HOUSTON, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Contract Drilling is pleased to announce that Matthew Fitzgerald has joined its Board of Directors and will also serve as Chairman of its Audit Committee. Mr. Fitzgerald currently serves on the Board and as Audit Committee Chairman for Rosetta Resources, Inc. Mr. Fitzgerald previously served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Grant Prideco, Inc., Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Veritas DGC, and as Vice President and Controller of BJ Services Company.
Tom Bates, Chairman of the Board of Independence, said, "The Independence Board joins me in welcoming Matt to our team. Matt's accomplished energy background will provide valuable insight and guidance as we implement our growth strategy and move forward in our plans to become a publicly traded company."
Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. provides contract drilling services to the North American E&P industry utilizing its custom designed ShaleDriller™ series of fast moving, AC programmable rigs designed and manufactured at its API Certified facilities and corporate headquarters located in Houston, Texas.
For more information, please visit www.icdrilling.com.
SOURCE Independence Contract Drilling