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David Dickson

David Dickson

President and CEO , McDermott

Senior Vice President, Technip Group - North America RegionMr. Dickson has been involved in the international oil and gas industry for more than nineteen years. He has held senior management roles in the offshore sector including market development, project management, engineering, and construction. He is currently President of Technip North America and is a Senior Vice President within Technip Group.

Mr. Dickson previously held positions as Vice President and Operations Manager within Technip USA's SURF (Subsea, Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines) Segment, which is responsible for all subsea installation projects in the Gulf of Mexico. He was invited to join the Technip organization in 2002 to grow the market position in subsea installation, achieving a market share of over 50% in 6 years. His Technip debut was as Project Director for the subsea installation scope for Shell's Na Kika Project. Under his leadership on this project, Technip completed the commissioning of the largest ultra-deepwater reeled pipelay and subsea construction vessel in the industry, the Deep Blue, and achieved numerous industry records.

Mr. Dickson earned a Bachelor's Honors Degree in Engineering in Naval Architecture from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, through a scholarship sponsored by Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering, Ltd., where he worked in nuclear submarine technology.

Prior to Technip: J Ray McDermot, EPTM - executing projects and building infrastructure in various locations including Europe, Africa, Asia, and North and South America.

Personal: Married with three children.

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