Tulsa-based Helmerich & Payne, Inc. recently announced that Belgacem Chariag was appointed to its Board of Directors.
Chariag is currently the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of PQ Group Holdings, a leading integrated and innovative global provider of specialty catalysts, materials, chemicals and services. He served in multiple positions with Baker Hughes in his 9-year tenure where he rose to Chief Global Operations Officer. Prior to that role, he served as President, Eastern Hemisphere; President, Global Products and Services; Chief Integration Officer; and President Global Operations. He also held various senior level positions during his 20 years of service with Schlumberger.
“We are pleased to have Belgacem join our Board of Directors,” said Hans Helmerich, Chairman of the Board. “His broad and deep experience in oil field services worldwide, along with his understanding of changing and complex energy markets, will bring a valuable perspective.”
With Chariag’s appointment, Helmerich & Payne’s Board has expanded to include 12 members.