Bruno Chabas (Swiss and French, 1964) – Chief Executive Officer
Bruno Chabas joined SBM Offshore 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. During an Extraordinary General Meeting on 4 November 2015, Bruno Chabas was reappointed as Management Board member for a second term of four years until the Annual General Meeting of 2020. The Supervisory Board has designated him CEO for this new term.
Philippe Barril joined the Company in March 2015 and was appointed member of the Management Board and Chief Operating Officer at the AGM in April 2015 for a first term of four years until the General Meeting in 2019. He 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. Since March 2016, Philippe Barril is also a non-executive director at DeepOcean Group Holding B.V.
Peter van Rossum joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer in 2012 and was appointed for a first term of four years until the General Meeting in 2016. Prior to joining SBM Offshore 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 a Director of Woodside Petroleum. He has a Master in Business Economics from the Free University of Amsterdam. During the Annual General Meeting on 6 April 2016, Mr. van Rossum was reappointed as a Management Board member for a second term of four years until the Annual General Meeting of 2020. The Supervisory Board has designated him CFO for this new term.
Erik Lagendijk (Dutch, 1960) –
Chief Governance and Compliance Officer
Erik Lagendijk joined the Company in January 2015 and was appointed a member of the Management Board and Chief Governance and Compliance Officer at the AGM in April 2015 for a first term of four years until the General Meeting in 2019. He 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.