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William E. Albrecht

Mr. Albrecht, age 67, became a director in April 2019 in connection with our combination with Rowan, where he previously served as a director since 2015. Mr. Albrecht has served as the non-Executive Chairman of the Board of California Resources Corporation (“CRC”), a publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company, since 2014. He was appointed as non-Executive Chairman of CRC in May 2016. He previously served as Executive Chairman of CRC from July 2014 to May 2016. Mr. Albrecht served as Vice President of Occidental Petroleum from May 2008 to July 2014 and as President, Oxy Oil & Gas, Americas from January 2012 to July 2014. Mr. Albrecht also served as President-Oxy Oil & Gas, USA from April 2008 to January 2012. During his tenure with Occidental, Mr. Albrecht had extensive managerial oversight over its upstream assets. Mr. Albrecht has more than 39 years of experience in the domestic oil and gas industry, having previously served as an executive officer for domestic energy producer EOG Resources for eight years and as a petroleum engineer for Tenneco Oil Company for ten years. Since 2016, Mr. Albrecht has served on the board of directors of Halliburton Co. Mr. Albrecht holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy. Mr. Albrecht is a National Association of Corporate Directors (“NACD”) Board Leadership Fellow, and has completed NACD’s comprehensive program of study for directors and corporate governance professionals.

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J. Roderick Clark

Mr. Clark, age 68, has been one of our directors since 2008. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Baker Hughes Incorporated from 2004 through January 2008. Before becoming President and Chief Operating Officer, he served as Vice President, Marketing and Technology. Mr. Clark joined Baker Hughes Incorporated during 2001 as President of Baker Petrolite. He formerly served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Equipment Companies Inc. He also formerly served as President of Sperry-Sun, a Halliburton company. Mr. Clark has also previously held financial, operational and leadership positions with FMC Corporation, Schlumberger and Grace Energy Corporation. Mr. Clark serves as a director and a business consultant/advisor for Sammons Enterprises, Inc. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dallas Theological Seminary and also serves as a trustee. He holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Texas.

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Mary E. Francis CBE

Ms. Francis, age 70, has been one of our directors since 2013. She is a former senior civil servant in the British Treasury and the Prime Minister's office and was subsequently Director General of the Association of British Insurers. Since 2013, Ms. Francis has served as a non-executive director of the Swiss Re Group, having been appointed to the Board of Directors of Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd. in October 2012. Ms. Francis retired from the boards of Swiss Re Group and Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd. in April 2018. Ms. Francis was appointed to the Boards of Directors of Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC in October 2016. She served on the Board of Directors of Centrica plc, an integrated energy company, between 2004 and 2014, and was Senior Independent Director from 2006. From 2005 to 2012, she served as a non-executive director of Aviva plc, and from 2009 to 2012, she served as a non-executive director of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc. She is also a former non-executive director of the Bank of England, Alliance & Leicester plc and St. Modwen Properties PLC and is a Senior Adviser to the International Relations Institute, Chatham House. She earned a Master of Arts in History from Newnham College, University of Cambridge.

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C. Christopher Gaut

Mr. Gaut, age 62, has been one of our directors since 2008. He has been the President and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded global provider of manufactured equipment and products to the energy industry, since November 2018, a position he also held from August 2010 until May 2017. He served as Chairman of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. from May 2017 to November 2018. Mr. Gaut previously served as a Managing Director of SCF Partners, a Houston, Texas based private equity firm that engages in investment and acquisition of energy service companies. Prior to joining SCF Partners, he served as President of Halliburton Company's Drilling and Evaluation Division from January 2008 until April 2009. Mr. Gaut also served from February 2003 until December 2007 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Halliburton Company, one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. He has served on the board of directors of EOG Resources, Inc., a leading exploration and production company, since October 2017, and previously served on the board of directors of Key Energy Services. Mr. Gaut holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Suzanne P. Nimocks

Ms. Nimocks, age 60, became a director in April 2019 in connection with our combination with Rowan, where she previously served as a director since 2010. Ms. Nimocks was formerly a Director (Senior Partner) of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, from June 1999 to March 2010, and was with the firm in various capacities since 1989, including leader of the firm’s Global Petroleum Practice, Electric Power & Natural Gas Practice, Organization Practice, Risk Management Practice and Strategy Practice. Ms. Nimocks served on several of the firm’s worldwide personnel committees for many years and formerly served as the Houston Office Manager for eight years. Ms. Nimocks currently also serves on the boards of Encana Corporation, ArcelorMittal and Owens Corning.

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Thierry Pilenko

Mr. Pilenko, age 61, became a director in April 2019 in connection with our combination with Rowan, where he previously served as a director since 2017. Mr. Pilenko is the Executive Chairman of TechnipFMC plc. Effective 2019 May 1, Mr. Pilenko will retire from the Board of Directors of TechnipFMC plc. He was the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Technip S.A., a leading provider of project management, engineering, and construction services for the energy industry, from April 2007 to January 17, 2017, when FMC Technologies, Inc. consummated its merger with Technip S.A. From March 2004 to January 2007, Mr. Pilenko served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Veritas DGC, Inc., a seismic services company. Previously, Mr. Pilenko served as Managing Director of SchlumbergerSema, a Schlumberger Ltd. company in Paris, from 2001 to March 2004. From 1998 to 2001, he served as President of Schlumberger GeoQuest. Mr. Pilenko currently serves as a director of TechnipFMC plc and formerly served on the board of directors of Hercules Offshore, Inc., CGG Veritas (formerly Veritas DGC) and Peugot SA.

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Keith O. Rattie

Mr. Rattie, age 65, has been one of our directors since 2008. Mr. Rattie previously served as President of Questar Corporation, a natural gas focused energy company, from February 2001 until July 2010, Chief Executive Officer from May 2002 until July 2010 and Chairman from May 2003 until July 2010. He previously served as Non-Executive Chairman of Questar from July 2010 to July 2012. Mr. Rattie continued to serve as a director of Questar until May 2014. He previously served as Non-Executive Chairman of QEP Resources from July 2010 to July 2012. He previously served as Vice President and Senior Vice President of Coastal Corporation, a diversified energy company. Prior to joining Coastal Corporation, he spent 19 years with Chevron Corporation in various engineering and management positions, including as General Manager of Chevron's international gas unit. He serves as a director of Select Energy Services, Inc., a NYSE-listed oilfield services company, where he chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee, and also serves on the Audit Committee. Mr. Rattie previously served on the board of EP Energy, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the U.S. Mr. Rattie is a former chairman of the Board of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington and a Master of Business Administration degree from St. Mary's College.

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Paul E. Rowsey, III

Mr. Rowsey, age 63, has been one of our directors since 2000. In September 2017, he retired as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Compatriot Capital, Inc., a real estate investment and operating company, where he was employed since 2011. Prior to joining Compatriot, he was a founder and the managing partner of E2M Partners, LLC, a sponsor and manager of private real estate equity funds and an affiliate of Compatriot. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Powdr Corporation, one of the largest alpine skiing and outdoor sports companies in the United States, based in Park City, Utah; KDC Holdings, a national real estate investment and development firm based in Dallas, Texas; JLB Partners, LLC, a multi-family housing development firm and its affiliate, Longbrook Capital Partners, LLC, based in Dallas, Texas; and Invesco Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., a real estate investment company based in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Rowsey is a 1977 magna cum laude graduate of Duke University with a degree in management science and a 1980 cum laude graduate of Southern Methodist University School of Law.

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Charles L. Szews

Mr. Szews, age 62, became a director in April 2019 in connection with our combination with Rowan, where he previously served as a director since August 2016. In December 2015, Mr. Szews retired from Oshkosh Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies serving access equipment, defense, fire and emergency, and commercial markets. He joined Oshkosh in 1996 as Vice President and CFO, was appointed Executive Vice President in October 1997, and President and Chief Operating Officer and as a director in October 2007. Mr. Szews was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Oshkosh in January 2011. Prior to joining Oshkosh, he began his career with Ernst & Young, and was Vice President and Controller at Fort Howard Corporation during its leveraged buyout. Since 2014, Mr. Szews has served as a director for Commercial Metals Company, an operator of mini-steel mills located in the Southern United States and Poland. In November 2016, Mr. Szews joined the board of Group1 Automotive, a Fortune 500 automotive retailer. In April 2018, Mr. Szews was appointed to the board of directors of Allegion plc, a provider of security products and solutions for homes, businesses, schools and other institutions. Mr. Szews holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.

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Dr. Carl G. Trowell

Dr. Trowell, age 50, became our Executive Chairman in April 2019 in connection with our combination with Rowan Companies plc (“Rowan”). He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Ensco from June 2014 to April 2019. Prior to joining Ensco, Dr. Trowell was President of Schlumberger Integrated Project Management (IPM) and Schlumberger Production Management (SPM) businesses that provide complex oil and gas project solutions ranging from field management, well construction, production and intervention services to well abandonment and rig management. He was promoted to this role after serving as President - Schlumberger WesternGeco Ltd. where he managed more than 6,500 employees with operations in 55 countries. Dr. Trowell began his professional career as a petroleum engineer with Shell before joining Schlumberger where he held a variety of international management positions including Geomarket Manager for North Sea operations and Global Vice President of Marketing and Sales. He has a strong background in the development and deployment of new technologies and has been a member of several industry advisory boards in this capacity. Dr. Trowell is on the advisory board of Energy Ventures, a venture capital company investing in oil and gas technology. In August 2016, Dr. Trowell became a non-executive director of Ophir Energy plc. Dr. Trowell has a PhD in Earth Sciences from the University of Cambridge, a Master of Business Administration from The Open University and a Bachelor Science degree in Geology from Imperial College London.

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Dr. Thomas Burke

Dr. Burke, age 51, became President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2019 in connection with our combination with Rowan, where he previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director since April 2014. He served as Rowan’s Chief Operating Officer beginning in July 2011 and was appointed President in March 2013. Dr. Burke first joined Rowan in December 2009, serving as Chief Executive Officer and President of LeTourneau Technologies until the sale of LeTourneau in June 2011. From 2006 to 2009, Dr. Burke was a Division President at Complete Production Services, an oilfield services company, and from 2004 to 2006, served as its Vice President for Corporate Development. He serves on the executive committee of the International Association of Drilling Contractors.