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Tidewater Announces Appointment of Daniel A. Hudson as General Counsel


 HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 26, 2019-- Tidewater Inc. (NYSE: TDW) (“Tidewater” or the “Company”) announced today that the Company has promoted Daniel A. Hudson to serve as the Company’s Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Hudson previously served as Tidewater’s Assistant General Counsel and has been employed by the Company since July 2006.

 Quintin Kneen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tidewater, commented, “Daniel’s substantial knowledge of the offshore industry and his extensive maritime legal experience will be an asset in advancing Tidewater’s legal framework both domestically and abroad. Our ability to promote from within to fill our recently vacated executive positions without adding additional headcount encourages a mutual commitment between Tidewater and its high-potential employees and enables us to establish a leaner corporate infrastructure.”

 About Tidewater 

Tidewater owns and operates the largest fleet of Offshore Support Vessels in the industry, with over 60 years of experience supporting offshore energy exploration and production activities worldwide.


In accordance with the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Tidewater notes that certain statements set forth in this presentation provide other than historical information and are forward looking. The unfolding of future economic or business developments may happen in a way not as anticipated or projected by Tidewater and may involve numerous risks and uncertainties that may cause Tidewater’s actual achievement of any forecasted results to be materially different from that stated or implied in the forward-looking statement. Among those risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of Tidewater include, without limitation the anticipated synergies with respect to the combination of Tidewater and GulfMark; fluctuations in worldwide energy demand and oil and gas prices; fleet additions by competitors and industry overcapacity; customer actions including changes in capital spending for offshore exploration, development and production and changes in demands for different vessel specifications; acts of terrorism and piracy; the impact of potential information technology, cybersecurity or data security breaches; significant weather conditions; unsettled political conditions, war, civil unrest and governmental actions, especially in higher political risk countries where we operate; labor changes proposed by international conventions; increased regulatory burdens and oversight; changes in law, economic and global financial market conditions, including the effect of enactment of U.S. tax reform or other tax law changes, trade policy and tariffs, interest and foreign currency exchange rate volatility, commodity and equity prices and the value of financial assets; and enforcement of laws related to the environment, labor and foreign corrupt practices. Readers should consider all of these risk factors, as well as other information contained in Tidewater’s form 10-Ks and 10-Qs.

Tidewater owns and operates one of the largest fleets of Offshore Support Vessels in the industry, with over 60 years of experience supporting offshore energy exploration and production activities worldwide.

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Source: Tidewater Inc.

Matthew A. Mancheski
Vice President, Investor Relations and
Corporate Development

SOURCE: Tidewater Inc.