Ensco plc announced that Carl Trowell has been named Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Trowell will also be appointed to Ensco's board. He succeeds Dan Rabun who is retiring after eight years as CEO. Mr. Rabun's planned retirement was announced in November 2013.
The effective date for Mr. Trowell's appointments to Chief Executive Officer, President and the board of directors is expected to be 15 June 2014. Following Mr. Trowell's appointments, Mr. Rabun will remain as Non-Executive Chairman to ensure a smooth transition. Mr. Trowell will be based in Ensco's London headquarters.