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Roger Aguirre is a member of the Energy and CleanTech group in Egon Zehnder’s Industrial Practice. Based in Houston, he has deep expertise in oilfield services. He also coestablished the Engineering & Construction group at the firm. Roger advises on management appraisal, executive search, and director search.

Brainstorming solutions and helping leaders see challenges from different angles builds trust and allows me to play an important role in their successes.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Roger was a Global Product Line Manager with GE Oil & Gas in Houston. Earlier, he held several operations and project-management roles in Africa, South America, Europe, and Asia as part of Schlumberger’s Artificial Lift segment.

Roger has an Engineering Degree in electronics and communications from Escuela Politécnica Nacional in Quito, Ecuador, and an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University, in The Netherlands. Outside of work, he loves antique cars and spending time with his teenage children.

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CERAWeek 2018 Leadership and Innovation

CERAWeek 2018 Leadership and Innovation

Discussion Highlights from Egon Zehnder’s 7th Annual CEO Breakfast at CERAWeek 2018.

The Next Energy Shortage: Big Oil CEOs

The Next Energy Shortage: Big Oil CEOs

In recent years oil and gas companies have applied innovative technologies to make discoveries of vast new hydrocarbon resources. If only it were that easy for them to deal with a dire challenge above ground: identifying and training a new generation of qualified and prepared executives who are ready and willing to lead oil and gas companies at this pivotal time in the industry’s history.

CERAWeek 2017

CERAWeek 2017

An impending market rebound has many feeling cautiously optimistic, but the extended cycle of the current downturn – now being characterized as “lower for longer” – has created a new reality that will change leadership imperatives for the foreseeable future. Energy leaders are realizing that lower prices, unpredictable market dynamics and hyper competition for talent, resources and capital are driving a need to rebuild and adapt businesses or risk being left behind. In this new reality, it’s critical to strike a balance between disruption and discipline – understanding how to best lead innovation while still adhering to longstanding best practices that will ensure longevity regardless of future market fluctuations.

CERAWeek 2016

CERAWeek 2016

From exploration to distribution, the energy industry is confronting historic challenges and opportunities that are testing the ability of its leaders to navigate uncertainty

What we heard - CERAWeek 2015: “The Future of Energy Leadership” panel discussion

What we heard - CERAWeek 2015: “The Future of Energy Leadership” panel discussion

The market turbulence, high levels of M&A activity, and the ongoing challenges of public dialogue are testing the mettle of energy industry chairmen and chief executives who must chart a course forward and maintain high performance during uncertain times. To see how industry leaders are grappling with this task, Egon Zehnder convened a panel discussion on energy leadership at CERAWeek 2015, the industry’s premiere annual gathering. Here is what we heard.

Energy Companies Need To Remake Their Boards, Before Activists Force Them To

Energy Companies Need To Remake Their Boards, Before Activists Force Them To

Boards of directors in the energy sector have been changing faster than ever – and if activist investors have their way, there’s more to come.

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