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Claus Hemmingsen,
Maersk Drilling
Louis Raspino,
Pride International

Claus Hemmingsen, CEO of Maersk Drilling, was elected as IADC’s 2009 chairman at the association’s Annual Meeting, held 6-7 November 2008 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Delivering a speech on the industry’s environmental culture during the meeting, Mr Hemmingsen noted that “a host of environmentally founded activities will take place under our umbrella” in the next year. “I look forward to taking part in a responsible industry approach to achieve drilling with environmental integrity,” he said. (More on this speech can be found here.)

Louis Raspino, president and CEO of Pride International, was elected as the new vice chairman. Phil Rider, assistant controller–accounting, reporting and compliance for Transocean, was re-elected secretary-treasurer.

2009 IADC officers elected

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Lee Hunt, IADC president, and Brian Petty, IADC senior vice president-government affairs, were re-elected.

Jeff Flaherty, vice president – US land operations for Helmerich & Payne, was elected as vice president of IADC’s Land Division.

Tim Juran, Seadrill Americas executive vice president, was re-elected vice president of the Offshore Division.

Steve Richards was elected vice president of the Drilling Services Division.

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