Senior VP retiring at Helmerich and Payne


Tulsa’s Helmerich & Payne announced the retirement of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mark W. Smith.

He intends to retire in August of 2024 and the company has already launched a search to identify CFO candidates. Once he retires, Smith will remain as a senior advisor to the company until December 2024.

Company President and CEO John Lindsay said Smith played a pivotal role in helping navigate some of the most difficult times in the company history.

“He has been instrumental in building upon H&P’s culture of strong financial discipline and in leading strategic, transformational organizational change, demonstrating exceptional leadership and strategic vision,” said Lindsay.