McDermott Names New Senior VP, General Counsel and Secretary

McDermott has appointed John Freeman as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective today.

He succeeds Liane Hinrichs who has announced her intention to retire from the company at the end of the year.

David Dickson, president and chief executive officer of McDermott, stated: “The company is grateful for Liane’s contributions to McDermott over the past 18 years, and her leadership of the company’s legal group. We extend our best wishes to Liane for the future. As McDermott continues to grow, John’s versatility and global experience in our industry will be of particular benefit to the company. I am looking forward to working closely with him.”

Freeman joins McDermott from TechnipFMC where he was most recently Special Advisor to the Integration of Technip and FMC. Prior to the merger of Technip and FMC, Freeman was Group (Corporate) general counsel for Technip, based in Paris, where he had worldwide leadership responsibility for all legal and compliance matters for Technip. Prior to joining Technip in 2009, Freeman was with Baker Hughes , where he held a number of different legal and compliance positions.

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