Parker Drilling Company 8-K 2017
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 12, 2017
PARKER DRILLING COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
5 Greenway Plaza, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77046
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former Address if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 12, 2017, Parker Drilling Company (the “Company”) announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Christopher T. Weber is leaving the Company effective June 21, 2017 to become Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Halliburton Company. Company Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, Jon-Al Duplantier, has been named interim Chief Financial Officer effective immediately, and will manage the CFO responsibilities in addition to his current responsibilities until a replacement is found.
Mr. Duplantier, age 50, has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of the Company since 2013. Mr. Duplantier joined the Company in 2009 as vice president and general counsel.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is furnished herewith:
99.1 Press release dated June 12, 2017, issued by the Company.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.