Board Director, Executive Vice President, & CFO (Retired)
Core Laboratories NV
• Georgia Tech Foundation Board
• iFOLIO Advisory Investor Board
• Alexander-Tharpe Board
• Scheller Georgia Tech College of Business Board
University of Oklahoma
Georgia Institute of Technology
BS, Industrial Management
With over 70 offices in more than 50 countries located in major oil-producing provinces, Core Laboratories provides services to the world's major, national, and independent oil companies.
Richard took Core Laboratories public and listed it on the New York Stock Exchange.
Drove revenue from $40 million at the time of the management buyout to a peak of $1.1 billion
Expanded total enterprise value from $40 million to a peak of $10 billion
IPO’d on NASDAQ, moved to the NYSE and as the company expanded into more than 50 countries, dual-listed the shares onto the Amsterdam Euronext Exchange
Core Laboratories NV, established in 1936, is one of the world's leading providers of proprietary and patented reservoir description, production enhancement and reservoir management services to the oil and gas industry. These products and services enable Core Lab's clients to improve reservoir performance and increase oil and gas recovery from the fields.
Core Labs has over 70 offices in more than 50 countries and has approximately 4,900 employees.
Richard concentrated in the oil and gas industry in a path that led to Core Labs.
In 1999 Richard was appointed Executive Vice President of Core Laboratories N.V.
Richard was a Board Director as well as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Core Laboratories NV. He joined the company in 1994 serving as its Chief Financial Officer when he and a group of managers bought the business from its parent company through a management led buy-out. He led the company’s IPO onto the NASDAQ Stock Exchange just one year later and then moved the listing to The New York Stock Exchange in 1998.
Georgia Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Science, Industrial Management
University of Oklahoma, Masters of Business Administration
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