Simon Ayat is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Schlumberger Limited, based in Houston Texas. Prior to his current role Ayat served as the company's vice president treasurer and previously held the position of vice president controller and business processes.
Ayat's 35-year career with Schlumberger spans a variety of management positions from Paris, Houston and Dallas, to the Middle East and Far East regions. His assignments have included serving as Oilfield Services group controller; vice president of finance for non-oilfield activities; GeoMarket general manager, Indonesia; Sedco Forex regional vice president, Asia; group controller for Wireline; and region controller for Wireline in the Middle East and for Sedco Forex in North and South America. He began his career in 1982 as division controller for Forex Neptune.
Ayat graduated from the University of San Francisco where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on finance and accounting.