Keelan Adamson

President & COO at Transocean

Keelan Adamson is the President and Chief Operations Officer at Transocean. Keelan has held this position since August 2018. Prior to this, they were the Senior Vice President, Operations from August 2017 to July 2018. From June 2016 to July 2017, they were the SVP Operations Integrity, HSE & Technical Services. From June 2015 to May 2016, they were the Vice President - Operations Integrity & HSE. From January 2013 to May 2015, they were the Vice President Human Resources. And from January 2012 to December 2012, they were the Vice President Major Capital Projects. Prior to their positions of VP, Keelan was the Managing Director - North America from November 2008 to October 2010 and the Human Resources Director from November 2006 to November 2008. Keelan started at Transocean in 2006 as the Director Well Construction & Technology.

Keelan Adamson has a Bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Engineering from The Queen's University of Belfast, N.Ireland and an Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School.

Their manager is Jeremy D. Thigpen, President & CEO. Some of their coworkers include Janelle Daniel - VP HR, Community Relations and Sustainability, Brady Long - EVP & General Counsel, and Vincent Berthou - VP Technical Services.



  • President & COO

    Current role

  • EVP & COO

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