GlobalSantaFe Names Myrtle Penelton Vice President, Tax

GlobalSantaFe Corporation announced the appointment of Myrtle Penelton as Vice President, Tax.

Ms. Penelton most recently served as Tax Director at GlobalSantaFe. She succeeds Nial Moran, who is retiring after 40 years with the company.

Ms. Penelton joined Global Marine Inc. as a Senior Tax Analyst in 1986, after five years at Exxon, and has since held positions of increasing responsibility for domestic and international tax compliance and planning.

An active leader on industry tax issues, she currently serves as Chairman of the Tax Subcommittee for the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC). She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an accounting degree from Mississippi State University.