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Scientific Drilling adds Eric Beylier and Doug McGregor

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Scientific Drilling International (SDI) has announced the addition of Eric Beylier as the Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer. Based at Corporate Headquarters in Houston, TX, Beylier will oversee all strategic supply chain, procurement and logistics activities.

"We are excited to add Eric Beylier to our leadership team. The experience and skillset he brings will be invaluable as we optimise our supply chain and continue to improve upon our industry leading product quality and reliability." said SDI CEO, Phil Longorio.

Beylier previously served as CPO and Head of Global Supply Chain and Procurement at TETRA Technologies, Inc. where he designed and built a brand new supply chain and procurement function and organisation to match global best practices. Prior to his work with TETRA, he started two companies in San Francisco, first as a co-founder of a software company focused on the US$3 trillion construction market supply chain, and secondly as founder and CEO of a consulting company in San Francisco, where he lead large multi-billion supply chain and procurement projects for Chevron, the Gap Inc. and HP. He started his career as a Sales Engineer for a global specialty chemical company based in Europe, and developed advanced strategic sourcing and category management expertise at A.T. Kearney. Beylier has a M.S. in Chemical Manufacturing from Polytechnic ESCOM in Paris, France, with a specialisation in material science from M.I.T. in Boston, USA. He also holds a M.B.A. from the Anderson School at U.C.L.A.

Beylier stated, "I am delighted to join SDI, an innovative market leader that continues to strengthen and expand its global footprint. I am eager to contribute to the company's success by ensuring the supply chain and procurement practices adequately serve our business and customers."

Scientific Drilling International also announced the addition of Doug McGregor as the Senior Vice President of Measurements. McGregor will oversee the profitable growth and strategic execution of SDI’s Measurements Division comprised of MWD, LWD, and wellbore surveying technologies.

SDI CEO, Phil Longorio stated, "We are thrilled to have Doug join our leadership team. The extensive experience and expertise he brings will be vital to Scientific Drilling’s mission to maintain excellence within our measurements division, while delivering superior service quality and reliability to our customers."

McGregor previously served as Global Asset Manager at Weatherford International, Inc. where he was responsible for high value surface and downhole assets valued at US$1.5 billion. Prior to his work with Weatherford International Inc., he served as Senior Vice President at Tesco Corporation, focusing on enhancing their international service offering and ensuring the seamless transition of two acquisitions. McGregor started his career with Sperry Sun Drilling Services, holding multiple roles throughout the US and Middle East, including Global MWD/LWD Operations Manager, where he was responsible for profit and loss, capital equipment levels, R&D prioritisation, staff development, and strategic planning. McGregor has a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University, and a B.A in Political Science from the University of Texas

McGregor said, "SDI is an innovative company built on a very strong foundation. I am looking forward to adding to the success of the thriving Measurements division.”

Adapted from press release by Joe Green

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