WDC Exploration & Wells has announced that Robert Ruck will join the management team as chief executive officer. Ruck, who has served as CEO of several public and private companies, brings 25 years of leadership experience in manufacturing and service companies, including serving as a business leader for a nearly $2 billion business at AlliedSignal/Honeywell.
“Rob is a great addition to our management team,” says Joe
Spedale, president of WDC. “His background and experience as a business leader
will serve our customers well.”
With broad experience including mergers and acquisitions,
operational integration, team-building and marketing, Ruck has delivered
substantial performance improvements in challenging markets, and has a track
record of consistent excellence earned in Fortune 1000 companies, as well as
smaller companies and private equity-backed investments.
“I am thrilled to join WDC’s excellent management team to
continue to build the business as a market leader,” Ruck says. “I look
forward to capitalizing on our strengths and working on identifying a variety
of compelling growth opportunities nationwide.”
in Woodland, Calif., WDC (www.wdcexploration.com) is the largest privately
owned drilling company in the United States. Formed in 1949 to service the
needs of the expanding agricultural and municipal markets in northern California,
WDC has expanded its operations in the United States throughout the West, Midwest,
Southwest and Southeast, and provides a comprehensive array of drilling
solutions for its customers’ technical projects.
Rob Ruck to Join WDC Exploration & Wells as CEO
February 12, 2009