Marc Watts, President of The Friedkin Group, will help lead the Greater Houston Partnership this year as the organization’s new chair.

Watts, along with GHP President and CEO Bob Harvey will discuss the organization’s plans for 2018 at the Greater Houston Partnership’s annual meeting Friday at the Hilton Americas.

The Greater Houston Partnership brings together community-minded business leaders to address the region’s unique challenges, while championing the area’s growth and success. The GHP serves more than 1,200 member companies in the 11-county Houston region. 

Watts, who previously served on the GHP’s executive board, will succeed Jeff Shellebarger, President of North America Exploration and Production at Chevron, as chair of the organization.