Ex-SNC-Lavalin CEO Joins McDermott  | Rigzone

McDermott International Ltd has revealed that Neil Bruce has joined its board of directors.

Bruce started his career in the North Sea basin with Brown and Root, then moved to Atlantic Richfield. He subsequently spent over 20 years in public company environments with Amec plc, as executive director and chief operating officer, and SNC-Lavalin, where he was president and chief executive officer until 2019.

A chartered marine architect and a member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Bruce earned a Master of Business Administration from Newcastle University and an honorary Doctorate in Business from Robert Gordons University. He has also served as co-chairman of the Partnership Against Corruption initiative within the World Economic Forum and is a visiting professor at Aberdeen Robert Gordons University.

Bruce has also worked as the chairman of the United Kingdom Trade and Investment Sector Oil and Gas Advisory Group and as the chairman of the Offshore Contractor's Association.

“Neil's leadership and decades of experience navigating our industry's dynamic operating environment strongly supplements our current board, which is comprised of leaders with diverse, unique strengths from within and beyond our industry,” David Dickson, the president and chief executive officer of McDermott International said in a company statement. 

“He will be a valuable addition during this pivotal time for McDermott,” he added.

Commenting on his new role, Bruce said, “I am pleased to be joining t....

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