Tulsa-based Unit Corporation recently announced that David T. Merrill was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Merrill, who formerly served as Unit Corporation’s Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the company and its operating segments, according to a company press release.
Merrill joined the company in August 2003 and served as its Vice President of Finance until February 2004 when he was elected to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. In May 2012, he was promoted to Senior Vice President.
Unit Corporation also announced the promotion of David Dunham to Senior Vice President of Business Development. In that role, Dunham will be responsible for identifying strategic opportunities to grow each of the company’s business segments. Dunham joined the company in November 2007 as Director of Corporate Planning. In January 2012, he was promoted to the position of Vice President of Corporate Planning.