Seadrill Limited appoints new Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Limited has appointed Reid Warriner as Chief Operating Officer and Leif Nelson (pictured) as Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 27, 2021 (PRNEWSWIRE) -- Seadrill Limited ("Seadrill" or the "Company") (OSE:SDRL), (OTCPK:SDRLF), is pleased to announce the appointment of Grant Creed as Chief Financial Officer and Leif Nelson as Chief Operating Officer, both effective immediately. Grant is an experienced senior finance executive who joined Seadrill in 2013 and, prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, was Chief Restructuring Officer leading Seadrill's capital restructuring. During his time at Seadrill, Grant has held various positions including VP Mergers & Acquisitions and VP Corporate and Commercial Finance. Prior to joining Seadrill, Grant held M&A Transaction Services and Audit positions at Deloitte and is a chartered accountant.
Reid Warriner, Chief Operating Officer, has taken the decision to step down and will support the company in delivering a smooth handover of activities in the coming months. Leif Nelson, Seadrill's current Chief Technology Officer will now also serve as the Chief Operating Officer. Having previously been Chief Operating Officer of Seadrill for a number of years, Leif will ensure a smooth continuation of safe and efficient operations.
Stuart Jackson, CEO of Seadrill, said: "Grant has a breadth of experience and extensive expertise in capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions and driving efficiencies that will be key for the future of Seadrill. His appointment positions the company strategically for the future as we prepare to take the next steps in our financial restructuring, which will see Seadrill solidify its position as a leading provider of offshore drilling services.
"I would like to thank Reid for his service and wish him every success for the future as I welcome Leif back into the role of Chief Operating Officer. The breadth and depth of Leif's experience in our industry, coupled with a proven track record of delivering safe and efficient operations for our customers will be key to our future success."
Seadrill is a leading offshore drilling contractor utilizing advanced technology to unlock oil and gas resources for clients across harsh and benign locations across the globe. Seadrill's high quality, technologically advanced fleet spans all asset classes allowing its experienced crews to conduct its operations from shallow to ultra-deep-water environments. The company operates 43 rigs, which includes drillships, jack-ups and semi-submersibles.
Seadrill is listed on the Oslo Børs and OTC Pink markets. For more information, visit https://www.seadrill.com