Seahawk Drilling Taps Senior VP - Human Resources

Seahawk Drilling has appointed Raymond (Ray) Gonzales to the position of Senior Vice President -- Human Resources. Gonzales will join the company immediately.

Mr. Gonzales brings 28 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry. He previously served as Vice President, Human Resources for Madagascar Oil, an early stage heavy oil company. Prior to Madagascar Oil, he served in Vice President, Human Resources roles for Arizona Public Service and Kerr McGee.

In addition, Mr. Gonzales held several leadership positions at Conoco Phillips during his 20-year tenure, including Vice President of Human Resources for the Dubai Petroleum Company and Director of Human Resources Exploration and Production for the Americas region.

Randall D. Stilley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seahawk Drilling, Inc., stated, "Ray is a solid, well-experienced HR executive. His expertise in all facets of HR and his work in international markets will help position Seahawk as a leading jackup rig provider."