Transocean appoints Mey as new CFO

Transocean Ltd. says that, as mutually agreed with the company, Esa Ikaheimonen is stepping down as executive vice president and CFO, effective immediately. Ikaheimonen has also resigned his company-appointed position as the chairman of the board of directors of Transocean Partners LLC, a subsidiary of Transocean. The company has appointed Mark Mey as executive vice president and CFO, effective May 28.

Mey most recently served as executive vice president and CFO of Atwood Oceanics. Including his almost five years at Atwood, he has over 28 years of experience in the energy and financial services industries in both the US and South Africa. Prior to Atwood, Mey was senior vice president and CFO and a director of Scorpion Offshore Ltd. He also held positions of increasing responsibility during his 12 years with offshore driller Noble Corp., including as vice president and treasurer. Mey earned an advanced diploma in accounting and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He is a chartered accountant, and attended the Harvard Business School Executive Advanced Management Program.

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