Nine Energy Service Inc. (NYSE: NINE) has named S. Brett Luz, CPA as chief accounting officer, the company said on Sept. 4.

Luz will assume the role following the retirement of Rich Woolston who has been with Nine since 2011.

A certified CPA, Luz brings over 18 years of accounting experience to Nine. In his new role as chief accounting officer, Luz will oversee all financial analysis and reporting and corporate financial accounting efforts.

“We are excited to welcome Brett to Nine’s executive leadership team as chief accounting officer following the retirement of Rich Woolston,” Ann Fox, president and CEO at Nine Energy Service, said.

Prior to joining Nine, Luz spent the past seven years with specialty energy infrastructure contractor, Willbros Group Inc. in several accounting roles, culminating in his position as vice president and chief accounting officer. He also previously executed the financial statements of public and private companies in the oil and gas industry and other sectors with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

“Brett has accumulated an impressive amount of diverse accounting and leadership experience and I look forward to working with him here at Nine,” Clinton Roeder, CFO at Nine Energy Service, said. Luz holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from Texas Christian University.