HOUSTON, Texas (September 15, 2017) – National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) announced that Melody B. Meyer has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors.

“I am very pleased to welcome Melody to our Board,” said Clay C. Williams, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. “She brings a wealth of operational and strategic planning experience with a global perspective from her long career in the oil and gas industry. The entire Board looks forward to working with her.”

Meyer was with Chevron for more than 37 years and held various positions of responsibility, including managing domestic and international operations, managing strategy and planning and leading new technology development for the organization. Meyer was President of Chevron Asia Pacific Exploration and Production from 2011 until her retirement in 2016.

Prior to that, Meyer served as president of the Chevron Energy Technology Company from 2008 -2011 and the vice president of Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico business unit from 2004-2008. Meyer received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Trinity University in 1979. Meyer attended the Dartmouth Tuck Executive Education Program in 1997.

With the appointment of Meyer, the company’s Board of Directors is now comprised of nine directors, eight of whom are external and independent.