Hercules Offshore Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) has promoted Troy L. Carson to senior vice president and CFO, effective Nov. 21. Carson replaces Stephen M. Butz, who resigned as the company's executive vice president and CFO, effective Nov. 21, to join Rowan Companies plc as executive vice president, CFO, and treasurer.
Carson is currently serving as senior vice president and chief accounting officer. He joined the company as vice president and corporate controller in March 2007, was appointed to principal accounting officer in July 2008, and was named chief accounting officer in May 2010.
At the same time, Craig M. Muirhead, currently serving as vice president and treasurer, has been appointed to vice president of investor relations and planning, while Son P. Vann, currently serving as vice president of investor relations and planning, will assume the role of vice president of corporate development and treasurer.