Key Energy Services, Inc. says that Robert Drummond, age 54, has joined the Company as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Drummond was formerly employed by Schlumberger for 31 years, serving in various positions of increasing responsibility including management, business development and operations. He most recently served as President of Schlumberger Limited's North American business unit.
With Mr. Drummond assuming the position of President, Richard J. 'Dick' Alario will remain Key's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Alario said: 'Robert is a talented and proven executive with the ideal skill set to manage Key's operations. Robert has earned a reputation as a highly engaged and knowledgeable leader with a long history of delivering superior operational performance. His industry expertise and strategic skills mesh extremely well with Key's businesses, and thus, he is very well suited to lead our day-to-day operations. I couldn't be more pleased to announce that we have recruited an executive of Robert's caliber as Key's President.'