Mark J. Richard

Mr. Richard began his career in 1984 as a wireline logging engineer with Gearhart Industries. He joined Halliburton in 1988 with the acquisition of Gearhart, and held various operational roles before moving to Business Development in 1992. His leadership positions have included Vice President of Business Development for the Gulf of Mexico Region; Region Vice President for the Gulf of Mexico; Senior Vice President of the Asia Pacific Region; and, most recently, Senior Vice President of the Company’s Europe/Sub-Saharan Africa and Eurasia regions. Mr. Richard holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Louisiana State University. In addition, he is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Association of Drilling Engineers.