Halliburton has announced the promotion of Jeff Miller, currently the company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, to president and his appointment to the Halliburton Board of Directors both effective August 1, 2014.
In this new role, Miller will complement the leadership of Dave Lesar, Halliburton’s chairman and chief executive officer.
Miller has served as Halliburton’s executive vice president and COO since 2012, working with the company’s senior management team in developing and executing operational strategy and ensuring that the company’s short- and long-term focus is aligned with its strategy. He began his career at Halliburton in 1997 and has held various senior management roles in the company’s global operations and business development.
“I have known and worked with Jeff for over 25 years and am absolutely confident he will excel in his new role,” said Dave Lesar.
“Jeff is a proven leader who will continue to help guide the strategic direction of Halliburton to assure superior service to our customers and robust returns to our shareholders. In my continuing role as chairman and CEO, I look forward to working with Jeff for the next several years.”
Miller holds a Bachelor of Science degree from McNeese State University, and has a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the Texas A&M University Dwight Look College of Engineering Advisory Council.