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Cabot Oil & Gas Corp (COG)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dan Dinges

63 2002 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Scott Schroeder

54 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jeffrey Hutton

61 2013 Senior Vice President of Marketing

Todd Liebl

59 2012 Vice President - Land and Business Development

George Cunningham

63 2011 Vice President, General Counsel

Todd Roemer

46 2016 Vice President, Controller

Matthew Kerin

36 2017 Vice President, Treasurer

Steven Lindeman

56 2011 Vice President - Engineering & Technology

Phillip Stalnaker

57 2009 Vice President - Regional Manager, North Region

Deidre Shearer

49 2012 Corporate Secretary, Managing Counsel

Robert Kelley

71 2015 Lead Independent Director

Dorothy Ables

59 2015 Independent Director

Rhys Best

70 2008 Independent Director

Robert Boswell

67 2015 Independent Director

W. Matthew Ralls

67 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dan Dinges

Mr. Dan O. Dinges is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. Mr. Dinges served as President, Director since 2001 and Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer since 2002.Mr. Dinges brings to the Board over 30 years of executive management experience in the oil and gas exploration and production business, and as our Chief Executive Officer for the last 13 years, a deep knowledge of our business, operations, culture and long-term strategy and goals. Mr. Dinges joined the Company in September 2001, after a successful 20 year career in various management positions with the predecessor to Noble Energy, Inc., and has overseen an era of tremendous growth for the Company. His steadfast leadership as Chairman of the Board provides the Board with extensive institutional knowledge and continuity, as well creating a vital link between management and the Board. Mr. Dinges also possesses a diversity of corporate governance experience gained from service on the Board of United States Steel Corporation and several charitable and industry organizations.

Scott Schroeder

Mr. Scott C. Schroeder is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. He served as Vice President and Treasurer for the Company since 1998. He joined Cabot Oil & Gas in October 1995 as Assistant Treasurer. Before joining the Company, Schroeder held management positions with Pride Petroleum Services and DeKalb Energy Company. He has a bachelor of science degree in business finance from Northern Illinois University and a master of business administration from the University of Colorado.

Jeffrey Hutton

Mr. Jeffrey W. Hutton is Senior Vice President - Marketing of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. He joined the Company in 1985 as Marketing Representative. From 1989 to 1994, Hutton held marketing positions of increasing responsibility including Manager of Gas Control, Manager of Market Development and Acting Manager of the Marketing Department. He was named to his current position in February 1994. Prior to joining Cabot Oil & Gas, he worked for Columbia Gas Systems. Hutton holds a B.S. degree in business administration from West Virginia University and attended the University of Charleston Executive M.B.A. Program.

Todd Liebl

Mr. Todd L. Liebl is Vice President - Land and Business Development of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. He joined the Company in September 2008 as South Region Land Manager, promoted to Director of Land in June 2010, Director of Land and Business Development in February 2011 and Vice President in February 2012. Previously, Mr. Liebl held positions with Anadarko Petroleum and most recently Chesapeake Energy from April 2007 until he joined the Company. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Oklahoma.

George Cunningham

Mr. George Kevin Cunningham is Vice President, General Counsel of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. He joined the Company in November 2009 as Associate General Counsel and was appointed as General Counsel in September 2010 and promoted to Vice President in 2011. Before joining the Company, Mr. Cunningham was Regional Counsel-Southern Division at Chesapeake Energy from 2006 until November 2009. He is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law and has worked at Fortune 500 E&P companies in both legal and business positions since 1982.

Todd Roemer

Mr. Todd M. Roemer is Controller of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. Prior to joining the Company, He was in the Energy Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1996 to February 2010, most recently as an Audit Senior Manager, where he served clients focused on exploration and production. He is a graduate of the University of Houston—Clear Lake with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.

Matthew Kerin

Mr. Matthew P. Kerin is Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He served as Manager - Finance and Investor Relations. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kerin served as an Associate in the Oil and Gas Investment Banking group at J.P. Morgan Securities. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor in Business Administration degree in Accounting and a Master of Science degree in Finance. He is also a graduate from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University with a Master in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance and Energy.

Steven Lindeman

Mr. Steven W. Lindeman is Vice President - Engineering & Technology of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. Mr. Lindeman began his career as a Drilling Engineer in Meadville, Pennsylvania with Cabot in 1982, has served in various management positions in many company offices over the years, including Pampa and Midland, Texas, Indiana, Meadville, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, before moving to Houston in 1992, where he most recently served as Director of Engineering. Mr. Lindeman is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering specializing in Petroleum Engineering. He has been a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers since 1980.

Phillip Stalnaker

Mr. Phillip L. Stalnaker is Vice President - Regional Manager, North Region of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. From February 2006 to July 2009, He served as Regional Manager for the Western Region and from 2001 to 2006 as Engineering Manager, Western Region. Prior thereto, Mr. Stalnaker served in capacities of increasing responsibility within the drilling, production and reserve engineering departments at Chevron Corporation.

Deidre Shearer

Ms. Deidre L. Shearer is Corporate Secretary, Managing Counsel of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. She joined the Company in December 2011 and was appointed Corporate Secretary and Managing Counsel in February 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Shearer was Assistant General Counsel of KBR, Inc. from January 2007, where she was responsible for corporate governance and SEC and NYSE compliance matters. Ms. Shearer received her J.D. degree from The University of Texas School of Law in 1992 and was primarily in private practice until she joined KBR.

Robert Kelley

Mr. Robert Kelley is Lead Independent Director of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Mr. Kelley’s experience as President and CEO and later Chairman of the Board of Noble Energy Inc. provides him with valuable operational, leadership and management experience. Mr. Kelley’s accounting and finance background gained while serving industry clients as a CPA for a national public accounting firm and while serving in positions of senior leadership in accounting and finance roles at a predecessor to Noble Energy Inc. also brings vital financial expertise to our Audit Committee. Mr. Kelley’s 13 years of service to our Board provides a continuity of leadership and an understanding of our business and strategy that is crucial to the effective functioning of our Board. This depth of experience with Cabot is especially valuable in his role as our Lead Director.

Dorothy Ables

Ms. Dorothy M. Ables is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Ables brings a depth of experience in the transportation aspects of our industry, having served in positions of leadership with Spectra Energy Corp and its predecessor companies for over 30 years, as well as extensive financial expertise to our Board. The Board considered Ms. Ables’ extensive experience in the pipeline, processing and midstream business as adding value to our stockholders at a time in our business when transportation is crucial to our strategy. Ms. Ables’ financial expertise acquired through serving as Chief Financial Officer of Duke Energy Gas Transmission and later as Vice President of Audit Services of both Spectra Energy Corp and Duke Energy was also a key attribute leading to her appointment. Most recently, Ms. Ables has gained executive experience as the Chief Administrative Officer of Spectra Energy Corp, from 2008 until her February 2017 retirement effective upon Spectra’s merger with Enbridge Inc. While serving in that role, Ms. Ables had responsibility for human resources, information technology, community relations and support services. Ms. Ables has prior governance experience gained from service on the Board of Directors for Spectra Energy’s publicly traded master limited partnership, Spectra Energy Partners, LP, and is very active in community and charitable endeavors, including serving on the Board of Trustees of United Way of Greater Houston from 2008 to April 2016.

Rhys Best

Mr. Rhys J. Best is Independent Director of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Mr. Best served as Non-executive Chairman of the Board of Crosstex Energy L.P., a large publicly traded midstream company, from 2009 through its combination with the midstream assets of Devon Energy Corporation in March 2014 to create EnLink Midstream Partners, LP, one of the largest midstream companies in the United States. This tremendous experience enables him to provide valuable insights into the transportation aspects of our business and enhances the overall strategic oversight capabilities of our Board. Mr. Best’s distinguished career includes serving as Chairman and CEO of Lone Star Technologies, Inc., a former publicly traded company servicing the oil and natural gas industry, and holding positions of leadership in the banking industry. In addition to his considerable management and financial expertise, Mr. Best brings to bear an extensive corporate governance background from his current and former service on public company boards. This diverse experience enables Mr. Best to bring unique and valuable perspectives to the Board and makes him particularly qualified to serve as the Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.

Robert Boswell

Mr. Robert S. Boswell is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Boswell is serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of exploration and production companies for over 27 years, including overseeing the turnaround of Forest Oil Corporation, a mid-sized public exploration and production company, and the sale of Laramie Energy I, a private company which he founded, for over $1 billion. Throughout his career, Mr. Boswell has successfully led a number of upstream companies through the life cycle of capital-raising: growing reserves, production and profitability through both acquisitions and development of existing properties, and sale or merger and acquisition transactions. His most recent success with private companies Laramie Energy I and his current venture, Laramie Energy LLC, operating in the Piceance Basin, has provided him with tremendous experience in unconventional resource plays, which is relevant to the Company’s operations in both the Marcellus Shale and the Eagle Ford Shale. He also brings extensive financial expertise gained through both acting as Chief Financial Officer of public and private companies and supervising them as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Boswell is currently serving as a director of Enerflex Ltd., a Canadian public company that manufactures and sells natural gas transmission and process equipment worldwide. Mr. Boswell’s management, technical and financial expertise makes him an invaluable addition to our Board, as well as to the Audit and Safety and Environmental Affairs Committees of the Board.

W. Matthew Ralls

Mr. W. Matthew (Matt) Ralls is Independent Director of Cabot Oil and Gas Corp. Mr. Ralls’ recent service as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rowan Companies plc, and his combined fifteen years’ executive management experience at Rowan and GlobalSanteFe Corporation, both international contract drilling companies, provides valuable management and financial expertise and insight into an aspect of our business that represents a significant portion of our capital expenditure budget. Prior to his drilling industry experience, Mr. Ralls served as Executive Vice President of a public upstream oil and gas company, which gave him a thorough understanding of our core business. In his service to the Board, Mr. Ralls is also able to draw from his 17 years of experience in various banking management positions with three large Texas-based commercial lenders to the energy industry. Mr. Ralls’ extensive public company board experience makes him an invaluable member of the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee and Chairman since 2015. His effectiveness chairing such committee is enhanced by his positions of leadership on the boards of several industry trade associations, including the International Association of Drilling Contractors and the American Petroleum Institute.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Dan Dinges

11,311,800

Scott Schroeder

5,231,950

Jeffrey Hutton

1,866,500

Todd Liebl

--

George Cunningham

1,356,390

Todd Roemer

--

Matthew Kerin

--

Steven Lindeman

1,807,950

Phillip Stalnaker

1,823,240

Deidre Shearer

--

Robert Kelley

325,988

Dorothy Ables

263,215

Rhys Best

297,601

Robert Boswell

263,151

W. Matthew Ralls

296,702
As Of  30 Dec 2016