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Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Grandin

71 Independent Chairman of the Board

Brian Ferguson

59 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director

Ivor Ruste

60 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Alan Reid

2015 Executive Vice-President - Environment, Corporate Affairs, Legal & General Counsel

Harbir Chhina

2010 Executive Vice President - Oil Sands Development

Judy Fairburn

2015 Executive Vice President - Business Innovation

Jacqueline McGillivray

Executive Vice President - Safety & Organization Effectiveness

Robert Pease

2015 Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy & President, Downstream

J. Drew Zieglgansberger

2015 Executive Vice-President - Oil Sands Manufacturing

Gary Molnar

51 2015 Vice-President - Legal, Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Patrick Daniel

69 2009 Independent Director

Ian Delaney

72 2009 Independent Director

Steven Leer

63 2015 Independent Director

Richard Marcogliese

63 2016 Independent Director

Valerie Nielsen

70 2009 Independent Director

Charles Rampacek

72 2009 Independent Director

Colin Taylor

69 2009 Independent Director

Wayne Thomson

64 2009 Independent Director

Rhonda Zygocki

58 2016 Independent Director

Kam Sandhar

2015 Vice-President, Investor Relations & Corporate Development

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Grandin

Mr. Michael A. Grandin is Independent Chairman of the Board of Cenovus Energy Inc. He is also a director of BNS Split Corp. II, a publicly traded investment company; and HSBC Bank Canada. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fording Canadian Coal Trust, a publicly traded mining trust, from February 2003 to October 2008, when it was acquired by Teck Cominco Limited. He was President of PanCanadian Energy Corporation from October 2001 to April 2002 when it merged with Alberta Energy Company Ltd. to form Encana Corporation. Mr. Grandin served as Dean of the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary from April 2004 to January 2006.

Brian Ferguson

Mr. Brian C. Ferguson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director of Cenovus Energy Inc. He became President & Chief Executive Officer when Cenovus was formed on November 30, 2009. Mr. Ferguson is accountable for overall leadership of Cenovus’s strategic and operational performance. Prior to leading Cenovus, Mr. Ferguson was Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer of Encana Corporation. His business experience spans a variety of areas including finance, business development, reserves, strategic planning, evaluations and communications. Mr. Ferguson is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. Mr. Ferguson is a director of The Toronto-Dominion Bank, a board member of the Business Council of Canada and a member of the Government of Canada’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth. Mr. Ferguson has served on several other boards, including the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (“CAPP”) Board of Governors. He continues to serve on CAPP’s Oil Sands CEO Council; and is Chair of the Calgary Police Foundation and was named Calgary’s first Honourary Deputy Police Chief.

Ivor Ruste

Mr. Ivor M. Ruste is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Cenovus Energy Inc. He oversees a team accountable for the company's financial, risk and compliance functions including accounting and financial reporting, financial performance and analysis, treasury, tax, financial, market and enterprise risk, and acquisitions and divestitures. He is also accountable for the company’s supply chain management and procurement activities as well as oversight of the company’s security, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), business conduct and ethics, enterprise assurance which includes internal audit and COMS assurance and other corporate policy compliance. Ivor joined Cenovus Energy's predecessor company in 2006 and was appointed Executive Vice-President, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Risk Officer in January 2008. Ivor graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with distinction, from the University of Alberta and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA). From 1998 to 2006, he was the Managing Partner of the Edmonton office of KPMG LLP and was also the Alberta Regional Managing Partner and Vice-Chair of the KPMG Canada Board of Directors. Ivor is a member of the Canadian and Alberta Chartered Professional Accountants and a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee Chair for Stantec Inc. He also recently served as a member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers Board of Governors and as a member of the Audit Committee for the Province of Alberta. He has served on the Boards of, or in leadership positions with, organizations including the University of Alberta, United Way and the Young Presidents' Organization as well as other professional organizations and committees throughout his career.

Alan Reid

Mr. Alan Craig Reid is Executive Vice-President - Environment, Corporate Affairs, Legal & General Counsel of the company. He became Executive Vice-President, Environment, Corporate Affairs, Legal & General Counsel on December 1, 2015. From September 2015 to November 2015, Mr. Reid was Cenovus’s Executive Vice-President, Environment, Corporate Affairs & Legal. From January 2014 to August 2015, Mr. Reid was Cenovus’s Senior VicePresident, Christina Lake & Narrows Lake. From January 2012 to January 2014, Mr. Reid was Cenovus’s Senior Vice-President, Christina Lake. From November 2009 to January 2012, Mr. Reid was Cenovus’s Vice-President, Regulatory, Health & Safety.

Harbir Chhina

Mr. Harbir S. Chhina is Executive Vice President - Oil Sands Development of Cenovus Energy Inc. He is accountable for developing Cenovus’s oil sands growth potential including Foster Creek, Christina Lake, Narrows Lake and our new resource plays. He is also accountable for technology development that is specifically focused on improving our operations and ensuring Cenovus’s information services support our business needs. Harbir was instrumental in the initial application of steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) technology on a commercial basis. Harbir has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of enhanced oil recovery including technology, business and organizational development. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Calgary.

Judy Fairburn

Ms. Judy A. Fairburn is Executive Vice President - Business Innovation of the Company effective December 1, 2015. She is accountable for developing ground-breaking, cross-sector partnerships in areas of strategic importance to the company. Judy’s previous executive and senior leadership responsibilities include strategic planning, environment, portfolio management, corporate venture capital, refining, operations and technology development. She has extensive experience building partnerships within the industry and with other sectors. Trained as a chemical engineer and equipped with an MBA, Judy is well known for driving collaborative innovation in the Canadian petroleum industry. She was pivotal in leading the integration of environment into Cenovus’s business and in the creation of Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance – an unprecedented alliance of oil sands companies collaborating on technology and innovation to improve industry environmental performance. Judy serves as the Board Chair of Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures, which enables Alberta’s globally competitive and sustainable future through applied research and technology commercialization services to businesses in oil and gas, pipelines, environment, agriculture, forestry and information technology. She is also a Director for Sustainable Technology Development Canada as well as the Public Policy Forum, an organization focused on tackling Canada’s most complex challenges through constructive dialogue across all sectors.

Jacqueline McGillivray

Ms. Jacqueline (Jacqui) A.T. is McGillivray is Executive Vice President - Safety & Organization Effectiveness of the company. She is accountable for maximizing our safety, people and organizational performance. This includes setting health and safety standards and systems, and championing our commitment to safety across the company. She’s also accountable for ensuring the people and processes across Cenovus are developed and managed in a way that supports our business strategy and reinforces our culture. Jacqui’s team enables sustainable improvements to create efficiencies and enhance performance in all areas of our business and also ensures our real estate and workplace requirements meet the ongoing needs of the business. Jacqui has a diverse background having worked in four different industries – packaged goods, technology, financial services and oil and gas. She joined Cenovus in 2012 as a Senior Vice-President and was responsible for developing and implementing human resource strategies across the company. She was also responsible for maximizing organization capacity and capability and enabling our leaders to effectively lead and manage change. Her prior role was Head of Global Human Resources with Talisman Energy where she led human resources strategy and planning, business partnering, total rewards, talent management, global mobility and talent acquisition. Previous to that, Jacqui held the position of Vice-President, Human Resources and Brand & Marketing for RBC Wealth Management, a global business of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Her experience also includes progressive leadership roles in Nortel and Unilever encompassing human resources, communications, marketing and sales. Jacqui has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and an international MBA from Manchester Business School and McGill University.

Robert Pease

Mr. Robert William Pease is Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy & President, Downstream of Cenovus Energy Inc. He is accountable for Cenovus's strategic business plan, including portfolio management. He is also accountable for our refining joint venture, all commercial activities associated with crude oil, diluent, natural gas, natural gas liquids and other hydrocarbon products produced or acquired by Cenovus, and with developing short-term and long-term strategies aimed at maximizing value along the integrated value chain. Robert also ensures Cenovus’s marketing and hedging strategies reduce the company’s exposure to risk and commodity price fluctuations. Before joining Cenovus, Robert was President & Chief Executive Officer of Houston-based Motiva Enterprises LLC, a large refining, distribution and marketing joint venture between subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell and Saudi Aramco. Prior to that he was President of Shell Trading (US) Company and also held a variety of positions in Equilon Enterprises LLC, Star Enterprise LLC, and Texaco USA. With more than 35 years in the industry, Robert’s experience encompasses many facets of U.S. downstream business and offers a global perspective from his years in supply and trading, and his involvement in three joint venture companies. Robert earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering and a minor in economics from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and is a graduate of the University of Virginia, Darden Graduate School of Business, Executive Program.

J. Drew Zieglgansberger

Mr. J. Drew Zieglgansberger is Executive Vice-President - Oil Sands Manufacturing of the company since September 1, 2015. From June 2015 to August 2015, Mr. Zieglgansberger was Cenovus’s Executive Vice-President, Operations Shared Services. From June 2012 to May 2015, Mr. Zieglgansberger was Cenovus’s Senior Vice-President, Operations Shared Services. From January 2012 to May 2012, Mr. Zieglgansberger was Cenovus’s Senior Vice-President, Regulatory, Local Community & Military. From December 2010 to January 2012, Mr. Zieglgansberger was Cenovus’s Senior VicePresident, Christina Lake.

Gary Molnar

Patrick Daniel

Mr. Patrick D. Daniel is an Independent Director of Cenovus Energy Inc. He is a director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce; and a director of Capital Power Corporation, a publicly traded North American power producer; and Chair of the North American Review Board of American Air Liquide Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of a publicly traded industrial gases service company. Mr. Daniel served as a director of Enbridge Inc. (“Enbridge”), a publicly traded energy delivery company, from April 2000 to October 2012. During his tenure with Enbridge, he also served as President & Chief Executive Officer from January 2001 to February 2012 and as Chief Executive Officer from February 2012 to October 2012. He is also a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and chairs the Daniel Family Foundation.

Ian Delaney

Mr. Ian W. Delaney is Independent Director of Cenovus Energy Inc. He is Chairman of The Westaim Corporation, a publicly traded investment company; and Ontario Air Ambulance Services Co., a not-for-profit medical air and ground transportation organization. Mr. Delaney served as a director of Sherritt International Corporation (“Sherritt”), a publicly traded diversified natural resource company that produces nickel, cobalt, thermal coal, oil and gas and electricity, from October 1995 to May 2013. During his tenure with Sherritt, he also served as Chairman from November 1995 to May 2004, Executive Chairman from May 2004 to December 2008, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from January 2009 to December 2011 and Chairman from January 2012 to May 2013. Mr. Delaney also served as Chairman of UrtheCast Corp. (formerly Longford Energy Inc.), a publicly traded video technology development company, from August 2012 to October 2013 and as a director of Dacha Strategic Metals Inc., a publicly traded investment company focused on the acquisition, storage and trading of strategic metals, from November 2012 to September 2014.

Steven Leer

Mr. Steven F. Leer is Independent Director of Cenovus Energy Inc. He is a lead director of Norfolk Southern Corporation, a publicly traded North American rail transportation provider; a lead director of USG Corporation, a publicly traded manufacturer and distributor of high performance building systems; and a director of Parsons Corporation, a private engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm. Mr. Leer served as Chairman of Arch Coal, Inc. (“Arch Coal”), a publicly traded coal producing company, from April 2006 to April 2014, and served as a director of Arch Coal and its predecessor company from 1992 until April 2014. During his tenure with Arch Coal and its predecessor company, he also served as Chief Executive Officer from July 1992 to April 2012 and President from July 1992 to April 2006. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Washington University in St. Louis and he is a former director of the Business Roundtable and the National Association of Manufacturers.

Richard Marcogliese

Mr. Richard Joseph Marcogliese is Independent Director of the company. He is the Principal of iRefine, LLC, a privately owned petroleum refining consulting company; Executive Advisor of Pilko & Associates L.P., a private chemical and energy advisory company; and is presently engaged as an Operations Advisor to the CEO of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, a partnership between The Carlyle Group and a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. that operates an oil refining complex on the U.S. Eastern seaboard. Mr. Marcogliese has been a refining Operations Advisor to NTR Partners III LLC, a private investment company, from October 2013 to December 2015; and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Valero Energy Corporation, a publicly traded international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, petrochemical products and power, from October 2007 to December 2010, and as Executive Vice President, Operations from December 2005 to October 2007. His more than 40-year career in the U.S. refining industry also includes over 25 years with Exxon Mobil Corporation. Mr. Marcogliese has been a past chairman of the Western States Petroleum Association. Mr. Marcogliese is a chemical engineering graduate of New York University.

Valerie Nielsen

Ms. Valerie A. A. Nielsen is Independent Director of Cenovus Energy Inc. She was a director of Wajax Corporation, a publicly traded industrial parts and service company, from June 1995 to May 2012. She was also a member and past chair of an advisory group on the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and the North America Free Trade Agreement regarding international trade matters pertaining to energy, chemicals and plastics from 1986 to 2002. She is also a past director of the Bank of Canada and of the Canada Olympic Committee. Ms. Nielsen is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists, and has been awarded the designation of Fellow of Geoscientists Canada.

Charles Rampacek

Mr. Charles M. Rampacek is Independent Director of Cenovus Energy Inc. He is a director of Flowserve Corporation, a publicly traded manufacturer of industrial equipment; and Energy Services Holdings, LLC, a private industrial services company that was formed in 2012 from the combination of Ardent Holdings, LLC and another company. Mr. Rampacek previously served as Chair of Ardent Holdings, LLC, from December 2008 to July 2012. Mr. Rampacek also served as a director of Enterprise Products Holdings, LLC, the sole general partner of Enterprise Products Partners, L.P., a publicly traded midstream energy limited partnership, from November 2006 to September 2011; and Pilko & Associates L.P., a private chemical and energy advisory company from September 2011 to February 2014. He serves on the Engineering Advisory Council for the University of Texas and the College of Engineering Leadership Board for the University of Alabama.

Colin Taylor

Mr. Colin Taylor is Independent Director of Cenovus Energy Inc. He served two consecutive four-year terms as Chief Executive & Managing Partner of Deloitte LLP and then acted as Senior Counsel until his retirement in May 2008. Mr. Taylor is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

Wayne Thomson

Mr. Wayne G. Thomson is Independent Director of Cenovus Energy Inc. He is a director of TVI Pacific Inc., a publicly traded international mining company; Chairman of Maha Energy Inc., a private North American oil and gas company; Chairman of Inventys Thermal Technologies Inc., a private carbon capture technology company; and Chairman and President of Enviro Valve Inc., a private company manufacturing proprietary pressure relief valves. Mr. Thomson served as Chief Executive Officer of Iskander Energy Corp., a private international oil and gas company, from November 2011 to August 2014 and as a director from November 2011 to March 2016. Mr. Thomson is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

Rhonda Zygocki

Ms. Rhonda I. Zygocki is Independent Director of the company effective April 27. 2016. She has served as Executive Vice President, Policy and Planning of Chevron Corporation (“Chevron”), an integrated energy company, from March 2011 until her retirement in February 2015 and prior thereto, during her 34 years with Chevron, which commenced in 1980, she held a number of senior management and executive leadership positions in international operations, strategic planning, policy, government affairs and health, environment and safety. She is a senior advisor with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a former advisory board member of the Woodrow Wilson International Center of Scholars Canada Institute and a past Management Committee Chair of the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers. Ms. Zygocki graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. In 2011 she was named Alumna of the Year, Memorial University of Newfoundland, and in 2014 she was named as one of the National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil and Gas.

Kam Sandhar