Transocean has announced that John Stobart, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Performance Officer, is retiring. Keelan Adamson, the company’s Senior Vice President – Operations, has assumed Mr Stobart’s responsibilities, effective 1 June 2018.
“It has been my sincere pleasure to work with John over these past three years,” said Jeremy Thigpen, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Under John’s leadership, Transocean re-established itself as the standard for excellence, delivering industry-leading performance in safety, uptime and drilling efficiency. As a direct result of John’s unwavering commitment to both operational performance and procedural discipline, and to the development of the next generation of leadership, I have every confidence that Transocean will continue to build upon the solid foundation that John helped to establish. On behalf of Transocean’s board of directors and all Transocean employees, I want to thank John for his immeasurable contributions, and wish him the very best in his much-deserved retirement.”