Scott McReaken was appointed CEO in December 2018. Mr McReaken has over 15 years of experience in the offshore drilling industry, which includes various leadership roles in the United States, North Sea, West Africa and South America. Prior to this appointment Mr McReaken has been a part of the Seadrill group companies since 2012, where he served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sevan Drilling Ltd and Chief Financial Officer of North Atlantic Drilling Ltd.
Mr McReaken serves as the Treasurer and Secretary of the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) since 2013, which is the worldwide oil and gas drilling contractor’s non-profit advocacy association. Mr McReaken began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor. He holds a degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr McReaken is a US citizen and resides in the United States.