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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Prasert Bunsumpun

63 2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Chalermchai Mahagitsiri

36 2012 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer

Nha-Vinh Nguyen

40

Wan Huat Chia

55 2013 Executive Director

Neil Howie

Group Regional Director, Western Hemisphere

William Macdonald

59 2015 Subsea Group Regional Director, Eastern Hemisphere

Paul Whiley

2012 Executive Director - Mermaid Offshore Services

Vincent Siaw

Company Secretary

Jan Jozef Skorupa

68 2016 Non-Executive Lead Independent Director

Jean-Paul Thevenin

74 2013 Non-Executive Director

Cher Yan Ng

56 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Yu-Jin Tay

41 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Prasert Bunsumpun

Mr. Prasert Bunsumpun is the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Mermaid Maritime PCL effective June 19, 2012. He his role at Mermaid, he serves as Chairman of other Boards including Thoresen Thai Agencies Plc., IRPC Plc., PTT Global Chemical Plc., and Thai Lube Base Plc. He was President and CEO of PTT Plc. for over eight years and has served in a number of senior roles at PTT Exploration and Production Plc., PTT Chemical Plc., PTT Aromatic and Refinery Plc., Thai Oil Plc., and Bang Chak Petroleum Plc. Mr. Bunsumpun holds a Master in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Utah State University, the United States, a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (B.Eng.) from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, and has a number of Honorary Doctorates from universities in Thailand. He also completed his Certificate in Advanced Management Program (AMP 155) from Harvard Business School, the United States.

Chalermchai Mahagitsiri

Mr. Chalermchai Mahagitsiri is the Executive Vice Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Mermaid Maritime PCL since August 16, 2012. He brings a proven track record of managing and growing a variety of businesses through his service as Chief Executive Officer of PM Group Co., Ltd., Director of Quality Coffee Products Co., Ltd., Vice Chairman of Posco-Thainox Public Co., Ltd., Vice Chairman of Thai Film Industries Public Co., Ltd., and Managing Director of Lakewood Country Club Co., Ltd. He also serves as director of Thoresen Thai Agencies Plc. and is Executive Vice Chairman of its subsidiary, Unique Mining Services Plc., as well as Mermaid. Mr. Chalermchai holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Finance from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Finance from Suffolk University, both in the United States.

Nha-Vinh Nguyen

Mr. Nha-Vinh Nguyen is no longer Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective from June 17, 2016. His Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years include : Chief Financial Officer, Thoresen & Co., (Bangkok) Ltd. Thailand; 1 December 2013 -­ Present - Director, Business Planning Thoresen & Co., (Bangkok) Ltd., Thailand; 1 January 2011 ­- 30 November 2013 Manager, Advisory PricewaterhouseCoopers, South East Asia Thailand and Malaysia; 1 October, 2009 -­ 31 December, 2010 Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group, South East Asia Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam; 1 September, 2007 ­- 30 August, 2009 China Route Manager Air France, Asia Pacific Office France 1 January, 2004 -­ 31 July, 2005.

Wan Huat Chia

Mr. Chia Wan Huat (Joseph) is the Executive Director of Mermaid Maritime PCL. He was its Non-Executive Director. He is also a Director on TTA’s Board and currently serves as Senior Executive Vice President of PM Group Thailand Co., Ltd. He brings to Mermaid over 13 years of experience in financial management. He previously worked at Advance Finance Plc., focusing on the steel, mining, paper, and energy sectors. Mr. Chia holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

Neil Howie

Mr. Neil Howie Group Regional Director, Western Hemisphere of Mermaid Maritime PCL. Mr. Neil Howie joined Mermaid Subsea Services in 2010 and brings with him 35 years of experience in the diving and subsea construction industry. Neil started his career as a Navy diver and after a couple of years sailing around the world, he moved to onshore diving and marine civil engineering. He has worked offshore with Comex as an air and saturation diver and hyperbaric welder and progressed through the ranks to Offshore Construction Manager for Technip and Acergy (now Subsea 7) managing all types of diving and subsea construction including pipe, flexible and cable laying and ROV construction projects. Moving onshore, Neil’s achievements include setting up and managing projects in the North Sea, Qatar, Thailand and Saudi Arabia before moving to Abu Dhabi where he is now Group Regional Director for Mermaid Subsea Services, overseeing its western region and setting up the cable and flexible lay division.

William Macdonald

Mr. William Macdonald is Subsea Group Regional Director, Eastern Hemisphere of the Company. His Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years include : January 2006 -­ Present - Project Manager, Operations Manager & General Manager Mermaid Subsea Services (Thailand) Ltd. (formerly known as Mermaid Offshore Services Ltd.) Thailand; November 2005 -­ December 2005 - Diving Manager - Hallin Marine Systems Ltd. Thailand.

Paul Whiley

Mr. Paul Whiley is the Executive Director - Mermaid Offshore Services of Mermaid Maritime PCL since May 2, 2012. He first joined Subtech Limited in 2003 as a Diving Superintendent and progressed through the roles of Offshore Construction Manager, Senior Project Manager, Business Development Manager and finally his current role as Managing Director for the Subtech Group of Companies. As a direct result of his efforts within Subtech, this company grew and developed from being an air diving concern, to a fully-fledged saturation diving outfit, which remains in ongoing service to many multinationals in several parts of the Middle East, the Mediterranean and West Africa. Subsequent to the acquisition of Subtech by Mermaid in 2010, Paul remains firmly in the engine room for Subtech, as he continues to drive and inspire his teams on the ground in the various countries that form part of the company’s ever growing footprint. Prior to Subtech, Paul worked with Comex, later Stolt (now Comex Seaways), then Acergy (now Subsea 7). Mr. Whiley began his career as a diver in1988 after he graduated in English and Law from the University of Natal in South Africa, and further studies at the University of South Africa in Sociology. During the years that followed university, his military career culminated in him becoming the most decorated soldier in South African Naval history after he was awarded the Honouris Crux Gold (Bravery). In the civilian realm, Paul also received numerous other awards including a Special Award for Commitment and Human Endeavour from the University of Natal and Special Award for International Countenance from the Afrikaans Businessman’s Society in South Africa.

Vincent Siaw

Dr. Vincent Siaw is the Company Secretary of Mermaid Maritime PCL.

Jan Jozef Skorupa

Dr. Jan Jozef Skorupa serves as Non-Executive Lead Independent Director of the Company. He serves as Managing Director & Major Shareholder for CLESOL Co., Ltd. (since January 2010), and served as Managing Director for Fives Asia Office (9/1991 - 1/2010).

Jean-Paul Thevenin

Dr. Jean-Paul Thevenin is the Non-Executive Director of Mermaid Maritime PCL since October 21, 2013. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Thainox Stainless Public Company Limited (formerly Thainox Steel Limited).

Cher Yan Ng

Mr. Ng Cher Yan is the Independent Non-Executive Director of Mermaid Maritime PCL effective June 19, 2012. He is a professional accountant with almost 30 years of experience in his discipline. He worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in both Singapore and Australia for six years before starting his own accounting practice, CY Ng & Co. in 1990. He serves as a director on several Singapore listed companies including Ecowise Holdings Ltd., Kian Ann Engineering Ltd., Samko Timber Ltd., and Vicplas International Ltd. He graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and Fellow Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (ICPAS).

Yu-Jin Tay

Mr. Tay Yu-Jin serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He served as Partner & Global Co­-Chair of International Arbitration (Asia) DLA Piper January 2013 ­ Present Counsel & Head of International Arbitration (Asia) Shearman & Sterling LLP 2004 ­ 2012.