HOUSTON -- FMC Technologies has named president and CEO Peter D. Kinnear as chairman of the company's board of directors. He succeeds Joseph H. Netherland who served as chairman since March 2007. Netherland will continue to serve as a non-independent member of FMC Technologies' board of directors.
Kinnear currently is on the boards of Tronox, the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association, and the National Association of Manufacturers. He also serves on the board of trustees of Spindletop International and on the policy committee of the American Petroleum Institute.