Our Board’s composition is carefully considered by the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee to ensure diversity in the broadest sense – of culture, background, outlook, experience, and tenure to bring together multiple, complementary perspectives. Our Directors bring a powerful range of skills and experience in relevant areas, including finance, exploration and production, environment, public policy, international business and leadership, as well as oilfield services.
This unique and highly impactful cross-section of capabilities enables our Board to help guide the Company’s strategic objectives and leading corporate governance practices. Further, while each member of our Board has held significant leadership positions in their respective professional fields, of equal importance is each Director’s personal ethics and integrity. Each of our Directors embodies the highest degree of personal and professional standards arming them with the qualified insights to deliver sustainable shareholder value.
Neal P. Goldman has over 25 years of experience in investing and working with companies to maximize shareholder value. He is currently the Managing Member of SAGE Capital Investments, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in independent board of director services, strategic planning, and transformations of companies in multiple industries, including technology, energy, and media. He also currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Talos Energy LLC and Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. Neal was formerly a Managing Director at Och-Ziff Capital Management, LP and a Founding Partner of Brigade Capital Management, LLC, which he helped to build to over $12 billion in assets under management. He received a BA from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Illinois.
Ms. Mutschler has over 30 years of business and technology experience in the oil industry. During her 28-year career with BP she held a range of strategic, operational and technology roles that spanned its international businesses. Her most recent appointment at BP was the Head of Upstream Technology. In that role, Ms. Mutschler was responsible for R&D to enhance and enable current and future businesses. Since her retirement from BP in 2014, she has provided independent consulting for the oil and gas, technology and automotive industries. She also previously served on Weir Group’s Technology Advisory Board. Ms. Mutschler recently joined the board at Antero Resources Corporation.
Wright State University, B.S., Geology/Geophysics
Stanford University, Executive Education Program
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Executive Education Program
Girish K. Saligram is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Weatherford. He assumed this position in October 2020.
Before joining Weatherford, Girish served Exterran Corporation as Chief Operating Officer and previously as President, Global Services after joining the company in 2016. Previously, he spent 20 years with GE in positions of increasing responsibility as a functional and business leader in industry sectors worldwide, including his last position as General Manager, Downstream Products & Services for GE Oil & Gas. He also previously led the GE Oil & Gas Contractual Services business based in Florence, Italy. Before his eight years in the oil and gas sector, he spent 12 years with GE Healthcare in engineering, services, operations, and other commercial roles.
Girish holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Bangalore University, a Master of Science in Computer Science, and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management from Northwestern University.
Mr. Sledge previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Cameron International Corporation, an oilfield services company, from 2008 until its sale to Schlumberger Limited in 2016. Prior to that, he served as the Corporate Controller of Cameron International Corporation from 2001 until 2008. He currently serves on the boards of Talos Energy LLC, Templar Energy LLC, Vine Resources and Expro International where he serves as non-executive chairman.
Louisiana State University, B.S. in Accounting
Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program