Update on SPE CEO Search

22 December 2022

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Fellow SPE Members:

As was announced in SPE News in September, SPE CEO Mark Rubin will be retiring in 2023. An SPE Search Committee was formed, and it has engaged the services of Korn Ferry to coordinate the search for the new senior executive of SPE’s staff.

SPE CEO is responsible for the short-term and long-run development and growth of SPE as a global organization dedicated to serving its members and student members around the world, as directed by the SPE Board of Directors. The CEO has eight direct reports who manage a staff of 250+ full-time employees in six SPE offices in Houston, Dallas, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, London, and Calgary. The complete job description for the SPE CEO is posted on Korn Ferry’s website here:

SPE CEO Job Description

We are encouraging SPE Members to refer candidates for this role by sending an email to Sophia Carr at Sophia.Carr@kornferry.com.Thanks in advance for recommending qualified candidates for this vital position.

Please join us in thanking Mark Rubin for his leadership of the SPE staff over the past two decades, and his service to the Society on the Board of Directors. We wish him and his family well in his retirement.

Med Kamal
2023 SPE President
C. Susan Howes
Chair, SPE CEO Search Committee