Seadrill Limited announced on June 6 the appointment of Stuart Jackson as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer, effective upon release from his current employment which is expected by the beginning of August.

Stuart is an experienced finance executive with 20 years of experience in CFO roles at LSE, NASDAQ, OSE and AIM listed companies, including offshore and oil field services experience having served as CFO for Bibby Offshore, CEONA Pte and Acergy SA.

"Stuart has a breadth of experience, deep industry expertise and a strong track record of creating shareholder value through capital market transactions, mergers & acquisitions and driving efficiency,” said Seadrill CEO Anton Dibowitz. “His addition to the team will greatly support the achievement of our strategic plans and we look forward to welcoming Stuart onboard"