Pride International Names Kevin Robert VP of Marketing

Pride International reports that Kevin Robert has joined Pride as Vice President, Marketing. Kevin will manage worldwide sales and marketing.

Prior to joining Pride, Kevin worked for Samsung Heavy Industries as the Vice President EPIC Contracting. Kevin established the EPIC (Engineering, Procurement, Installation, Construction,) business unit in Houston, where he determined strategy, directed all business development and developed technical solutions and executed contracts and planning stages of large international offshore projects.

Kevin was previously employed by Marine Drilling Companies as the Vice President Sales and Marketing from January 2001 through September 2001. When Marine merged with Pride International in September 2001, Kevin became the Director of Business Development. He established the offshore business unit in Mexico through redeployment of idle assets (jackups and semisubmersibles) to work for Pemex on long-term contracts.

Kevin received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, International Association of Drilling Contractors, Houston Chapter of the American Association of Drilling Engineers, NOIA and the LSU Foundation.