People: Rowan Companies PLC (RDC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

W. Matt Ralls

64 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Thomas Burke

46 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer

John Bartol

54 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

John Buvens

58 2007 Executive Vice President - Legal

Mark Keller

61 2007 Executive Vice President - Business Development

Melanie Trent

49 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate Secretary

Gregory Hatfield

44 2010 Vice President, Controller

Graham Hearne

76 2014 Lead Independent Director

William Fox

68 2001 Independent Director

Colin Moynihan

58 1996 Independent Director

Tore Sandvold

66 2013 Independent Director

Thomas Hix

66 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Suzanne Nimocks

55 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

P. Dexter Peacock

72 2004 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Quicke

64 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Suzanne Spera

Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

W. Matt Ralls

Mr. W. Matt Ralls has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board of Rowan Companies Plc, effective April 25, 2014. He is no longer Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective April 25, 2014. From June 2005 until his retirement in November 2007, Mr. Ralls served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of GlobalSantaFe Corporation. Mr. Ralls also serves on the Boards of Superior Energy Services and Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation.

Thomas Burke

Dr. Thomas P. Burke has been President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer of Rowan Companies plc. He has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective April 25, 2014. Dr. Burke, most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He became Chief Operating Officer in July 2011 and was promoted to President in March 2013. Dr. Burke initially joined the Company in December 2009 to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of LeTourneau Technologies, Inc. and served in such capacity until the sale of LeTourneau in June 2011. Prior to such time, Dr. Burke was employed by Complete Production Services, an oilfield services company, as a Division President from 2006 to 2009, and as Vice President Corporate Development from 2004 to 2006. Before joining Complete Production Services, Dr. Burke held various positions at Schlumberger and McKinsey & Company. He holds a DPhil (PhD) in Engineering Science from Trinity College, Oxford and an MBA with High Distinction from Harvard Business School.

John Bartol

Mr. John Kevin Bartol is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of Rowan Companies plc. In July 2012, Mr. Bartol was appointed Executive Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development, and from March 2010 to July 2012, served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. From June 2007 to March 2010, he served as Vice President, Strategic Planning.

John Buvens

Mr. John L. Buvens is Executive Vice President - Legal of Rowan Companies PLC. Since January 2007, Mr. Buvens’ principal occupation has been Executive Vice President, Legal.

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.

Melanie Trent

Ms. Melanie M. Trent is 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.

Gregory Hatfield

Mr. Gregory M. Hatfield is Vice President, Controller of Rowan Companies PLC. From May 2005 to March 2010, he served as Controller.

Graham Hearne

Sir Graham Hearne, CBE, serves as Lead Independent Director of Rowan Companies PLC, effective April 25, 2014. 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.

William Fox

Mr. William T. Fox, III, is Independent Director of Rowan Companies Plc. Mr. Fox was formerly a Managing Director at Citigroup responsible for the global energy and mining businesses from 1994 until his retirement in 2003. Mr. Fox also serves on the Board of Cloud Peak Energy Inc.

Colin Moynihan

Lord Colin Berkeley Moynihan is Independent Director of Rowan Companies PLC. He is Chairman of Hydrodec Group plc, a U.K. energy related company publicly traded on the LSE, Chairman of Hydrodec’s Nominations & Corporate Governance Committee and a member of Hydrodec’s Audit Committee. From August 2005 to 2011, Lord Moynihan was Chairman of Pelamis Wave Energy and has been a Senior Partner of London-based CMA, an energy advisory firm, since 1993. He is also a director of Aquantis Inc. Lord Moynihan previously served as Executive Director of Clipper Windpower Inc and Chairman of Clipper Windpower Europe Limited, wind turbine technology companies. Lord Moynihan served as Chairman of the British Olympic Association from 2005 until 2012. He was a Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom for ten years serving as Minister for Energy from 1990 to 1992. Prior thereto, he concurrently held the positions of Minister for Sport and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Environment in the Thatcher Government from 1987 to 1990. He is an active member of the House of Lords.

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.

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

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