Parker Drilling appoints president and CEO

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – Parker Drilling (NYSE: PKD) has appointed Gary Rich as president and CEO. He will also serve as a member of the board of directors.

He spent 25 years with Baker Hughes where he most recently served as vice of president of global sales. Rich assumes the role from Robert L. Parker Jr., who will remain executive chairman of the company.


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