Danos has promoted Mark King to the position of sales manager, the company announced. In this role, he will be responsible for leading sales initiatives to maintain and expand the company’s customer base and will oversee the activities of the sales team.

“In his seven years with Danos, Mark has demonstrated strong leadership skills and a dedication to excellence,” says owner Paul Danos. “We are confident that he will continue this exceptional performance and lead our team in the right direction.”

King joined Danos in 2012 as senior account manager, where he served as the single point of contact and oversaw all aspects related to British Petroleum (BP) Gulf of Mexico and Land Operations. Before joining Danos, he was an account manager with Moody Price LLC, an industrial equipment supplier. Prior to his career in the oil and gas industry, King worked as a teacher and coach in secondary education.

“I am extremely humbled and excited to begin this next chapter with Danos,” King says. “I look forward to the new challenge and continuing to build on the success of our company.”

A graduate of Louisiana State University, King earned a bachelor of science in kinesiology in 1996 and was also a four-year varsity letterman for the football team. He and his wife Michelle live in Houma, Louisiana, and have two daughters. King is an avid triathlete and an active supporter of the American Cancer Society.

Danos, founded in 1947, is a family-owned and managed oilfield service provider based in Gray, Louisiana. It has offices in Houston; Lafayette, Louisiana; and the Permian Basin. For more information, visit www.danos.com.