Weatherford Names Ex-Lufkin Exec As New VP, Co-GC

Law360, New York (July 12, 2013, 3:09 PM EDT) -- Switzerland-based oil and gas drilling services giant Weatherford International Ltd. has snagged the former vice president and general counsel of Texas-based Lufkin Industries Inc. to serve as its new vice president and co-general counsel, it announced Thursday.

Alejandro “Alex” Cestero has spent more than a decade as an attorney specializing in oil and gas matters. He joins Weatherford from oil and gas well parts manufacturer Lufkin Industries, which in April agreed to be acquired by GE for $3.3 billion. Cestero had been vice president, general counsel,...
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