Ellis, who has been with Wild Well since 2008, succeeds Freddy Gebhardt as president effective immediately. Most recently, Ellis served as a chief administrative officer overseeing all financial and administrative operations.
"Bryan's contributions have been integral to the success of Wild Well Control. As president, he will continue to expand the world class response, engineering and training services that Wild Well offers. Bryan is a proven leader who is committed to Wild Well's mission of fully supporting our clients' needs," said Freddy Gebhardt, former president, Wild Well Control.
Ellis has more than 20 years' experience in the oil and gas industry providing financial and operational leadership. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and master's in accounting.
Freddy Gebhardt, who has stepped down as president, will remain active with Wild Well in the role of senior advisor, supporting business opportunities globally. Gebhardt's career spans 40 years in the well control industry. His dedication and leadership have been critical in continuing to keep Wild Well a market leader in the well control industry.
Wild Well Control is the industry leading provider of well control response, subsea and well control engineering, and training services.