Flotek hires chemical industry pro to serve as GC

Flotek Industries Inc. has hired Nick Bigney as its senior VP, general counsel and secretary. In this role, he will lead Flotek’s legal strategy, securities filings, corporate governance, compliance and risk assessment programs, and dispute resolution and litigation, as well as commercial transactional work related to organic and inorganic activities. He will be based in Houston and report to Flotek’s CEO, President & Chairman of the Board, John Gibson Jr.

Bigney joins Flotek from Oiltanking North America, where he was its GC. Before that, Bigney spent eight years in roles of increasing seniority at Nabors, where he was responsible for corporate financing and securities, mergers and acquisitions, complex transactions and corporate governance matters. He began his law career in New York at Milbank before moving to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom’s Energy and Infrastructure Projects Group in Houston.

“We are excited to have Nick join the executive team at Flotek. He brings deep industry experience with broad capabilities across a spectrum of legal and corporate issues. Nick is my first hire at Flotek, which marks a significant pivot for the Company to bring strategic resources in-house that will not only help us rationalize external spend, but also help Flotek become a more effective organization. I am confident his contributions will enable the Company to deliver value to our shareholders through streamlined resourcing and decision making, as well as more effective risk assessment and mitigation,” said Gibson in a statement.

Bigney attended Brigham Young University, where he received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Japanese and a Minor in Economics. He received his Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School. He is a member of the New York and Texas state bars.

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