Vantage appoints Ihab Toma as CEO
Mr. Toma will join Vantage Drilling with more than 30 years of experience in the oilfield industry. Since 2014, Mr. Toma has been serving as a senior advisor to First Reserve Corporation, a global private equity and infrastructure firm exclusively focused on energy.
From 2009 until 2013, Mr. Toma served in various executive capacities at Transocean, serving in the positions of Executive Vice President - Chief of Staff, Executive Vice President - Operations, Executive Vice President - Global Business and Senior Vice President - Marketing and Planning.
Prior to his time at Transocean, from 1986 until 2009, he served in multiple roles at Schlumberger. He served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Europe, Africa and Caspian for Schlumberger Oilfield Services from April 2006 to August 2009.
From 2000 to 2006, he led Schlumberger's Information Solutions business in various capacities, including President, Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Vice President - Information Management and Vice President - Europe, Africa and CIS Operations.
Mr. Toma began his career with Schlumberger in 1986. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt. ■