Houston’s Forum Appoints Neal Lux CEO as Part of Succession Plans

Effective Feb. 18, C. Christopher Gaut, the current chairman, president and CEO who has led Forum Energy Technologies since its inception, will become executive chairman.

Hart Energy Staff

Forum Energy Technologies Inc. on Dec. 6 said COO Neal Lux will serve as successor to C. Christopher Gaut, who will step into a new role as executive chairman after serving as CEO of the Houston-based oilfield services company since its launch.

The appointment of Lux as president and CEO also includes a spot as a Class II director on the Forum board of directors, all of which are effective Feb. 18.

“It has been an honor to lead FET since its inception,” Gaut commented in the release. “I was pleased to recommend Neal’s appointment to the board of directors, and I look forward to this next phase in our company’s journey.”

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