National Energy Services Reunited Corp (NASDAQ: NESR) , a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) and Asia Pacific regions, today announced the appointment of Christopher “Chris” L. Boone as Chief Financial Officer, effective May 28, 2019.
Mr. Boone will lead all financial functions at NESR, including strategic and financial planning, accounting, treasury, tax, internal audit, investor relations, and compliance. Mr. Boone has over 25 years of industry experience including advising private equity transactions and previously served as Chief Financial Officer at Tesco Corporation (TESO) until its acquisition by Nabors Industries Ltd. in 2017 and through the transition to Nabors until in early 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Boone worked at Lufkin Industries (LUFK) in various financial and operational roles for nearly 20 years and was its Chief Financial Officer from 2008 until its acquisition by General Electric in 2013. Mr. Boone replaces Ms. Melissa Cougle who has decided to step down to take another role in the industry due to family considerations.
Sherif Foda, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer commented, “We are extremely pleased to have Chris join the NESR leadership team. Chris’s financial leadership and hands-on experience in working with innovative, high growth businesses with an international footprint in oilfield services makes him an excellent fit for NESR. I look forward to working with Chris in pursuit of becoming one of the best companies in oilfield services worldwide. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Melissa for her valuable contribution and wish her continued success and the best of luck in her future endeavors.”
“I am thrilled to be joining Sherif and the leadership team at NESR,” said Mr. Boone. “It is rare to find oilfield services businesses with such a strong culture and compelling vision for the future. I have been an admirer of NESR’s vision and the agility at what has been done in just two years and look forward to contributing to our bright future.”
Mr. Boone holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Washington and Lee University in Virginia and has an MBA degree from Thunderbird School of Global Management.