Offshore drilling contractor Ensco plc announced today that Carey Lowe has been promoted to Executive Vice President reporting directly to CEO and President Carl Trowell .
He will be responsible for overseeing investor relations, public relations, employee communications and branding, led by Vice President Sean O’Neill , as well as strategy, headed by Vice President Michael Howe , and human resources, directed by Vice President Maria Silva .
Lowe was most recently Senior Vice President – Eastern Hemisphere where he led operations for Europe, Africa, Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. He will continue to be based in London. Lowe joined Ensco in 2008 as Senior Vice President and has led capital projects, engineering, strategic planning, the deepwater fleet, and safety, health and environmental management.
Steve Brady will succeed Lowe as Senior Vice President – Eastern Hemisphere and relocate to London. Mr. Brady was previously Senior Vice President – Western Hemisphere based in Houston.
Gilles Luca has been appointed Senior Vice President – Western Hemisphere. His prior roles include Vice President – Strategy, Vice President – Brazil and Vice President – Europe and Mediterranean. Mr. Brady and Mr. Luca will continue to report directly to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Mark Burns .
“Ensco has a deep bench of talented senior managers,” said CEO and President Carl Trowell . “These promotions highlight our commitment to career development and will further strengthen our company.”