Fitzgerald Named Grant Prideco Senior VP, CFO

Grant Prideco has appointed Matt Fitzgerald as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Grant Prideco Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Michael McShane announced.

Fitzgerald joined Grant Prideco from Veritas DGC Inc., where he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Prior to joining Veritas in 2001, Fitzgerald was Vice President and Controller of BJ Services Company, where he was employed since 1989.

Previously, Fitzgerald was Director of Corporate Audit at Baker Hughes, Inc. and was with Ernst and Whinney from 1981 to 1987. Fitzgerald is a Certified Public Accountant and is active in various industry and charitable organizations.

"I am quite pleased to once again have the opportunity to work with Matt," said McShane. "He brings extensive industry and technical knowledge and skills to Grant Prideco, and he will be a great addition to our senior management team."