Oil industry veteran Andrew Gould, a former CEO of Schlumberger, has joined the board of service company McDermott International.
Mr Gould has more than 40 years of experience in the global oil and gas industry.
Following his 37-year career with Schlumberger, he served as chairman of BG Group from 2012 until its sale to Shell in 2016.
He was previously a board member at Saudi Aramco and Rio Tinto.
Mr Gould currently serves on the board of Occidental Petroleum and as a partner and chairman of the CSL Capital Management Energy Council.
The list of appointments and titles goes on. Mr Gould is a member of the board of trustees of The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
He served on the United Kingdom Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology from 2004 to 2007.
He was Vice-chairman of Technology for the United States National Petroleum Councils’ 2007 report “Facing the Hard Truths about Energy.”
In addition, he was awarded the Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal by the Society of Petroleum Engineers in 2014.
Mr. Gould has an undergraduate degree in Economic History from the University of Wales at Cardiff.
He holds an honorary Doctorate in Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and is an Honorary Fellow at Cardiff University
McDermott president and CEO David Dickson said: “Andrew’s decades of experience in operations and financial leadership in the global oil and gas industry make him an invaluable addition to our Board of Directors.
“We look forward to leveraging his expertise leading multinational companies and extensive industry knowledge as we advance McDermott’s strategic direction.”
Mr. Gould said: “I am very pleased to be joining the board at this critical moment in the company’s story.
“I have seen what McDermott can achieve in many parts of the world and look forward to contributing to their future success.”