People: Dragon Oil PLC (DRAGF.PK)

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25 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mohammed Abdullah Ahmad Al Ghurair

62 2008 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Abdul Jaleel Al Khalifa

56 2008 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Ahmad Sharaf

47 2008 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Tarun Ohri

Director - Finance

Hussain Al Ansari

2010 Chief Operating Officer

Julian Hicks

2013 Company Secretary and General Counsel

Emad Buhulaigah

General Manager - Petroleum Development

Hussain Al Alaiwy

Director - Human Resources

Faisal Al Ansari

2013 Corporate Planning and Purchasing Departments Manager

Ali Al Hauwaj

2012 Exploration Manager

Ali Al Matar

2010 Engineering Manager

Mohammed Al Nakib

2013 Health, Safety and Environment Manager, Turkmenistan

Nabil Al Ouf

2013 Head of Internal Audit

Ahmad Assadi

2013 Contracts Department Manager and Acting Marketing Manager

Oleksandr Chechotkin

2013 Abandonment and Decommissioning Projects Manager

Ephraim Ebodaghe

2013 Country Manager, Afghanistan

Roberto Espinoza

2013 Reservoir Development Manager

Tarek Fahmy

Drilling Manager

Jamel Kahoul

Projects Manager

Eldar Kazimov

2013 Country Manager, Turkmenistan

Kheder Mekha

2013 Field Manager, Turkmenistan

Jasim Mohammed

2013 Information Technology Manager

Trevor Moody

2013 Acting Health, Safety and Environment Manager, Turkmenistan

Rashid Redjepov

2013 Country Manager, Turkmenistan

Mark Sawyer

Business Development and New Ventures Manager

Saeed Al Mazrooei

53 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ahmad Al Muhairbi

54 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Justin Crowley

41 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Thor Haugnaess

55 2013 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Anna Gavrilova

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Mohammed Abdullah Ahmad Al Ghurair

Mr. Mohammed Abdullah Ahmad Al Ghurair is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Dragon Oil Plc. He was appointed to the Board on 25 April 2007 and was appointed as Chairman on 26 September 2008. He has now served on the Board for over five years. With over 30 years working in business management for a variety of companies in different jurisdictions, Mr Al Ghurair brings invaluable experience and leadership in crafting the direction and strategy for an established company such as Dragon Oil. The Chairman has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a prominent executive Director in a number of companies in the Middle East, including Dubai Aluminium and the Saudi International Petrochemical Company. Mr Al Ghurair is considered by the Board as a nominee of the majority shareholder, Emirates National Oil Co. (ENOC) L.L.C. (“ENOC”), on the Board of the Company and is also a member of Dragon Oil’s Remuneration Committee.

Abdul Jaleel Al Khalifa

Dr. Abdul Jaleel Al Khalifa is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Dragon Oil Plc. He joined Dragon Oil on 1 May 2008 in the role of CEO for the Group and was appointed to the Board on 26 September 2008. Dr Al Khalifa is able to share his management and technical experience that he gained from working for Saudi Aramco, where he managed a wide range of E&P departments, based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. In addition, Dr Al Khalifa has a doctorate in petroleum engineering from Stanford University and is a respected public speaker on the oil and gas industry. He served as 2007 President of the International Society of Petroleum Engineers. He also has a keen interest in humanitarian efforts, being a founder member of the industry’s Humanitarian Support Alliance NGO (IHSAN-H2O), which aims to encourage the formation of a global alliance committed to empowering disadvantaged communities worldwide.

Ahmad Sharaf

Mr. Ahmad Sharaf is Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Dragon Oil Plc. Mr. Sharaf earned a B.Sc and M.Sc in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and an MBA from DU.K.e University’s Fuqua School of Business. His Specialist knowledge and ability to evaluate and critique new business venture opportunities in the oil and gas sector, specifically in an international context. Mr Sharaf has worked in the international upstream oil and gas industry for over 15 years, including with ConocoPhillips from 1990 – 2005 as well as for Dubai Holding in various leadership positions in the energy, health care and real estate sectors. Mr Sharaf is the Chief Executive Officer of Dutco Energy, a division of the Dutco Group, dedicated to expanding the Group’s interests in the oil and gas sector. Mr Sharaf is Chairman of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange and a member of the Board of ENOC and ENOC’s Audit Committee. He is a nominee of the majority shareholder, Emirates National Oil Co. (ENOC) L.L.C.

Tarun Ohri

Mr. Tarun Ohri is Director of Finance of Dragon Oil Plc. Tarun has over 27 years’ experience in finance, accounting and audit predominantly in oil-related industries in Qatar and the UAE. He is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with a CISA qualification.

Hussain Al Ansari

Mr. Hussain Al Ansari is Chief Operating Officer of Dragon Oil Plc. He has 25 years’ experience in the petroleum industry having worked with ARCO International, ENOC, Dolphin energy and Mubadala Petroleum Services Co. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara, USA.

Julian Hicks

Mr. Julian Hicks is Company Secretary and General Counsel of Dragon Oil Plc. Julian trained as a UK-qualified solicitor and has more than 20 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas sector, with particular exposure to the UK, FSU and the MENA region. Julian is a member of the Law Society of England & Wales and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.

Emad Buhulaigah

Mr. Emad Buhulaigah is General Manager - Petroleum Development of Dragon Oil Plc. Emad has over 30 years of experience in petroleum engineering, having worked for Gulf Oil, Saudi Aramco, Chevron and Shell. He has a Master’s Degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Southern California, USA.

Hussain Al Alaiwy

Mr. Hussain Al Alaiwy is Director - Human Resources of Dragon Oil Plc. Hussain holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama, USA. He comes to us with more than 26 years of experience in operational, engineering and project management from working for Saudi Aramco.

Faisal Al Ansari

Mr. Faisal Al Ansari is Corporate Planning and Purchasing Departments Manager of Dragon Oil Plc. Faisal has almost 30 years of experience in reservoir engineering and field development planning, business performance, corporate planning, purchasing, logistics and marine operations. Faisal holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Double Major in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Lewis and Clark College, Portland, USA.

Ali Al Hauwaj

Mr. Ali Al Hauwaj is Exploration Manager of Dragon Oil Plc. Prior to joining Dragon Oil, Ali worked for Saudi Aramco for over 30 years. In his latest position, he led Saudi Aramco’s exploration programme, conducted hydrocarbon exploration in the Gulf area and start-up of the Red Sea sub-salt exploration programme, as well as in Saudi Arabia’s North-western region.

Ali Al Matar

Mr. Ali Al Matar is Engineering Manager of Dragon Oil Plc. Ali has over 28 years’ experience in gas processing, Engineering and Project Management with Saudi Aramco, including involvement in the operation, troubleshooting, design, construction and commissioning of large scale gas processing facilities. Ali holds a Master’s Degree in Construction Engineering Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering.

Mohammed Al Nakib

Mr. Mohammed Al Nakib is Health, Safety and Environment Manager, Turkmenistan of the company. Mohammed has 23 years of industrial experience with 16 years spent in the oil and gas industry with ADNOC and ADCO in the UAE. Mohammed has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering from University of Wales, UK and a Master of Science Degree in Urban Engineering from South Bank University, UK.

Nabil Al Ouf

Mr. Nabil Al Ouf is Head of Internal Audit of the company. Nabil has 25 years of experience in financial management, regulatory and compliance auditing, ERP system implementation and fraud investigation. Nabil held senior positions with manufacturing and industrial firms such as Nihon Kohden America and Al Ghurair Resources. He finished his graduate studies in Accounting at Portland State University, USA. He is a qualified CRBA, CRMA.

Ahmad Assadi

Mr. Ahmad Assadi is Contracts Department Manager and Acting Marketing Manager of Dragon Oil Plc. Ahmad holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and MBA in Finance. He comes to Dragon Oil after having worked for over 25 years in commercial and logistics background within the oil and gas industry with Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Limited (ADGAS) Abu Dhabi.

Oleksandr Chechotkin

Dr. Oleksandr Chechotkin is Abandonment and Decommissioning Projects Manager of the company. Oleksandr is a Chartered Engineer with over 35 years’ experience in engineering and work experience in the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Middle East for oil-related industries. He has a Master’s Degree and PhD in Hydro Machinery from Kharkov Polytechnic University, Ukraine.

Ephraim Ebodaghe

Mr. Ephraim Ebodaghe is Country Manager, Afghanistan of the company. Ephraim joined Dragon Oil in 2013 and is based in Dubai and Mazar-i-Sharif. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology and Surveying from University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He comes with 25 years of experience with Schlumberger in various positions and in different regions.

Roberto Espinoza

Mr. Roberto Espinoza is Reservoir Development Manager of Dragon Oil Plc. Roberto worked with four international E&P operators for the last 20 years and built a solid expertise in a wide variety of field assignments in 10 different countries. Roberto is a recognised manager in Production, Reservoir and Subsurface disciplines with a focus on reservoir development, production optimisation and asset growth.

Tarek Fahmy

Mr. Tarek Fahmy is Drilling Manager of Dragon Oil Plc. Tarek has 38 years’ experience having worked with AMOCO International, BP (ADMA OPCO), APPACHE, KOC, Weatherford and Halliburton. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Suez Canal University, Egypt.

Jamel Kahoul

Mr. Jamel Kahoul is Projects Manager of Dragon Oil Plc. Jamel has worked for over 35 years in corporate and project management within the oil and gas industry having started as a Project Manager with John Brown-London, then as Department Manager for ZADCO-UAE, Senior Consultant in Project Management for SITECH, Canada and Area Engineering Manager with Abu Dhabi Company for onshore oil operations prior to joining Dragon Oil.

Eldar Kazimov

Mr. Eldar Kazimov is Country Manager, Turkmenistan of Dragon Oil Plc. Eldar graduated from the Polytechnic Institute of Turkmenistan and the TISBI University of Russia with an Honours Degree in Petroleum Engineering and Management. He had eight years of experience in field operations before being appointed as Country Manager at Dragon Oil in November 2008.

Kheder Mekha

Mr. Kheder Mekha is Field Manager, Turkmenistan of Dragon Oil Plc. Kheder worked as the Head of the Technical Services Department in the Alfourat Petroleum Company in Syria from 1990–2003, before he joined Dragon Oil as a Field Manager. Kheder holds a Bachelor’s Degree as mechanical engineer from Syria/Aleppo University.

Jasim Mohammed

Mr. Jasim Mohammed is Information Technology Manager of the company. Jasim holds an Executive Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Zayed University and Higher Diploma in Information Systems from Higher Colleges of Technology. He has more than 17 years of experience in leading and managing IT departments and corporate services.

Trevor Moody

Mr. Trevor Moody is Acting Health, Safety and Environment Manager, Turkmenistan of the company. Trevor has 35 years of experience in Fire Safety and HSE, having started his career with the Professional UK Fire & Rescue Service (Humberside) and held management and supervisory positions in the fire service and extracting industries. He worked for BP, ConocoPhillips, BHP Billiton, Santa Fe Drilling and other companies.

Rashid Redjepov

Mr. Rashid Redjepov is Country Manager, Turkmenistan of Dragon Oil Plc. Rashid trained as an economist and worked for over 16 years in various aspects of the upstream oil and gas industry of Turkmenistan, both in the public and the private sectors, before being appointed as Country Manager in November 2008.

Mark Sawyer

Mr. Mark Sawyer is Business Development and New Ventures Manager of Dragon Oil Plc. Mark has over 30 years of broad international experience in the energy sector, including responsibility for E&P business development for a large multinational energy company. Prior to Dragon Oil, Mark was Vice President, Business Development with Tatweer Investments and Chief Business Development Officer for Dubai Energy.

Saeed Al Mazrooei

Mr. Saeed Al Mazrooei is Independent Non-Executive Director of Dragon Oil plc since 22 May 2007. He has a long history within the upstream industry with a great emphasis on the development and production of gas assets. Notably, he joined Arco International in 1985 to work on various aspects of their gas business and then Mr. Al Mazrooei played a central role in the development of the ‘Dolphin Project’, to transport gas from Qatar to the U.A.E. for power generation purposes. He currently holds the position of CEO for Emirates Aluminium (as well as a number of directorships in other Middle Eastern companies), bringing further leadership experience to the Board. Mr. Al Mazrooei has a Master’s degree in gas engineering and management from Salford University in the U.K.

Ahmad Al Muhairbi

Mr. Ahmad Al Muhairbi is Independent Non-Executive Director of Dragon Oil plc. Mr Al Muhairbi has been involved in petroleum field development and production since 1988 previously with Margham Dubai Establishment and then with Dubai Supply Authority. In December 2012, he was appointed as the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy “Dubai Energy Governing Body” Secretory General. He also serves as a director on the Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau for Electricity & Water Sector for the Emirate of Dubai. Using his comprehensive knowledge of well technology as well as his petroleum engineering education, he focuses on the operational and technical recommendations submitted for review by the Board and in particular on field development and drilling programme plans.

Justin Crowley

Mr. Justin Crowley has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Dragon Oil PLC., effective September 2, 2013. Mr. Crowley is an Audit and Assurance Partner at BDO International specialising in regulated industries, oil and gas industry and other manufacturing and industrial sectors. Mr Crowley is based in Dubai, UAE. Prior to joining BDO International, Mr Crowley had an audit career with PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor and with two UK-based mid-tier auditing firms as a Director. His working experience covers external audit services; internal audit, specifically risk management, corporate governance, compliance audit; as well as forensic audit and corporate advisory. He graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1995. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Thor Haugnaess

Mr. Thor Kristian Haugnaess is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Dragon Oil Plc. He has been working in the upstream oil and gas industry for over 25 years, predominantly on the oilfield services side with the Schlumberger group of companies in a variety of management roles. Between 2003 and 2006, Mr Haugnaess was the President for the Norwegian drilling contractor, Ocean Rig ASA, which was listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. This company was turned around to become a dynamic and quality-based organisation, with excellent safety and financial records in a short period of time. Mr Haugnaess is an Independent Non-executive Director of InterOil Exploration and Production ASA listed on the Norwegian Stock Exchange. Mr Haugnaess has an MSc in Petroleum Technology from the University of Trondheim (NTNU) in Norway.

Anna Gavrilova

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