HB Rentals Names Magar as Director of HSE


HOUSTON, (Feb. 3, 2014) — Onsite accommodation specialist, HB Rentals, a Superior Energy Services company, has named Kristian Magar as director of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), announced Deidre Toups, HB Rentals president.

Based in Broussard, La., Magar's responsibilities include strengthening, promoting and developing new processes and programs to foster a safety-focused culture throughout HB Rentals' global operations.

In continuing with HB Rentals' global focus, this role works closely with HB' entire management team to ensure a commitment to, Work Safe, Live Safe and Protect the Environment, as HB Rentals supports its customers in remote site operations across the onshore and offshore remote living accommodations markets.

Magar, a certified safety professional (CSP), joins HB Rentals with prior experience in quality, operations and HSE, specifically within drilling and production systems at Cameron International. Recognized for his HSE expertise, Magar was also an adjunct professor at University of Louisiana – Lafayette (UL) and served as a platoon leader in the Louisiana Army National Guard.

“Kristian brings the necessary level of expertise and advocacy to enhance our HSE performance across our organization,” said Toups. “HB Rentals is investing toward building an HSE conscious culture in support of our global operations, and we truly believe that Kristian can propel our programs and initiatives to the next level.”

Magar received a Bachelor of Science in industrial technology and a Master of Science in engineering and technology management from UL. He also holds a doctorate in industrial engineering from the University of Houston.