Insights: Todd M. Hornbeck
While this month's selection for our INSIGHTS feature needs no introduction to maritime and energy insiders everywhere, Todd Hornbeck's
professional journey is worth pausing to reflect upon.
Hornbeck, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS), founded the company in 1997.
Until 2002 Mr. Hornbeck served as the President and Secretary of the company, when he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and then, Chairman of the Board in 2005.
Hornbeck also worked for the original Hornbeck Offshore Services until 1996, serving in various positions related to business strategy and development.
Following the merger of Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. with Tidewater in March, 1996, he accepted a position as Marketing Director - Gulf of Mexico with Tidewater, where his responsibilities included managing relationships and overall business development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico region.
remained with Tidewater
until the formation of Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc.
Today, Hornbeck serves as Chairman of Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) and Vice Chairman of the International Support Vessel Owners' Association (ISOA).
Follow along as he
shows the way forward for Hornbeck Offshore Services
, its customers, and the global energy industry.
Already operating one of the youngest and largest fleets in the water, Hornbeck
is nevertheless pressing forward with an aggressive newbuild program.
What's the primary driver for this business decision?