Rick Bott assumed the duties of Continental Resources, Inc.'s (CLR) President and Chief Operating Officer in June 2012.
Rick Bott most recently served as Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Cairn India Limited, a publicly listed company and member of the Nifty Fifty of the India National Stock Exchange. Mr. Bott has over 27 years of global exploration and production experience leading integrated organizations, developing new business and focusing on cross-cultural leadership development. Earlier, Mr. Bott served in Devon Energy Corporation's International Division, where he was Vice President responsible for developing and implementing exploration strategy. He also served as President of Ocean Egypt Companies and as President of Ocean Yemen Corporation and held a number of international management and technical positions with British Gas and Tenneco.