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Rowan promoted Tom Burke to president

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Houston, Tx., USA - March 8, 2013, Houston, Tx., USA - Rowan Companies plc, a provider of international and domestic contract drilling services, announced that Thomas P. Burke, the company's current COO, has been promoted to president.

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Dr. Burke will remain as the Company's Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Burke was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Company in July 2011. He joined the Company in December 2009 and served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of LeTourneau.

Prior to such time, he was employed by Complete Production Services, an oilfield services company, as a Division President from 2006 to 2009, and as Vice President Corporate Development from 2004 to 2006. Before joining Complete, Dr. Burke held various positions at Schlumberger and McKinsey & Company.

Dr. Burke holds a DPhil (PhD) in Engineering Science from Trinity College, Oxford and an MBA with High Distinction from Harvard Business School.

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