Halliburton names new Western Hemisphere president

Halliburton Company, the firm founded decades ago in Duncan, Oklahoma has a new president of its Western Hemisphere operations.

The company announced that Mark Richard, the current senior vice president of the Northern Region was promoted to succeed Jim Brown as president of the Western Hemisphere. The promotion will be effective Feb. 1, 2019.

“Mark’s success in managing multiple regions around the world, his substantial industry knowledge and established customer relationships well position him to guide the strategic direction and operations of our Western Hemisphere business,” said Jeff Miller, chairman, president, and CEO of Halliburton. “Over the course of his more than 30-year career at Halliburton, Mark has proven himself to be an exceptional leader and valued member of our executive management team.”

Mr. Richard began his career with Halliburton in 1984 in the Gulf of Mexico. Since then, he held numerous positions of increasing responsibility at the Company, including vice president of the Gulf of Mexico Region, senior vice president of the Asia Pacific Region, and senior vice president of the Europe/Sub-Saharan Africa (ESSA) and Eurasia Regions, and senior vice president of Global Business Development & Marketing.

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