Parker Drilling declared the election of two new members to its board of directors, expanding the group's membership to 10.
Jonathan M. Clarkson and Richard D. Paterson bring extensive energy sector and global financial and operations expertise to Parker. The board approved their election in March and both will serve on the board's audit committee.
Mr. Clarkson, age 62, recently retired from the Houston Region of Texas Capital Bank, a subsidiary of Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. where he served as chairman, president and chief executive officer from 2003 to 2011. From 1999 to 2002 he served as president and chief financial officer of Bargo Energy Company and its successor company