In response to Jeremy D. Thigpen leaving his role of senior vice president and CFO at National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) to become CEO of Transocean, NOV has appointed Scott K. Duff, NOV’s vice president and chief accounting officer, as interim CFO, effective immediately.
NOV will conduct a search to identify a new CFO. In the interim period, Duff will continue as chief accounting officer and also as interim CFO until the search is completed.
Duff has served as NOV’s vice president and chief accounting officer since 2014 and had previously served as the company’s vice president of internal audit since 2005. He held accounting positions at KPMG, Ernst & Young, and SBC before joining National-Oilwell in 2004. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio and is a certified public accountant.