Borr Drilling Ltd. has appointed Patrick Schorn as its new CEO, effective September 8, 2020. Schorn will succeed Svend Anton Maier who will remain with the company as special advisor to the CEO.  Schorn has been a director of the company since January 2018.

Schorn was the executive vice president of wells for Schlumberger Ltd. Prior to this role, he held various global management positions including president of operations for Schlumberger; president production group; president of well services; president of completions; and GeoMarket manager Russia. He began his career with Schlumberger in 1991 as a stimulation engineer in Europe and held various management and engineering positions in France, United States, Russia, U.S. Gulf of Mexico and Latin America. Schorn holds a bachelor of science degree in oil and gas technology from the University Noorder Haaks in Den Helder, the Netherlands.

“We are pleased to announce Patrick as the new chief executive officer of Borr Drilling. His extensive industry experience and his tenure as a director of the company make him ideally suited to take the company forward in a challenging operating environment. We also want to thank Svend Anton for his leadership and strong contributions to the company since its incorporation and look forward to his continued support in the role as special advisor to the chief executive officer,” Paal Kibsgaard, chairman of the board, said.