Robert L. Potter is president of FMC Technologies, Inc. Prior to assuming this role in August 2012, he served as executive vice president of energy systems , senior vice president of energy processing and global surface wellhead, and vice president of energy processing.
Mr. Potter was the division president of energy processing systems and division manager of its fluid control division
. He served as the western region manager of the wellhead equipment division and operations manager in Houston. Mr. Potter joined FMC Technologies in 1973 as a sales representative for the wellhead equipment division and held several sales management positions over the years.
Mr. Potter is a graduate of Rice University with a bachelor's degree in commerce. He serves on the executive committee for the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association, is a member of the board of directors of the National Ocean Industries Association and is a member of the American Petroleum Institute. He also serves on the advisory board of Spindletop Charities.