CARBO Announces Chad Deaton Elected to Board of Directors
HOUSTON, Nov. 20, 2013
HOUSTON, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE: CRR) today
announced the Company's Board of Directors ("Board") elected Chad Deaton as an
additional member of the Board.
Mr.Deaton previously served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Baker
Hughes Incorporated from January 2012 until his retirement in April 2013.
Prior to that, he served as Chairman, and CEO of Baker Hughes from 2004 until
January 2012. Mr. Deaton also previously served as a Director of CARBO from
2004 until 2009.
Mr. Deaton has been appointed to the Compensation, Audit and Nominating and
Corporate Governance Committees of the Board.
"We are pleased with the addition of Chad to our Board and look forward to
gaining the value of his experience in the oil and gas industry," said Gary
Kolstad, President and CEO. "He brings a wealth of expertise in global
operations and a strong background in strategic planning," concluded Mr.
Before joining Baker Hughes in 2004, Mr. Deaton was President and CEO of
Hanover Compressor Company from 2002 through October 2004. He was a Senior
Advisor to Schlumberger Oilfield Services from 1999 to September 2001 and was
an Executive Vice President of that company from 1998 to 1999.
Mr. Deaton currently serves on the boards of Ariel Corporation, a privately
held manufacturer of gas compressor equipment; Air Products and Chemicals
Inc., a supplier of gases and equipment, specialty and intermediate chemicals
and environmental and energy systems; Transocean Ltd; and effective January 1,
2014, Marathon Oil Corporation.
CARBO is an oilfield services technology company providing industry-leading
products and services for:
oProduction Enhancement – increasing oil and gas well production and
reserves (EUR), by integrating technologies and intellectual capital to
Design, Build and Optimize the frac
oEnvironmental Spill Prevention and Containment
CARBO enhances oil and natural gas well production and recovery by providing
technology products and services to design, build, and optimize fracs. CARBO
has the industry-leading fracture simulation software, is the world's largest
producer of ceramic proppant, has proprietary technology it applies to
proppant to aid in fracture diagnostics and production assurance, and provides
consulting services for fracture and completion optimization. CARBO also
provides a range of technology solutions for spill prevention and containment.
SOURCE CARBO Ceramics Inc.
Contact: MARK THOMAS, MANAGER OF INVESTOR RELATIONS, (281) 921-6400
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