Members of the Management Board

Bruno Chabas, CEO SBM Offshore

Bruno Chabas (French, 1964) – Chief Executive Officer

Bruno Chabas joined SBM as Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Management Board in May 2011 and became CEO in January 2012. Prior to joining, he worked for 18 years with Acergy S.A. (now Subsea 7 SA). From November 2002 until January 2011, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Acergy S.A., responsible for all the day-to-day commercial and operational activity worldwide. From June 1999 through October 2002, he served as Chief Financial Officer. Between 1992 and 2002, Mr. Chabas held various management positions within preceding companies in the United Kingdom, France and the United States. He has been an Independent Director of FORACO International S.A. since August 2007 and holds an MBA from Babson College, Massachusetts.


FPSO Cidade de Paraty sail away from Brasfels shipyardPhilippe Barril (French, 1964) – Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Philippe Barril is a Graduate Engineer of the Ecole Centrale de Lyon (1988) and started his career with Bouygues Offshore as an engineer, moving into project management, subsidiary manager in Angola, Business Unit Angola-Congo, Business Unit Manager Nigeria and Vice President Sub-Saharan Africa and Offshore. In 2002, he moved to Technip as CEO Africa and Mediterranean. Then, he spent 2006 working for Single Buoy Moorings, a subsidiary of SBM Offshore N.V., as Gas Sales Manager. Mr. Barril was then appointed Managing Director of Entrepose Contracting from 2007 to 2009. In 2009, he moved back to Technip, working in a number of senior executive positions and was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2014.


Peter M. van Rossum (Dutch, 1956) – Chief Financial Officer

Peter M. van Rossum joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer in 2012. Prior to joining SBM he was CFO of Rodamco Europe, and following the merger with Unibail of France, of Unibail-Rodamco SE. Prior to that, Mr. van Rossum was with Shell for 23 years in different positions in all key sectors (Upstream, Downstream, Chemicals and Corporate) and in many different countries. From April 2004 till March 2006 he was for 2 years a Non-Executive Director of Woodside, an Upstream company. He has a Master in Business Economics from the Free University of Amsterdam.


DMIL_8002832Erik Lagendijk ( Dutch, 1960 ) –
Chief Governance and Compliance Officer

Mr. E. Lagendijk studied law at the University of Amsterdam (1988) and completed the Executive Development program at the IMD Lausanne in 1999. He attended the Foundations of Finance program at the Amsterdam Institute of Finance in 2002 and an Executive Development program at the IESE in Barcelona in 2013. Mr E. Lagendijk spent his career in the financial services industry, first at the ING Bank starting in 1987 with various roles as lawyer and banker, as Senior Account Manager and as head of the legal department of domestic operations. In 2000, he moved to Aegon N.V. to take up the position of Group General Counsel.  Mr E. Lagendijk joined the Company on 1 January 2015 as Group Governance Director.