3.5.2Management Board

The Management Board currently consists of four members: the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Governance and Compliance Officer. The members of the Management Board are appointed and can be suspended or dismissed at the General Meeting. Further information about the appointment and dismissal of Management Board members can be found in SBM Offshore’s articles of association.

The Management Board manages the Company. The Management Board is responsible for the continuity of the Company and its business. The Management Board establishes a position on the relevance of long-term value creation for the Company and its business and takes into account the relevant stakeholders’ interests. In fulfilling its responsibilities, the Management Board is guided by the interests of the Company and its business.

Each year, the Management Board presents to the Supervisory Board the strategy of the Company, the Operational Plan and the financial objectives that allow quantification and progress measurement of the strategy implementation. The Company’s Long-Term Strategic Plan has been discussed with and was approved by the Supervisory Board in December 2018. The Operating Plan for 2019 was formally adopted during the meeting of the Supervisory Board in February 2019.

The Management Board is responsible for determining the Company’s risk profile and policy, designed to realize the Company’s objectives, to assess and manage the Company’s risks and to ensure that sound internal risk management and control systems are in place. The Management Board monitors the operation of the internal risk management and control systems and carries out a systematic assessment of their design and effectiveness at least once a year. This monitoring covers all material control measures relating to strategic, operational, compliance and reporting risks. Attention is given to observed weaknesses, instances of misconduct and irregularities, indications from whistle blowers.

The Management Board has adopted corporate core values for the Company that contribute to a culture focused on long-term value creation. These values are Integrity, Care, Entrepreneurship and Ownership and are regularly discussed with the Supervisory Board. The Management Board encourages behavior that is in keeping with the values and propagates these values through leading by example. The Management Board is responsible for the incorporation and maintenance of the values.

More information about the ways of working of the Management Board can be found in the Management Board rules, available on the Company’s website.