Peter 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 Allkem Limited, a global lithium chemicals company, having served as a director since October 2022. He has also served as chair of Infinite Blue 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 chief executive officer 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 chief executive officer of YPF, Argentina’s largest energy company. From 1999 to 2012, was an employee of SLB and he held several international positions, 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 to1999, including YPF International.
Jim Hackett has been an independent director of SLB since April 2023 and has been the SLB Board's chairman since July 2023. He has been the president of Tessellation Services, a privately held consulting services firm, since 2013. He was previously the executive chairman of Alta Mesa Resources, an onshore oil and gas exploration and production company, from 2018 to March 2020, and was a partner and senior advisor at Riverstone Holdings, a private energy investment firm, from 2013 to March 2020. Prior to that, Hackett served as executive chairman and chief executive officer of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation from 2003 to 2013. Since December 2021, he has been the non-executive chair of NuScale Power Corporation, where he also serves as chair of the organization and compensation committee and as a member of the audit committee. He has also been a director of Enterprise Products Holdings since 2014, where he serves as chair of the governance committee and as a member of the capital projects committee; and a director of Fluor Corporation since 2001, where he serves as chair of the organization and compensation committee and as a member of the executive and commercial strategies and operational risk committees. He is a former director of NOV, Halliburton, and Cameron International, a past chairman of the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and a past chairman of the National Petroleum Council. He has also been a faculty member at Rice University and The University of Texas at Austin since 2017, and he serves on the boards of trustees at Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine.
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 2018 to February 2019; president of the Cameron Group from 2017 to 2018; president of SLB Completions from 2014 to 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 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. He has also served as chair of Corio Generation, a specialist offshore wind business and Macquarie Green Investment Group, since March 2022. Additionally, from May 2020 to May 2023, Leupold was an independent non-executive member of the board of Enel SpA, one of Europe's largest utilities focused on sustainability and the energy transition.
Dr. Tatiana Mitrova has been an independent director of SLB since 2018. She has been a research fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University since 2016. Dr. Mitrova has also been a visiting professor at the Paris School of International Affairs, part of the Paris Institute of Political Studies, since 2014. 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. Dr. Mitrova was 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, and an assistant professor at the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas from 2008 to February 2022. She was previously a member of the board of directors of PAO Novatek from April 2020 to September 2022 and Unipro PJSC from 2014 to 2017.
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 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 Scatec Solar ASA since April 2020 and Kosmos Energy since April 2023, and also serves in director and chair roles on various private company and non-profit boards. She previously served as deputy chairman and audit committee chair of Yara International from 2015 to May 2019, and on the board of Alfa Laval AB from April 2019 to April 2023.
Vanitha Narayanan is the former chairman and managing director of IBM India, a subsidiary of IBM, a multinational technology corporation. Over her three-decade career at IBM, she held senior executive positions with responsibilities 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 from 2013 to 2016. During her tenure, IBM India was one of IBM's fastest-growing growth markets. Most recently, Ms. 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 chair of the remuneration committee and as a member of the audit and finance committees. She has also been a director of HCL Technologies since July 2021, serving as chair of the nominating and remuneration committee.
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 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 chief executive officer of ABB Ltd., a multinational technology-focused corporation, from 2013 to April 2019 and as an ABB executive committee member from 2005 to April 2019. Under Dr. 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 boards of Sabre Industries since January 2021 and Schenck Process since May 2021, and has served as director of TDI-USA Holdings LLC since December 2021—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.
Each director identified as “independent” in the above biographies has been determined by the Board of Directors to be “independent” under the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange and Schlumberger’s director independence standards. In addition, there are no transactions with any director identified above as "independent" that would be reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.