Steen to replace Jacobsen on Seadrill board

Kjell E. Jacobsen has resigned from the Seadrill Ltd. board of directors and Carl Erik Steen is nominated to fill his place.

Offshore staff

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Kjell E. Jacobsen has resigned from the Seadrill Ltd. board of directors and Carl Erik Steen is nominated to fill his place.

Jacobsen began with Smedvig and was CEO from 2001 to 2006 when Smedvig was integrated with Seadrill Ltd. He was CEO of Seadrill Management AS until retirement in 2008.

Steen currently is head of Shipping, Oil Service, and International Business at Nordea bank. He is scheduled to take the directorship in February 2011.


12/30/2010

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