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Seadrill Ltd (SDRL.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Fredriksen

72 2005 Chairman of the Board, President

Per Wullf

55 2016 Chief Executive Officer and President of Seadrill Management Ltd, Director

Leif Nelson

41 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President

Henrik Hansen

53 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Technical Officer

Des Thurlby

51 2015 Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Jose Firmo

45 2014 Senior Vice President Brazil

Alf Lovdal

59 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of North Atlantic Management AS

Svend Maier

52 2016 Senior Vice President of Special Projects

Alex Monsen

54 2016 Senior Vice President Asia Pacific

Dave Morrow

44 2015 Senior Vice President, Africa & Middle East

Philip Souyris

46 2015 Senior Vice President Mexico

Ray Watkins

56 2016 Senior Vice President Americas

Anton Dibowitz

44 2016 Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President of Seadrill Management Ltd

Mark Morris

52 2015 Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Seadrill Management

David Sneddon

52 2013 Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President of Seadrill Management Ltd

Georgina Sousa

64 2015 Company Secretary, Director

Hans Aas

70 2015 Director

Bert Bekker

76 2013 Director

Kate Blankenship

51 2005 Director

Kathrine Fredriksen

33 2008 Director

Paul Leand

49 2013 Director

Orjan Svanevik

50 2014 Director

John Roche

57 2014 Director Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

John Fredriksen

Mr. John Fredriksen has been Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of SeaDrill Ltd. since its incorporation in May 2005. Mr. Fredriksen has also served since 1997 as Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO), or Frontline, a Bermuda company listed on the NYSE and the OSE. From 2001 until September 2014, he was also Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Golar LNG Limited, or Golar, a Bermuda company listed on the Nasdaq Global Market. He has been Director of Golden Ocen Group Limited since March 2015. Mr. Fredriksen also served as Director and Chairman of the Board of NADL between its inception in 2011 and September 2015.

Per Wullf

Mr. Per Wullf has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of Seadrill Management Ltd at SeaDrill Ltd effective as of the end of July 2013. He has also been Director of the Company since February 2016. Mr. Wullf has also served as a director of Sevan Drilling since January 2012. Previously, Mr. Wullf served as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Seadrill Management since 2009. Mr. Wullf has more than 36 years of experience in the international offshore and onshore drilling industry with A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S, serving as Managing Director for Maersk Drilling Norge AS from 2006 to 2009.

Leif Nelson

Mr. Leif Nelson has been Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President at Seadrill Limited since July 2015. He has over 18 years of experience in the drilling industry, most recently as our Vice President Operations Performance. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Nelson held various operational positions for Transocean Ltd. Mr. Nelson is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines and holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering. Mr. Nelson sits on the board of the Well Control Institute.

Henrik Hansen

Mr. Henrik M Hansen has been Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer at Seadrill Limited since July 2015. He has over 25 years of experience in the drilling industry most recently as Vice President Operational Excellence. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hansen held various operational positions within Maersk Drilling. He is a marine engineer and holds a Bachelor of Technology Management in Marine Engineering.

Des Thurlby

Mr. Des Thurlby has been Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Seadrill Limited since July 2015. He joined Seadrill in September 2013. Prior to joining the Company Mr. Thurlby was Global Human Resources Director of Jaguar Land Rover Limited for six years. Prior to joining Jaguar Land Rover, Mr. Thurlby held several HR roles with Ford Motor Company. Mr. Thurlby has an MBA from London Business School and a degree in Politics and Economics from Newcastle University.

Jose Firmo

Mr. Jose Firmo has been Senior Vice President Brazil at Seadrill Limited since October 2014. Mr. Firmo has over 25 years of experience in the Oilfield Services industry. Since 1992 when he joined Schlumberger Limited he has held numerous positions, including Testing & Wireline Field Engineer offshore Brazil, Field Manager positions in the North and South America, Global Business Development for Completions, Testing Global Human Resources Director, and Vice President of Operations Latin America for Testing Services. Born in Rio de Janeiro, he holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

Alf Lovdal

Mr. Alf Ragnar Lovdal has been Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of North Atlantic Management AS at SeaDrill Ltd. since January 2013. Mr. Lovdal has served as Senior Vice President for Seadrill in Asia Pacific from April 2009 until December 2012. He was previously Chief Executive Officer in Seawell Management AS. Mr. Lovdal has close to 35 years of experience from the oil and gas industry, of which 10 years of which he was responsible for the well services business in the drilling contractor Smedvig, which Seadrill acquired in early 2006. Mr. Lovdal has over the years held several senior positions, including general manager operations for the mobile units. Prior to his engagement with Smedvig and Seadrill, Mr. Lovdal held various positions in different oil service companies, including five years of offshore field experience with Schlumberger Limited. He has a degree in mechanical engineering from Horten Engineering Academy in Norway.

Svend Maier

Mr. Svend Anton Maier has been Senior Vice President of Special Projects at Seadrill Ltd since January 2016. He previously was Senior Vice President of the Americas region at the Company from February 2015 until December 2015, Senior Vice President of Russia for NADL from August 2014 until February 2015 as well as Senior Vice President, Africa and Middle-East from January 2011 until August 2014. Mr. Maier joined the Company in February 2007 as Vice President, Deepwater Eastern Hemisphere. He is also Director of Sevan Drilling. Mr. Maier has more than 20 years of experience in the offshore drilling industry. Prior to joining us, Mr. Maier held several senior positions in Transocean Ltd., including operations manager in Egypt, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. He has been Non-Executive Director of SapuraKencana since October 2015. He graduated from the Maritime Institute of Tonsberg with a degree in marine engineering.

Alex Monsen

Mr. Alex Monsen has been Senior Vice President Asia Pacific at Seadrill Limited since January 2016. Mr. Monsen has been at Seadrill since June 2006 and previously served as our Senior Vice President of Asset Development. Mr. Monsen has more than 20 years of experience in the drilling industry and has held several senior positions in Stena Drilling Ltd, most recently as Project Manager for Stena Drilling’s DrillMax project. He has a bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture from the University of Strathclyde and a Master’s degree from Strathclyde Business School.

Dave Morrow

Mr. Dave Morrow has been Senior Vice President, Africa & Middle East at Seadrill Limited since November 2015. He has over 17 years in the drilling industry, most recently serving as Company’s Vice President of Marketing in the Eastern Hemisphere. Prior to the Company, Mr. Morrow held various senior management positions at Ensco plc and Nabors Industries Ltd. in operations, and commercial and general management. He has a BBA in Marketing and Economics from the University of New Mexico.

Philip Souyris

Mr. Philip Souyris has been Senior Vice President Mexico at Seadrill Limited since January 2015. Mr. Souyris has 17 years in the offshore drilling industry, including 14 years specializing on the deepwater sector. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Souyris held several senior positions in Schlumberger Limited since 1998, including drilling engineer, drilling manager for Brazil, and operations manager in East Mediterranean Europe. Mr. Souyris graduated from Universidad Nacional del Sur as Industrial Engineer and also holds a Master’s specialization of Industrial Organization from the same institution.

Ray Watkins

Mr. Ray Watkins has been Senior Vice President Americas at Seadrill Ltd since January 2016. He previously served as Vice President Asia Pacific of the Company from May 2013 until December 2015. Mr. Watkins has more than thirty years of international experience in the drilling industry. He has served as Director of Operations for the West Africa region from February 2011 to April 2013. Prior to joining Seadrill, Mr Watkins held several senior positions in Maersk Drilling and Maersk FPSOs including Managing Director, Director of global operations and regional Manager. Mr. Watkins is a certified Mechanical Engineer.

Anton Dibowitz

Mr. Anton Dibowitz has served as Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President of Seadrill Management Ltd within Seadrill Ltd since June 2, 2016. He has previously been Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice President of Seadrill Management Ltd at SeaDrill Ltd. since January 2013. He has over 15 years drilling industry experience most recently serving as Vice President Marketing and prior to that as Commercial Director, Deepwater Western Hemisphere Division, since joining Seadrill in April 2007. Prior to Seadrill, Mr. Dibowitz held various positions within tax, process reengineering and marketing at Transocean and Ernst & Young LLP. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where he has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, and Master’s degrees in Professional Accounting (MPA) and Business Administration (MBA).

Mark Morris

Mr. Mark Morris has been Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Seadrill Management at Seadrill Limited since September 2015. Mr. Morris was most recently the chief financial officer for Rolls- Royce Group plc and held several roles in his 28 years with the company. During his career at Rolls Royce, amongst other roles, Mr. Morris served as group treasurer, managing director, Rolls-Royce Capital and Treasurer of International Aero Engines, a Rolls-Royce Joint Venture.

David Sneddon

Mr. David Sneddon has been Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President of Seadrill Management Ltd at Seadrill Ltd. since December 1, 2013. Prior to joining Seadrill, Mr. Sneddon held several senior positions in Novelis Inc., most recently as VP Finance in Europe, and prior to that held various positions in Alcan Inc and KPMG. Mr. Sneddon has a Master’s degree in Economics and Accountancy from Aberdeen University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Georgina Sousa

Ms. Georgina Sousa has been Company Secretary at SeaDrill Ltd. since February 2006. She has also been Director of the Company since November 23, 2015. She is a director and the Head of Corporate Administration for Frontline, Director and secretary of NADL and Ship Finance, and is Secretary of Seadrill Partners and Archer. Until January 2007, she was Vice-President-Corporate Services of Consolidated Services Limited, a Bermuda Management Company, having joined the firm in 1993 as Manager of Corporate Administration. From 1976 to 1982 she was employed by the Bermuda law firm of Appleby, Spurling & Kempe as a Company Secretary and from 1982 to 1993 she was employed by the Bermuda law firm of Cox & Wilkinson as Senior Company Secretary.

Hans Aas

Mr. Hans Petter Aas has been Director of SEADRILL LIMITED since May 2015. Mr. Aas has a long career as banker in the international shipping and offshore market, and retired from his position as Global Head of the Shipping, Offshore and Logistics Division of DnB NOR in August 2008. Mr. Aas joined DnB NOR (then Bergen Bank) in 1989, and has previously worked for the Petroleum Division of the Norwegian Ministry of Industry and the Ministry of Energy, as well as for Vesta Insurance and Nevi Finance. Mr. Aas is also a director and Chairman of Ship Finance, and is a director of Deep Sea Supply Plc., Golden Ocean, Knutsen Offshore Tankers ASA, Knutsen NYK Offshore Partners LP, Solvang ASA and Gearbulk Holding Limited. Mr. Aas served as a director of Golar LNG Limited from September 2008 until February 2015 and of Golar LNG Partners LP from 2011 until February 2015.

Bert Bekker

Mr. Bert M. Bekker has served as Member of the Board of Directors of SeaDrill Ltd. since April 25, 2013. Mr. Bekker has been in the heavy marine transport industry since 1978 when he co-founded Dock Express Shipping Rotterdam (the predecessor of Dockwise Transport B.V.). Mr. Bekker retired from his position as Chief Executive Officer of Dockwise Transport B.V. in May 2003. Mr. Bekker served as Chief Executive Officer of Cableship Contractors N.V. Curacao from March 2001 until June 2006. In May 2006, Mr. Bekker was appointed Executive Advisor Heavy Lift of Frontline Management AS, an affiliate of Frontline, and in January 2007, he was appointed CEO of Sealift Management B.V. Mr. Bekker held that position until its merger with Dockwise Ltd in May 2007. Mr. Bekker served as a director of Dockwise Ltd. from June 2007 until December 2009. Mr. Bekker currently has served as Director of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Netherlands B.V. since July 2003. Mr. Bekker has served as a director of Seadrill Partners since September 2012, and Ship Finance since May 2015.

Kate Blankenship

Mrs. Kate Blankenship has been Member of the Board of Directors of SeaDrill Ltd., since May 2005. Mrs. Blankenship has also served as a director of Frontline since 2003. Mrs. Blankenship joined Frontline in 1994 and served as its Chief Accounting Officer and Company Secretary until October 2005. Mrs. Blankenship has been a director of Ship Finance since October 2003, Seadrill Partners since June 2012, NADL since February 2011, Independent Tankers Corporation Limited, or Independent Tankers, since February 2008, Golar since July 2003, Golar LNG Partners since September 2007, Golden Ocean since November 2004, Archer since its incorporation in 2007 and Avance Gas Holding Ltd since October 2013. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Kathrine Fredriksen

Ms. Kathrine Fredriksen has served as Member of the Board of Directors of SeaDrill Ltd. since September 19, 2008. Ms. Fredriksen has also served as a director of Golar LNG Partners from April 2013 until September 2014, and served as a director of Golar LNG Limited from February 2008 until April 2013. She graduated from Wang Handels Gymnas in Norway and studied at the European Business School in London.

Paul Leand

Mr. Paul M. Leand, Jr. has served as Member of the Board of Directors of SeaDrill Ltd. since April 25, 2013. Mr. Leand is the Chief Executive Officer and director of AMA Capital Partners LLC, or AMA, an investment bank specializing in the maritime industry. From 1989 to 1998 Mr. Leand served at the First National Bank of Maryland where he managed the Bank's Railroad Division and its International Maritime Division. He has worked extensively in the U.S. capital markets in connection with AMA's restructuring and mergers and acquisitions practices. Mr. Leand serves as a member of the Investment Committee of AMA Shipping funds, a series of private equity funds formed and managed by AMA. Mr. Leand has also served as a director of Ship Finance since 2003, Golar LNG Partners LP since 2011, NADL since 2012 and Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. since 2014.

Orjan Svanevik

Mr. Orjan Svanevik has been appointed Director of Seadrill Limited. with effect from October 27, 2014. He has also been Director of NADL since May 2015. Mr. Svanevik joined Seatankers in July 2014 and has a broad industry background, with special knowledge of oil and gas, maritime, shipbuilding, and engineering sectors. He has extensive experience from global operations, investment management and corporate finance. Mr Svanevik was previously Managing Director for the investment advisory firm Oavik Capital from October 2008 to July 2014. Prior to this he was Head of M&A and a Partner at Aker ASA from 2005 to 2008, and COO and EVP of Kvaerner ASA from 2004 to 2005. Prior to this Mr. Svanevik also worked in corporate advisory and Investment banking for Arkwright from 1994 to 2001. He started his career at Schlumberger, where he held various international financial management positions from 1991 to 1994. Mr. Svanevik has an AMP from Harvard Business School and a MBA from Thunderbird.

John Roche