People: Africa Oil Corp (AOI.V)

AOI.V on TSX Venture Exchange

8.50CAD
5 May 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$-0.05 (-0.58%)
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$8.55
Open
$8.55
Day's High
$8.57
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$8.49
Volume
26,989
Avg. Vol
123,595
52-wk High
$10.61
52-wk Low
$6.56

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Keith Hill

53 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Ian Gibbs

46 2009 Chief Financial Officer

Nicholas Walker

2012 Chief Operating Officer

David Grellman

2011 Vice President - Operations

Paul Martinez

2011 Vice President - Exploration

James Phillips

2012 Vice President - Business Development

J. Cameron Bailey

55 1994 Independent Director

Bryan Benitz

2009 Independent Director

John Craig

66 2009 Independent Director

Gary Guidry

57 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Keith Hill

Mr. Keith C. Hill is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Africa Oil Corporation. Mr. Hill is the Chairman of BlackPearl Resources Ltd., ShaMaran Petroleum Corp., Petro Vista Energy Corp. and Horn Petroleum Corporation; director of Tyner Resources Ltd.; director of TAG Oil Ltd.; formerly, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pearl Exploration and Production Ltd. (now BlackPearl Resources Ltd.), Valkryies Petroleum Corp. and ShaMaran Petroleum Corp.

Ian Gibbs

Mr. Ian W. Gibbs is Chief Financial Officer of Africa Oil Corp., since September 15, 2009. Mr. Gibbs is currently a director of Fortress Minerals Corp., Horn Petroleum Corp. and Petro Vista Energy Corp. He is also the former Chief Financial Officer of Valkryies Petroleum Corp., Tanganyika Oil Company.

Nicholas Walker

Mr. Nicholas J. R. Walker is Chief Operating Officer of Africa Oil Corp., since September 10, 2012. His responsibilities will include overseeing all worldwide operating activities as well as working with partners on development planning associated with the company's recent discovery in Kenya and any future discoveries made in Ethiopia, Kenya or Somalia. Mr. Walker has 27 years of industry experience, including 17 years with Talisman Energy Inc., where he served as executive vice-president of international operations west as well as country manager positions in the United Kingdom and Malaysia/Vietnam. He started his career as a petroleum engineer with BP PLC and also worked in senior management positions at Bow Valley Energy Inc. Mr. Walker is a non-executive director of 2Co Oil Ltd. and is also vice-chair of the Lindsay Park Sports Society that manages the Talisman Centre, a not-for-profit sports facility. He previously served on the board of Oil & Gas U.K., the trade association representing the U.K. oil and gas business. His education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in mining engineering from Imperial College in London, a Master of Science degree in computing science from University College in London and an MBA from City University Business School, also in London.

David Grellman

Mr. David Grellman is Vice President - Operations of Africa Oil Corp., since March 31, 2011. Before joining the Company in 2011, Mr. Grellman was Manager Exploration Operations for Occidental Oil & Gas since 2005.

Paul Martinez

Dr. Paul Martinez is Vice President - Exploration of Africa Oil Corp., since March 14, 2011. Before joining the Company in 2011, Mr. Martinez was Director Business Development for Occidental Oil & Gas since 2000.

James Phillips

Mr. James Phillips is Vice President - Business Development of Africa Oil Corp., since September 10, 2012. Before joining the Company in 2009, Mr. Phillips was Vice President, Exploration for Lundin Petroleum since 2005. Mr. Phillips is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and San Diego State University where he obtained BS and MS degrees, both in Geology. He has 24 years of experience in the oil industry including senior technical and managerial positions with Shell Oil Company and Occidental including heading up Oxy's African exploration, new ventures.

J. Cameron Bailey

Mr. J. Cameron Bailey is an Independent Director of Africa Oil Corporation, since May 3, 1994. Mr. Bailey is currently the President and CEO of Fortress Energy Inc. He is also a director of Phoenix Technology Income Fund, Phoenix Technology Services Inc., PHX Energy Services Corp. and ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. Mr. Bailey was previously the Managing Director of Network Capital Inc. and President of Energy Processors Inc. Mr. Bailey also previously held the position of Managing Director of Capital Markets, Peters & Co., a Calgary based investment dealer. Mr. Bailey is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has 22 year experience in the natural resource sector. Mr. Bailey has served as Executive Officer, Director and Audit Committee Chairman for a number of public resource companies and service companies.

Bryan Benitz

Mr. Bryan Macintosh Benitz is an Independent Director of Africa Oil Corp., since September 29, 2009. Mr. Benitz is Chairman and CEO of Longreach Oil and Gas Ltd., Chairman of Kirrin Resources. Formerly Chairman of Scandinavian Minerals Ltd., and of MagIndustries Corp., and founding director of Tanganyika Oil Company Limited. Mr. Benitz has been engaged in investment management and corporate development in Canada, the United States and Europe for over forty years in a variety of senior executive positions. Mr. Benitz has attained financial experience and exposure to accounting and financial issues in his current role as Corporate Director as well as his roles in boards and audit committees of other public companies. Mr. Benitz graduated from Fettes College in Edinburgh Scotland in 1951.

John Craig

Mr. John Hunter Craig is an Independent Director of Africa Oil Corp., since June 19, 2009. Mr. Craig is a practicing securities lawyer and a partner of the firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP. He is a director of Lundin Mining Corporation, Sirocco Mining Inc. (formerly Atacama Minerals Corp.), Denison Mines Corp., Etrion Corporation, BlackPearl Resources Ltd., Consolidated HCI Holdings Corporation, and Corsa Coal Corp.

Gary Guidry

Mr. Gary S. Guidry is an Independent Director of Africa Oil Corp., since June 23, 2008. Currently the President and CEO of Griffiths Energy International; director of TransGlobe Energy Corporation; director of ShaMaran Petroleum Corp.; formerly President and CEO of Orion Oil & Gas Corporation (January 2010 to June 2011) and of Tanganyika Oil Company Ltd. (May 2005 to April 2009). From October 2005 to February 2007, Mr. Guidry was President and CEO of Pearl Exploration and Production Ltd. (now BlackPearl Resources Ltd.). Mr. Guidry is an Alberta registered P. Eng. and holds a B.Sc. in petroleum engineering from Texas A & M University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Keith Hill

2,402,940

Ian Gibbs

2,098,780

Nicholas Walker

2,175,470

David Grellman

724,474

Paul Martinez

1,813,280

James Phillips

2,073,750

J. Cameron Bailey

--

Bryan Benitz

--

John Craig

--

Gary Guidry

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

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