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Press release

Alastair Maxwell proposed as new member of Board of Directors

Today, it has been announced that Alastair Maxwell has been proposed as member of the Board of Directors of The Drilling Company of 1972 A/S (Maersk Drilling). Alastair Maxwell is expected to be elected as a member of the Board of Directors of Maersk Drilling in connection with the approval of the demerger of A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S (Maersk) at the Annual General Meeting of Maersk on 2 April 2019.

Alastair Maxwell proposed as new member of Board of Directors

Alastair Maxwell is currently CFO of GasLogLtd and GasLog Partners LP as well as a board member of several companies within the GasLog Group. Prior hereto, Alastair Maxwell had a 29 year career in the investment banking industry, most recently as Co-Head of Energy Investment Banking in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Alastair Maxwell holds a Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages (Spanish and Portuguese) (Honours), Worcester College, Oxford University, and has attended the Corporate Finance Evening Programme, London Business School.

“I am pleased that Alastair Maxwell has accepted to be proposed as new member of the Board of Directors of the company following the demerger. Alastair has a strong international profile with more than 30 years of capital markets experience, and a profound understanding of the oil and gas value chain, which will strengthen the Board composition further,” says Claus V. Hemmingsen, Chairman of Maersk Drilling.

About Maersk Drilling
Maersk Drilling owns and operates a fleet of 23 offshore rigs specialising in harsh environment and deepwater drilling operations. With more than 45 years of experience operating in the most challenging environments Maersk Drilling provides safe, efficient, and reliable drilling services to oil and gas companies around the world. Headquartered in Denmark, Maersk Drilling employs 2,850 people. For more information about Maersk Drilling, visit www.maerskdrilling.com.

Important notice
This announcement does not constitute a prospectus or an offering memorandum and nothing herein contains an offering of securities in A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S, Maersk Drilling Holding A/S, The Drilling Company of 1972 A/S or any of their respective affiliates. This announcement is not intended for distribution or release, directly or indirectly, in or into a jurisdiction where publication, distribution or release would be unlawful. This announcement is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy any securities in A.P. Moller - Maersk, Maersk Drilling Holding A/S, The Drilling Company of 1972 A/S or any of their respective affiliates nor shall it or any part of it nor the fact of its distribution or communication form the basis of, or be relied on in connection with, any contract, commitment or investment decision in relation thereto.

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