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Completed Engagement – MRC Global – Chief Information Security Officer

MRC Global Inc. (NYSE: MRC), a publicly-traded New York Stock Exchange company, is the largest global industrial distributor of pipe, valves and fittings (“PVF”) and related products and services to the energy industry. The company holds a leading position in its industry across each of the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors. Through its U.S., Canadian and International segments, MRC Global serves more than 19,000 customers through over 300 service locations in 22 countries.

Angelique Grado joins MRC Global as their Chief Information Security Officer. Angelique brings 20 years of information security, system architecture and project management experience. She was most recently employed with Air Liquide USA where she was responsible for governance, risk and compliance for digital security across the Americas.

Angelique is the grass-roots founder of Houston’s successful Infragard Oil & Gas Special Interest Group for security in the oil and gas sector and served on the board of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the ISSA. She speaks at numerous presentations and participates on panels concerning information security, risk management, professionalization of the security industry career path, and teaming up plant and business technology security for OT and IT.

The search was completed by Namrata Banga and Kevin Stewart, Allen Austin partners.


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