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Seadrill chairman steps down amid restructuring

Glen Ole Rødland steps down with immediate effect as chairman of drilling company Seadrill at a time when the company is in the midst of landing a restructuring.

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John Fredriksen's Seadrill is set to appoint a new chairman at a time when the drilling company is working hard to secure a comprehensive rescue deal in the US while under bankruptcy protection.

After serving one and a half year as chairman of Seadrill, Glen Ole Rødland will step down with immediate effect, according to a press release. Rødland has served as chairman since 2019, when he took over from John Fredriksen.

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