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SOURCE Drillinginfo, Inc.
Former IHS VP to lead Drillinginfo's E&P business development
AUSTIN, Texas, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drillinginfo, a data and analytics provider that helps the oil and gas industry achieve better, faster results, today announced the appointment of Rich Herrmann as Senior Vice President and General Manager of E&P Products & Corporate Development.
Reporting directly to CEO Allen Gilmer and COO Ed Perry, Herrmann will lead Drillinginfo's business development in the upstream oil & gas industry, with a focus on operating companies worldwide. Herrmann will be responsible for managing Drillinginfo's upstream E&P platform solutions that serve domestic and international operators, involving product development, sales, and marketing. In this role, Herrmann will provide leadership and vision to globally expand Drillinginfo's commercial activities within the E&P sector.
"We're excited to have Rich join our leadership team. His many years in the industry and his proven success as a leader will help us build our global presence in upstream oil & gas decision making and accelerate our journey to radically increase the capability and capacity of our clients to produce the energy that fuels the world," said Drillinginfo CEO Allen Gilmer.
Herrmann will be based out of Drillinginfo's Littleton, CO office. Prior to joining Drillinginfo, he held several high level roles at IHS Inc., including Vice President, Geosciences; Vice President, Global Platforms and Technology; and Vice President, Global Information Access. Previously he held a variety of senior management positions with TGS-NOPEC, Petroleum Place and GeoGraphix. Herrmann started his career as a petroleum geophysicist with Chevron in California.
"I couldn't be more pleased to have the opportunity to join Drillinginfo," said Herrmann. "I look forward to working with this leadership team to drive the company to new levels of success in fueling innovation for our customers and the industry in general."
Herrmann holds a Bachelor of Science in Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences from MIT and a Master of Science in Exploration Geophysics from Stanford University.
About Drillinginfo, Inc.
Drillinginfo provides oil and gas companies with data-driven guidance, enabling better, faster results. Founded in 1999, the company's Predictive Decision Platform combines intelligence, analytics, tools and services in one seamless, cloud-based system to deliver productivity and value at every stage of the E&P process. Drillinginfo services more than 3,200 companies globally from its Austin, Texas-based headquarters, and has more than 500 employees on five continents. For more information, visit www.drillinginfo.com.
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