Andrew B. Schmitt

Retired President and Chief Executive Officer

ANDREW B. SCHMITT has served on our Board since September 24, 2003. Mr. Schmitt has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Layne Christensen Company since October 1993. For approximately two years prior to joining Layne Christensen Company, Mr. Schmitt was a partner in two privately owned hydrostatic pump and motor manufacturing companies and an oil and gas service company. He served as President of the Tri-State Oil Tools Division of Baker Hughes Incorporated from February 1988 to October 1991. Mr. Schmitt serves on the board of directors of Layne Christensen Company, as well as the boards of its subsidiaries and affiliates. Mr. Schmitt holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama School of Commerce and Business.