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David C. Mannon

Chief Executive Officer and President

Mr. Mannon serves as our Chief Executive Officer and President and has over 30 years of experience in the oilfield industry.  From 2012 until recently, Mr. Mannon served as Managing Director of Broadreach Advisors, a firm that he founded to provide consulting advisory services to the upstream energy sector.   From 2009 until 2012, Mr. Mannon served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD), a global land and marine energy service company providing high-performance contract drilling solutions, rental tools and project management services to the energy industry.  At Parker Drilling, he served as President and COO from 2007 until 2009 and as Senior Vice President and COO from 2005 to 2007.

Mr. Mannon earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Southern Methodist University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston.  He is currently a member of the International Association of Drilling Contractors and Society of Petroleum Engineers.   Mr. Mannon is an executive board member of Southern Methodist University’s Lyle College of Engineering.  He also serves on the boards of two privately-held companies, IronGate Energy Services, LLC, an international oilfield rental tool company, and Earl Energy Co., a provider of power equipment for energy, military and other uses.