Halliburton Taps Mark Richard To Replace Jim Brown As Western Hemisphere President

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) said Jan. 14 that Mark Richard has been promoted as the Houston-based oilfield service company’s new president of the Western Hemisphere, replacing Jim Brown.

Brown is leaving Halliburton after more than 20 years with the 100-year-old company, the company press release said, though didn’t disclose the reason behind his departure.

Richard, his successor effective Feb. 1, has been with Halliburton for over 30 years after beginning his career with the company in 1984. He currently serves as senior vice president of the company’s northern region.