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Independence Contract Drilling CEO Edward S. Jacob, III to retire

Staff writer | Houston, Tx., USA | June 13, 2016
IndependenceJune 13, 2016, Houston, Tx., USA - Independence Contract Drilling, a land drilling services provider, announced that Edward S. Jacob, III, president and COO, has decided to retire as an officer of the company from June 30, 2016.
Mr. Jacob has served as a Director, and President and Chief Operating Officer since May 2014 and as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since February 2013. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Keen Energy.

Prior to Keen, Mr. Jacob had a distinguished career at Grey Wolf, Inc. and also spent 13 years in various sales, marketing and operations management positions with Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co.

Mr. Jacob is a 2007 graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. He is a Director of IADC, serves on IADC’s Executive Committee, and was also elected and currently serves as the Chairman of the IADC (2015). He was honored as the IADC’s 2014 Contractor of the Year.