TETRA Technologies Inc. has appointed Stephen A. Snider as a member of the board of directors and increased the size of the board to accommodate his appointment. Snider will serve as an independent director.
Snider served as the CEO and a director of Exterran Holdings Inc. from 2007 until his retirement in 2009, and was CEO and chairman of the general partner of Exterran Partners LP from 2007 to 2009. Prior to that, he was president, CEO, and a director of Universal Compression Holdings Inc. from 1998 until Universal merged with Hanover Compressor Co. in 2007 to form Exterran Corp.
Snider has over 30 years of experience in senior management of operating companies. He has served as a director of Energen Corp. since 2000 and as a director of Thermon Group Holdings Inc. since 2011. He also served as a director of Dresser-Rand Group Inc. from 2009 until its merger with Siemens AG in July and as a director of Seahawk Drilling Inc. from 2009 to 2011. Snider holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Detroit and an Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Colorado at Denver.
TETRA is a geographically diversified oil and gas services company, focused on completion fluids and associated products and services, water management, frac flowback, production well testing, offshore rig cooling, compression services and equipment, and selected offshore services including well plugging and abandonment, decommissioning, and diving.