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 has served as McDermott’s President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors since December 16, 2013. He joined McDermott on October 31, 2013 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Dickson has more than 24 years of offshore oilfield engineering and construction business experience, including 11 years of experience with Technip S.A. and its subsidiaries. From September 2008 to October 2013, he served as President of Technip U.S.A. Inc., with oversight responsibilities for all of Technip’s North American operations.

In addition to being the President of Technip U.S.A. Inc., Mr. Dickson also had responsibility for certain operations in Latin America, including Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia and the Caribbean. Mr. Dickson also supported the Technip organization by managing key customer accounts with international oil companies based in the United States.

Prior to Technip, Dickson headed Operations at CNS Subsea Ltd., was Operations Manager at ETPM DeepSea Ltd., and worked for McDermott in the UK in the late 1990’s. He has executed projects and built infrastructure throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, and North and South America.

Mr. Dickson serves as a board member for the Greater Houston Partnership.

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