Dril-Quip announced that Jeffrey J. Bird will replace current chief executive officer (CEO) Blake T. DeBerry effective 1 January 2022. Jeffrey Bird will become the new President and CEO, and also assume a seat on Dril-Quip’s board of directors.
Blake DeBerry had served as Dril-Quip’s CEO since 2011 and had worked for the organization since 1988. He would continue to serve his current position till 31 December 2021.
Jeffrey Bird has been serving as the President and chief operating officer (COO) of Dril-Quip since May 2020.