OWEN KRATZ is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cal Dive
International, Inc. He was appointed Chairman in May 1998 and has served
as the company’s Chief Executive Officer since April 1997. Mr. Kratz
served as President from 1993 until February 1999, and a Director since
1990. He served as Chief Operating Officer from 1990 through 1997. Mr.
Kratz joined the company in 1984 and has held various offshore
positions, including saturation (SAT) diving supervisor, and management
responsibility for client relations, marketing and estimating. From 1982
to 1983, Mr. Kratz was the owner of an independent marine construction
company operating in the Bay of Campeche. Prior to 1982, he was a
superintendent for Santa Fe and various international diving companies
and a saturation diver in the North Sea.
Owen Kratz - Cal Dive Int'l (cdis)
June 18, 2001