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Paul Johnson Vice President, Technical Services

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Paul Johnson is Vice President, Technical Services, of Transocean Ltd.

Named to his current role in February 2023, Mr. Johnson is responsible for the Engineering, Technical Field Support, Subsea Support, Maintenance & Reliability, and Vendor Quality Assurance departments. As part of his role, Mr. Johnson's responsibilities include leading our efforts to pursue alternative business opportunities.  Mr. Johnson previously served as Director of Special Projects since October 2020 and was Vice President of HSE and Technical Services from 2017 to 2020.

Mr. Johnson joined Transocean in March 1990 as a roustabout in the North Sea and spent his first decade working in positions of increasing responsibility with the company offshore before transitioning into an onshore role as a Rig Manager.  Since then, he has held senior management roles in Corporate Planning, Human Resources, and Global Operations and served as an Operations Director in both the Gulf of Mexico and Brazil.

Mr. Johnson received a general management certification from the University of Texas' McCombs Business School in 2012 and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2017.

“I am consistently humbled by all our employees at Transocean - their Boundless attitudes, their tremendous work ethic, and their collective desire to do the right thing. I believe that with our drive to be boundless and our relentless pursuit of excellence, Transocean can exceed all of our customers’ expectations.”