SBM Offshore says that Sietze Hepkema has decided to retire as Chief Governance and Compliance Officer (CGCO). Mr. Hepkema will continue to serve in his current role as CGCO until the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 15, 2015 at which time it will be proposed that he join the Company’s Supervisory Board. At that time, it will also be proposed that Erik Lagendijk succeed him.
Mr. Lagendijk joins SBM Offshore on January 2, 2015 following a distinguished 25 year career in the financial services industry. His leadership experience includes 14 years as General Counsel of AEGON N.V., a Dutch listed international insurance company, where he was most recently responsible for building a mature regulatory and compliance function. He will be responsible for overseeing the legal, compliance and risk functions; all areas in which he has gained significant relevant experience while at AEGON N.V.