Appointment Executive Vice President Commercial

19 September 2013,

The Board of Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Leon Harland in the position of Executive Vice President Commercial as per October 1, 2013.

Leon has been with Heerema Marine Contractors since April , 2012. In his capacity as Senior Vice President Commercial has grown a thorough understanding of our business and built relationships with our clients. Before joining us, Leon worked with SBM for 14 years where he gained a wealth of  experience in project management, business development and sales.

We are also pleased to inform you that as per the same date Leon will be succeeded in his current position as Senior Vice President  Commercial by Harke-Jan Meek. Harke-Jan is currently working as Vice President SURF Business Development and joined Heerema Marine Contractors in April last year after having worked for SBM and Shell. Harke-Jan is well positioned to take over the current responsibilities from Leon and as such we maintain a continuous high focus on our markets and clients.

We congratulate Leon and Harke-Jan with their new positions.

Pieter Heerema

Chairman of the Board