Alan R. Crain, Chairman
Mr. Crain has been Chairman of the Board since November 2017 and a member of our Board since May 2017. He is currently a director, and the Chairman of the Governance Committee, of the National Association of Corporate Directors Texas Tri-Cities Chapter. He is a lecturer at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University and other organizations regarding complex issues facing corporate boards. He is a member of the board of directors of DDB Holding Company, LLC, an oilfield services portfolio company of Hastings Equity Partners. He is also on the boards of the World Affairs Council of Houston; the American Arbitration Association; the Asia Society, Texas Center; the Institute for Transnational Arbitration and multiple organizations dedicated to protecting human rights. Mr. Crain was Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Governance Officer of Baker Hughes Incorporated until his retirement at the end of December 2016. He joined Baker Hughes in October 2000 as Vice President and General Counsel. Prior thereto he was General Counsel of Crown Cork & Seal Company and General Counsel of Union Texas Petroleum Holdings, Inc. Earlier in his career he was a lawyer with Pennzoil Company and with El Paso LNG Company. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has served on the ABA's Center for Human Rights. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with both BS and MS degrees in Engineering and received a MBA and a JD from Syracuse University.