HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NOW Inc. (NYSE: DNOW) announced today that Michael Frazier, a member of the NOW Inc. Board of Directors, has passed away.
Mr. Frazier had been a director of the Company since May 2014. Mr. Frazier was with Simmons & Company International, an independent investment bank specializing in the energy industry, from 1992, and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 and 2005, respectively, and as its Chairman from 2009, until its acquisition by Piper Jaffray Companies in February 2016.
J. Wayne Richards, Chairman of the Board of NOW Inc., stated, “We will be forever grateful to Mike for his dedication and service to DistributionNOW. It has been a privilege for me and the other Board members to work alongside Mike. He will be greatly missed.”
Robert Workman, President and CEO of NOW Inc., added, “I am very saddened by Mike’s passing. He was a tremendous supporter of the Company and for that, I will always be appreciative of his impact here. The DistributionNOW family offers our thoughts, prayers and support to the entire Frazier family at this time.”
About NOW Inc.
NOW Inc. is one of the largest distributors to energy and industrial markets on a worldwide basis, with a legacy of over 150 years. NOW Inc. operates primarily under the DistributionNOW and Wilson Export brands. Through its network of approximately 265 locations and 4,500 employees worldwide, NOW Inc. offers a comprehensive line of products and solutions for the upstream, midstream and downstream energy and industrial sectors. Our locations provide products and solutions to exploration and production companies, energy transportation companies, refineries, chemical companies, utilities, manufacturers and engineering and construction companies.
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