HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) today announced Robb Voyles, currently executive vice president, secretary and general counsel, will assume the role of executive vice president, secretary and chief legal officer effective January 1, 2020. Voyles will continue to serve on the Halliburton Executive Committee.
“We congratulate Robb on his well-earned appointment to chief legal officer,” said Jeff Miller, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Halliburton. “He has built an outstanding legal team that provides sound legal guidance for our entire organization, and we are very fortunate to have him leading our corporate legal strategy.”
Van Beckwith, currently chair of the Litigation Department at Baker Botts LLP and member of its Executive Committee, will join Halliburton in January and assume the role of senior vice president and general counsel, reporting to Voyles.
Beckwith has almost 30 years of experience trying large and complex cases and arbitrations across the U.S. During his tenure, he maintained a robust, nationwide trial practice for many of Baker Botts’ key clients while also serving in a wide range of leadership roles.
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