Leadership Team

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Oliver Kassam – Managing Director – Brazil

Oliver was appointed to his current position in August 2015.   He joined SBM Offshore in May 2012 as Group Sales & Marketing Director.  His accomplished track record in the Oil & Gas Industry spans globally, working in key deep water areas such West Africa, Gulf of Mexico, Brazil and Asia Pacific regions. During his 20 year career to date, he has held various senior positions, including Vice President and Managing Director within companies such Subsea 7, Halliburton / Brown & Root and ABB Lummus Global. Oliver holds an Honors degree in International Business Management from the University of Brighton, UK.

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Philippe was recently appointed Managing Director of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre.  He previously held the position of Country Director for SBM in Brazil (since July 2013), where he built up the Company’s presence from very simple beginnings to the successful local content model in place today. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of the Rio office, and has been in Brazil since 2009. Philippe joined SBM in 1995 as an IT Development Engineer, and rose to senior positions in IT, Operations, Corporate Supply Chain and Project Management. He holds an Engineering degree in Information Technology from Arts et Metiers, with a Finance and Management specialisation from Centrale Paris.

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Stein is Managing Director of our Houston Execution Centre. He brings over 20 years of international experience in offshore facilities, and joined SBM Offshore in June 2011 as VP P&TD, Houston, moving to VP Engineering in September 2012, and Houston Managing Director in December 2013. Prior to joining SBM, Stein worked for Technip (USA) and more recently was President of Aker Solution ED&S (Houston). He holds a MS in Ocean Engineering from Texas A&M University, USA.

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Peter Senkbeil – Managing Director – Operations

Peter was appointed Managing Director of SBM Production Contractors in June 2013. He joined SBM from Petroplus where he held the position of Chief Refining Officer. Prior to joining Petroplus, Peter’s career included several high level roles with Exxon, and he sat on the ExCom of Esso Germany. Peter is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Hannover University.

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Giuseppe Stani – Managing Director – Europe & Africa

Giuseppe will assume responsibility as Managing Director (MD) for the newly created Europe Regional Centre, building on the strengths of both the Monaco and Schiedam Offices to create synergies and optimise the project execution entities based in Europe. He previously held the position of Managing Director of SBM Monaco Regional Centre, having originally joined SBM Offshore from Eni. Before his career with Eni, which began in 2008, he worked for Saipem in various positions from Project Manager to Manager of the leased FPSO business line. He graduated in mechanical engineering from Politecnico di Milano.

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Bernard van Leggelo – Managing Director FPSO Business Unit

Having previously held the role of Group Executive Managing Director, Bernard will now focus his attention on building upon what he has achieved thus far on the FPSO Business Unit.  He originally joined SBM in 1995 as Director of Operations in Houston, moving to Houston Managing Director in 2007, before being appointed SBM Group Executive Managing Director in December 2013. Bernard previously worked for Offshore Technology and Sparta in positions ranging from Project Manager to Director and holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from the Ecole Centrale and an M.S. in Ocean Engineering from the University of Connecticut.