Noble named Steven A. Manz as senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Paragon Offshore. He has more than 25 years of experience in the offshore drilling and financial services industries. Most recently, he served at Prospector Offshore Drilling, Seahawk Drilling, and Hercules Offshore, where he held the position of CFO of each company. From 1995 to 2005, he worked in a variety of management roles at Noble, including managing director of the technology services division, vice president of strategic planning, and director of accounting and investor relations. He holds a bachelor of business administration in finance from the University of Texas at Austin.