April 1, 2010
Tidewater makes senior management appointment
Tidewater Inc. (NYSE: TDW) announced today that Deborah Willingham has joined Tidewater as Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Ms. Willingham will report to Chairman, President and CEO Dean Taylor, and will be responsible for worldwide Human Resources for the company.
Ms. Willingham joins Tidewater with over 25 years of Human Resource experience, most recently as Vice President of Human Resources for BMC Software, which she joined in 2006. Prior to that, she had similar responsibilities with Hewlett Packard, Compaq Computers and Motorola.
Ms. Willingham earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Texas Tech University, and serves on the Methodist Willowbrook Hospital Board of Trustees and the Methodist System Quality Council, and resides in Houston, Texas.