Global Industries, Ltd. said that Lawrence R. Dickerson
and Chief Operating Officer of Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.
elected to the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Dickerson was elected to the Board on March 21, 2007.
Dickerson has served as President and Chief Operating Officer and
as a Director of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. since 1998. Previously
Dickerson was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Dickerson joined Diamond Offshore in 1979.
Dickerson has been involved in various industry and governmental
organizations. He is currently Vice Chairman of the National Ocean
Industries Association. He is currently a director of the International
Association of Drilling Contractors and was the 2003 Chairman. Mr.
Dickerson was appointed by the President and served on the U.S. Commission
on Ocean Policy.