MRC Global Hires New Executive Vice President

08 October 2019

MRC Global Inc., one of the largest global distributors of pipe, valves and fittings and related products to the energy industry, has announced Kelly Youngblood is joining MRC Global, effective November 18, 2019. Mr. Youngblood will hold the title of Executive Vice President until the retirement of James E. Braun, current Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), on March 1, 2020, at which time, Kelly Youngblood will takeover the role of Executive Vice President and CFO.

Mr. Youngblood has more than 30 years of energy and finance expertise and brings it with him to MRC Global. He joins the team from BJ Services, LLC, the largest North American-focused pure-play pressure pumping services provider where he currently serves as Executive Vice President and CFO. In the CFO role, Mr. Youngblood has helped develop and execute strategic, operational and financial goals. 

"We are pleased to welcome Kelly to MRC Global. His extensive oilfield services experience and breadth of finance and strategic experience make him an ideal fit to serve as our CFO as we continue to drive our strategy to maximize shareholder returns. His leadership, reputation, and experience make him a great addition to our team," said Andrew Lane, president and CEO of MRC Global.

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