Borr Drilling appoints new CEO

Source: press release, 10 August 2020

Borr Drilling, a drilling contractor that owns and operates jack-up rigs of modern and high-specification designs, provides drilling services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide
Borr Drilling, a drilling contractor that owns and operates jack-up rigs of modern and high-specification designs, provides drilling services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide (photo: Borr Drilling)

Borr Drilling Limited has announced the appointment of Patrick Schorn as its new Chief Executive Officer with effect from 8 September 2020. Patrick Schorn will succeed Svend Anton Maier who will remain with the company as Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer. Schorn has been a Director of the Company since January 2018.

Paal Kibsgaard, Chairman of the Board, comments, “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.”

Patrick Schorn, CEO designate says, “I am very honoured with the opportunity to be further involved in Borr Drilling and look forward to working with Svend Anton and the extended Borr Drilling team to deliver differentiating results for our customers and investors. Currently the oil and gas industry is going through a challenging phase, however in this adversity also lies our opportunity. The combination of the first class Borr Drilling people together with the youngest jack up fleet in the industry, serves as a unique foundation to solidify our position as industry leading jack up provider.”