New president for Halliburton Energy

Dave Lesar, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Halliburton, has announced the appointment of John Gibson, 44, as president of the company’s Halliburton Energy Services business unit. With more than 20 years’ experience in the energy services business and eight years with the Halliburton organisation, Gibson succeeds Jody Powers, who has retired from the Company. Gibson has held numerous management positions with Halliburton’s Landmark Graphics business unit including, most recently, president and chief executive officer.
In the role of president and CEO for Landmark Graphics, Gibson provided leadership for many of Landmark’s strategic relationships with technology partners and has been instrumental in the identification and acquisition of essential technologies for rapidly deploying innovations and technology within the Landmark suite of services. Landmark Graphics is the leading supplier of software and services for the upstream oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Landmark Graphics, Gibson worked at Chevron in various roles including the manager of geophysical and geological subsurface imaging for Chevron’s Oil Field Research Company. His career in oil and gas began as an exploration geophysicist for Gulf Oil Company.

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