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Rowan Companies PLC (RDC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Albrecht

66 2017 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Burke

50 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Stephen Butz

46 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Kelly McHenry

46 2017 Chief Executive Officer, ARO

Mark Mai

53 2017 Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary

T. Fred Brooks

60 2017 Executive Vice President - Operations and Engineering

Derek Necaise

Senior Vice President - Operations

Alan Quintero

54 2018 Senior Vice President - Business Development

Dennis Baldwin

57 2016 Chief Accounting Officer

Jason Anderson

42 2017 Vice President - Human Resources

Thierry Pilenko

60 2017 Non-Executive Director

Thomas Hix

70 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jack Moore

64 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Suzanne Nimocks

59 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Quicke

68 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Tore Sandvold

70 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Charles Szews

61 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Chris Pitre

2016 VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Development

Biographies

Name Description

William Albrecht

Mr. William E. Albrecht is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Non-Executive Independent Director of Rowan Companies plc. Mr. Albrecht has served as Executive Chairman of the Board of California Resources Corporation, a publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company, since July 2014. Mr. Albrecht served as Vice President of Occidental Oil & Gas from May 2008 to July 2014 and as President of Oxy Oil & Gas, Americas from January 2012 to July 2014, and President of Oxy Oil & Gas, USA from April 2008 to January 2012, with extensive managerial oversight over upstream assets. Mr. Albrecht has 37 years in the domestic oil and gas industry, having also previously served eight years as an executive officer of EOG Resources, a domestic energy producer, including Vice President of acquisitions and engineering. Mr. Albrecht began his career in the industry as a petroleum engineer for Tenneco Oil Company for ten years. Mr. Albrecht has also served as a Captain in the U.S. Army.

Thomas Burke

Dr. Thomas P. Burke is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Rowan Companies Plc. He served as Chief Operating Officer beginning in July 2011 and was appointed President in March 2013. Dr. Burke first joined the Company 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.

Stephen Butz

Mr. Stephen M. Butz is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Butz became Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer upon joining the Company in December 2014, and also served as Treasurer from December 2014 through February 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Butz served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Hercules Offshore, Inc. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hercules Offshore from 2010 to 2013 and held a number of other key positions after joining Hercules Offshore in 2005, including Director of Corporate Development and Vice President, Finance and Treasurer. Prior to joining Hercules Offshore, Mr. Butz held positions in both investment and commercial banking.

Kelly McHenry

Mr. Kelly McHenry is Chief Executive Officer, ARO of the Company. Prior to this time, Mr. McHenry managed Rowan’s Middle East and Southeast Asia operations for 10 years. He served Rowan most recently as Vice President, Drilling Operations from 2013 to 2017 and in several other key operations management positions from 2004 through 2013. Mr. McHenry has more than 27 years of experience in the drilling industry.

Mark Mai

Mr. Mark Francis Mai is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, he was at Dresser-Rand Group Inc. from October 2007 to August 2015, serving as its Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to this time, Mr. Mai served in various roles at Cooper Industries, including Associate General Counsel, Corporate and Litigation, and was a partner at the law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP.

T. Fred Brooks

Mr. T. Fred Brooks is Executive Vice President - Operations and Engineering of the Company. Mr. Brooks became Executive Vice President, Operations and Engineering in February 2017. Prior to that time, he served as Senior Vice President, Operations from October 2012 through January 2017, and as Vice President, Deepwater Operations from March 2011 through September 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Brooks served as Senior Vice President of Operations at Northern Offshore from 2008 through 2010. He also served in various management positions at GlobalSantaFe from 1998 through 2007, including Vice President of West Africa Operations, and Vice President of Worldwide Deepwater & Gulf of Mexico Operations.

Derek Necaise

Alan Quintero

Mr. Alan Quintero is Senior Vice President - Business Development of the Company. Mr. Quintero became Senior Vice President, Business Development in January 2018, after serving as Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer since June 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Quintero served as Senior Vice President at Transocean from 2010 through 2015 overseeing Operations, Asset Management, and Major Capital Projects. He also served in various management roles at Atwood Oceanics from 1993 through 2010, where he ended as Senior Vice President with responsibilities over Operations, Technical Services, Supply Chain, Projects, Quality Assurance, and Maintenance. Immediately prior to joining Rowan, Mr. Quintero was a Partner at Trenegy Incorporated, a management consulting firm.

Dennis Baldwin

Mr. Dennis S. Baldwin is Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for Cameron International Corporation from March 2014 until March 2016. Prior to such time, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of KBR, Inc. from August 2010 to March 2014, and Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of McDermott International from October 2007 to August 2010. He also previously served at Integrated Electrical Services and Veritas DGC.

Jason Anderson

Mr. Jason Anderson is Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Mr. Anderson became Vice President, Human Resources in May 2017, after serving as Senior Director, Human Resources since March 2016. He previously served in several key human resources and compliance positions since joining the Company in May 2007. Prior to this time, Mr. Anderson served in various audit and consulting roles.

Thierry Pilenko

Mr. Thierry Pilenko is Non-Executive Director of the Company. 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. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Veritas DGC, Inc., a seismic services company, from March 2004 to January 2007. Managing Director, SchlumbergerSema, a Schlumberger Ltd. company in Paris, from 2001 to March 2004. President, Schlumberger GeoQuest from 1998 to 2001. Extensive management roles and operating experience at Schlumberger beginning in 1984, including international positions in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Over 31 years of experience in the oil and energy industry, including CEO leadership positions. Significant international oil and energy policy expertise. Service on boards and committees of publicly traded companies.

Thomas Hix

Mr. Thomas R. Hix is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rowan Companies Plc. Mr. Hix has been an independent business consultant since January 2003. He is a former Senior Vice President of Finance and CFO of Cameron International Corporation, an oil and gas products and services company, from 1995 to 2003 with extensive financial and mergers and acquisitions experience. He is Board member of a public exploration and production company and public board service for 15 years. He has significant experience as a member of compensation, finance and audit committees of publicly traded companies and significant management experience in offshore contract drilling. He is former Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and director of Health Care Service Corporation (the parent company of Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the Company’s health insurance provider), Finance Committee Chairman.

Jack Moore

Mr. Jack B. Moore is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Cameron International Corp. from April 2008 to October 2015 and Chairman of the Board from May 2011 until April 2016, when Schlumberger acquired Cameron. He has extensive operating, management and leadership experience as Vice President and General Manager, Western Hemisphere of Cameron’s Drilling and Production Systems group from July 1999 to July 2002, President of the group from July 2002 to January 2007, and Cameron’s President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2007 to April 2008. Prior to Cameron, served in various management positions with Baker Hughes Incorporated for 23 years. He is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of KBR, Inc. Prior audit committee service for a publicly traded company. Over 35 years of experience in the energy and oilfield services industry. He is Board of Directors of the American Petroleum Institute (API).

Suzanne Nimocks

Ms. Suzanne P. Nimocks is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rowan Companies PLC. She is a former Director (Senior Partner) of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, from June 1999 to March 2010. She is McKinsey management consultant for over 20 years, since 1989, including leader of the firm’s Global Petroleum Practice, Electric Power & Natural Gas Practice, Organization Practice, Risk Management Practice and Strategy Practice. She is Member of the firm’s worldwide personnel committees for many years. She has been Manager of the Houston office for eight years including significant management expertise gained from managing a large office of an international consulting firm and Service on compensation, audit and corporate governance committees of publicly traded companies, including as chairperson of a compensation committee and a finance committee.

John Quicke

Mr. John J. Quicke is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rowan Companies Plc. Mr. Quicke is a retired as Managing Director and an operating partner of Steel Partners LLC, a global management firm, as of December 31, 2015 (a position held since 2005); Chairman of the energy group of Steel Partners Holdings L.P. since January 2016. Previously served as President, CEO and a director of DGT Holdings Corp. from September 2009 to October 2012. He served in various capacities at Sequa Corporation, a diversified manufacturer, including Vice Chairman and Executive Officer (2004-2005), President and COO (1993-2004), and as a director of the company. He served as President and CEO of the energy group of Steel Excel, Inc. from March 2013 to December 2015 and served as Vice President of Handy & Harman Ltd from 2005 to 2015. He has board service on ten public companies over 23 years and significant operating experience for over 25 years. Financial and accounting expertise, including as a CPA. Appointed to Board in 2009 to represent activist shareholder, Steel Partners LLC.

Tore Sandvold

Mr. Tore I. Sandvold is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rowan Companies PLC., effective May 31, 2013. Mr. Sandvold is Executive Chairman of Sandvold Energy AS, an advisory company in the energy business, since September 2002 and Executive Chairman of Petoro AS, the Norwegian state-owned oil company from 2001 to 2002. He is Director General of the Norwegian Ministry of Oil & Energy, with overall responsibility for Norway’s national and international oil and gas policy, from 1990 to 2001, counselor for Energy in the Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C. from 1987 to 1990, Norwegian Ministry of Industry, Oil & Energy in a variety of positions in the areas of domestic and international energy policy from 1987 to 1990. Board member of Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd., Energy Policy Foundation of Norway and Njord Gas Infrastructure. Over 30 years of experience in the oil and energy industry

Charles Szews

Mr. Charles L. Szews is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is Chief Executive Officer of Oshkosh Corporation from January 2011 until retirement in December 2015. Various executive management positions of Oshkosh Corporation, including President and CEO from 2011 to 2012, President and Chief Operating Officer from 2007 to 2011 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1997 to 2007. Significant experience as a member of audit, finance, compensation and nominating and corporate governance committees of publicly traded companies, including as a financial expert. Prior to Oshkosh, various executive positions with Fort Howard Corporation for eight years. He is former auditor with Ernst & Young and former Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Chris Pitre

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