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Ensco Rowan PLC (ESV.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Rowsey

63 2015 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Burke

51 2019 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jonathan Baksht

42 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Patrick Lowe

59 2019 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Michael McGuinty

55 2019 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Steven Brady

58 2014 Senior Vice President - Eastern Hemisphere

John Knowlton

58 2011 Senior Vice President - Technical

Gilles Luca

46 2019 Senior Vice President - Operations

Alan Quintero

54 2019 Senior Vice President - Business Development

William Albrecht

67 2019 Director

Suzanne Nimocks

60 2019 Director

Thierry Pilenko

61 2019 Director

Charles Szews

62 2019 Director

James Clark

67 2008 Independent Director

Mary Francis

70 2013 Independent Director

C. Christopher Gaut

62 2008 Independent Director

Keith Rattie

64 2008 Independent Director

Nick Georgas

2018 Senior Director – Investor Relations and Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Rowsey

Mr. Paul E. Rowsey III, serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of our Board in 2015, and has served as a director since 2000. In September 2017, he retired as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Compatriot Capital, Inc., a real estate investment and operating company, where he was employed since 2011. Prior to joining Compatriot, he was a founder and the managing partner of E2M Partners, LLC, a sponsor and manager of private real estate equity funds and an affiliate of Compatriot. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Powdr Corporation, one of the largest alpine skiing and outdoor sports companies in the United States, based in Park City, Utah, KDC Holdings, a national real estate investment and development firm based in Dallas, Texas, and JLB Partners, LLC, a multi-family housing development firm based in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Rowsey is a 1977 magna cum laude graduate of Duke University with a degree in management science and a 1980 cum laude graduate of Southern Methodist University School of Law. Mr. Rowsey also serves as the Chairman of our Nominating and Governance Committee.

Thomas Burke

Dr. Thomas P. Burke is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Dr. Burke became President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2019 in connection with our combination with Rowan, where he previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director since April 2014. He served as Rowan’s Chief Operating Officer beginning in July 2011 and was appointed President in March 2013. Dr. Burke first joined Rowan in December 2009, serving as Chief Executive Officer and President of LeTourneau Technologies until the sale of LeTourneau in June 2011. From 2006 to 2009, Dr. Burke was a Division President at Complete Production Services, an oilfield services company, and from 2004 to 2006, served as its Vice President for Corporate Development. He serves on the executive committee of the International Association of Drilling Contractors.

Jonathan Baksht

Mr. Jonathan Baksht is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Baksht joined Ensco in 2013 and was appointed to his current position of Senior Vice President - Chief Financial Officer in November 2015. Prior to his current position, Mr. Baksht served as Vice President - Finance and Vice President - Treasurer. Prior to joining Ensco, Mr. Baksht served as Senior Vice President - Investment Banking with Goldman Sachs & Co. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 2006, he consulted on strategic initiatives for energy clients at Andersen Consulting. Mr. Baksht holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Patrick Lowe

Mr. Patrick Carey Lowe is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Ensco RowanPlc. Prior to being appointed Chief Operating Officer in December 2015, Mr. Lowe served Ensco as Executive Vice President overseeing investor relations and communications, strategy and human resources. Prior to serving as Executive Vice President, he served Ensco as Senior Vice President - Eastern Hemisphere and Senior Vice President with responsibilities including the Deepwater Business Unit, safety, health and environmental matters, capital projects, engineering and strategic planning. Prior to joining Ensco, Mr. Lowe served as Vice President - Latin America for Occidental Oil & Gas. He also served as President & General Manager, Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd. from 2001 to 2007. Mr. Lowe held various drilling-related management positions with Sedco Forex and Schlumberger Oilfield Services from 1980 to 2000, including Business Manager - Drilling, North and South America and General Manager - Oilfield Services, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait. Following Schlumberger, he was associated with a business-to-business e-procurement company until he joined Occidental during 2001. Mr. Lowe holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Tulane University.

Michael McGuinty

Mr. Michael T. McGuinty is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. McGuinty joined Ensco in February 2016 as Senior Vice President - General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to joining Ensco, Mr. McGuinty served as General Counsel and Company Secretary of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company. Previously, Mr. McGuinty spent 18 years with Schlumberger where he held various senior legal management positions in the United States, Europe and the Middle East including Director of Compliance, Deputy General Counsel - Corporate and M&A and Director of Legal Operations. Prior to Schlumberger, Mr. McGuinty practiced corporate and commercial law in Canada and France. Mr. McGuinty holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University and a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Ottawa.

Steven Brady

Mr. Steven J. Brady is Senior Vice President - Eastern Hemisphere of Ensco Plc. He joined Ensco in 2002 and was appointed to his current position of Senior Vice President – Eastern Hemisphere in December 2014. Prior to his current position, Mr. Brady served as Senior Vice President - Western Hemisphere, Vice President – Europe and Mediterranean, General Manager – Middle East and Asia Pacific, and in other leadership positions in the Eastern Hemisphere. Prior to joining Ensco, Mr. Brady spent 18 years in various technical and managerial roles for ConocoPhillips in locations around the world. Mr. Brady holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University.

John Knowlton

Mr. John Stokes Knowlton is Senior Vice President - Technical of Ensco Plc. He joined Ensco in 1998 and was appointed to his current position of Senior Vice President – Technical in May 2011. Prior to his current position, Mr. Knowlton served Ensco as Vice President – Engineering & Capital Projects, General Manager – North & South America, Operations Manager – Asia Pacific Rim, and Operations Manager overseeing the construction and operation of our first ultra-deepwater semisubmersible rig, ENSCO 7500. Before joining Ensco, Mr. Knowlton served in various domestic and international capacities with Ocean Drilling & Exploration Company and Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. Mr. Knowlton holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Tulane University.

Gilles Luca

Mr. Gilles Luca is Senior Vice President - Operations of the Company. He joined Ensco in 1997 and was appointed to his current position of Senior Vice President - Western Hemisphere in December 2014. Prior to his current position, Mr. Luca was Vice President - Business Development and Strategic Planning, Vice President - Brazil Business Unit and General Manager - Europe and Africa. Before joining Ensco as an Operations Engineer in The Netherlands, Mr. Luca was employed by Foramer Drilling and Schlumberger with assignments in France and Venezuela. He holds a Master Degree in Petroleum Engineering from the French Petroleum Institute and a Bachelor in Civil Engineering.

Alan Quintero

Mr. Alan Quintero is Senior Vice President - Business Development of the Company. Mr. Quintero became Senior Vice President – Business Development in April 2019 in connection with the EnscoRowan combination. Previously, he served as Rowan’s Senior Vice President, Business Development since 2018, after joining Rowan as Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer in 2017. Prior to joining Rowan, Mr. Quintero was a Partner at Trenegy Incorporated, a management consulting firm, and spent more than 20 years in various operational and managerial roles for international offshore drilling companies including serving as Senior Vice President, Operations at Transocean. Mr. Quintero received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University. He also received education at Heriot-Watt University, Columbia University, Harvard University and the Wharton School of Business.

William Albrecht

Mr. William E. Albrecht is Director of the Company. Mr. Albrecht became a director in April 2019 in connection with our combination with Rowan, where he previously served as a director since 2015. Mr. Albrecht has served as the non-Executive Chairman of the Board of California Resources Corporation (“CRC”), a publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company, since 2014. He was appointed as non-Executive Chairman of CRC in May 2016. He previously served as Executive Chairman of CRC from July 2014 to May 2016. Mr. Albrecht served as Vice President of Occidental Petroleum from May 2008 to July 2014 and as President, Oxy Oil & Gas, Americas from January 2012 to July 2014. Mr. Albrecht also served as President-Oxy Oil & Gas, USA from April 2008 to January 2012. During his tenure with Occidental, Mr. Albrecht had extensive managerial oversight over its upstream assets. Mr. Albrecht has more than 39 years of experience in the domestic oil and gas industry, having previously served as an executive officer for domestic energy producer EOG Resources for eight years and as a petroleum engineer for Tenneco Oil Company for ten years. Since 2016, Mr. Albrecht has served on the board of directors of Halliburton Co. Mr. Albrecht holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy. Mr. Albrecht is a National Association of Corporate Directors (“NACD”) Board Leadership Fellow, and has completed NACD’s comprehensive program of study for directors and corporate governance professionals.

Suzanne Nimocks

Ms. Suzanne P. Nimocks is Director of the Company. Ms. Nimocks became a director in April 2019 in connection with our combination with Rowan, where she previously served as a director since 2010. Ms. Nimocks was formerly a Director (Senior Partner) of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, from June 1999 to March 2010, and was with the firm in various capacities since 1989, including leader of the firm’s Global Petroleum Practice, Electric Power & Natural Gas Practice, Organization Practice, Risk Management Practice and Strategy Practice. Ms. Nimocks served on several of the firm’s worldwide personnel committees for many years and formerly served as the Houston Office Manager for eight years. Ms. Nimocks currently also serves on the boards of Encana Corporation, ArcelorMittal and Owens Corning.

Thierry Pilenko

Mr. Thierry Pilenko is Director of the Company. Mr. Pilenko became a director in April 2019 in connection with our combination with Rowan, where he previously served as a director since 2017. Mr. Pilenko is the Executive Chairman of TechnipFMC plc. Effective 2019 May 1, Mr. Pilenko will retire from the Board of Directors of TechnipFMC plc. He was the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Technip S.A., a leading provider of project management, engineering, and construction services for the energy industry, from April 2007 to January 17, 2017, when FMC Technologies, Inc. consummated its merger with Technip S.A. From March 2004 to January 2007, Mr. Pilenko served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Veritas DGC, Inc., a seismic services company. Previously, Mr. Pilenko served as Managing Director of SchlumbergerSema, a Schlumberger Ltd. company in Paris, from 2001 to March 2004. From 1998 to 2001, he served as President of Schlumberger GeoQuest. Mr. Pilenko currently serves as a director of TechnipFMC plc and formerly served on the board of directors of Hercules Offshore, Inc., CGG Veritas (formerly Veritas DGC) and Peugot SA.

Charles Szews

Mr. Charles L. Szews is Director of the Company. Mr. Szews became a director in April 2019 in connection with our combination with Rowan, where he previously served as a director since August 2016. In December 2015, Mr. Szews retired from Oshkosh Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies serving access equipment, defense, fire and emergency, and commercial markets. He joined Oshkosh in 1996 as Vice President and CFO, was appointed Executive Vice President in October 1997, and President and Chief Operating Officer and as a director in October 2007. Mr. Szews was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Oshkosh in January 2011. Prior to joining Oshkosh, he began his career with Ernst & Young, and was Vice President and Controller at Fort Howard Corporation during its leveraged buyout. Since 2014, Mr. Szews has served as a director for Commercial Metals Company, an operator of mini-steel mills located in the Southern United States and Poland. In November 2016, Mr. Szews joined the board of Group1 Automotive, a Fortune 500 automotive retailer. In April 2018, Mr. Szews was appointed to the board of directors of Allegion plc, a provider of security products and solutions for homes, businesses, schools and other institutions. Mr. Szews holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.

James Clark

Mr. James Roderick Clark serves as Independent Director of Ensco Plc. He has been one of our directors since 2008. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Baker Hughes Incorporated from 2004 through January 2008. Before becoming President and Chief Operating Officer, he served as Vice President, Marketing and Technology. Mr. Clark joined Baker Hughes Incorporated during 2001 as President of Baker Petrolite. He formerly served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Equipment Companies Inc. He also formerly served as President of Sperry-Sun, a Halliburton company. Mr. Clark has held financial, operational and leadership positions with FMC Corporation, Schlumberger and Grace Energy Corporation. Mr. Clark serves as a director and a business consultant/advisor for Sammons Enterprises, Inc. He also serves as a trustee of the Dallas Theological Seminary. He holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Texas. Mr. Clark currently serves as Chairman of our Compensation Committee.

Mary Francis

Ms. Mary E. Francis, CBE, serves as Independent Director of Ensco plc. Ms. Francis has been one of our directors since 2013. She is a former senior civil servant in the British Treasury and the Prime Minister's office and was subsequently Director General of the Association of British Insurers. Since 2013, Ms. Francis has been a non-executive director of the Swiss Re Group, having been appointed to the Board of Directors of Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd. in October 2012. Ms. Francis is expected to retire from the board of Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd. in April 2018. Ms. Francis was appointed to the Boards of Directors of Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC in October 2016. She served on the Board of Directors of Centrica plc, an integrated energy company, between 2004 and 2014, and was Senior Independent Director from 2006. From 2005 to 2012, she served as a non-executive director of Aviva plc, and from 2009 to 2012, she served as a non-executive director of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc. She is also a former non-executive director of the Bank of England, Alliance & Leicester plc and St. Modwen Properties PLC and is a Senior Adviser to the International Relations Institute, Chatham House. She earned a Master of Arts in History from Newnham College, University of Cambridge. Ms. Francis currently serves on our Audit Committee and our Nominating and Governance Committee.

C. Christopher Gaut

Mr. C. Christopher Gaut serves as Independent Director of Ensco Plc. Mr. Gaut has been one of our directors since 2008. He is the Chairman of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded global provider of manufactured equipment and products to the energy industry. He previously served as Executive Chairman of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. from May 2017 to December 2017 and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from August 2010 to May 2017. Mr. Gaut previously served as a Managing Director of SCF Partners, a Houston, Texas based private equity firm that engages in investment and acquisition of energy service companies. Prior to joining SCF Partners, he served as President of Halliburton Company's Drilling and Evaluation Division from January 2008 until April 2009. Mr. Gaut also previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Halliburton Company, one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. He was appointed to the board of directors of Key Energy Services in December 2016 and EOG Resources, Inc. in October 2017. Mr. Gaut holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Gaut currently serves on our Nominating and Governance Committee.

Keith Rattie

Mr. Keith O. Rattie serves as Independent Director of Ensco Plc. Mr. Rattie has been one of our directors since 2008. Mr. Rattie previously served as President of Questar Corporation, a natural gas focused energy company, from February 2001 until July 2010, Chief Executive Officer from May 2002 until July 2010 and Chairman from May 2003 until July 2010. He previously served as Non-Executive Chairman of Questar from July 2010 to July 2012. Mr. Rattie continued to serve as a director of Questar until May 2014. He previously served as Non-Executive Chairman of QEP Resources from July 2010 to July 2012. He previously served as Vice President and Senior Vice President of Coastal Corporation, a diversified energy company. Prior to joining Coastal Corporation, he spent 19 years with Chevron Corporation in various engineering and management positions, including as General Manager of Chevron's international gas unit. He serves as a director of Select Energy Services, Inc., a NYSE-listed oilfield services company. Mr. Rattie chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee, and also serves on the Audit Committee of Select Energy Services, Inc. Mr. Rattie previously served on the board of EP Energy, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the U.S. Mr. Rattie is a former chairman of the Board of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington and a Master of Business Administration degree from St. Mary's College. Mr. Rattie currently serves as Chairman of our Audit Committee.

Nick Georgas