Dick Alario is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Key Energy Services (NYSE: KEG). 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 States, United Kingdom, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
Mr. Alario is Chairman Ex-Officio of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA). He is a Director of Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) and Chairman of its Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He is also a Director of DistributionNOW (NYSE: DNOW), Chairman of its Compensation Committee and a member of its Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He is a member of the Forever LSU Foundation, the American Association of Drilling Engineers and the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association. Previously, Mr. Alario served on the Board of Directors of 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 19, 2008, Mr. Alario was named Ernst & Young's "Entrepreneur of the Year" in the Energy category for the Gulf Coast Region.