling contractor, from September 2008 through May 2015, including serving as general counsel for Seadrill Management Limited from April 2013 through May 2015. While serving as general counsel for Seadrill, he was also the chief legal officer for its publicly traded affiliates Seadrill Partners, North Atlantic Drilling, and Sevan Drilling. Prior to joining Seadrill, Mr. Symington worked in private legal practice and various in-house legal positions including serving as General Counsel of Enventure Global Technology, a provider of expandable oilfield well casing from September 2003 through September 2007, and various positions within the legal department of Schlumberger Limited, a diversified oilfield services provider, from March 1990 through December 2000. Mr. Symington’s experience includes assignments abroad in the United Kingdom, Venezuela and Brazil, and he is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. Mr. Symington holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University. Updated: June 2018

THAD SCOTT

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Business Development

Mr. Scott currently serves as the Company’s senior vice president of marketing and business development, a position he has held since November 2019. He previously served as the senior vice president of international sales and operations for the Blackhawk division of Frank’s International, as well as senior vice president of product line management for that same division. Before the acquisition of Blackhawk Specialty Tools by Frank’s International in 2017, Mr. Scott served in management roles of increasing responsibility within the Blackhawk organization beginning in 2012. Prior to Blackhawk, Mr. Scott spent nearly 14 years with Weatherford International in project line management, operational excellence, learning & development and recruiting. In the early part of his career with Weatherford, he was a design engineer responsible for product design and development. He has authored multiple SPE papers and is named as an inventor on multiple U.S. patents. Mr. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University. Updated: November 2019

NATALIE QUESTELL

Vice President, Human Resources

Natalie Questell currently serves as the vice president of human resources for Frank’s International, a position she has held since June 2018. She previously served as the Company’s director of global total rewards and HRIS, overseeing global compensation and benefit strategy, equity programs, payroll, HRIS, global mobility programs, and other related functions since 2015. Ms. Questell has more than 15 years of experience working with global benefit plans and talent management at various companies including Transocean, Sysco and Chevron. Ms. Questell earned a BA in Spanish and International Business from St. Edward’s University in Austin and a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University. Updated: June 2018

 

 

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