William L. Transier


Mr. Transier is the Chief Executive Officer of Transier Advisors, LLC, an independent advisory firm providing change management consulting services to multinational organizations. He was Co-Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Endeavour International Corporation, an international oil and gas exploration and production company from February 2003 to December 2014. Prior to that period, from May 1996 to April 2003, Mr. Transier served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ocean Energy, Inc. Mr. Transier spent the first 20 years of his career at KPMG rising to the rank of Partner and leader of the firm’s global energy practice. He currently serves as an Independent Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Helix Energy Solutions Group. Mr. Transier has been a member of the Helix Board of Directors since October 2000 and served as lead Independent Director from March 2016 to July 2017 when he was appointed as Chairman of the Board. Since October 2018, Mr. Transier has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Sears Holding Corporation and as a member of its Restructuring Committee and Restructuring Subcommittee of the Board. In October 2019, Mr. Transier was elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors and is also Chairman of its Audit Committee. Mr. Transier is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from the University of Texas, a Master of Business Administration from Regis University, and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Dallas Baptist University.

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