Rod Starr assumes role of Chief Executive Officer at PolarcusCompany News // February 6, 2015
Polarcus has confirmed that Rod Starr has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of the company.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Starr said: "I am delighted to be appointed as Polarcus' new CEO and very excited to be joining such a progressive company.
"Since its launch in 2008, Polarcus has attracted exceptional talent and taken enormous strides in a highly competitive industry. The company has quickly earned a reputation for exceptional service quality while setting the benchmark for environmental leadership within the sector.
"The market environment today is clearly challenging, and I am looking forward to meeting all of our stakeholders and leading the company through the current cycle for the next phase of growth."
Mr Starr has over 30 years industry experience, starting his career with Unocal where he spent 16 years in various planning and financial roles before moving into the oil services sector where he has held senior sales, business development, marketing and managerial positions. Prior to joining Polarcus, he worked for TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company where he held several senior management positions worldwide, most recently as Senior Vice President, Western Hemisphere. He holds a degree in Business/Finance from San Diego State University in the US.