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Halliburton Appoints New Western Hemisphere President


Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) is pleased to announce that Mark Richard,
currently senior vice president of the Northern Region, has been
promoted to succeed Jim Brown as president of the Western Hemisphere
effective Feb. 1, 2019.

"Mark's success in managing multiple regions around the world, his
substantial industry knowledge and established customer relationships
well position him to guide the strategic direction and operations of our
Western Hemisphere business," said Jeff Miller, chairman, president, and
CEO of Halliburton. "Over the course of his more than 30-year career at
Halliburton, Mark has proven himself to be an exceptional leader and
valued member of our executive management team."

"I am grateful to Jim for his more than 20 years of outstanding service
to Halliburton," Miller added. "His leadership was instrumental in
helping Halliburton execute and deliver industry-leading returns in
North America and throughout the Western Hemisphere."

Mr. Richard began his career with Halliburton in 1984 in the Gulf of
Mexico. Since then, he held numerous positions of increasing
responsibility at the Company, including vice president of the Gulf of
Mexico Region, senior vice president of the Asia Pacific Region, and
senior vice president of the Europe/Sub-Saharan Africa (ESSA) and
Eurasia Regions, and senior vice president of Global Business
Development & Marketing. Mr. Richard holds a Bachelor of Science in
electrical engineering from Louisiana State University (LSU), and is a
member of the LSU Engineering Advisory Board.


Founded in 1919, Halliburton celebrates its 100 years of service as one
of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy
industry. With 60,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities in more
than 80 countries, the company helps its customers maximize value
throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir — from locating hydrocarbons
and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well
construction and completion, and optimizing production throughout the
life of the asset. Visit the company's website at
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