Press Esc to close

WorldOil

World Oil News Center



Weatherford appoints new CFO

GENEVA, Switzerland -- Weatherford International Ltd. has appointed Mr. Krishna Shivram as executive V.P. and CFO. The company has also promoted Mr. Dharmesh Mehta to executive V.P. and COO.

Shivram, age 51, brings more than 25 years of financial and operational management experience in the oilfield service industry, working for Schlumberger Ltd in a variety of roles across the globe. Shivram, a Chartered Accountant, has extensive proven execution capabilities in financial accounting, income tax and treasury along with a strong background in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions as well as planning and analysis.

Previously, he served as V.P. and Treasurer of Schlumberger Ltd. Shivram will report directly to Mr. Bernard J. Duroc-Danner, chairman, president, and CEO.

Dharmesh Mehta, age 47, has been named executive V.P. and COO. His background in all aspects of Production Optimization and Artificial Lift has helped build Weatherford' s integrated Production portfolio over the last decade. In addition, his recent financial and administrative leadership in multifunctional areas, serving as executive V.P. and chief administrative officer, has enabled Weatherford to move forward towards a position of disciplined capital efficiency.

Mehta’s appointment comes as Weatherford' s current COO, Mr. Peter T. Fontana, age 66, retires from Weatherford, effective December 13, 2013.

11/21/2013

 

Bookmark and Share


WO DATA HUB

EngineeringTablesIcon-Large

Engineering Data Tables

World Oil's specialized upstream Engineering Data Tables featuring the Drill Bit Classifier, Tubing Tables and more. Get Total Access today.

WO SUPPLEMENTS

2013 Fracturing Technology

2013 Fracturing Technology

MEDIA CENTER

By Digital Publisher

Drill Bit Classifier World Oil published its renowned Drill Bit Classifier in September 2013. The Drill Bit Classifier is a comprehensive listing of major manufacturers' d...

ENERGY EVENTS