Noble Corporation (ticker: NE, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
Noble Corporation Names Mark A. Jackson as Chairman of the Board
SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Noble Corporation
(NYSE: NE) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has named
Mark A. Jackson, 51, as Chairman of the Board of Noble Corporation. Jackson,
who was named a director of the Company in 2006, retains his current offices
of President and Chief Executive Officer.
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After joining Noble in September 2000 as Senior Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer, Jackson was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in March
2005, President in February 2006 and Chief Executive Officer in October 2006.
Jackson, who holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting from
Oklahoma Christian University, currently serves on the Board of Directors of
the American Petroleum Institute and the International Association of Drilling
Noble Corporation is a leading provider of diversified services for the
oil and gas industry. The Company performs contract drilling services with
its fleet of 62 mobile offshore drilling units located in key markets
worldwide, including the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Middle East, Mexico, the North
Sea, Brazil, West Africa and India. The fleet count includes six rigs under
construction. The Company's ordinary shares are traded on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol "NE".
Additional information on Noble Corporation is available via the worldwide
web at http://www.noblecorp.com .
SOURCE Noble Corporation
/CONTACT: investors, Lee M. Ahlstrom, Vice President - Investor Relations
and Planning, +1-281-276-6440, or media, John S. Breed, Director of Corporate
Communications, +1-281-276-6729, both of Noble Drilling Services Inc./
/Web site: http://www.noblecorp.com /