Multinational oil and gas company Weatherford International announced the appointment of Scott Weatherholt as executive vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer.

Weatherholt joins Weatherford with more than 16 years of general counsel, executive, and corporate attorney experience, including as senior vice president and general counsel for Arena Energy; executive vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary at Midstates Petroleum; and assistant general counsel at Samson Resources.

Weatherholt replaces Christina Ibrahim, who departed from her roles as general counsel and chief compliance officer in June.