Noble Sam Hartley jack-up

Noble Corp. CEO transitions to executive chairman role

CEO of Noble Corporation has transitioned to the role of executive chairman of the board while a new CEO has been named.

Illustration; Noble Sam Hartley jack-up; Source: Noble Corp.

Noble Corporation said on Thursday that it had executed the leadership transition plan announced in February 2020.

Effective Thursday, Julie J. Robertson has assumed the newly created role of executive chairman of the company’s board of directors.

Robert W. Eifler has been named President and Chief Executive Officer and has been elected as a member of the board of directors.

Additionally, Kevin S. Corbett has been elected to the board of directors to replace a board member who did not stand for re-election.

“Over the course of my career at Noble I have been extremely fortunate to work with what I consider to be the best group of people in the world and I am looking forward to continuing to work with the Noble team in my new role”, said Robertson.

“Robert possesses the company’s values, deep industry knowledge, and a strategic mindset that makes him the ideal choice to lead Noble into the future”.

Eifler said, “I would like to thank Julie for her leadership and contributions to the company in her role as CEO, as well as her guidance during the leadership transition process. Our industry and our company are not alone in facing significant challenges in the current environment”.

It is also worth reminding that in March 2020 Noble named a replacement for its departing chief financial officer (CFO).