Oilfield services provider Halliburton announced that its board of directors has appointed president and chief executive officer Jeff Miller as chairman of the board, effective January 1, 2019, following the retirement of executive chairman Dave Lesar on December 31, 2018.
Robert A. Malone will continue as lead independent director of the Halliburton board of directors.
Miller has served on Halliburton's board since 2014, and has been the company's president and CEO since 2017. He has held other roles including president of Halliburton from 2014-2017 and executive vice president and chief operating officer of Halliburton from 2012-2014; as well as director at Atwood Oceanics, Inc. from 2013-2017.
Lesar joined the Halliburton board in 2000 and served as executive chairman since 2017. He was previously chairman and chief executive officer of Halliburton from 2015–2017 and chairman, president and CEO of Halliburton from 2000-2014. He was Director at Agrium, Inc. from 2010–2015.