HOUSTON, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- INOVA Geophysical has selected John Bell as its Senior Vice President for Business Development and Global Sales. Prior to joining INOVA, John served as a director of the oil and gas vertical business unit at EMC Corporation, an IT service company, focused on the EMEA region. Earlier in his career, he was a senior vice president at Aspen Technology and held VP positions for both SAP and Oracle. John earned his Economics Degree from Oxford University, Oxford, England, and has lived and worked extensively in the United States, Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia.
About INOVA Geophysical Equipment Limited
INOVA Geophysical Equipment Limited is a leading provider of land geophysical technology, including source and source control systems, cabled and cableless land acquisition systems, and advanced seismic digital sensors. Managed as an independent company, INOVA is a joint venture owned 51% by BGP (a wholly owned subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation) and 49% by ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO). Additional information about INOVA is available at