Business and Professional
June 6, 2016
Kenneth Bickett Joins Opportune as President
Mr. Bickett has over thirty years of accounting experience primarily in public and private company controllership roles focusing on financial accounting and reporting, accounting controls and research and financial planning. In addition, Mr. Bickett has provided leadership in three initial public offerings as well as numerous acquisition, divestiture and capital raising transactions including the merger of the two largest companies in a segment of oilfield services.
Prior to joining Opportune, Mr. Bickett was Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for oilfield service provider Exterran Holdings, Inc. and has served in numerous leadership positions within accounting/finance E&P and oilfield services industries throughout his career. Mr. Bickett is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Kentucky.
"Kenny will add value to our clients directly through his knowledge of the industry and extensive experience," remarked Opportune Outsourcing former President and newly appointed CEO, Jim Boney.
"Kenny's industry and subject matter expertise are a great addition to our firm," said Opportune Partner, Carl Wimberley. "Kenny will be a highly valued member of our leadership and resource to our clients as we expand to support our growing practice."
Opportune is a leading international energy consulting firm specializing in assisting clients across the energy industry, including upstream, midstream, downstream, power and gas, commodities trading and logistics, and oilfield services. Opportune's service lines include chemical engineering, complex financial reporting, corporate finance, dispute resolution, enterprise risk, outsourcing, process and technology, reserve engineering and geosciences, restructuring, strategy and organization, and tax. For more information on Opportune, please visit our website at www.opportune.com.