Peter J. Coleman has been an independent director of SLB since 2021. Coleman is the former chief executive officer, executive director and managing director of Woodside Petroleum Ltd., Australia’s largest independent gas producer, having served in that role from 2011 until his retirement in June 2021. Prior to joining Woodside, Coleman spent 27 years with the ExxonMobil group in a variety of roles, including vice president – Asia Pacific from 2010 to 2011 and vice president – Americas from 2008 to 2010. Since 2012, he has been an adjunct professor of corporate strategy at the University of Western Australia Business School. Since November 2022, he has served as chair of Allken Limited, a global lithium chemicals company, having served as a director since October 2022. He has also served as chair of Infinite Green Energy, an Australian green hydrogen renewable energy company, since August 2021, as chair of H2EX, an Australian hydrogen exploration start-up, since April 2022, and as chair of DIRECT Infrastructure, an Australian-based offshore wind developer, since June 2022.
Patrick de La Chevardière has been an independent director of SLB since 2019. From 2008 until his retirement in August 2019, de La Chevardière served as chief financial officer of Total S.A., a French multinational integrated oil and gas company, and as a member of its executive committee. Prior to that, he served in a variety of finance and operational roles with Total over his 37-year career, including as deputy chief financial officer from 2003 to 2008, vice president, Asia for Refining & Marketing from 2000 to 2003, and vice president, Operations and Subsidiaries from 1995 to 2000. Since June 2020, de La Chevardière has also served as a member and chairman of the audit committee of the supervisory board of Michelin, a French multinational tire manufacturer. He also previously served on the boards of directors of two other French-based public companies, Sanofi-Aventis and Compagnie Générale de Géophysique.
Miguel Galuccio has been a non-executive director of SLB since 2017. Galuccio founded and is the chairman and CEO of Vista, the first listed independent energy company to operate and produce in the Vaca Muerta formation in Argentina, having held that position since 2017. In 2016, he co-founded GRIDX, a science-based company builder that creates and invests in biotech startups in Latin America, where he currently acts as chairman. Prior to that, from 2012 to 2016, he served as chairman and CEO of YPF, Argentina’s largest energy company. From 1999 to 2012, he held several international positions at SLB, his last being president of SLB Production Management. Prior to his employment at SLB, he served in various executive positions at YPF and its subsidiaries from 1994 to 1999, including YPF International.
Olivier Le Peuch has been SLB's chief executive officer and a director since August 2019. He served as SLB's chief operating officer from February 2019 to July 2019. Prior to that, he served in a variety of global management positions, including executive vice president, Reservoir and Infrastructure from May 2018 to February 2019, president of the Cameron Group from February 2017 to May 2018, president of SLB Completions from 2014 to January 2017, and vice president of Engineering, Manufacturing and Sustaining from 2010 to 2014. Earlier in his career, Le Peuch was GeoMarket Manager for the North Sea, and president of Software Integrated Solutions. He has been with SLB since 1987 and began his career as an electrical engineer.
Samuel Leupold has been an independent director of SLB since 2021. From 2013 to March 2018, Leupold served as chief executive officer of Ørsted Wind Power A/S, the principal subsidiary of Ørsted AS, a Danish renewable energy company, where he led Ørsted Wind Power to become the world’s leading developer, operator and owner of offshore wind assets. Since May 2019, Leupold has served as an independent senior advisor supporting international clients in the energy and infrastructure sectors through his consultancy firm, Leupold Advisory. In addition, since May 2020, Leupold has been an independent non-executive member of the board at Enel SpA, one of Europe’s largest utilities focused on sustainability and the energy transition. He has also served as chair of Corio Generation, a specialist offshore wind business and Macquarie Green Investment Group portfolio company, since March 2022.
Dr. Tatiana Mitrova has been an independent director of SLB since 2018. She has served as a research fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University since 2016. From 2017 to December 2020, she was the executive director of the Energy Centre of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, a graduate business school, where she also served as a professor until February 2022. She has been a visiting professor at the Paris School of International Affairs, part of the Paris Institute of Political Studies, since 2014, and an assistant professor at the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas since 2008. Mitrova was also the head of research in the Oil and Gas Department in the Energy Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences from 2011 to February 2022. She was previously a member of the board of directors of PAO Novatek from April 2020 to September 2022.
Maria Moræus Hanssen has been an independent director of SLB since 2020. She served as deputy chief executive officer and chief operating officer of Wintershall Dea GmbH, a German-based oil and gas producer, from May 2019 to December 2019, following the merger between DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG (DEA) and Wintershall Holding GmbH. Prior to that, she served as chief executive officer of DEA and chair of its management board from January 2018 until April 2019. Before joining DEA, she served as chief executive officer of ENGIE E&P International SA and head of the E&P business unit for the ENGIE Group in Paris from 2015 to 2017. Moræus Hanssen served in various management and operations roles at Aker from 2008 to 2013, Statoil (now Equinor) from 2007 to 2008, and Norsk Hydro from 1992 to 2007. She has served on the boards of Scandinavian public companies Alfa Laval AB since April 2019 and Scatec Solar ASA since April 2020, and also serves in director and chair roles on various private company, municipal and non-profit boards. She previously served as deputy chairman and audit committee chair of Yara International from 2015 to May 2019.
Vanitha Narayanan has been an independent director of SLB since 2021. Over her career spanning three decades at IBM, a multinational technology corporation, Narayanan held senior executive positions with responsibility for digital businesses in the United States, Asia-Pacific and India regions, including as Chairman of IBM India from January 2017 to March 2018 and Managing Director of IBM India from 2013 to 2016. During her tenure, IBM India was one of IBM’s fastest-growing growth markets. Most recently, Narayanan served as Managing Director for a strategic telecommunications client of IBM’s from April 2018 until her retirement in 2020, leading a strategic 5G business partnership. Since August 2020, she has served as a director of ReNew Power, one of the largest renewable power companies in India, where she serves as a member of the audit committee. She has also been a director of HCL Technologies since July 2021, where she serves as a member of the nominating and remuneration committee.
Mark Papa has been a director of SLB since 2018 and is the independent chairman of the SLB board. From 2016 until his retirement in March 2020, he served as chief executive officer and chairman of Centennial Resource Development, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas producer. From 2015 to December 2019, Papa served as an advisor to Riverstone Holdings, a private equity firm specializing in energy investments. Prior to that, Papa was chairman and CEO of EOG Resources, an independent oil and gas company, from 1999 to 2013, and he served as a member of EOG’s board of directors from 1999 until 2014. He worked at EOG for 32 years in various management positions. Papa also served on the board of Oil States International, Inc., an international field services company, from 2001 to August 2018.
Jeff Sheets has been an independent director of SLB since 2019. Sheets served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of ConocoPhillips Company, a public international oil and gas company, having served in that role from 2010 until his retirement in 2016. Prior to that, Sheets served at ConocoPhillips and its predecessor companies for more than 36 years in a variety of finance, engineering and strategic planning roles. Since 2017, Sheets has served on the board of directors of Enerplus Corporation, a Canadian oil and gas company, where he chairs the audit and risk management committee and is a member of the compensation committee. He also has served since January 2018 on the board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation, an international manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals and related products, where he chairs the nominating and governance committee and is a member of the audit, compensation and corporate risk committees. Sheets is a member of the Board of Trustees at the Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Dr. Ulrich Spiesshofer has been an independent director of SLB since 2021. Spiesshofer served as president and CEO of ABB Ltd., a multinational technology-focused corporation, from 2013 to April 2019 and as an executive committee member of ABB from 2005 to April 2019. Under Spiesshofer’s leadership, ABB transformed into a global leader in digital industries and a respected technology company at the nexus of industrial products and services, robotics and software. Since June 2020, he has served as a senior advisor at The Blackstone Group L.P. (Blackstone), and in this capacity he has chaired the advisory board of Schenck Process since May 2021, has served as a director of TDI-USA Holdings LLC since December 2021, and has been named chair of the advisory board of Sabre Industries, all Blackstone portfolio companies. He has also served as a director of Infineon Technologies since February 2020, where he chairs the strategy and technology committee.