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Robert W. Eifler, President and Chief Executive Officer

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Robert W. Eifler was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Noble in May 2020. Previously, Mr. Eifler served as Senior Vice President, Commercial of Noble from August 2019 until assuming his position as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Eifler served as our Senior Vice President, Marketing and Contracts from February 2019 to August 2019, and as our Vice President and General Manager - Marketing and Contracts from July 2017 to February 2019. Before that, Mr. Eifler led Noble's marketing and contracts efforts for the Eastern Hemisphere while based in London. From November 2013 to March 2015, Mr. Eifler worked for Hercules Offshore, an offshore driller, as Director International Marketing. Mr. Eifler originally joined Noble in February 2005 as part of the management development program and held numerous operational and marketing roles with increasing responsibility around the world until joining Hercules in 2013.

Richard B. Barker, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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Richard B. Barker was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Noble in March 2020. Mr. Barker joins Noble following investment banking positions at firms including Moelis & Company and JPMorgan Chase & Co. where he specialized in oilfield services and equipment.

Mr. Barker graduated magna cum laude from Rice University, where he earned a B.A. in Mathematical Economic Analysis and Managerial Studies.

William E. Turcotte, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

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William E. Turcotte was named Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Noble in December, 2008. He was named Corporate Secretary in January 2018. Prior to joining Noble, Mr. Turcotte served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Cornell Companies, Inc. since 2007. Before joining Cornell, Mr. Turcotte was most recently Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Transocean, Inc., where he worked from 2000 to 2007. Between 1992 and 2000, he served in various legal positions with Schlumberger Limited in Houston, Caracas and Paris, and prior to 1992, he worked as a legal associate in law firms in Mexico City and Houston.

Joey M. Kawaja, Senior Vice President, Operations

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Joey M. Kawaja was named Senior Vice President of Operations of Noble in October, 2022. Mr. Kawaja has over 25 years of experience in offshore rig operations and project management. Previously, Mr. Kawaja served as Regional Manager – Western Hemisphere, where he led all of Noble’s shorebased and offshore operations in North and South America, for Noble from August, 2014 until assuming his position as Vice President of Operations in October 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Kawaja served in various roles including Operations Manager, Drilling Superintendent, and Project Manager since joining Noble in 1996.

Caroline M. Alting, Senior Vice President, Operational Excellence

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Caroline M. Alting was named Senior Vice President of Operational Excellence of Noble in October 2022. Before joining Noble, Ms. Alting served as Senior Vice President and Head of Integrity and Projects of Maersk Drilling since June 2020. Previously, Ms. Alting served as Vice President and Head of Engineering and Projects of Maersk Drilling from June 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Alting served in several roles with Maersk Drilling from May 2009, including Deputy Asset Manager, Project Team Lead, and Senior Project Engineer. Before joining Maersk Drilling, Ms. Alting served with Maersk Oil from November 2003 to May 2009. Ms. Alting has served on the Board of Directors of Maersk Drilling as an employee elected member since March 2019 and is a member of the Advisory Boards of MCEDD and the IASC/SPE International Drilling Conference.

Ms. Alting holds an MSc in Chemistry from the Technical University of Denmark and a PMD from IESE Business School.

Blake A. Denton, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Contracts

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Blake A. Denton was named Senior Vice President of Marketing and Contracts of Noble in October 2022. Previously, Mr. Denton served as Director of Marketing and Contracts for Noble from January 2017 until assuming his position as Vice President in March 2020, where he led Noble’s marketing and contracts efforts for the Middle East and India while based in Dubai. Prior to that, Mr. Denton served as our Project Director from March 2012 to January 2017 based in Korea and Houston, and as Project Manager from August 2010 to March 2012 based in Singapore. Before that, Mr. Denton led Noble's newbuild project electrical engineering efforts for dynamically positioned drilling assets as a consultant based first in Houston and then in Singapore. Before joining Noble, Mr. Denton worked for a Houston-based electrical integration company supplying power generation and controls equipment primarily to the marine and drilling industry worldwide.

Mikkel Ipsen, Vice President, Human Resources

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Mikkel Ipsen was named Vice President of Human Resources of Noble in October 2022. Prior to joining Noble, Mr. Ipsen served as Vice President and Head of HR Partnering of Maersk Drilling since October 2021. Prior to joining Maersk Drilling, Mr. Ipsen served as Head of Talent Development – Northern Europe & Russia of TotalEnergies since January 2020, and as Head of Human Resources – Denmark of TotalEnergies from March 2018 to January 2020. Previously, Mr. Ipsen held senior positions within human resources at Maersk Drilling, Maersk Oil and TotalEnergies, including working on the integration of Maersk Oil into TotalEnergies. Mr. Ipsen started his career as a line officer in the Danish Armed Forces where he served for 16 years. He holds a Master of Military Studies from the Royal Danish Defence College.

Laura D. Campbell, Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller

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Laura D. Campbell was named Vice President and Controller of Noble in August, 2018. Ms. Campbell is a certified public accountant with more than 20 years of experience. Before joining Noble, Ms. Campbell served as Assistant Controller, Policy and Corporate Reporting at Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, a petrochemical company from March 2017 until July 2018. Prior to that time, Ms. Campbell worked at Noble from 2007 to March 2017, serving in the positions of Assistant Controller and Director of Corporate Accounting.

Kirk T. Atkinson , Head of Health, Safety, Environmental (HSE)

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Kirk T. Atkinson has served as General Manager of Health, Safety, and Environmental for Noble Corporation since June 2020. Mr. Atkinson has over 24 years of experience in offshore rig operations as well as marketing and contracts. Previously, Mr. Atkinson served as Manager – Marketing and Contracts for Noble Corporation from December 2015 in both Far East and Oceania and later in Europe, Mediterranean, and Africa until assuming his position as General Manager of HSE. Prior to that, Mr. Atkinson served in various roles of increasing responsibility including Operations Manager and Drilling Superintendent after beginning his career offshore with Noble Corporation in 1997.

Tine Østergaard Hansen, Vice President, Communication and Sustainability

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Tine Østergaard Hansen has served as Vice President of Communication and Sustainability for Noble Corporation since 2022. Before that, Ms. Hansen was Vice President of Communication, Branding, and Sustainability for Maersk Drilling since 2017. Prior to that, Ms. Hansen was Head of Corporate Communication and Branding at Maersk Supply Service from 2014 to 2017. Ms. Hansen also served as Chief Consultant at Radius CPH from 2007 to 2014, and Communications Consultant at Copenhagen Energy from 2004 to 2007. She holds a Master of Arts from Aarhus University in Literature and Philosophy, and a Graduate Diploma in Arts and Social Sciences from the University of New South Wales.

Brian Nygaard , Head of Integration

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Brian Nygaard has served as Head of Integration Management Office of Noble Corporation since 2022, and formerly Maersk Drilling since December 2021. Previously, Mr. Nygaard served as Senior Vice President and Chief Process and Information Officer from March 2018 to December 2021, as Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer from February 2017 to March 2018, and as Head of Procurement and Supply Chain of Maersk Drilling from December 2015 to February 2017. Prior to joining Maersk Drilling, Mr. Nygaard served in various leadership positions within procurement and supply chain in the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group including two years as Head of Strategic Sourcing North and South America based in Houston. Mr. Nygaard holds a Master of Law from Aarhus University and an EMBA from IMD.

Marika C. Reis , Chief Innovation Officer

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Marika C. Reis has served as Chief Innovation Officer of Noble Corporation since 2022. Previously, Ms. Reis was Chief Innovation Officer of Maersk Drilling since January 2021. Before that, Ms. Reis served as Vice President and Head of Innovation of Maersk Drilling since October 2018. Prior to joining Maersk Drilling, Ms. Reis served as Vice President and Head of Innovation B2C of E.ON from January 2016 to October 2018, and held various leadership positions including Business Innovation Manager and Customer Engagement Manager with E.ON from June 2012. Before joining E.ON, Ms. Reis served as Pharmacy Manager with Lloyds Pharmacy Sweden leading the launch of new retail stores in southern Sweden from May 2010 to June 2012. Ms. Reis is a member of the Industry IoT Advisory Board and serves on the Board of Directors of Horizon56. Ms. Reis holds master's degrees in Analytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Science from Uppsala University.