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People: Transocean Ltd (RIGN.S)

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Merksamer, Samuel 

Mr. Samuel Merksamer is Independent Director of Transocean Ltd. Mr. Merksamer has served as a director of the Company since 2013. Mr. Merksamer is a Partner at Caligan Partners, L.P., an investment firm. He was a Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP, a subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises L.P., from 2008 to 2016. From 2003 until 2008, Mr. Merksamer was an analyst at Airlie Opportunity Capital Management. Mr. Merksamer previously served as a director of American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) (from 2016 to 2018), Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) from 2014 to 2017, Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) from 2012 to 2017, Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSE: LNG) from 2015 to 2017, Transocean Partners from 2014 to 2016, Hologic Inc. from 2013 to 2016, Talisman Energy Inc. from 2013 to 2015, Ferrous Resources Limited from 2012 to 2016, CVR Refining, GP, LLC, the general partner of CVR Refining, LP, from 2012 to 2014, CVR Energy, Inc. from 2012 to 2014, American Railcar Industries, Inc. from 2011 to 2013, Dynegy Inc. from 2011 to 2012, Viskase Companies, Inc. from 2010 to 2013, Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation from 2010 to 2014, and PSC Metals Inc. from 2009 to 2012. Ferrous Resources Limited, CVR Refining, CVR Energy, American Railcar Industries, Federal-Mogul, Viskase Companies and PSC Metals are each indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has or previously had a noncontrolling interest in Dynegy, Hologic, Talisman Energy, Navistar, Hertz, Cheniere Energy, Transocean, Transocean Partners and American International Group, Inc. through the ownership of securities. The Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. Merksamer should remain on the Board of Directors and has recommended that he serve an additional term due to his expertise in finance, strategy, corporate transactions, accounting and public company governance. Mr. Merksamer received an A.B. in Economics from Cornell University in 2002.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, USD 100,000
Restricted Stock Award, USD 220,002
Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD --
All Other, USD --
Fiscal Year Total, USD 320,002

Options Compensation

  Quantity Market Value
Exercisable -- --
Unexercisable -- --
Exercised -- --
Name Fiscal Year Total

Jeremy Thigpen


Mark-Anthony Mey


Keelan Adamson


Howard Davis


Brady Long


David Tonnel

As Of  31 Dec 2018