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Matthew Fitzgerald Joins Board of Directors of Independence Contract Drilling

Texas Business reports:  HOUSTON—Independence Contract Drilling announced that Matthew Fitzgerald has joined its board of directors and will also serve as chairman of its audit committee. 

Fitzgerald currently serves on the board and as audit committee chairman for Rosetta Resources Inc. 

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.

“The Independence board joins me in welcoming Matt to our team,” said chairman Tom Bates in a prepared statement. “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.