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DEF 14A
BRISTOW GROUP INC filed this Form DEF 14A on 06/21/2018
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Name,
Citizenship & Age
Current or Former Principal
Occupation, Position and Dates
Other Directorships
(Committees, if any, and Dates)
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Board since 2010
Audit since 2010
Governance since 2010
Ian A. Godden
British
Age: 64
Havelock Europa PLC (a public commercial furniture design and manufacturing company)
-Non-Executive Chairman since January 2017
Yokogawa Electric Corporation (a public electrical engineering and software company and parent company to KBC Advanced Technologies)
- Part-Time Senior Advisor, since April 2016
KBC Advanced Technologies (a former public consulting and software company dedicated to hydrocarbon processing)
- Non-Executive Chairman, 2011 – January 2013; and January 2015 – April 2016
- Executive Chairman, January 2013 – December 2014
- Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, 2008 – 2011
Glenmore Gas and Energy Inc. (private energy companies)
- Founder and Chairman, since 2005
Farnborough International Limited (a private subsidiary company of ADS described below)
- Chairman, 2009 – 2013
A|D|S Group Ltd. (a private trade organization that represents the U.K. civil aerospace, defense and security industries)
- Chairman, 2007 – 2011
Public Companies:
- Havelock Europa PLC
(Audit Committee)
(since January 2017)
- KBC Advanced Technologies (Remuneration and Nominations Committees)
(2008 – 2016)
(Audit) (2008 – 2011)
- E2V Technologies PLC
(Audit) (2003 – 2010)
Board Recommendation: Our Board concluded that Mr. Godden should continue to serve on our Board, in light of our business and structure, for the reasons set forth below.
Key attributes, experience and skills: Mr. Godden received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Edinburgh University in Scotland and an MBA from Stanford University in California. He has extensive practical experience in the aviation industry, particularly in the areas of aviation safety, training, technology and logistics management which are each critical to the Company at this stage of its growth. His international experience gained from decades of serving in executive roles in oil and gas companies in the international oil and gas sector and his background in strategic consulting aids our Board in reviewing decisions and developing the global strategy for the Company. Finally, his expertise in corporate governance, which has been recognized by his being honored as a NACD Board Leadership Fellow, makes him well suited to continue to serve as Chairman of our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.
 
Name,
Citizenship & Age
Current or Former Principal
Occupation, Position and Dates
Other Directorships
(Committees, if any, and Dates)
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Board since 2016
Audit since 2016
Governance since October 2017
A. William Higgins
American
Age: 59
CIRCOR International, Inc. (a public, global diversified manufacturing company)
- Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President,
2008 – 2012
- President and Chief Operating Officer, 2006 – 2008
- Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer,
2005 – 2006
Leslie Controls, Inc. (a subsidiary of CIRCOR that filed for bankruptcy protection in 2010 and successfully emerged from bankruptcy in 2011)
- Director and Vice President, 2008-2012
Honeywell International, Inc. (a public, diversified technology and manufacturing company)
- Vice President and General Manager, Americas, Honeywell Building Solutions, 2002 – 2004
- Vice President and General Manager, AlliedSignal Grimes Aerospace Company, 1999 – 2002
- General Manager, AlliedSignal Aerospace Valve and Component Repair and Overhaul Service, 1996 – 1999
- Director, East Asia Business Development, AlliedSignal Electronics Materials, 1992 – 1999
- Manager, East Asia Business Development, AlliedSignal Electronics Materials, 1991 – 1992
Public Companies:
- Albany International Corp.
(Compensation Committee)
 
(member since September 2016 and Chairman since May 2017)
- Kaman Corporation
(Finance) (member since 2013 and Chairman since 2016)
(Corporate Governance)
 
(since 2015)
(Personnel and Compensation)
(2009 – 2015)
- CIRCOR International, Inc.
(Chairman) (2008 – 2012)
Board Recommendation: Our Board concluded that Mr. Higgins should continue to serve on our Board, in light of our business and structure, for the reasons set forth below.
Key attributes, experience and skills:  Mr. Higgins is an engineer by education who started his career as an advanced technologies engineer at Pratt & Whitney (UTC). His professional background provides our Board with additional perspective on talent development, international operations and global strategic development, lean manufacturing and continuous improvement processes, government relations, acquisitions, and the oil and gas, distribution and industrial markets. In addition, his experience at Honeywell International, AlliedSignal and Pratt & Whitney provide him with a strong background in the aerospace industry. His executive experience, financial acumen and prior service on public company boards make him highly qualified to continue to serve as a member of our Audit Committee and our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.

 
BRISTOW GROUP INC.2018 Proxy Statement – 15