Hornbeck-Leevac Marine Services, Inc., announced that the board of directors has unanimously appointed Bernie W. Stewart to fill the recently created board vacancy.
Stewart served in a variety of senior management positions with R&B Falcon until its merger in January 2001 with Transocean Sedco Forex
, Inc., most recently as Senior Vice President, Operations of R&B Falcon Corporation and President of R&B Falcon Drilling
US, its operating subsidiary. Previously, he served as senior vice president and chief operating officer of the original Hornbeck Offshore Services
, Inc., and prior to that as President of Western Oceanics, Inc.
Christian Vaccari, chairman and CEO commented, “Our objective was to find someone to serve as a director of the company who has experience with both public and private companies, senior management experience in the oil and gas industry and credibility with our customers, industry analysts and company employees. Throughout our search, Bernie was our hands down choice.”