NEX NexTier Oilfield Solutions

Filed: 9 Aug 21, 4:46pm

Washington, D.C. 20549
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): August 9, 2021
NexTier Oilfield Solutions Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Delaware 001-3798838-4016639
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
3990 Rogerdale Rd
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
(713) 325-6000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

Title of each classTrading SymbolName of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01, par valueNEXNew York Stock Exchange
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On August 4, 2021, NexTier Oilfield Solutions Inc. (the “Company”) the Board of Directors appointed Matthew Gillard as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gillard’s employment with NexTier will commence on August 9, 2021.

Mr. Gillard, 49, joins NexTier from Intex Group Inc., where, as principal and owner, he provided consulting services on oilfield logistics, supply chain and distribution, primarily focused on U.S. operations. From 2002 to April 2020, Mr. Gillard worked in various positions of increasing responsibility with Schlumberger Limited and its affiliates, including from October of 2016 to May 2017 as Vice President Unconventional Completions North America, thereafter as Vice President Production Group Western Hemisphere, and then from August 2017 to February of 2018 as President of OneStim. From February of 2018 until his departure in 2020, he served as Vice President Integration & Strategy SLB North America. During his time with Schlumberger, Mr. Gillard had extensive experience in managing technology projects and leading and building various aspects of their pressure pumping business.

In connection with Mr. Gillard’s appointment, he will receive compensation including (i) an annual base salary of $425,000, (ii) eligibility to participate in the Company’s management bonus program at an initial target of 100% eligible earnings, (iii) eligibility to participate the Company’s long-term incentive program, and (iv) a one-time grant of restricted stock under the Company’s Equity and Incentive Award Plan in the amount of 100,000 restricted stock units that will vest pro-rata over three years from the grant date. Mr. Gillard may also participate in perks, retirement and welfare benefit plans, programs, and arrangements generally available to executive officers, subject to eligibility requirements. There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Gillard and any other person pursuant to which he was selected as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. In addition, there are no familial relationships between Mr. Gillard and any director or executive officer of the Company, and Mr. Gillard has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: August 9, 2021/s/KEVIN MCDONALD
Name: Kevin McDonald
Title: Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary