Roger E. Tetrault was appointed Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
of McDermott International, Inc. on March 1, 1997. He became Chairman on June
1, 1997 and retired in August 2000 after 24 years of service with McDermott.
Tetrault left McDermott and its major subsidiary, Babcock and Wilcox, in 1991
to join General Dynamics as corporate vice president and president of its Electric
Boat Division. At Babcock and Wilcox he had been the Vice President and Group
Executive of the Government Group, where he was responsible for the diversified
government business segment that included nuclear reactors, pressure vessels,
steam generators and pressurizers for nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers.
The Group also included ammunition and missile components, specialty pipe fabrication,
Advanced Solid Rocket Motor bodies for the Space Shuttle, and other diverse weapon