|Michael C. Kearney|
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Mr. Kearney was appointed to the Supervisory Board and Chairman of our Audit Committee in November 2013, as well as serving as our Lead Supervisory Director since May 2014. In August 2014, he was appointed to our Compensation Committee. He was appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board, effective as of December 31, 2015. Mr. Kearney is currently a supervisory director for Core Laboratories and Chairman of its Audit Committee, positions he has held since 2004. Core Laboratories, a Dutch company with global operations, is a leading provider of proprietary and patented reservoir description, production enhancement, and reservoir management services. Additionally in January 2015, Mr. Kearney was elected to the Board of Directors of Fairmount Santrol, as well as its Audit Committee. Fairmount Santrol is a leading provider of high-performance sand and sand-based products used by oil and gas exploration and production companies to enhance the productivity of their wells, and also provides high-quality products, strong technical leadership and applications knowledge to end users in the foundry, building products, water filtration, glass, and sports and recreation markets. Mr. Kearney previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of DeepFlex Inc., a privately held oil service company that manufactures flexible pipe used in offshore oil and gas production, from September 2009 until June 2013, and had served as the Chief Financial Officer of DeepFlex Inc. from January 2008 until September 2009. Mr. Kearney served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tesco Corporation, a publicly held international oil service company, from October 2004 to January 2007. From 1998 until 2004, Mr. Kearney served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President—Administration of Hydril Company, a manufacturer of products for petroleum drilling and production. Mr. Kearney received a Master of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Houston as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Texas A&M University. Mr. Kearney was selected as a supervisory director because of his experience in the oil and gas industry and his experience serving on the board of directors of other companies.