HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwired - Apr 25, 2013) - Seadrill Limited ("Seadrill" or the
"Company") announced today that Bert Bekker and Paul Leand Jr. have been
appointed to its board of directors to fill vacancies that exist on the
Mr. Bekker has worked in the heavy marine transport industry since 1978, as
a director and executive. Mr. Bekker has served as a director of Wilh.
Wilhelmsen Netherlands B.V. since July 2003 and Seadrill Partners LLC since
Mr. Leand has led numerous restructuring and M&A transactions in the
industry since 1989. Mr. Leand has been Managing Director and Chief
Officer at AMA Capital Partners LLC since 2004 and holds a number of
directorships including, Ship Finance International Limited since December
2003, Golar LNG Partners since March 2011, and North Atlantic Drilling
Chairman John Fredriksen says, "We are very pleased that Bert Bekker and
Leand have accepted directorships in Seadrill. Mr. Bekker and Mr. Leand are
familiar with our Company and both have extensive knowledge of the offshore
industry. We are convinced they will be valuable additions to our Board
contribute to Seadrill's commitment to excellence."
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5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
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