Offshore driller Noble Corporation has named a new member of the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.
The company said on Tuesday that Julie J. Robertson would fill a board vacancy created by a recent retirement.
According to Noble, she will serve as a director of the company until the next shareholder vote at the annual general meeting in 2018.
Robertson spent more than 38 years with Noble and its subsidiaries. She began her career at the company by serving consecutively in the positions of risk and benefits manager and marketing services coordinator for a predecessor subsidiary of Noble, beginning in 1979. Most recently, Robertson served as the company’s executive vice president since 2006 and corporate secretary since 1993 and will retain both roles.
In her current roles, she has direct oversight of human resources, procurement, and supply chain, learning and development, health, safety and environmental functions, and information technology. Robertson is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard School of Business.
David W. Williams, chairman, president and CEO of Noble Corporation, said: “Julie has built a distinguished career during her tenure at Noble and brings excellent industry knowledge and experience. I am delighted with this addition to our board and look forward to her future contributions.”