Board of Directors

Marc G. R. Edwards

Lead Director

Mr. Edwards has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., a deepwater water drilling contractor, since 2014. He previously spent 30 years at Halliburton Company, where he worked in various roles, most recently as Senior Vice President of the Completion and Production Division. Mr. Edwards developed an extensive background in the global energy industry during his tenure at Halliburton, which enables him to provide important contributions and a new perspective to our board of directors. His day-to-day leadership experience gives him invaluable insight regarding the operations of an oilfield services company.

Lucas N. Batzer

Director

Mr. Batzer has served as a member of Keane’s board of directors since March 2016. He currently serves as a Senior Vice President of Private Equity at Cerberus, which he joined in August 2009. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Batzer worked as an analyst at The Blackstone Group from 2007 to 2009. He has served on the boards of directors of ABC Group and Reydel Automotive, two automotive component suppliers, since June 2016 and November 2014, respectively. Mr. Batzer’s experience in the private equity industry, board experience and comprehensive knowledge of our business and operational strategy, positions him as an important resource on our board of directors.

Dale M. Dusterhoft

Director

Mr. Dusterhoft has served as a member of Keane’s board of directors since March 2016 and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Trican, which he joined at its inception in 1996. He has served on the board of directors of Trican since August 2009. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer of Trican, Mr. Dusterhoft was the Company’s Senior Vice President of Technical Services. Before joining Trican, Mr. Dusterhoft worked for 12 years with a major Canadian pressure pumping company, where he held management positions in Operations, Sales and Engineering. Mr. Dusterhoft serves on the board of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Calgary Petroleum Club. In addition, Mr. Dusterhoft is a past President of the Canadian Association of Drilling Engineers, the Canadian Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and a past member of the Industry Advisory Board of the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary. Mr. Dusterhoft’s years of leadership and operational experience in large, successful enterprises in the oil industry is valuable to our board of directors’ understanding of the industry. 

Christian A. Garcia

Mr. Garcia currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Visteon Corporation, a role he has held since October 2016. Previously, Mr. Garcia served in various executive and leadership roles at Halliburton Company, including as Senior Vice President and Acting Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Garcia has a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics from the University of the Philippines and a Master of Science in Management in Finance from Purdue University, and brings over 30 years of financial experience to the Company.

James E. Geisler

Director

Mr. Geisler has served as a member of Keane’s board of directors since April 2016. Mr. Geisler currently serves as an Executive Vice Chairman of Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC (“COAC”), an affiliate of Cerberus. He joined Cerberus in June 2014 and is currently serving as the interim Chief Executive Officer of DynCorp, a Cerberus portfolio company. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Geisler served as both Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of CreoSalus. From 1993 to 2009, he held several positions at United Technologies Corporation including Co-Chief Financial Officer and head of Acquisitions and Strategy. Mr. Geisler began his career at General Electric Company. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of DynCorp and on the board of directors of three Cerberus portfolio companies, including PaxVax, Inc., a speciality vaccine company, Renovalia Energy, a renewable energy company, and Remington Outdoor Company, a firearms manufacturer holding company. Mr. Geisler previously served on the Board of Directors of Your Community Bankshares. Mr. Geisler’s broad financial and operational experience positions him as an essential advisor on a variety of matters to our board of directors.

Lisa A. Gray

Director

Ms. Gray has served as a member of Keane’s board of directors since March 2011. Ms. Gray has served as Vice Chairman of COAC since May 2015, and has served as General Counsel of COAC since 2004. Prior to joining Cerberus, she served as Chief Operating Executive and General Counsel for WAM!NET Inc. from 1996 to 2004. Prior to that, she was a partner at the law firm of Larkin, Hoffman, Daly & Lindgren, Ltd from 1990 to 1996. Prior to that, she was active in several non-profit corporations. Ms. Gray has over 25 years of experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate debt restructuring and corporate governance. Ms. Gray serves as Vice Chairman and General Counsel of COAC, an affiliate of our largest beneficial owner, and has extensive experience and familiarity with us. In addition, Ms. Gray has extensive legal and corporate governance skills, which broaden the scope of our board of directors’ experience.

Gary M. Halverson

Independent Director

Mr. Halverson has served as a member of Keane’s board of directors since September 2016. In 2016, Mr. Halverson became a Senior Advisor at First Reserve, a private equity firm that focuses on energy investments, and a Partner at 360 Development Partners, a commercial real estate firm. Mr. Halverson was formerly Group President of Drilling and Production Systems and Senior Vice President at Cameron International Corporation from 2014 to 2016 prior to its sale to Schlumberger in 2016. He has over 20 years of industry experience with Cameron, where he worked in various roles across the U.S., Latin America and Asia, including President of Surface Systems between 2005 and 2014, Vice President and General Manager for Western Hemisphere between 2002 and 2006, General Manager of Latin America between 2001 and 2002 and Director of Sales and Marketing for Asia/Pacific/Middle East between 1993 and 2001. Mr. Halverson currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association, as a director on the board of the General Committee of Special Programs of the American Petroleum Institute, as a director on the board of the Well Control Institute and was the U.S. delegate to the World Petroleum Congress. Mr. Halverson’s extensive involvement in the oilfield service industry brings a valuable perspective to our Board.

Shawn Keane

Director

Mr. Keane has served as a member of Keane’s board of directors since March 2011. Mr. Keane served as President of Keane from 2008 to 2011 and helped transition the company into the hydraulic fracturing industry in the Marcellus/Utica Shale. Previously, he served as Keane’s Vice President between 2000 and 2008, and in various management positions from 1983 to 2000, when he began his employment with Keane & Sons Drilling, Inc., a predecessor entity of Keane. Mr. Keane’s knowledge of our company’s operational history and experience in the oilfield services industry is valuable to our board of directors’ understanding of our business and financial performance.

Elmer D. Reed

Independent Director

Mr. Reed has served as a member of Keane’s board of directors since April 2011. Prior to joining our board of directors, Mr. Reed served as Vice President, Executive Sales for Select Energy Services from 2010 to 2015 and in various management positions for BJ Services Company from 2003 to 2010, Newpark Drilling Fluids from 2001 to 2003 and Halliburton Energy Services from 1971 to 1999. Mr. Reed has over 45 years of oilfield service and operational experience. He served as a member of the board of directors of Circle Star Energy, an E&P company, in 2012. Mr. Reed has been active in the Independent Petroleum Association of America and is a lifetime member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He is also a member of Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and Houston Farm and Ranch, and regularly assists with infrastructure development projects in South America. Mr. Reed strengthens our board of directors with decades of experience in the oilfield service industry.

James C. Stewart

Chairman

Mr. Stewart became the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Keane in March 2011. Prior to joining Keane, from 2007 to 2009, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of a privately held international drilling company. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Stewart served as Vice President of Integrated Drilling Services for Weatherford International plc, based in London and Dubai, where he created and managed a global business unit that included a 50-rig international land contract drilling group and a global project management team. Mr. Stewart began his career with Schlumberger Limited, where he held senior leadership positions across the globe over the span of 22 years. Mr. Stewart’s qualifications to serve as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer include his broad leadership experience with oilfield services, as well as his long tenure and successes in the oil and natural gas market.

Lenard B. Tessler

Director

Mr. Tessler has served as a member of Keane’s board of directors since October 2012. Mr. Tessler is currently Vice Chairman and Senior Managing Director at Cerberus, which he joined in 2001. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Tessler served as Managing Partner of TGV Partners, a private equity firm that he founded, from 1990 to 2001. From 1987 to 1990, he was a founding partner of Levine, Tessler, Leichtman & Co. From 1982 to 1987, he was a founder, Director and Executive Vice President of Walker Energy Partners. Mr. Tessler is a member of the Cerberus Capital Management Investment Committee. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Albertsons Companies, a food and drug retailer, where he serves as Lead Director, and a Trustee of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, where he also serves as member of the Investment Committee and the Budget and Finance Committee. Mr. Tessler’s leadership roles at our largest beneficial owner, his board service, his extensive experience in financing and private equity investments and his in-depth knowledge of our company and its acquisition strategy, provide critical skills for our board of directors to oversee our strategic planning and operations.

Scott Wille

Director

Mr. Wille has served as a member of Keane’s board of directors since March 2011. Mr. Wille is currently Co-Head of North American Private Equity and Managing Director at Cerberus, which he joined in 2006. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Wille worked in the leveraged finance group at Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Wille has served as a director of Remington Outdoor Company, Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of firearms, ammunition and related products, since February 2014 and Albertsons Companies since 2015. Mr. Wille previously served as a director of Tower International, Inc., a manufacturer of engineered structural metal components and assemblies, from September 2010 to October 2012. Mr. Wille’s experience in the financial and private equity industries, together with his in-depth knowledge of our company and its acquisition strategy, are valuable to our board of directors’ understanding of our business and financial performance.