Brady M. Murphy, SPE, was appointed president and chief operating officer of Tetra Technologies, effective immediately. He will report to Tetra CEO Stuart M. Brightman and succeeds him as president. Murphy has more than 35 years of global operations, engineering, manufacturing, and business development experience in a variety of areas within the energy industry, including deep water, mature fields, and unconventional assets. Most recently, he served as CEO at Paradigm Group. Before this role, he held executive positions at Hallibuton, including senior vice president of business development and marketing, senior vice president Europe/Sub-Saharan Africa region, vice president Sperry Drilling Services, vice president of supply chain and management systems, vice president of global manufacturing, and director of product sales division. He is an active member of SPE and served as co-chairman of the 2010 SPE Intelligent Energy conference and Exhibition. Murphy holds a BS in chemical engineering from Pennsylvania State University, and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program.