Can Ensco Stay on Course With a New CEO?

Can Ensco Stay on Course With a New CEO?

Investors in Ensco may be a little nervous right now because CEO Daniel Rabun, the man who has led Ensco through a spectacular transformation in the rig industry, has announced his retirement. In the eight years that Rabun has been at the head of the company, Ensco has gone from an almost exclusively jackup rig company to an elite ultra-deepwater company that is now going head-to-head with industry leader Seadrill.

So what does the incoming CEO, whose name hasn't yet been announced, need to do to keep Ensco running on all cylinders? Tune into the video below to see what contributor Tyler Crowe suggests the new CEO should do to keep pace with Seadrill and how investors should analyze the incoming leader.

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