New hires at offshore driller Valaris
Matt Lyne has commenced his role as senior vice-president and chief commercial officer at Valaris Limited, the Bermudian-based offshore drilling services company.
Mr Lyne, who was appointed in May, previously served as chief commercial and strategy officer of Seadrill, where he held a number of senior marketing and commercial roles for more than 12 years.
Prior to this, he served in a number of senior operational and functional roles with Transocean.
Mr Lyne has more than 20 years of offshore drilling experience in various international locations.
President and chief executive officer Anton Dibowitz said: “I am pleased to welcome Matt to the Valaris executive management committee at an exciting time for our business.
“Valaris has significant operating leverage to the improving market, and Matt’s deep industry experience will be critical in helping us to exercise this leverage in a disciplined manner that generates meaningful returns for our shareholders.”
With Mr Lyne in position, Christophe Raimbault will commence his new role as vice-president – sustainability and new energy.
Mr Dibowitz said: “Christophe will drive further momentum behind our commitment to reduce emissions from our operations and partner with our customers to support their ESG efforts, as well as identify and progress opportunities within the new energy arena.”