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Pacific Drilling announces leadership reorganization


LUXEMBOURG (February 9, 2015) — Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) is pleased to announce a reorganization of senior leadership responsibilities that will allow the company to optimize resources and further develop strategic client relationships.

CFO Paul Reese has been named executive vice president (EVP) and CFO. Reporting to him are finance, treasury, IT, facilities, audit, compliance, IR, communications and tax.

COO Cees Van Diemen is now EVP and COO, responsible for operations, major projects, operational excellence, subsea support, and technical support.

Edgar Rincon has been promoted to senior vice president (SVP) of corporate services, responsible for HR, payroll, benefits and supply chain. His previous role was VP of operations support.

Tony Seeliger is now SVP of operations, over both the Africa and Americas regions. He previously was VP of the Americas region.

Michael Acuff will continue in his role as SVP of sales and business development, responsible for rig marketing and corporate planning.

About Pacific Drilling
With its best-in-class drillships and highly experienced team, Pacific Drilling is a fast-growing company that is committed to becoming the industry’s preferred high-specification, floating-rig drilling contractor. Pacific Drilling’s fleet of eight high-specification drillships will represent one of the youngest and most technologically advanced fleets in the world. For more information about Pacific Drilling, including our current Fleet Status, please visit our website at

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