Transocean Ltd. says that, as mutually agreed with the company, Esa Ikaheimonen is stepping down as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Mr. Ikaheimonen has also resigned his company-appointed position as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Transocean Partners LLC, a subsidiary of Transocean. Additionally, the company announced that Mr. Mark Mey has been appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective May 28, 2015.
"Esa brought a fresh and unique perspective to Transocean when he joined the company almost three years ago and he has contributed materially to the company's capital structure, fleet rationalization and cost management initiatives," said Jeremy Thigpen, Transocean's President and Chief Executive Officer. "On behalf of all of Transocean, I thank Esa for his service and wish him great success in his future endeavors."
Thigpen continued: "I have known Mark for a number of years, and I am very pleased to have the opportunity to finally work with him. Mark brings extensive industry and leadership experience to the CFO role, and he will be a great addition to the Transocean team."