Mr. Gaut has been the Chief Executive Officer of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. since August 2010. Mr. Gaut served as the President at Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. from August 2010 to May 18, 2016. He served as Managing Director of SCF Partners. He served as the President of Drilling & Evaluation Division of Halliburton Company from January 2008 to April 8, 2009. He served as an Executive Vice President of Halliburton Company from March 2003 to December 31, 2007. He served as an Executive Vice President of Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. from March 2003 to December 31, 2007 and served as its Chief Financial Officer from March 2003 to April 2009. Prior to joining Halliburton Company in 2003, he served as Member of Office of the President and Chief Operating Officer at Ensco plc from January, 2002 to February 2003. Mr. Gaut also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ensco plc from December 1987 to December 2001. He also served as co-President of Ensco plc. Prior to ENSCO, he was a Partner in Pacific Asset Capital. He began his career with Amoco Corporation in 1980 and served various financial management positions. Mr. Gaut served as the President of Dual Drilling Company (formerly Dual Holding Co.). He has been the Chairman of Reservoir Group Ltd. since February 2010 and Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. since August 2010. He has been a Director of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (formerly Forum Oilfield Technologies, Inc.) since December 2006. He has been a Non- Executive Director of Ensco plc since May 2008. He served as a Director of KBR Inc., since March 2006. Mr. Gaut also served as a Director of Dual Drilling Company. He is a Member of Financial Executives International and is on the Board of Directors of the National Ocean Industries Association. He also serves on the Board of the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Mr. Gaut received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Engineering from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.