Oil States International, Inc. recently announced that its Board of Directors elected Robert “Bob” L. Potter as Chairman of the Board.
"I'd also like to welcome Bob to his new role as Chairman and look forward to his leadership. Bob's extensive energy industry and manufacturing experience will provide significant benefits to Oil States as we focus on the long-term growth and success of our Company," said Cindy B. Taylor, Oil States' President and Chief Executive Officer.
Robert “Bob” L. Potter joined the Oil States Board in 2017 and is the retired President of FMC Technologies, Inc. (“FMC”), having held that position from August 2012 until his retirement in November 2013. Mr. Potter joined FMC in 1973 after his graduation from Rice University. He served in a number of sales, operations and management roles prior to his appointment in 2001 as Vice President of Energy Processing for FMC. He was appointed Senior Vice President of Energy Processing and Global Surface Wellhead in 2007 and Executive Vice President of Energy Systems in 2010.
Mr. Potter is a former PESA Chairman and currently serves as a Chairman Emeritus. Mr. Potter is a current member of the Council of Overseers for the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. Mr. Potter previously served on the Board of Directors of Tidewater Inc.