New CEO at SeaBirdCompany News // January 5, 2016
SeaBird Exploration Plc has announced that Christophe Debouvry has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr Debouvry will assume the position with the company on 18 January 2016.
Current CEO Mr Dag Reynolds stepped down from his position with effect from 1 January 2016. Annette Malm Justad, Chairman of the Board, will assume the position of interim CEO from 1 January until Mr Debouvry starts.
Christophe Debouvry has a long track record in international offshore operations and finance including more than 20 years with the leading seismic company CGG Group where he was most recently CFO for CGG Services. Since he left CGG in 2010, he has in particular worked with Oaktree Capital Management on the build-up of the UK-based Harkand Group, an offshore service provider. Throughout his career he has spent many years based outside Europe including in Asia Pacific, North Africa and South America. He has held senior management roles in seismic operations including Manager for CGG in Asia Pacific and Managing Director of Subseaco in Trondheim, Norway, and in the executive team of CGG including as SVP Strategy & Finance.