Frank’s International N.V. (NYSE: FI) (the “Company” or “FI”) today announced the appointments of John Walker as Executive Vice President, Operations and John Sinders as Executive Vice President, Administration, effective immediately. Both are located in FI’s Houston office.
Mr. Walker will now have overall responsibility for U.S. and international operations. He was most recently Vice President of International Operations. Mr. Walker has 30 years of industry experience including 26 years with the Company. His previous positions within the Company include Vice President of Brazil and Regional Manager of Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Mr. Sinders will now have overall responsibility for finance, human resources, legal, marketing and corporate development, and investor relations. He was most recently FI’s Senior Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations. Mr. Sinders has over 25 years of experience in a variety of sectors of the energy industry. Previously he was Global CEO of Clarkson Capital Markets and prior to that he held senior banking positions at Jefferies & Company, RBC Dain Rauscher and Howard Weil. Mr. Sinders also served as Chairman of the Board for Aston Martin of North America as well as chairman of the audit committee for The Shaw Group.
Keith Mosing, FI Chairman, CEO and President commented, “I am very pleased to announce these promotions. John Walker and John Sinders have been instrumental in the transition of Frank’s from a private company to a public company. These gentlemen have demonstrated strong senior leadership within the Company. Their wealth of experience will be increasingly valuable to our Company as they join me on our newly-formed Executive Committee that will guide Frank’s to future growth and value creation for our shareholders.”Frank’s International N.V. is a global oil services company that provides a broad and comprehensive range of highly engineered tubular services to leading exploration and production companies in both offshore and onshore environments, with a focus on complex and technically demanding wells. Founded in 1938, Frank’s has over 4,000 employees and provides services in approximately 60 countries on six continents. The Company’s common stock is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “FI.” Additional information is available on the Company’s web site, www.franksinternational.com.