People: Denbury Resources Inc (DNR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wieland Wettstein

64 2010 Chairman of the Board, Presiding Independent Director

Phil Rykhoek

57 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mark Allen

46 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary

K. Craig McPherson

55 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President

Whitney Shelley

46 2011 Chief Human Resource Officer, Vice President

Charlie Gibson

55 2014 Senior Vice President - Production Operations

Brad Kerr

2014 Senior Vice President - Planning, Technology, CO2 Supply and Pipelines

Alan Rhoades

49 2009 Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Steve McLaurin

47 2011 Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Dan Cole

61 2011 Vice President - Marketing and Business Development

James Matthews

52 2012 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Matt Elmer

54 2012 Vice President, West Region

John Filiatrault

48 2010 Vice President - CO2 Supply & Pipeline

Jeffrey Marcel

52 2011 Vice President - Drilling and EOR Facilities Engineering/Construction

Barry Schneider

51 2012 Vice President, North Region

J. Phillip Webb

55 2012 Vice President, East Region

John Dielwart

61 2013 Director

Michael Beatty

67 2007 Independent Director

Michael Decker

64 2007 Independent Director

Ronald Greene

65 2008 Independent Director

Gregory McMichael

65 2004 Independent Director

Kevin Meyers

60 2011 Independent Director

Randy Stein

60 2005 Independent Director

Laura Sugg

53 2012 Independent Director

Jack Collins

35 Executive Director - Finance Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Wieland Wettstein

Mr. Wieland F. Wettstein is Chairman of the Board, Presiding Independent Director of Denbury Resources Inc. He has been a director of Denbury since 1990 and Chairman of the Board since May 2008, including between June 2009 and October 2010 when he acted as Co-Chairman of the Board. Mr. Wettstein was a founding stockholder and director of Denbury, and held the position of Chairman of the Board from its inception to 1995. Mr. Wettstein is the President of Finex Financial Corporation Ltd., an investment company in Calgary, Alberta which he also controls, a position he has held since November 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Wettstein was Executive Vice President of Finex since its founding in 1987. Under his leadership, Finex developed into a diversified merchant banking operation with actively managed interests in real estate development, emerging energy companies, participation lending, infrastructure leasing, and venture capital. Mr. Wettstein has been a director of numerous Canadian public and private companies during the past 25 years and has been a founding shareholder, director, and chairman of several oil and gas companies. Mr. Wettstein is a Chartered Accountant.

Phil Rykhoek

Mr. Phil Rykhoek is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Denbury Resources Inc. Since joining the Company in June 1995 and until June 2009, Mr. Rykhoek served as Chief Financial Officer, last serving as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer. Mr. Rykhoek led the effort to take Denbury public in the United States in 1995 and has been an integral part of senior management for the last 18 years, as the Company has grown from an initial market capitalization of approximately $40 million in 1995 to its current market capitalization of approximately $7 billion. Before joining Denbury in June 1995, Mr. Rykhoek was co-founder and an executive officer of Petroleum Financial, Inc. (“PFI”), a private company formed in May 1991 to provide accounting, financial, and management services on a contract basis to other entities. While at PFI, Mr. Rykhoek was also an officer of Amerac Energy Corporation, where he had been employed in various positions for eight years, last as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Rykhoek also served as a director of Encore Energy Partners GP LLC between August 2010 and December 2010, and Genesis Energy, L.P. between May 2002 and February 2010.

Mark Allen

Mr. Mark C. Allen is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary of Denbury Resources Inc. Mr. Allen served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer until June 30, 2009. Before joining Denbury in April 1999, Mr. Allen was Manager of Financial Reporting for ENSCO International Incorporated from November 1996 to April 1999. Prior to November 1996, Mr. Allen was a manager in the accounting firm of Price Waterhouse LLP. Mr. Allen also served as a director of Genesis Energy, L.P. between June 2006 and February 2010 and Encore Energy Partners GP LLC between August 2010 and December 2010.

K. Craig McPherson

Mr. K. Craig McPherson is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Denbury Resources Inc. Mr. McPherson served as Senior Vice President – Production Operations until June 2012. Prior to joining Denbury, he was employed for 30 years with ConocoPhillips in a variety of managerial and technical roles. His role immediately prior to joining Denbury was as General Manager – Gulf Coast Business Unit, where he directed ConocoPhillips’ technical, operational and business activities in the Gulf Coast region of the U.S. He had previous managerial roles in the U.S., Canada, the Middle East and Russia. A native of Louisiana and Oklahoma, Mr. McPherson earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University in 1981.

Whitney Shelley

Ms. Whitney Shelley is Chief Human Resource Officer, Vice President of Denbury Resources Inc. Prior to joining Denbury, Ms. Shelley was Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Bank of America from 2004 until 2008, and prior to that was Senior Director Human Capital Business Solutions at Blockbuster. Ms. Shelley received her Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification in 1994 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Texas in 1990.

Charlie Gibson

Mr. Charlie Gibson is Senior Vice President - Production Operations of Denbury Resources Inc. In his new role, Mr. Gibson will oversee all of Denbury's hydrocarbon producing assets, with a focus on implementing various operational improvement initiatives and best practices across the Company's operating regions. Mr. Gibson received his Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1981.

Brad Kerr

Mr. Brad Kerr is Senior Vice President - Planning, Technology, CO2 Supply and Pipelines of the Company. Mr. Kerr has 31 years of oil and gas industry experience, serving in various roles at Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell") and at Exxon Mobil Corporation. His responsibilities included providing operational and technical leadership, new technology implementation, and reservoir engineering for diverse oil and gas exploration and development projects, including enhanced oil recovery and unconventional drilling projects in Alaska, West Texas, the Rockies, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Prior to joining Denbury, Mr. Kerr was employed by Shell, where he held a variety of senior operational and technical leadership roles, most recently as Director, South China. Mr. Kerr received his M.S. and B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University and B.S. in Chemistry from Davidson College.

Alan Rhoades

Mr. Alan Rhoades is Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of Denbury Resources Inc. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Rhoades has served as the Company's Chief Accounting Officer since July 2009. Before joining Denbury in July 2003, Mr. Rhoades was Assistant Controller for Amerada Hess Corporation from 2001 to 2003, and held that same position for Triton Energy Limited from 1996 until it was acquired by Amerada Hess Corporation in 2001. Prior to joining Triton Energy Limited, Mr. Rhoades was a manager in the accounting firm of KPMG LLP.

Steve McLaurin

Mr. Steve McLaurin is Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Denbury Resources Inc. Prior to joining Denbury, Mr. McLaurin was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, IBM and SolomonEdwardsGroup. Mr. McLaurin has more than 20 years of experience working with organizations and helping them manage their information technology solutions. He started his career as a systems analyst at General Dynamics. Mr. McLaurin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Evangel University and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Dan Cole

Mr. Dan E. Cole is Vice President - Marketing and Business Development - Government Relations of Denbury Resources Inc. Prior to joining Denbury, Mr. Cole was Director of the Mississippi/Alabama Business Unit for Plains Marketing, LP since April 2004, and Manager, Gulf Coast Region for EOTT Operating for the prior eight years before it was acquired by Plains Marketing. Mr. Cole has more than 30 years of marketing, transportation and supply experience in the natural gas and crude oil industry. Mr. Cole received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University in 1974.

James Matthews

Mr. James S. Matthews is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Denbury Resources Inc. Mr. Matthews was a partner with the law firm of Vinson & Elkins LLP from 2001 until joining Denbury in 2012, with a primary focus on representing companies in oil and gas finance transactions. Mr. Matthews served as Managing and Administrative Partner of Vinson & Elkins’ Tokyo office during his last three years with the firm. Mr. Matthews holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University, a Master’s Degree from Ohio University and a Juris Doctor degree from Emory University School of Law.

Matt Elmer

Mr. Matt Elmer is Vice President, West Region of Denbury Resources Inc. Mr. Elmer was previously employed at ConocoPhillips where he held a variety of leadership roles, most recently as the Operations Manager for the San Juan Business Unit. Mr. Elmer previously held managerial roles in Alaska, South Texas, the Permian Basin and global Research & Development. Mr. Elmer earned his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Marietta College and is a Professional Engineer in the State of Louisiana.

John Filiatrault

Mr. John Filiatrault is Vice President - CO2 Supply & Pipeline of Denbury Resources Inc. Prior to joining the Company, his career spanned 23 years in the energy industry with Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America, El Paso Corporation and Kinder Morgan in a variety of assignments relating to engineering and operations. His most recent assignments were Director, Risk Engineering and Director of Gas Pipeline Operations with Kinder Morgan. Mr. Filiatrault received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Valparaiso University in 1988, and his MBA from Samford University in 2001.

Jeffrey Marcel

Mr. Jeffrey P. Marcel is Vice President - Drilling and EOR Facilities Engineering/Construction of Denbury Resources Inc. Prior to joining Denbury, Mr. Marcel worked for Hunt Petroleum Corporation, Rosewood Resources Inc. and Placid Oil Company in various onshore and offshore engineering and management positions. Mr. Marcel received his Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1983.

Barry Schneider

Mr. Barry Schneider is Vice President, North Region of Denbury Resources Inc. Prior to joining Denbury, Mr. Schneider was employed as a production engineer for Wiser Oil for six years and by Conoco for nine years in various production, engineering and operation positions. Mr. Schneider received his Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Gas Engineering from Texas A&M Kingsville in 1985.

J. Phillip Webb

Mr. J. Phillip Webb is Vice President, East Region of Denbury Resources Inc. Mr. Webb has more than 30 years of upstream experience with ConocoPhillips in the United States, North Sea, Middle East, and Asia Pacific. Most recently, Mr. Webb served ConocoPhillips as Vice President overseeing its operations in Indonesia. In the United States, Mr. Webb’s roles included Manager – Field Development, Asset Manager – Gulf Coast business unit, and Exploration Manager – Gulf Region Shelf & Onshore.

John Dielwart

Mr. John P. Dielwart is a founder and former Chief Executive Officer, as well as a current member of the Board of Directors, of ARC Resources Ltd. (“ARC”), a Calgary, Canada-based conventional oil and gas company. Mr. Dielwart oversaw the growth of ARC, first as its President then as Chief Executive Officer from its startup in 1996 until his retirement in January of 2013. Mr. Dielwart is currently the Vice-Chairman of ARC Financial Corp., Canada’s leading energy focused private equity manager, a position he assumed after his retirement from ARC. Prior to joining ARC, Mr. Dielwart spent 12 years with a major Calgary-based oil and natural gas engineering consulting firm, as Senior Vice President and Director. Mr. Dielwart began his career at a major Calgary-based oil and natural gas company, where he spent five years. Mr. Dielwart served two separate three-year terms as a Governor of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), including 18 months (2002 to 2004) as Chairman. Mr. Dielwart is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and received a Bachelor of Science Degree (with Distinction) in Civil Engineering (1977) from the University of Calgary. He is Director of the Company.

Michael Beatty

Mr. Michael L. Beatty is Independent Director of Denbury Resources Inc. Mr. Beatty has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the law firm of Beatty & Wozniak, P.C. located in Denver, Colorado since 1998. Mr. Beatty began his career at Vinson & Elkins LLP and later became a professor of law at the University of Idaho before joining the legal department of the Colorado Interstate Gas Company, a subsidiary of The Coastal Corporation. Mr. Beatty served in a variety of positions with Coastal, ultimately becoming Executive Vice President, General Counsel. Mr. Beatty also served as Chief of Staff to Colorado Governor Roy Romer from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Beatty serves on the Board of Directors of MarkWest Energy GP, L.L.C. Mr. Beatty is a graduate of Harvard Law School. Mr. Beatty is a National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow.

Michael Decker

Mr. Michael B. Decker is Independent Director of Denbury Resources Inc. Mr. Decker has been a principal and partner of Wingate Partners, a Dallas-based private equity investment company, since 1996. Prior to joining Wingate Partners, Mr. Decker held the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Trammell Crow Company. He previously was President of Huffco Group, Inc., an energy exploration company. Mr. Decker currently serves as a board member for Sunrise Oilfield Supply and USA Environment LP. Mr. Decker has served as a consultant for the Boston Consulting Group and has worked as an investment officer for the World Bank. Mr. Decker holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, a Master of Arts from Oxford University, and an Artium Baccalaureatus from Princeton University.

Ronald Greene

Mr. Ronald G. Greene is Independent Director of Denbury Resources Inc. He has been a director of Denbury since 1995 and was the Chairman of the Board until 2008. Mr. Greene was the founder and served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Renaissance Energy Ltd. from its inception in 1974 until May 1990, and remained as Chairman until Renaissance was merged with Husky Oil Operations to create Husky Energy, Inc. in August 2000. Mr. Greene served as a director of Husky Energy, Inc. from August 2000 until April 2003. He is the principal stockholder, officer and director of Tortuga Investment Corp., a private investment company. Mr. Greene also served as lead director of WestJet Airlines Ltd. from June 1995 until April 2008, and he has previously served on the boards of several public and private companies, as well as industry organizations and community and international charitable organizations.

Gregory McMichael

Mr. Gregory L. McMichael is Independent Director of Denbury Resources Inc. Mr. McMichael is currently a self-employed business consultant, having retired in 2004 from his position of Vice President and Group Leader — Energy Research of A.G. Edwards, where he was responsible for all of the firm's equity research in the energy sector. Prior to his employment by A.G. Edwards, which commenced in 1998, Mr. McMichael was Director of Equity Research of Hanifen, Imhoff, Inc., a regional investment banking firm based in Denver, Colorado, for eight years. Prior to his employment by Hanifen, he worked directly in the oil and gas industry for 15 years, most recently as Chief Executive Officer of Point Resources Inc, a privately held oil and natural gas exploration and production company. Mr. McMichael has previously served as a director of Matador Resources Company, Quest Resource Corporation and Admiral Bay Resources Inc. Mr. McMichael is a National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow.

Kevin Meyers

Dr. Kevin Omar Meyers, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Denbury Resources Inc. Dr. Meyers has 32 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, having retired from ConocoPhillips at the end of 2010. For the ten years prior to retirement, Dr. Meyers was a senior executive with ConocoPhillips, most recently as Senior Vice President Exploration and Production, Americas. Prior to that, he was President of ConocoPhillips Canada, President of ConocoPhillips Russia and Caspian Region, and President of ConocoPhillips Alaska. For the twenty years prior to that, he served in engineering, technical and executive positions with ARCO, last serving as President of ARCO Alaska. Dr. Meyers holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry and Mathematics from Capital University in Ohio. Dr. Meyers currently serves on the Board of Directors of Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc., Precision Drilling Corporation, Bill Barrett Corporation, the World Energy Council and the United States Energy Association. Dr. Meyers previously served on the Board of Directors of LUKOIL, the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska and the Nature Conservancy of Alaska.

Randy Stein

Mr. Randy I. Stein is Independent Director of Denbury Resources Inc. Mr. Stein is currently a self-employed business consultant, having retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, formerly Coopers & Lybrand LLP, in 2000. Mr. Stein was employed for 20 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, most recently as principal in charge of the Denver, Colorado tax practice. Mr. Stein served as Audit Committee Chairman, Co-Chairman of the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee, and a member of the Compensation Committee of Westport Resources Corp., a Denver-based public oil and gas company, from 2000 until it was acquired in 2004. Mr. Stein is currently a board member and Audit Committee Chairman of Bill Barrett Corporation, a Denver-based public oil and gas company, and also served on the board and audit committee of Koala Corporation, a Denver-based company engaged in the design, production and marketing of convenience products, from 2001 through 2005.

Laura Sugg

Ms. Laura A. Sugg is Independent Director of Denbury Resources Inc. Ms. Sugg currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Williams Companies, Inc. and previously served on the Board of Directors of Mariner Energy Inc., Huber Energy, and Williams Partners L.P. Ms. Sugg is a retired senior executive of ConocoPhillips, serving over 20 years in diverse roles of increasing responsibility, last serving as President of the Australasia Division. In this role, Ms. Sugg was in charge of profit and loss and growth for ConocoPhillips’ operations in Australia and East Timor. Prior to her role as President of the Australasia Division, Ms. Sugg served as ConocoPhillips’ General Manager E&P Human Resources, ConocoPhillips’ midstream executive responsible for the profit and loss, health, safety and environment, and operations for its gas gathering, processing, and fractionation business in the U.S., Canada and Trinidad, and Vice President Worldwide Gas. Ms. Sugg has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Oklahoma State University and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Jack Collins

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