Results of the Annual General Meeting of Maersk Drilling

Today, The Drilling Company of 1972 A/S (“Maersk Drilling”) adopted the following resolutions at its Annual General Meeting:

Financial year 2020

  • Annual Report for 2020 was adopted
  • Loss for 2020 will be carried forward and no ordinary dividend will be paid for 2020
  • Board of Directors and Executive Management were discharged of liability


  • Annual Remuneration Report for 2020 was adopted
  • Remuneration level of the Board of Directors for 2021 was approved

Composition of the Board of Directors

  • Claus V. Hemmingsen was re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Alastair Maxwell, Ann-Christin G. Andersen, Kristin H. Holth, Martin Larsen and Robert M. Uggla were re-elected as members of the Board of Directors. Kathleen McAllister did not stand for re-election

Amendments to the Articles of Association

  • A new authorisation for the Board of Directors to increase the share capital without pre-emption rights for existing shareholders was approved
  • An option for the Board of Directors to decide to conduct general meetings by electronic means only was approved


  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Statsautoriseret Revisionspartnerselskab was re-elected as auditor

More detailed minutes of the Annual General Meeting will be published in due course on Maersk Drilling’s website,

Following the Annual General Meeting, the Board of Directors held a meeting to elect a Vice Chairman and appoint members of the board committees. Accordingly, the Board of Directors and its committees are composed as follows:

Board of DirectorsChairmanshipAudit & Risk CommitteeRemuneration CommitteeNomination CommitteeSafety & Sustainability Committee
Claus V. HemmingsenChairman ChairMemberChair
Robert M. UgglaVice Chairman MemberChair 
Alastair Maxwell ChairMember  
Ann-Christin G. Andersen    Member
Kristin H. Holth Member  Member
Martin Larsen Member   
Caroline Alting     
Glenn Gormsen     

For further information, please contact:

Michael Harboe-Jørgensen
Head of Investor Relations
+45 23 28 57 33

Kristoffer Apollo
Head of Media Relations
+45 27 90 31 02



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