Dril-Quip Inc. has promoted Jeffrey J. Bird to president and COO and Raj Kumar to vice president and CFO, effective as of May 14. These new roles will complement the leadership of Blake DeBerry as CEO.
“Since joining the company in 2017, Jeff has made significant contributions to the company’s success, including our global business transformation that we undertook in 2018-2019 and strategy changes in our manufacturing operations, supply chain and sales organization,” DeBerry said. “Similarly, Raj has led several successful initiatives in our finance organization with his finance and accounting expertise. I am confident that each of them will succeed in their new roles. In my role as chief executive officer, I look forward to continuing to work with Jeff, Raj and our entire management team as we guide the company through this challenging market for our industry.”
Bird has served as Dril-Quip’s senior vice president of production operations and CFO since February 2019, prior to which he was vice president and CFO since he joined the company in March 2017. Kumar has served as Dril-Quip’s vice president of finance and chief accounting officer since February 2019, prior to which he was vice president and treasurer since he joined the company in June 2017.
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