Mon Aug 21 2017
Weatherford Appoints Karl Blanchard as Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Blanchard brings with him valuable insights gained through more than 35 years in the oilfield services sector. Most recently, Mr. Blanchard served as Chief Operating Officer for Seventy Seven Energy, where he oversaw drilling, pressure-pumping and rental tool operations. Previously, he spent more than 30 years at
"Mr. Blanchard has a long track record of bringing teams together to deliver operational excellence, strong financial performance and disciplined growth," said Mr.
Mr. McCollum added, "By aligning several elements of our business under Mr. Blanchard's direction, we will establish greater collaboration, innovation and process discipline across our organization."
Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 860 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit www.weatherford.com and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn,
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Vice President – Investor Relations,
View original content with multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/weatherford-appoints-karl-blanchard-as-chief-operating-officer-300507185.html