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SandRidge Energy Inc (SD)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Genova

62 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

James Bennett

47 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Julian Bott

54 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

John Suter

56 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Michael Johnson

52 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Philip Warman

46 2010 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

R. Scott Griffin

52 2013 Senior Vice President - People and Culture

Michael Bennett

63 2016 Independent Director

William Griffin

57 2016 Independent Director

David Kornder

56 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Genova

Mr. John V. Genova serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Genova earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical and Petroleum Refining Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 1976. He joined Exxon in the Company’s Baton Rouge Refinery in 1976. At Exxon, he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility in the Refining, Supply and Natural Gas functions. Immediately following the public announcement of the Exxon and Mobil merger, Mr. Genova led the development of a $20 billion integrated natural gas project proposal for Saudi Arabia and served as the lead Exxon/Mobil merger natural gas negotiator with the European Commission. Following approval of the Exxon and Mobil merger, he was named Director, International Gas Marketing, ExxonMobil International Limited. Subsequently, he was appointed Executive Assistant to the Chairman, Lee Raymond, and the General Manager of Corporate Planning of Exxon Mobil Corporation on April 1, 2002. In this position, he served as an Officer of ExxonMobil. In April 2004, Mr. Genova became a director of the board of Encore Acquisition Company and served on the Audit Committee until the company’s merger with Denbury Resources in early 2010. Most recently, Mr. Genova served as President and CEO of Sterling Chemicals from May 2008 to August 2011 where he led the creation of significant value before successfully completing the sale of the company to Eastman Chemical. The Board believes Mr. Genova’s senior management experience, his experience in related industries, his prior service on other public company boards and his background in overseeing public company financial management and reporting qualifies him to serve on the Board.

James Bennett

Mr. James Donald Bennett serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Sandridge Energy Inc. Mr. J. Bennett was appointed as a director in 2013. Mr. Bennett was named Chief Executive Officer and President in June 2013. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Financial Officer since March 2013 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since January 2011. From 2010 until he joined the Company, he was Managing Director for White Deer Energy, a private equity fund focused on the exploration and production, oilfield service and equipment, and midstream sectors of the oil and gas industry. From 2006 to December 2009, Mr. Bennett was employed by GSO Capital Partners L.P. where he served in various capacities, including as its Managing Director. Mr. Bennett graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Finance from Texas Tech University in 1993. Mr. Bennett has served on the board of directors of the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners L.P. and PostRock Energy Corporation. The Board believes Mr. J. Bennett’s senior management experience at SandRidge, his prior service on other energy company boards and his background in energy-focused investing and capital raising activities qualifies him to serve on the Board.

Julian Bott

Mr. Julian Bott serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of SandRidge Energy, Inc. Prior to joining SandRidge, Mr. Bott served as Chief Financial Officer at Texas American Resources Company since 2009. Mr. Bott has more than thirty years of diverse financial experience across the oil and gas and investment banking industries, including as Managing Partner at Kensington Energy Partners and as Chief Financial Officer of 3dMD. Mr. Bott has held various executive positions at the Toronto Dominion Bank, including Regional Head of US and European Corporate and Investment Banking, and Global Head of Energy and Project Finance. Mr. Bott also served as a Managing Director in the Energy Group of Bankers Trust Company. Mr. Bott holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard University and a Master of Business Administration from Rice University. Mr. Bott serves on the board of directors of EQT Midstream Partners, LP.

John Suter

Mr. John Patrick Suter has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Suter joined SandRidge in April 2015 as Senior Vice President of Mid-Continent Operations, bringing with him extensive experience in the exploration and production sector, including most recently serving as Vice President of the Woodford business unit at American Energy Partners, LP from November 2013. From May 2010 to September 2013, he served as Vice President of Operations for Chesapeake Energy Corporation’s Western Division, and before that, as Chesapeake’s District Manager for the Barnett Shale and Southern Oklahoma assets. Before joining Chesapeake Energy, Mr. Suter served in various operational roles at Continental Resources, Inc., Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation and Petro-Lewis Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University.

Michael Johnson

Mr. Michael A. Johnson serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the company. Prior to joining SandRidge, Mr. Johnson served as Senior Vice President - Accounting, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Chesapeake Energy Corporation from 2000 until May 10, 2017 and served as its Vice President of Accounting and Financial Reporting from 1998 to 2000 and as Assistant Controller from 1993 to 1998. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Johnson served as Project Manager of Phibro Energy Production, Inc. From 1987 to 1991, he served as an Audit Manager of Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Johnson is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987.

Philip Warman

Mr. Philip T. Warman serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of SandRidge Energy Inc. He also serves as our Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Warman was the Associate General Counsel for SEC and finance matters for Spectra Energy Corporation from January 2007 through July 2010. From 1998 through 2006 he practiced law as a corporate finance attorney with Vinson & Elkins, LLP in Houston, Texas. Mr. Warman earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston in 1993 and graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1998.

R. Scott Griffin

Mr. R. Scott Griffin serves as Senior Vice President - People and Culture of SandRidge Energy Inc. Mr. Griffin returned to SandRidge from Chaparral Energy, LLC, an oil and natural gas production company, where he led the strategic human resources function. He previously served as Director of Human Resources at SandRidge from 2008 to 2012. For the past 26 years, Mr. Griffin has held various human resources and leadership roles including 13 years as Senior Vice President of Wood Designs, a leading retail fixture manufacturer, and five years as the principal of Redlion Industrial Supply, a company he founded and managed. Mr. Griffin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Oklahoma and has completed graduate coursework in Organizational Development.

Michael Bennett

Mr. Michael Lynn Bennett serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. M. Bennett has over forty years of technical and managerial experience in the petrochemical industry. From 1973 until 2010, Mr. Bennett was an employee of Terra Industries Inc., a manufacturer of nitrogen. During such time he served in a variety of leadership roles, including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, from February 1997 until April 2001, and President and Chief Executive Officer, from April 2001 until April 2010, when the company was acquired by CF Industries. Since May 2010, Mr. Bennett has been a private investor with Albaton Enterprises LLC in Sioux City, Iowa. Mr. Bennett currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of OCI N.V., a producer of nitrogen fertilizers, methanol, and other natural gas-based products, serving agricultural and industrial customers from the Americas to Asia. Mr. Bennett also serves as Chairman of the board of directors of OCI Partners, L.P., which operates OCI Beaumont, the largest integrated ammonia and methanol production complex in the United States. In addition, Mr. Bennett serves on the board of directors of Alliant Energy. Mr. Bennett is a past Chairman of the board of The Fertilizer Institute, the Methanol Institute, the Agribusiness Association of Iowa, and Morningside College. The Board believes Mr. M. Bennett’s senior management experience, his service on other public company boards and his background in overseeing public company financial management and reporting qualifies him to serve on the Board.

William Griffin

Mr. William M. Griffin, Jr., serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Griffin has thirty-five years of technical and leadership experience with active public and privately owned upstream energy organizations in most oil and gas basins throughout the United States and Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Griffin most recently served as President and CEO of privately held Petro Harvester Oil & Gas from 2012 to August 2015. Mr. Griffin’s background also includes senior leadership positions as President of Ironwood Oil & Gas, Senior Vice President of El Paso Exploration and Production Company, and Vice President of Sonat Exploration Company. In addition to Petro Harvester Oil & Gas, Mr. Griffin previously served on the boards of Black Warrior Methane Corp. and Four Star Oil & Gas Company. Mr. Griffin began his career with TXO Production Corp. and is a registered professional engineer with a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University. The Board believes Mr. Griffin’s senior management experience in the exploration and production industry and his operational/technical experience in the exploration and production industry qualifies him to serve on the Board.

David Kornder

Mr. David J. Kornder serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kornder has over twenty years of experience in oil and gas and finance. In November 2016, Mr. Kornder joined with two other oil and gas executives and formed Sequel Energy Group LLC. Mr. Kornder is a Managing Director of this private oil and gas company, which is financially backed by GSO Capital Partners and is focused on making investments in non-operated drilling joint ventures in proven areas with experienced oil and gas teams. From September 2008 until June 2015, Mr. Kornder served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cornerstone Natural Resources, LLC, a privately held independent oil and gas company primarily focused on drilling and production in the Williston Basin in North Dakota. Previously, Mr. Kornder served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at BioFuel Energy Corp., a publicly traded ethanol production company, as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Petrie, Parkman, LLC, a privately held investment bank focused on the energy sector, and as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director for Patina Oil & Gas Corporation, a publicly traded oil and gas company. Mr. Kornder also worked as the Assistant Vice President – Finance at Gillett Group Management and as a senior accountant with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells. Mr. Kornder presently serves on the boards of 3 Bear Energy, LLC, a privately held midstream energy company, and various charitable organizations. Mr. Kornder holds a B.A. in accounting from Montana State University. The Board believes Mr. Kornder’s senior management experience in the exploration and production industry, his prior service on other public company boards, his background in energy-focused investing and capital raising activities and his background in overseeing public company financial management and reporting qualifies him to serve on the Board.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Genova

294,487

James Bennett

18,824,800

Julian Bott

6,290,050

John Suter

3,180,680

Michael Johnson

--

Philip Warman

2,860,900

R. Scott Griffin

--

Michael Bennett

579,421

William Griffin

244,877

David Kornder

254,432
As Of  30 Dec 2016