Mr. Dickerson spent 34 years at Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO), a deepwater oil and gas drilling contractor, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2008 until his retirement in 2014. Prior to his service as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Dickerson served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), during which he helped take the company public, and Chief Operating Officer, during which he gained substantial operating and commercial experience.
In addition to being a seasoned executive, Mr. Dickerson has significant board experience. He has been a Member of the Board of Directors on the boards of Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR), a gas exploration and production company, and Oil States International (NYSE:OIS), an oilfield equipment services company, since 2014. Mr. Dickerson is on the Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees at Murphy Oil Corporation and on the Audit Committee at Oil States International. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hercules Offshore, Inc. from 2015 to 2016, an offshore drilling company, and he also served on the Board of Directors of Global Industries, Ltd. from 2008 - 2012, (NASDAQ:GLBL), a subsea construction company that was sold to Technip in 2011.