Chairman of The Board Of Directors, President, & Chief Executive Officer
Jeff Miller is Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Halliburton. Since joining Halliburton in 1997, Miller has served in several roles, including Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Regional Vice President of Gulf of Mexico, and Operations Vice President of Angola and Indonesia.
Miller holds a Bachelor of Science in agriculture and business from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the Advisory Council for Texas A&M University Dwight Look College of Engineering. He also serves on the board of directors for American Petroleum Institute, Greater Houston Partnership, National Petroleum Council, and is a foundation board member for The Council on Recovery.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Lance Loeffler leads the Company’s financial strategy and functions, including planning and analysis, accounting and reporting, tax, internal assurance, treasury, corporate development, and investor relations. He is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee.
Loeffler joined Halliburton in 2014 as Vice President of Corporate Development with global leadership responsibilities for the Company’s strategic merger and acquisition activities. He then served as Vice President of Investor Relations and was responsible for the development and implementation of communication strategies for the investment community. Prior to Halliburton, he held several investment banking positions at UBS Investment Bank and Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc., where he focused on the firms’ oil and gas clients.
Loeffler holds an MBA with concentrations in finance and accounting and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.
Executive Vice President, Secretary and Chief Legal Officer
Van Beckwith is responsible for the Company’s Legal Department, Global Communications and Marketing, and Government Affairs. He advises Company leaders on all legal matters and is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee.
Before joining Halliburton, Beckwith was Firmwide Chair of Litigation at Baker Botts L.L.P., where he spent three decades managing litigation in some of the largest and most complex cases and arbitrations in the nation and internationally. He also served on the Baker Botts Executive Committee.
Beckwith holds a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University (SMU) and a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and a Fellow of the Texas and Dallas Bar Foundations. He serves on the executive board of the SMU Dedman School of Law.
Executive Vice President of Administration, Chief Human Resources Officer
Lawrence Pope has global leadership responsibilities for Supply Chain, Information Technology, Human Resources, Real Estate Services, Corporate Aviation and Security. He is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. Previously, Pope was Vice President of Human Resources and Operational Excellence for Halliburton. Before joining Halliburton, he served as Senior Vice President of Administration for Kellogg, Brown & Root.
Pope holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. He is a Certified Compensation Professional and serves as a board member for Village Learning Center, the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, and Houston Dynamo Charities.
Senior Vice President Finance
Lyn Beaty leads global oversight of the Company’s financial activities and is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. She previously served as Senior Vice President of Internal Assurance Services, responsible for providing assurance services for global operations and financial activities. Beaty joined Halliburton in 1983 as an accountant and financial analyst, and has served in an array of financial, accountant and leadership roles, contributing to many growth initiatives. A recognized expert in finance, she is active in academic communities, speaking on oilfield services and finance at universities and serving as a panelist in multiple forums on governance, risk and controls.
Beaty holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in accounting from The University of Texas at Austin. She is a certified public accountant in the state of Texas and serves on the board of directors of the Institute of Internal Auditors Houston Chapter. She is a member of the Accounting Advisory Board for The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.
Executive Vice President, Global Business Lines, and Chief Health, Safety & Environment Officer
Eric Carre is responsible for Halliburton’s Drilling & Evaluation and Completion & Production divisions, Landmark & Consulting, Project Management, Global Technology, and HSE & Service Quality. He is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. He started with Halliburton in 1991 as a Project Engineer and Manager of Technology. Carre has held multiple operational roles in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Europe/Africa regions, as well as other leadership positions, including Vice President of Drill Bits & Services, Vice President of Baroid, and Senior Vice President of the Drilling & Evaluation Division.
Carre holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium, and an MBA in finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and
the Fédération Royale d’Associations Belges d’Ingénieurs Civils, d’Ingénieurs Agronomes et de Bioingénieurs.
President, Eastern Hemisphere
Joe Rainey has more than three decades of industry experience with Halliburton throughout the Eastern Hemisphere and is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. He has served in multiple management and operational roles, including Senior Vice President of Halliburton’s Eastern Hemisphere Operations and Vice President of the Eurasia Pacific Region, responsible for the development of the strategic direction and long-term growth in the region.
Rainey also held the positions of Regional Vice President, Middle East; Focused Business Market Manager (FBM) for Tools, Testing and Tubing Conveyed Perforating for the Middle East and Caspian Sea; and as FBM Manager, Production Enhancement, for Latin America and Mexico.
President, Western Hemisphere
Mark Richard is responsible for the Western Hemisphere and serves as member of the Company’s Executive Committee. Previously, Richard was Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing
Richard began his career in 1984 as a Wireline Logging Engineer with Gearhart Industries. He came to Halliburton in 1988 with the acquisition of Gearhart and held a variety of operational roles. He then held various positions of increasing responsibility including executive leadership in the Gulf of Mexico, Eurasia/Europe/Sub-Saharan Africa Region, and Asia Pacific.
Richard holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Louisiana State University (LSU). He serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the LSU College of Engineering and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the American Association of Drilling Engineers, and the American Petroleum Institute, where he serves on the Upstream Committee.
Senior Vice President, Global Business Development & Marketing
Shannon Slocum is Halliburton Senior Vice President of Global Business Development and Marketing and a member of the Halliburton Executive Committee. He previously served in leadership roles around the world including as Senior Vice President for the Eurasia, Europe, and Sub-Saharan Africa Region. Slocum joined Halliburton in 2005 as Senior Manager of Innovation and Marketing and has served in multiple technology, operations, financial, product service, and business development roles including vice president of Cementing.
Slocum holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from Lamar University in Texas. In 2012, he was named Eastern Hemisphere Country Manager of the Year for his outstanding work in Azerbaijan.