Dr. Tom Burke, Non-Executive Chairman of Regent’s Park promoted to CEO of Rowan Companies

LONDON, United Kingdom, 29 April 2014: Regent’s Park Heart Clinics (Regent’s Park), an independent company specialising in the provision of cardiology services, today announced Dr. Tom Burke, who holds the title of Non-Executive Director & Chairman of the Regent’s Park Business Advisory Board,  has been promoted to CEO of Rowan Companies plc.

Dr Ohri, Chief Executive of Regent’s Park, said: “I am delighted to hear this news, it is a well-deserved promotion. Tom has been with our company since its inception twelve years ago and has played a pivotal advisory role supporting my board and me ever since. Not only has he brought along his name and reputation, but he has always been willing to go that extra mile to be the independent voice that challenges our business practices, finessing what we do across the areas of strategy, performance and risk management.”

Rowan Companies plc is a primary provider of international and domestic contract drilling services with a leading position in high-specification jack-up rigs.  The Company’s fleet of 31 jack-up rigs is located worldwide, including the Middle East, the North Sea, Trinidad, Southeast Asia and the Gulf of Mexico. The Company’s Class A Ordinary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “RDC”. The company employs over 5,000 people and has a market capitalisation of US$4 billion.

For more information on this news release, please visit the Rowan Companies website here: http://www.rowancompanies.com/fw/main/default.asp?DocID=46&reqid=1922888