Exterran Corporation Leadership Team
With years of deep industry expertise, the Exterran® executive leadership team combines insight with integrity to move our company boldly forward.
Andrew J. Way President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Way is our President and Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as Vice President and Chief Executive Officer-Drilling and Surface Production of GE Oil & Gas, a provider of equipment and services in the oil and gas space, from 2012 through June 2015. Mr. Way joined GE Oil & Gas in October 2007 and previously served as General Manager Operations, Turbo Machinery Services from October 2007 to December 2008, as General Manager, Global Supply Chain from December 2008 to December 2010, and as Vice President and Chief Executive Officer-Turbo Machinery Services from December 2010 to June 2012. Prior to joining GE Oil & Gas, Mr. Way served as Operations Director and Managing Director-GE Equipment Services of GE Capital from 2001 to 2007 and held various positions at GE Aviation from 1996 to 2001. Mr. Way serves on the Board of Directors of the Petroleum Equipment & Services Association and is actively involved in various civic and charitable organizations. Mr. Way studied Mechanical Engineering and graduated from the technical leadership program with Lucas Industries in Wales, U.K.
Valerie L. Banner Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Valerie Banner is Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of Exterran Corporation and previously served as Associate General Counsel of Exterran Energy Solutions, L.P. since 2008 and as special counsel from 2007. Prior to the merger of Hanover and Universal in August 2007, she served Universal as special counsel since 2000, and served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 1998 through 2000. Prior to joining Universal, Banner served as counsel for several publicly traded companies and was in private practice, having begun her career as an associate with Andrews & Kurth LLP. Banner also is an officer and director of certain Exterran majority-owned subsidiaries.
David A. Barta Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
David A. Barta is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Exterran Corporation. Prior to joining Exterran in November, 2016, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Accudyne Industries, beginning in 2013. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Cooper Industries from 2010 until its sale in 2012. Before that, Barta spent six years as Chief Financial Officer of Regal Beloit Corporation and prior to that he worked nine years at Newell Rubbermaid, Inc. in financial management positions. In the early years of his career he held various financial positions with Harman International Industries, North American Van Lines and Beatrice Foods.
Roger George Senior Vice President, Global Engineering and Product Lines
Roger George is Senior Vice President, Global Engineering and Product Lines, of Exterran Corporation. Prior to joining Exterran in December, 2016, he held a series of leadership roles with GE from 2005 to 2016. His most recent role with GE was Product Line Leader of their 50Hz Utility Gas Turbine business. Prior to that he served as General Manager and as an executive with GE’s Distributed Power running Global Sales and Commercial Operations from 2012 to 2016. Earlier in his career he worked for Optimal CAE, Inc. and the Ford Motor Company.
Girish K. Saligram Chief Operating Officer
Girish Saligram is Chief Operating Officer of Exterran Corporation. Prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer, he served as Senior Vice President, Global Services of Exterran Corporation. Saligram joined Exterran in 2016 after spending 20 years with GE in positions of increasing responsibility as a functional and business leader in industry sectors across the globe, including his last position as General Manager, Downstream Products & Services for GE Oil & Gas. Prior to that, Saligram led the GE Oil & Gas Contractual Services business based in Florence, Italy. Before his nine years in the oil and gas sector, Saligram spent 12 years with GE Healthcare in engineering, services, operations, and commercial roles.
Michael W. Sanders Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Michael Sanders is Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Exterran Corporation. He is responsible for the Company’s Global Accounting organization. He was named to this position in October, 2017. Prior to joining Exterran, Sanders was Corporate Controller at Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (2016-2017) and at LNG Limited (2014-2016). He has held other leadership positions in finance and accounting for KBR, Inc., McDermott International, Inc. and Baker Hughes Corporation. Sanders began his career at Ernst & Young, LLP and is a certified public accountant.
David S. Vaughn Vice President, Global Health, Safety, Security and Environment
David “Scott” Vaughn is Vice President, Global Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) for Exterran Energy Solutions L.P. He assumed this position in December, 2016. Prior to that, Vaughn worked for two years as Vice President of Health, Safety and Environment for Paragon Offshore. From 1996 to 2014 he worked for Diamond Offshore, leaving there as Global Vice President of Health, Safety, Security and Environment. He began his career in 1993 as a paramedic for the City of New Orleans.