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Weatherford International names Halliburton's McCollum as CEO

March 6 (Reuters) - U.S. oilfield equipment maker Weatherford International Plc said it has named Halliburton Co's chief financial officer, Mark McCollum, as president and CEO of the company.

McCollum's leaves Halliburton, the world's No. 2 oilfield services provider, and is expected to join Weatherford in late April.

(Reporting by Vishaka George in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)