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, Bruno 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.


Sietze Hepkema (Dutch, 1953) –

Chief Governance and Compliance Officer

Sietze Hepkema joined SBM as Chief Governance and Compliance Officer in May 2012. Prior to joining SBM, he was a partner of Allen & Overy, a prestigious international law firm, from 1987 to 2011 and before that of Graham & James (San Francisco & Singapore). Sietze Hepkema has over three decades of experience advising companies, specializing in international corporate law, with a particular focus on corporate governance and corporate finance.  He was educated at Harvard Law School and the Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.


 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.