Global Geophysical Services Names Richard White President & CEO
Global Geophysical Services (NYSE: GGS) today announced that Richard White has been appointed as its new President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.
Richard White, an industry recognized leader, previously served as President of Western Geophysical, CEO of Veritas DGC, and CEO of NuTec Energy. Richard White commented "I am excited to lead the incredible team Richard Degner assembled at Global. I look forward to working with that team as we further develop Global's broad service portfolio to serve its world-wide customers and partners."
Richard Degner will continue to serve as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Global and also as President of Autoseis, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global. In that role, Mr. Degner will devote his full-time effort to further develop Autoseis® technology and capture the value it brings to the energy industry.
Richard Degner added "We are excited to have Richard White join Global at this exciting time in our company's evolution. Global is very well positioned to support the industry's transition to integrated applications of geoscience and engineering solutions."