McDermott has appointed Philippe Barril to its board of directors, effective September 1, 2017. to serve on the company’s Governance Committee.
Barril has served as the chief operating officer of SBM Offshore, a provider of floating production solutions to the offshore energy industry, since March 2015, and has also been a member of SBM’s management board since April 2015. He has served in several roles at Technip, including as president and chief operating officer of Technip S.A. from January 2014 to January 2015.
Barril, age 52, is a member of the International Council of Advisors to the Cyprus Presidency.
“We are very pleased to welcome Philippe to McDermott’s board of directors,” said Gary P. Luquette, chair of the board of McDermott. “Philippe’s extensive executive management and operational experience in the global oilfield engineering and construction industry will be a major asset to McDermott and will complement the extensive experience of our current board. The addition of Philippe also reflects our continued commitment to ongoing refreshment and succession planning for the Board of Directors. The Board looks forward to working with Philippe and to his future contributions.”