Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> December 3, 2001

James Holland – Altwood Oceanics Inc (atw)

JAMES M. HOLLAND is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. Mr. Holland joined Atwood Oceanics in April 1977 as Accounting Manager. Mr. Holland was promoted to Controller in October 1977, to Treasurer in January 1980, and to Vice President, Finance in May 1981. He served in these capacities until October 1988 when he was appointed to his current position. Mr. Holland received his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Texas Tech University in 1967, his Master's of Business Administration from Texas Tech University in 1970, and he has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1971. Mr. Holland, as Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for the financial and accounting activities of Atwood Oceanics and serves as the company's Corporate Secretary. Mr. Holland's activities have involved finance, accounting and tax matters, both in the US and in various international areas in which Atwood Oceanics has operated, as well as investor relations. Profile
TWST: Would you start with a brief overview of the history and evolution

of the company?

Mr. Holland: Atwood Oceanics has been in existence for approximately 30

years. The company's sole