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Subsea 7 promotes John Evans to CEO

Christian Fernsby | Luxembourg | September 10, 2019
John EvansSubsea 7, a subsea engineering, construction and services company, announced that Jean Cahuzac will retire from his position as CEO at the end of this year, and will be succeeded from 1 January 2020 by John Evans, who is currently COO.
Jean Cahuzac has wide multi-country technical, commercial and general management experience in senior executive roles in the oil and gas services sector spanning a period of 35 years.

Mr. Cahuzac worked at Transocean in Houston, USA, from 2000 until April 2008 where he held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and then President.

Prior to this, he worked at Schlumberger from 1979 to 2000 where he served in various positions.

Mr. Cahuzac holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from École des Mines de St-Étienne and is a graduate of the French Petroleum Institute in Paris.

John Evans started his career in the oil and gas engineering and contracting sector in 1986, working with Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR).

During 18 years with KBR Mr. Evans gained a successful record in general management, commercial and operational roles in the offshore oil and gas industry.

Prior to joining Subsea 7, between 2002 and mid-2005 he was Chief Operating Officer for KBR’s Defence and Infrastructure business in Europe and Africa.

Mr. Evans has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cardiff University, is a Chartered Mechanical and Marine Engineer and a Chartered Director.