Hercules Offshore appoints chairman

Hercules Offshore has appointed Thomas Bates as chairman of the company’s board of directors, effective Dec. 31.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON -- Hercules Offshore has appointed Thomas Bates as chairman of the company’s board of directors, effective Dec. 31. He replaces John T. Reynolds, who has resigned.

The company has reduced its board from ten directors to nine and is reducing its audit committee, compensation committee, and nominating and governance committees from four members to three.

12/08/2009

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