SPRING/SUMMER 2012
ISSUE 8

Houston: Rallying for the United WayEmployees at Transocean’s Houston offices and Amelia Warehouse in Louisiana contributed more than $130,000 to the United Way, representing its most successful United Way campaign ever. “Our employees have made it possible for the United Way of Greater Houston to help children have a better chance of success, families to gain financial stability, seniors to remain independent and for people rebuilding their lives to have a fresh start after a crisis,” said John Truschinger, Senior Vice President, Support Services and Chief Information Officer, who served as chairman of this year’s Transocean campaign.

Leah Short (right), Administrative Assistant, Maintenance and Technical Support, was the grand prize winner of the trip to Super Bowl XLVI in Transocean’s United Way Campaign Kick-off. She enjoyed the trip with her mom, Denise.The campaign kicked off with a Super Bowl party at The Renaissance Hotel in Greenway Plaza where Leah Short, Administrative Assistant, Maintenance and Technical Support, won the grand prize of a trip for two to Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis. “This weekend was one of the best experiences I’ve had and I’m just so thankful for the opportunity and to all who participated in the United Way Kick-Off event this year,” Short said. “I’m running out of adjectives to describe how great everything was, from the city of Indianapolis and its kind and super friendly people, to the pre-game fun at Super Bowl Village and the game itself. It’s definitely something that I will never forget and I appreciate every opportunity Transocean has given me, including this one.”

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