SBM Offshore N.V. has announced the proposed appointment of Mr Peter van Rossum as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and as a member of its Management Board. Subject to approval by shareholders at an Extraordinary General Meeting to be held on 27 June 2012, Mr Peter van Rossum will start his new function on 2 July 2012.
Mr van Rossum will join the Company from Unibail-Rodamco SE and its predecessor Rodamco Europe NV, where he has held the position of CFO since April 2006. Prior to this, he spent 24 years with Royal Dutch Shell in financial positions in Europe, the Middle East, the United States and Asia. From 2000 to 2003, he was Finance Director at NAM, the Dutch upstream joint venture between Shell and Exxon, and was Regional Finance Director for Shell’s upstream activities in Asia-Pacific from 2003 to 2006. He was a non-executive member of the board of Woodside Petroleum, a listed energy company in Australia from 2004 to 2006
Mr van Rossum is a graduate of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He holds a Masters degree in Business Economics and a postgraduate degree in Accountancy (Netherlands CPA). He is a Dutch citizen.
Bruno Chabas, CEO of SBM Offshore commented:
“We are pleased to welcome Peter to our Management Board and the executive team. His wealth of financial and oil industry expertise will be a valuable asset for SBM Offshore and we look forward to him joining the team”.
Source: SBM Offshore, May 11, 2012