Thomas P. Burke

Thomas P. Burke, SPE, was elected chief executive officer (CEO) of the Rowan Companies. He has served as chief operating officer of Rowan since 2011 and was promoted to president in March 2013. Burke joined Rowan in 2009, serving as president and CEO of subsidiary LeTourneau Technologies until 2011, when Rowan sold LeTourneau. At Complete Production Services, he was division president from 2006 to 2009 and vice president of corporate development from 2004 to 2006. Before this, he served in various roles at Schlumberger and McKinsey & Company. Burke holds a PhD in engineering science from Trinity College, Oxford, and an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School.