Patrick Schorn to become new CEO at Borr Drilling
PRESS RELEASE – Borr Drilling has appointed Patrick Schorn as its new Chief Executive Officer with effect from 8 September 2020. He will succeed Svend Anton Maier who will remain with the company as a special advisor.
Schorn previously worked as the executive vice president of wells for Schlumberger. Prior to this role, he held various global management positions including president of operations, president production group and president of well services. He began his career with Schlumberger in 1991 as a stimulation engineer in Europe and held various management and engineering positions in France, United States, Russia, US Gulf of Mexico and Latin America.
“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”, says Paal Kibsgaard, Chairman of the Board.
Patrick Schorn commented: “I am very honored with the opportunity to be further involved in Borr Drilling. 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 an industry-leading jack-up provider.”