Meet Our CEO

“With an unparalleled history of developing complex offshore and subsea oil and gas projects worldwide, McDermott’s success is built on long-standing relationships that require an unwavering focus on operational excellence and client engagement to deliver the best solution.”

David Dickson
President & Chief Executive Officer

David Dickson is President & Chief Executive Officer for McDermott International, Inc., a position he has held since December 2013.

David oversees the strategic direction of the Houston-based, 3+ billion dollar company. With more than 12,400 employees operating in approximately 20 countries and a diversified global fleet of specialty marine construction vessels, McDermott is a leading provider of complex, integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (“EPCI”) solutions from concept through decommissioning for upstream field developments worldwide.

Prior to McDermott, David spent 11 years with Technip S.A. and its subsidiaries, including as President of Technip U.S.A., Inc., with oversight responsibilities for all of Technip’s North America Operations. He was also Vice President and Operations Manager for Technip U.S.A.’s SURF (Subsea, Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines) segment. He joined Technip in 2002 with the task of growing the Company’s market position in subsea installation, now the largest subsea company in the Gulf of Mexico.

David has nearly 30 years of experience in the offshore oilfield engineering and construction industry holding various management positions in market development, project management, engineering and construction.

He is an honors graduate of the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering in Naval Architecture.

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