HOUSTON -- McDermott International Inc. has appointed Admiral Richard W. Mies to its board of directors. Mies also will serve on its audit and governance committees.
Mies served in the US Navy for 35 years, retiring in 2002. Mies was a nuclear submariner, and commanded US Strategic Command, responsible for the command and control of strategic nuclear forces. Following his military service, he served as a senior VP of Science Applications International Corp. and as president and CEO of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hicks and Associates.