Steven A. Manz will serve as Senior VP and CFO of Noble Corp’s spinoff company Paragon Offshore, a standard specification offshore drilling company, Noble announced today.
Mr Manz will report to Randall D. Stilley, who was named president and CEO of Paragon in February. Mr Manz has more than 25 years of experience in the offshore drilling and financial services industries. From 1995 to 2005, he served in a variety of management roles at Noble, including Managing Director of Noble Technology Services Division, Vice President of Strategic Planning, and Director of Accounting and Investor Relations. Most recently, he served as CFO at Prospector Offshore Drilling, Seahawk Drilling and Hercules Offshore. Mr Manz has a BBA in finance from the University of Texas at Austin.
Noble also appointed Luis A. Jimenez as Vice President – Administration for Paragon, with responsibility for human resources, administration, learning and development, performance management, employee relations, recruiting and retention.