Alan Boeckmann

Independent non-executive director

Tenure: Appointed 24th July 2014

Board and committee activities:
Member of the chairman’s, Gulf of Mexico and SEEAC committees; attends the remuneration committee

Outside interests:
Non-executive director of Sempra Energy and Archer Daniels Midland
Board member and trustee of Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California

Age: 66

Nationality: American


Alan Boeckmann retired as nonexecutive chairman of Fluor Corporation in February 2012, ending a 35-year career with the company. Between 2002 and 2011, he held the post of chairman and chief executive officer, and was president and chief operating officer from 2001 to 2002. His tenure with the company included responsibility for global operations.

As chairman and chief executive officer, he refocused the company on engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services.

After graduating from the University of Arizona with a degree in electrical engineering, he joined Fluor in 1974 as an engineer and worked in a variety of domestic and international locations, including South Africa and Venezuela.

Alan was previously a non-executive director of BHP Billiton and the Burlington Santa Fe Corporation, and has served on the boards of the American Petroleum Institute, the National Petroleum Council and the advisory board of Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.

He led the formation of the World Economic Forum’s ‘Partnering Against Corruption’ initiative in 2004.

Relevant experience and skills

Alan Boeckmann was asked to join the board because of his deep experience as a chairman and chief executive officer in the engineering and contracting industry which was developed not only in the United States but also globally. He is an engineer and brings the skills of that profession to the SEEAC. Over his career he has been involved in remuneration matters and will join the remuneration committee after the 2015 AGM.

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