Transocean, an international provider of offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells, this week announced that Lars Sjöbring, senior vice president and general counsel, has informed Transocean that he will be leaving the company. No other details were provided.

According to Sjöbring's LinkedIn page, he joined Transocean in March 2014 from electronic parts supplier Autoliv, where he served as vice president of legal, general counsel and secretary from 2007 to 2014. Prior to that, he was director of M&A legal for Nokia.

Sjöbring has agreed to aid in the search for a replacement, but will resign no later than Dec. 31.