Tidewater Promotes Gerard Kehoe to VP

Tidewater has promoted Gerard P. Kehoe to Vice President and Officer of Tidewater Inc. The promotion was effective as of May 15, 2005.

Mr. Kehoe joined Tidewater in July 1999 as Area Manager for Venezuela following a successful career with the Dowell division of Schlumberger where he held several technical and general manager positions. In September 2001, he was appointed Area Manager for Brazil and in December 2002, he was promoted to Latin America Regional Manager and re-located to the corporate office in New Orleans, Louisiana, in April 2004.

Mr. Kehoe graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland, with a National Certificate in Civil Engineering and more recently from the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program. He lives in New Orleans, Louisiana, with his family.