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Rowan Companies PLC (RDC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Albrecht

65 2017 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Burke

49 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Stephen Butz

45 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

T. Fred Brooks

59 2017 Executive Vice President - Operations and Engineering

Mark Keller

64 2007 Executive Vice President - Business Development

Dennis Baldwin

56 2016 Chief Accounting Officer

Thomas Hix

69 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jack Moore

63 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Suzanne Nimocks

58 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Quicke

67 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Tore Sandvold

69 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Charles Szews

60 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Chris Pitre

2016 VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Development

Biographies

Name Description

William Albrecht

Mr. William E. Albrecht serves as 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 serves as 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 serves as 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.

T. Fred Brooks

Mr. T. Fred Brooks serves as 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.

Mark Keller

Mr. Mark A. Keller serves as Executive Vice President - Business Development of Rowan Companies Plc. Since January 2007, Mr. Keller’s principal occupation has been Executive Vice President, Business Development. Prior to that time, Mr. Keller served as Senior Vice President, Marketing.

Dennis Baldwin

Mr. Dennis S. Baldwin serves as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Baldwin has over 30 years of industry experience, and joins most recently from Cameron International Corporation, where he served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer beginning in March 2014 until March 2016 when Cameron was acquired by Schlumberger Limited. Prior to joining Cameron, 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, and prior to that served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for Integrated Electrical Services and Vice President, Corporate Controller at VERITAS, DGC. Mr. Baldwin is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an MBA from the University of Houston and a BBA in Accounting from Sam Houston State University.

Thomas Hix

Mr. Thomas R. Hix serves as 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 serves as 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. Ms. Nimocks 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 serves as 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 serves as 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 serves as 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

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Albrecht

275,989

Thomas Burke

5,936,560

Stephen Butz

2,353,790

T. Fred Brooks

2,612,880

Mark Keller

2,799,000

Dennis Baldwin

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Thomas Hix

290,239

Jack Moore

250,183

Suzanne Nimocks

285,489

John Quicke

285,239

Tore Sandvold

275,989

Charles Szews

142,560

Chris Pitre

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As Of  30 Dec 2016