President and Chief Executive Officer
Richard White is an industry recognized leader with over 30 years of experience in the geophysical industry. Before joining the Company, Richard served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of NuTec Energy Services Inc. Mr. White held that position from October 2001 until his retirement from NuTec in September 2002. Mr. White was the Chief Executive Officer of Veritas DGC Land, Inc. from January 2000 through June 2000. From 1995 until his retirement in October 1999, Mr. White served as President of Western Geophysical Company, as well as Senior Vice President of Western Atlas Inc. He also served as Vice President of Baker Hughes Incorporated from August 1998 until October 1999. Prior to 1995, he held various other executive positions with Western Geophysical Company, including Chief Operating Officer. Mr. White also previously served on the board of directors of Geospace Technologies Corp. (formerly OYO Geospace Corp.) from 2008 through the date of his appointment at the Company; OMNI Energy Service Corp. from 2001 through 2010; and VGS Seismic Canada Inc. from 2005 through 2009.