Dick Alario is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Key Energy Services. Mr. Alario joined Key in August 2004 from BJ Services where he was Vice President. Dick has a distinguished career in international markets, having held top-level positions managing oilfield service businesses in the United Kingdom, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
He is currently the Chairman of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA). He is a Director of Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX). He is a member of the Forever LSU Foundation, the Tiger Athletic Foundation, the American Association of Drilling Engineers and the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association. Previously, Mr. Alario served on the Board of Directors of Seahawk Drilling, Inc., the Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition, the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry and the Louisiana State University Department of Petroleum Engineering Advisory Council.
On June 19th, 2008, Mr. Alario was named Ernst & Young's "Entrepreneur of the Year" in the Energy category for the Gulf Coast Region. He was also selected as a finalist at the national level.