Offshore oil and gas industry veteran and Subsea 7 COO John Evans is the new chief executive officer of Subsea 7, succeeding Jean Cahuzac who retired at the end of 2019
Mr Cahuzac remains on Subsea 7’s board of directors as a non-executive director.
With over 30 years’ experience in the global offshore oil and gas services industry, primarily focused on subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) and offshore engineering and construction, Mr Evans served as COO for Subsea 7 from 2005 to 2019.
He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cardiff University, is a chartered mechanical and marine engineer and a chartered director.
“I’m delighted to take up my new role and my priority is to lead our high-calibre leadership team into our next chapter in an evolving energy industry,” said Mr Evans.
In addition, three new members who previously held senior roles within Subsea 7 were named to new positions on the executive management team. Olivier Blaringhem was appointed executive vice president, SURF and conventional, Steph McNeill is executive vice president, renewables, and Phil Simons is executive vice president, projects and operations.