Key Energy Services Inc. (NYSE: KEG) says that Robert Drummond has joined the company as president and COO. With Drummond assuming the role of president, Richard J. Alario will remain Key's chairman and CEO.
Drummond was formerly employed by Schlumberger for 31 years, serving in various positions of increasing responsibility including management, business development, and operations. He most recently served as president of Schlumberger Ltd.'s North American business unit.
Drummond is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and serves as a director of the National Ocean Industries Association and is a member of its Executive Committee. In addition, he serves on the board of directors for the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association and the Houston Offshore Energy Center. Formerly, he served on the board of directors for the Greater Houston Partnership and on the board of trustees for the Hibernia Platform Employees Organization – Newfoundland; and as an advisory board member for the University of Houston Global Energy Management Institute, the Texas Tech University Petroleum Engineers, and Memorial University's Oil and Gas Development Partnership.