GlobalSantaFe Adds to Board of Directors

GlobalSantaFe Corporation

GlobalSantaFe Corporation (NYSE: GSF) has elected W. Richard Anderson to its board of directors.

The addition increases to 11 GlobalSantaFe's total board membership. Anderson, a Certified Public Accountant with extensive industry experience, will serve on the board's audit committee.

Anderson currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Prime Natural Resources, Inc., a closely held oil and natural gas exploration and production company that he joined as Chief Financial Officer in 1998. He previously was Managing Partner for the Houston office of CPA firm Hein & Associates, LLP. Anderson currently serves as a director of Calibre Energy, Inc., and Boots & Coots International Well Control, Inc.