OREANDA-NEWS. Transocean Partners LLC (NYSE: RIGP) announced that Garry Taylor will step down as Chief Financial Officer of the company effective today. Kathleen S. McAllister, the company's current President and Chief Executive Officer, will assume the additional role of Chief Financial Officer effective immediately.

"Garry's dedication to excellence, industry knowledge and leadership were invaluable to Transocean Partners as we formed the company," said Kathleen McAllister, Transocean Partners' President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer. "I would like to extend my sincere thanks to Garry for his service to Transocean Partners and wish him great success going forward at Transocean."

Transocean Partners is a growth-oriented limited liability company formed by Transocean Ltd. to own, operate and acquire modern, technologically advanced offshore drilling rigs. Headquartered in London, Transocean Partners' assets consist of 51 percent interests in subsidiary companies that own and operate three ultra-deepwater drilling rigs.