McDermott International, Inc. has appointed Samik Mukherjee as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective July 3, 2018. As COO, Samik will be responsible for globally leading McDermott’s operations covering the four geographic areas. He will also oversee McDermott’s key product lines and services to ensure internal strategy and decisions are based on a strong understanding of customer needs.

“Samik possesses tremendous experience and knowledge of our industry and has a strong track record of driving operational excellence on a global scale,” said David Dickson, President and Chief Executive Officer of McDermott. “I am confident that he will effectively leverage our integrated, end-to-end solutions to help McDermott grow and win new business, execute our projects on time and on budget, and develop strategic, long-term relationships with our customers.”

Samik has more than 25 years of experience in operations as well as commercial and strategy roles, having served in leadership roles for the upstream and downstream oil and gas industry around the world. He also has extensive experience in process technologies.  

Prior to his appointment as McDermott’s COO, Samik was the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Digital and IT for TechnipFMC. 

He joined Technip in 1998 in The Netherlands, and during his career with the company, he led the business unit for Africa, served as managing director in India before moving to France to serve as the global head for subsea business and strategy, and later as the Senior Vice President of the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa region for onshore-offshore.

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5th July 2018

5th July 2018