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Merrill A. “Pete” Miller

Merrill A. “Pete” Miller

Executive Chairman of the Board.
Merrill A. “Pete” Miller, Jr., previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of National Oilwell Varco, Inc., a supplier of oilfield services and equipment to the oil and gas industry from 2001 to 2014, and as Chairman of NOV’s Board from 2002 to 2014. Mr. Miller also served as Executive Chairman of NOV Inc., a spinoff of the distribution business of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. from 2014 to 2017.

Before joining NOV in 1996, Mr. Miller served as President of Anadarko Drilling Company from 1995 to 1996. Prior to that, he spent 15 years at Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Company in Tulsa, Oklahoma, serving in various senior management positions, including Vice President, U.S. Operations.

Mr. Miller has served as a director of the Transocean since 2014 and currently as chairman of the Board of Directors since 2015. He is the chairman of the Board of Directors of Ranger Energy Services, Inc. since 2017, and a director of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (since 2007). Mr. Miller is also a director of Borets International Limited (since 2016) and serves on the Board of Directors for the Offshore Energy Center, Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association and Spindletop International. He is a member of the National Petroleum Council.

Mr. Miller graduated from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York in 1972 and, upon graduation, served five years in the United States Army. Mr. Miller received his Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 1980.  Mr Miller is a US citizen.