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People: Rowan Companies PLC (RDC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Graham Hearne

78 2016 Lead Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Burke

48 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Stephen Butz

44 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Melanie Trent

51 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Mark Keller

63 2007 Executive Vice President - Business Development

T. Fred Brooks

2008 Senior Vice President, operations

Dennis Baldwin

55 2016 Chief Accounting Officer

William Albrecht

64 2015 Director

Tore Sandvold

68 2013 Independent Director

Thomas Hix

68 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Suzanne Nimocks

57 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

P. Dexter Peacock

74 2004 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Quicke

66 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Suzanne Spera

Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Graham Hearne

Sir Graham Hearne, CBE, is Lead Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was formerly Chairman of Enterprise Oil plc, an oil and gas exploration and production company from 1991 until his retirement in 2002 when it was acquired by Shell, and CEO from 1984 to 1991. Sir Graham also serves as the non-executive chairman of Braemar Shipping Services Group plc, and a non-executive director of Genel Energy plc, an Anglo-Turkish exploration and production company listed on the LSE. He was formerly the Non-Executive Chairman of Catlin Group Limited, a global specialty property and casualty insurance company, from 2003 until his retirement in 2012, a non-executive director of Bumi plc, and a director of N.M. Rothschild & Sons Ltd., Vetco International, Stratic Energy Corporation and Wellstream Holdings plc.

Thomas Burke

Dr. Thomas P. Burke has been President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Rowan Companies plcHe 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.

Stephen Butz

Mr. Stephen M. Butz is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company. since December 1, 2014. Prior to that time, Mr. Butz served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Hercules Offshore, Inc. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2010 to 2013 and held a number of other key positions since joining Hercules Offshore in 2005, including Director of Corporate Development and Vice President, Finance and Treasurer.

Melanie Trent

Ms. Melanie M. Trent has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel of Rowan Companies plc . She was Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate Secretary of Rowan Companies plc . From March 2010 to July 2011, she served as Vice President and Corporate Secretary. Ms. Trent has served as Corporate Secretary since she joined the Company in 2005, and also served as Compliance Officer from 2005 to January 2007 and as Special Assistant to the CEO from January 2007 to December 2008.

Mark Keller

Mr. Mark A. Keller is Executive Vice President - Business Development of Rowan Companies Plc. Since January 2007, Mr. Keller’s principal occupation has been Executive Vice President, Business Development.

T. Fred Brooks

Dennis Baldwin

Mr. Dennis S. Baldwin is 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.

William Albrecht

Mr. William E. Albrecht is 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 more than 35 years of experience in the 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.

Tore Sandvold

Mr. Tore I. Sandvold serves as Independent Director of Rowan Companies PLC., effective May 31, 2013. Mr. Sandvold has been Executive Chairman of Sandvold Energy AS, an advisory company in the energy business, since September 2002 and is Chairman and acting CEO of Misen Energy AB, a Swedish upstream oil and gas company listed on the First North List at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Sandvold served as Executive Chairman of Petoro AS, the Norwegian state-owned oil company. From 1990 to 2001, Mr. Sandvold served as Director General of the Norwegian Ministry of Oil & Energy, with overall responsibility for Norway’s national and international oil and gas policy. From 1987 to 1990, he served as the Counselor for Energy in the Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C. From 1973 to 1987, he served in the Norwegian Ministry of Industry, Oil & Energy in a variety of positions in the areas of domestic and international energy policy. Mr. Sandvold also serves on the Boards of Schlumberger Limited, Teekay Corporation, Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd., Energy Policy Foundation of Norway and Njord Gas Infrastructure

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 was Senior Vice President of Finance and CFO of Cameron International Corporation, an oil and gas products and services company, from 1995 to 2003. Mr. Hix also serves as a director of Health Care Service Corporation (the parent company of Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the Company’s health insurance provider) and Western Gas Equity Partners LP, and previously served as a director of TODCO and El Paso Corporation. Former Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”)

Suzanne Nimocks

Ms. Suzanne P. Nimocks is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rowan Companies PLC. Ms. Nimocks was a director (senior partner) with McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, from June 1999 to March 2010, and was with the firm in various other capacities since 1989, including as a leader of the firm’s Global Petroleum Practice, Electrical Power & Natural Gas Practice, Organization Practice and Risk Management Practice. Ms. Nimocks served as a member of the firm’s worldwide personnel committees for many years and as the Manager of the Houston office for eight years. Ms. Nimocks also serves on the Boards of Encana Corporation, Arcelor Mittal and Owens Corning.

P. Dexter Peacock

Mr. P. Dexter Peacock is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rowan Companies Plc. Mr. Peacock was the Managing Partner of Andrews Kurth LLP, a law firm, and a Partner at the firm until he retired in 1997. Mr. Peacock has been Of Counsel to Andrews Kurth since 1997. Mr. Peacock also serves on the Board of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation.

John Quicke

Mr. John J. Quicke is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rowan Companies Plc. Mr. Quicke has served as Managing Director and an operating partner of Steel Partners LLC, a global management firm, since 2005. Mr. Quicke is currently President and CEO of the energy group and a director of Steel Excel, Inc., Vice President of Handy & Harman Ltd., and a director of JPS Industries, Inc. Mr. Quicke previously served as President, CEO and a director of DGT Holdings Corp. and a director of Angelica Corporation, Layne Christensen Company, Handy & Harman Ltd. and NOVT Corporation. Previously, Mr. Quicke also served in various capacities at Sequa Corporation, a diversified manufacturer, including Vice Chairman and Executive Officer, and as a director of the company

Suzanne Spera

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Graham Hearne

329,283

Thomas Burke

5,886,230

Stephen Butz

2,376,780

Melanie Trent

2,141,150

Mark Keller

2,711,210

T. Fred Brooks

1,730,750

Dennis Baldwin

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William Albrecht

114,130

Tore Sandvold

287,914

Thomas Hix

310,198

Suzanne Nimocks

298,041

P. Dexter Peacock

299,283

John Quicke

295,198

Suzanne Spera

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As Of  30 Dec 2015