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Celeste Fruge

Associate General Counsel at Newpark Resources, Inc.

Celeste Frugé is the Associate General Counsel for Newpark Resources, Inc. and has been with the Company since 2008. Newpark is a worldwide provider of value-added fluids and chemical solutions in the oilfield, and engineered worksite and access solutions used in various commercial markets.

Ms. Frugé’s career with Newpark has spanned 11 years. In her capacity as Associate General Counsel, she is responsible for managing and overseeing various legal matters including complex commercial matters, acquisitions and divestitures, litigation and pre-litigation disputes, joint ventures and other legal issues including but not limited to data privacy, information governance, , regulatory matters, and tax matters, etc.). Ms. Fruge serves as the Chair of the Company’s Data Privacy Committee and is a member of the Company’s IT Steering Committee. Ms. Frugé has been involved in Newpark’s global expansion efforts for all business units, has managed acquisitions and divestitures in North America and globally and has played an integral part in developing various global policies and procedures.

Prior to joining Newpark, Ms. Frugé practiced law at Winstead, PC where she was a member of the Corporate, Securities/M&A practice group and at Stibbs & Burbach, PC in The Woodlands, Texas. She received her undergraduate degree from Loyola University and earned her J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Ms. Frugé is licensed to practice law in Texas and is a member of the Louisiana Bar (inactive).