Board of Directors
David Dickson is President and Chief Executive Officer for McDermott International, Inc., a position he has held since December 2013. Mr. Dickson oversees the strategic direction of the Houston-based company. With approximately 32,000 employees operating in approximately 54 countries, a diversified global fleet of specialty marine construction vessels and an industry-leading Technology portfolio, McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry.
Prior to McDermott, David spent 11 years with Technip S.A. and its subsidiaries, including as President of Technip U.S.A., Inc., with oversight responsibilities for all of Technip's North America Operations. David has nearly 30 years of experience in the offshore oilfield engineering and construction industry holding various management positions in market development, project management, engineering and construction.
Mr. Dickson is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Safety Council, an organization that works to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Houston Partnership; an organization focused on the growth and success of the greater Houston area as well as addressing the region's unique challenges.
Mr. Dickson is an honors graduate of the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow with a bachelor's degree in naval architecture and offshore engineering.