Knight Oil Tools Appoints McLaughlin Executive VP

Knight Oil Tools has promoted Pat McLaughlin to executive vice president, announced President Mark Knight.

As executive vice president, McLaughlin will be responsible for overseeing Knight Oil Tools, Knight Fishing Services, Knight Well Services, Knight Manufacturing, Hub City Iron Works, Tri Drill and Robinson.

McLaughlin, who graduated from Southwest Texas State University, began working for Knight in 1978 and has held various positions throughout the company including store manager, operations manager, corporate operations manager and vice president. He has been instrumental in the expansion of Knight facilities throughout the Gulf Coast, Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions and has helped to propel the company's innovative growth.

"Pat has earned this position through 30 years of continual service to Knight," said Mark Knight. "Our future growth depends on the leadership that Pat can provide to the new generation."