Sevan Marine named Reese McNeel as its chief executive officer (CEO) effective 1 January 2017. McNeel is currently the company's chief financial officer (CFO) and will continue in the role after assuming CEO duties. McNeel has previous experience in several interim finance management positions, including a stint as interim CFO at Sevan Marine in 2001. He previously served as a director at AlixPartner and as a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has experience in auditing, controlling, cash management, capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions. He holds a master's in business administration from the IESE Business School in Barcelona.