Gerald Haddock founded Haddock Enterprises, LLC in 2000. He
has served as the company’s president since its formation.
Prior to forming Haddock Enterprises, Mr. Haddock served as
president and chief executive officer of Crescent Real Estate Equities, a
diversified real estate investment trust.
He was a partner at the prestigious law firms of Fulbright &
Jaworski, LLP (1972 – 1980), Kelly, Hart & Hallman, PC (1984 – 1990), and
Jackson Walker, LLP (1990 – 1994), before establishing the Haddock Firm, LLP
(2000 – present).
He is currently a director for Meritage Homes Corporation,
serving as Chairperson of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He
is also a member of the Executive Compensation and Audit Committees.
Since 1986, Gerald Haddock has served as a founding director of ENSCO International,
PLC, a leading global offshore oil and gas drilling service company. As one of
the initial three directors, he was instrumental in leading the negotiation
efforts of Rainwater Group to acquire the company (formerly known as Blocker
Energy). For more than 25 years, Mr. Haddock has served on the Board of Directors
as a director and as the Chairperson of the Audit Committee. He was also
co-lead director for many years of his service. Currently Mr. Haddock serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee.
Gerald Haddock also serves on many philanthropic boards. He serves
on the Board of Trustees for the M.D. Anderson Proton Therapy Education and
Research Foundation, the Board of Trustees for the Baylor College of Medicine,
the Executive Committee of the Baylor College of Medicine, the Baylor
University Executive Investment Committee, and the Baylor University Real
Estate Investment Committee. In recognition of his long time board service and
talents, Mr. Haddock has been appointed to and chaired numerous sub-committee
and projects over the years.
Since 2010, he has been involved with the CEELI Institute, a
not-for profit, international provider of post-graduate, professional legal
education headquartered in Prague. Its mission is to develop an international,
professional community of reformers committed to the rule of law. The CEELI
Institute provides rule of law training to prosecutors and governments seeking
to become more rule of law based. Mr. Haddock is currently a member of the
Friends of the CEELI Institute based out of Washington DC.
Gerald Haddock received his Bachelor of Business Administration and
Juris Doctorate degree from Baylor University, and his Master of Laws in
Taxation degree from New York University. He also received his Masters of
Business Administration degree from Dallas Baptist University.