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Occidental Petroleum Corp (OXY)

OXY on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eugene Batchelder

69 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Vicki Hollub

57 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Cedric Burgher

54 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Edward Lowe

65 2016 Executive Vice President, Group Chairman - Middle East of Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation

Marcia Backus

62 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel

Joseph Elliott

59 2016 Senior Vice President

Glenn Vangolen

58 2015 Senior Vice President - Business Support

Jennifer Kirk

42 2014 Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Spencer Abraham

64 2015 Independent Director

Howard Atkins

66 2010 Independent Director

John Feick

73 1998 Independent Director

Margaret Foran

62 2010 Independent Director

Carlos Gutierrez

63 2009 Independent Director

William Klesse

70 2014 Independent Director

Jack Moore

63 2016 Independent Director

Avedick Poladian

65 2008 Independent Director

Elisse Walter

66 2014 Independent Director

Richard Jackson

2017 Vice President

Biographies

Name Description

Eugene Batchelder

Mr. Eugene L. (Gene) Batchelder is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Batchelder retired in 2012 as the Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at ConocoPhillips, an integrated global energy company. In this role, from 2009 until his retirement, he was responsible for global shared services, human resources, facilities, information technology, security, aviation, executive services, and corporate affairs, which included investor relations, corporate communications and contributions. Mr. Batchelder served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of ConocoPhillips from 2002 to 2009. Prior to the merger of Conoco and Phillips Petroleum in 2002, Mr. Batchelder was promoted to increasingly senior positions within Phillips Petroleum companies, including information technology and financial management positions. Mr. Batchelder is a Director of Laurel’s Army Foundation, a past trustee and current governor of the Oklahoma State University Foundation, and past president and board member of the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association. Mr. Batchelder holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University, is a certified public accountant (inactive) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Vicki Hollub

Ms. Vicki A. Hollub is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Ms. Hollub has held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Occidental since April 2016 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since December 2015. Ms. Hollub has been an employee of Occidental for over 35 years, and has held a variety of technical and leadership roles, both domestic and international, over the course of her career. Ms. Hollub most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer from December 2015 to April 2016 and Senior Executive Vice President and President – Oxy Oil and Gas from May 2015 to December 2015. Prior to that, Ms. Hollub served as Executive Vice President and President – Oxy Oil and Gas, Americas; Vice President and Executive Vice President, U.S. Operations, Oxy Oil and Gas; and as Executive Vice President, California Operations. Ms. Hollub serves on the boards of the American Petroleum Institute and Khalifa University for Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Ms. Hollub holds a B.S. in Mineral Engineering. She was inducted into the University of Alabama College of Engineering 2016 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows.

Cedric Burgher

Mr. Cedric W. Burgher is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the company. He has extensive business and industry experience and over the past 32 years has held increasingly responsible financial positions. Most recently, beginning December 2014, Mr. Burgher has served as Senior Vice President, Investor and Public Relations of EOG Resources, Inc. Prior to EOG, Mr. Burgher served as Chief Financial Officer of QR Energy L.P. from August 2010 through November 2014. Prior to serving in these roles, Mr. Burgher led financial and investor relations functions at a number of global companies including Quantum Energy Partners, KBR, Inc., Halliburton Company and Burger King Corporation. Mr. Burgher is a Chartered Financial Analyst and received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas.

Edward Lowe

Mr. Edward A. Lowe is Executive Vice President, Group Chairman - Middle East of Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation, a subsidiary Company of the Company. He was Executive Vice President, and President of OOGC-International, a subsidiary Company of the Company. effective 2015. He was from 2008-2009, Executive Vice President — Oxy Oil & Gas, International Production and Engineering; since 2008, Executive Vice President — Oxy Oil & Gas, projects; Dolphin Energy Ltd.: 2002-2007, Executive Vice President and General Manager. Mr. Lowe received his B.A. Degree in Civil Engineering from Tulane University.

Marcia Backus

Ms. Marcia E. Backus is Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel of the Company. She was Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary, 2015-2016; Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, 2014-2015; Vice President and General Counsel, 2013-2014; Vinson & Elkins: Partner, 1990-2013.

Joseph Elliott

Mr. Joseph C. Elliott is Senior Vice President of the Company. He was President - Oxy Oil & Gas Domestic since June 2015; President and General Manager - Permian Resources Midland, 2014-2015; Manager Operations/Well Construction - Permian Resources, 2013-2014; Manager Operations - South Texas, 2011-2013.

Glenn Vangolen

Mr. Glenn M. Vangolen is Senior Vice President - Business Support of the Company. He was Executive Vice President - Business Support, 2014-2015; Senior Vice President - Oxy Oil & Gas Middle East, 2010-2014.

Jennifer Kirk

Ms. Jennifer M. Kirk is Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company. She served as Controller, Occidental Oil and Gas since 2012 and as Finance Director from 2008 to 2012.

Spencer Abraham

Mr. Spencer E. Abraham is Independent Director of the Company. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Abraham Group LLC, an international strategic consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. As a Senior Analyst for Potomac Research Group, Secretary Abraham provides predictive analysis on energy policy, energy markets and the geopolitics of energy to institutional investors in the energy space. He represented Michigan in the United States Senate prior to President George W. Bush selecting him as the 10th Secretary of Energy in U.S. history. During his tenure at the Energy Department from 2001 through January 2005, he developed policies and regulations to ensure the nation’s energy security, was responsible for the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve, oversaw domestic oil and gas development policy and developed relationships with international governments, including members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. Secretary Abraham serves as a Director of PBF Energy Inc., where he serves on the Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees; NRG Energy, Inc., where he serves on the Compensation and Nuclear Oversight Committees; Two Harbors Investment Corp., where he is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; and as Chairman of the Board of Uranium Energy Corp. He was previously a Director of GenOn Energy, Inc. and a Director and a member of the Nominating and Governance and Compensation Committees of ICx Technologies. He also serves on the board of C3 Energy, a private company. Secretary Abraham is a member of the Advisory Board of the Churchill Center, a member of the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology, and is the Chairman of the American Task Force for Lebanon. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and is the author of “Lights Out!: Ten Myths About (and Real Solutions to) America’s Energy Crisis.”

Howard Atkins

Mr. Howard I. Atkins is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Atkins retired as the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wells Fargo & Company, where he was responsible for Wells Fargo’s financial management functions, investment portfolios, investor relations, capital management and corporate properties functions from 2001 to 2011. A 37-year veteran of the financial services industry, Mr. Atkins previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of New York Life Insurance Company, Chief Financial Officer of Midlantic Corporation and Corporate Treasurer of Chase Manhattan Bank. Mr. Atkins previously served on the Board of Directors of Ingram Micro Inc., where he served as Chairman of the Human Resources Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee.

John Feick

Mr. John E. Feick is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Feick is the Chairman and a significant stockholder of Matrix Solutions Inc., a provider of environmental remediation and reclamation services. Until 2011, he was Chairman and a significant stockholder of Kemex Engineering Services, Ltd., which offers engineering and design services to the petrochemical, refining and gas processing industries. From 1984 to 1994, Mr. Feick was President and Chief Operating Officer of Novacor Chemicals, a subsidiary of Nova Corporation. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Oak Point Energy Ltd., an oil sands exploration and development company, and was a Director of Veresen Inc. and Graham Construction.

Margaret Foran

Ms. Margaret M. Foran is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Foran is Chief Governance Officer, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary of Prudential Financial, Inc. Prior to joining Prudential, she was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Sara Lee Corporation from 2008 to 2009; Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Pfizer Inc. from 1997 to 2008; and Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at J.P. Morgan & Co. Ms. Foran is a former Director of The MONY Group Inc. and MONY Life Insurance Company. She served as Co-Chair and a Director of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) and Co-Chair of the CII International Corporate Governance Committee. She is the former Chair of the American Bar Association Committee on Corporate Governance. Ms. Foran is the former Chair of the Coordinating Committee of the Business Roundtable Corporate Governance Task Force. She previously served two terms on the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and is a member of the Economic Club of New York. Ms. Foran is a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development, as well as a member of the Notre Dame Law School Advisory Council.

Carlos Gutierrez

Mr. Carlos M. Gutierrez is Independent Director of the Company. He was Vice Chairman of the Institutional Clients Group and a member of the Senior Strategic Advisory Group at Citigroup Inc. from 2011 to February 2013. He joined Citigroup from communications and public affairs consulting firm APCO Worldwide Inc., where he was Chairman of the Global Political Strategies division in 2010. He served as U.S. Secretary of Commerce in the administration of President George W. Bush from February 2005 to January 2009. Prior to his government service, Secretary Gutierrez was with Kellogg Company for 30 years. He became Kellogg’s Chief Executive Officer in 1999 and served as Chairman of the Board from 2000 to 2005. Secretary Gutierrez serves on the Board of Directors of MetLife, Inc., where he serves on the Finance and Investment and Governance Committees, Time Warner Inc., where he serves on the Audit Committee, and Viridis, Inc., a privately held company. He previously served as a Director of Corning Incorporated, United Technologies Corporation, Colgate-Palmolive Lighting Science Group Corp., where he served on the Audit Committee, and iGPS, a privately held company. In addition to serving as Chairman of the U.S.-Cuba Business Council of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Secretary Gutierrez is a member of the Human Freedom Advisory Council at the George W. Bush Institute and is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Meridian International Center. He is also a co-founder of The Dream.US, a scholarship fund for undocumented students, and is a member of the Board of the U.S.-Mexico Foundation.

William Klesse

Mr. William R. Klesse is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Klesse is the former Chief Executive Officer and former Chairman of the Board of Valero Energy Corporation, an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, other petrochemical products and power. He joined the Valero board as Vice Chairman in 2005 and served as Chairman of the Board from 2007 to December 2014. From 2006 to May 2014, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Valero and served as President from 2008 to 2013. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Klesse was Valero’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President of Refining and Commercial Operations following Valero’s 2001 acquisition of Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Corporation, where he had been Executive Vice President of the company’s refining operations. Mr. Klesse began his 40-plus year career in the energy industry at Diamond Shamrock Corporation, which merged with Ultramar Corporation in 1996. Mr. Klesse serves on the Board of Directors of MEG Energy. Mr. Klesse is a trustee of the Texas Biomedical Research Institute and United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County and serves on the Advisory Board of the San Antonio Food Bank. Mr. Klesse holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Dayton and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from West Texas A&M University.

Jack Moore

Mr. Jack B. Moore is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Moore most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cameron International Corporation from April 2008 to October 2015 and served as Chairman of the Board of Cameron from May 2011 until it was acquired by Schlumberger in April 2016. Mr. Moore served as Cameron’s President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2007 to April 2008. Mr. Moore joined Cameron in 1999 and, prior to that, Mr. Moore held various management positions at Baker Hughes Incorporated, where he was employed for over 20 years. Mr. Moore serves on the Board of Directors of Rowan Companies plc, where he serves on the Compensation and Health, Safety and Environment committees, ProPetro Holding Corp., where he serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance committee, and KBR Inc., where he serves on the Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance committees. Mr. Moore actively serves in leadership positions within the Petroleum Equipment and Services Association, the University of Houston, the United Way of Greater Houston and Memorial Assistance Ministries. Mr. Moore is a graduate of the University of Houston with a B.B.A. degree and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Avedick Poladian

Mr. Avedick Baruyr Poladian is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Poladian is a Director and the former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Lowe Enterprises, Inc., a privately-held diversified national real estate company active in commercial, residential and hospitality property investment, management and development. Mr. Poladian served in this position from December 2002 to December 2016, and is currently an advisor to the company. During his tenure as Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Poladian oversaw human resources, risk management, construction, finance and legal functions across the firm. Mr. Poladian was with Arthur Andersen from 1974 to 2002 and is a certified public accountant (inactive). He is a past member of the Young Presidents Organization, the Chief Executive Organization, the California Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. Mr. Poladian is a Director of the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles, a member of the Board of Councilors of the University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning, and Development, a member of the Board of Advisors of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, and a former Trustee of Loyola Marymount University. Mr. Poladian serves as a Director and on the Audit Committees of two funds managed by Western Asset Management Company. He also serves as a Director of California Resources Corporation, and as a member of the Board of Trustees of Public Storage, where he is the Chair of the Audit Committee and the Chair of the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee.

Elisse Walter

Hon. Elisse B. Walter is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Walter was appointed Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by President George W. Bush, and served in that capacity from 2008 until 2013. President Barack Obama designated her as the 30th Chairman of the SEC in December 2012. Prior to her appointment as an SEC Commissioner, she was with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and its predecessor, the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), from 1996-2008. She served as Senior Executive Vice President, Regulatory Policy and Programs for FINRA and held the comparable position at NASD before its 2007 consolidation with NYSE Member Regulation. Earlier in her career, she served as the General Counsel of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) from 1994 to 1996 and as Deputy Director of the SEC Division of Corporation Finance from 1986 to 1994. Among the honors Ms. Walter has received are the Presidential Rank Award (Distinguished), the ASECA William O. Douglas Award, the SEC Chairman’s Award for Excellence and the Federal Bar Association’s Philip A. Loomis, Jr. and Manuel F. Cohen Awards. She is a member of the Academy of Women Achievers of the YWCA of the City of New York and the inaugural class of the DirectWomen Institute. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, the National Women’s Law Center and the Board of Governors of FINRA. Ms. Walter holds a B.A. in Mathematics, cum laude, from Yale University and a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School.

Richard Jackson

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