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Information Coalition, ARMA, Implico, American Petroleum Institute, Atwell, Badger Meter, Brown & Root, Clean Energy Fuels, Fugro, Gravity Oilfield Services, Harris Corp., Hunting PLC, Kymeta, Milestone Environmental Services, MIT, Premier Oilfield Group, CSA Ocean Sciences, Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, Shell Silicon Ranch, Simmons & Company, Swagelok, Railroad Commission of Texas, ValTek Industries, ConocoPhillips, Neptune Energy, Indegy.

Following its merger with the Information Coalition, Jocelyn Gunter remains ARMA CEO while IC president Nick Inglis onboards as executive director of content and programming.

Tim Hoffmeister is now CFO and co-MD at Implico. He hails from Cognizant Technology Solutions.

The American Petroleum Institute has appointed Debra Phillips as VP of its Global Industry Services division. She was formerly with the American Chemistry Council. Bill Koetzle joins as VP of Federal Affairs. He was previously with Chevron.

Matt Rosser is VP of Oil and Gas operations at Atwell. He hails from TRC Solutions.

President Kenneth Bockhorst is now CEO at Badger Meter succeeding retiree Richard Meeusen who remains Chairman of the board through 2019.

Brown & Root has appointed Eric Balkom as Executive Director Engineering and Kole Ambeau as Executive Director Construction in the Western Region.

Total Marketing Services president, Momar Nguer and SVP Philippe Montantême have joined Clean Energy Fuels’ board of directors. Co-founder T. Boone Pickens is to retire as director of the board and becomes director emeritus.

Mark Heine has been promoted to Fugro CEO and Chairman of the Board of Management. He will succeed Øystein Løseth who is stepping down for personal reasons. Løseth will act as an advisor until the end of 2018.

Gravity Oilfield Services has appointed Rob Rice as CEO and President. He was previously with Archrock.

Dana Mehnert is now president of Harris Corp.’s Communication Systems business. He succeeds retiree Chris Young.

Roger Findlay is to lead the newly launched Hunting PLC TEK-HUB at the company’s Badentoy, Aberdeenshire facility.

Kymeta has named Rash Jhanjee to VP of Sales EMEA & Indian subcontinent, Paul Mattear to VP of Sales and Business Development, and Scott Glass to Sales Director.

Milestone Environmental Services has hired Glenna Pierpont as VP of HR and Richard Leaper as VP of Sales and Marketing. Noelle Selin is now director for the Technology and Policy Program (TPP) at MIT.

Founder of Rybkarock, Sau-Wai Wong has joined Premier Oilfield Group as VP of Technical Software.

Bob Erickson is now Northeast Region Manager and Senior Scientist at CSA Ocean Sciences. He hails from ESS Group.

The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute has named Heidi Magnelia to CFO, replacing retiree Peter Menniti.

Shell’s Silicon Ranch solar unit has appointed Jim Bausell as its Executive VP for Business Development.

Simmons & Company has hired Ryan Todd as senior research analyst and head of E&P research, and Blake Fernandez as senior analyst for energy equity research.

Swagelok has selected Solon (Ohio) for its new Global Headquarters and Innovation Center.

Danny Sorrells is now assistant Executive Director and Oil and Gas Division Director at the Railroad Commission of Texas.

ValTek Industries has appointed current CEO Shane Hamilton as Chairman and Christopher Hibbert as President.

Al Hirshberg is to retire as ConocoPhillips’ executive VP, Production, Drilling and Projects. Following Hirshberg’s retirement Matt Fox has been named executive VP and COO and Don Wallette as executive VP and CFO.

Armand Lumens has joined Neptune Energy as CFO. He hails from Louis Dreyfus Company.

Cyber security specialist Indegy has announced the appointment of Joe Scotto to CMO and Todd Warwick as VP of Sales, Americas.

Xtreme Drilling chairman Douglas Dafoe is now on the AKITA Drilling board of directors.


ARMA International has announced the death of its former Executive Director Jim Souders at the age of 80.

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