People: VAALCO Energy Inc (EGY)

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22 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Guidry

56 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

W. Russell Scheirman

58 2008 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Gregory Hullinger

60 2008 Chief Financial Officer

Gayla Cutrer

72 2014 Executive Vice President - Administration, Information Technology, Procurement and Human Resources

Roland Sledge

2014 Vice President - Legal, Corporate Secretary

James Jennings

73 2013 Lead Independent Director

Frederick Brazelton

43 2008 Independent Director

O. Donaldson Chapoton

77 2006 Independent Director

John Myers

56 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Guidry

Mr. Steven P. Guidry has been appointed as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of VAALCO Energy, Inc., effective June 6, 2014. Prior to joining VAALCO, Mr. Guidry was Vice President of Business Development for Marathon Oil Corporation since July 2011, where he was responsible for acquisitions of strategic opportunities for value growth. Mr. Guidry also held numerous executive management positions, including President of Marathon Oil Libya Limited from October 2008 to July 2011. Prior to the Libya assignment, he was Regional Vice President for Marathon Oil’s North American Production Operations. Mr. Guidry oversaw all of the company’s exploration and production activities onshore and offshore U.S. He also spent five years leading Marathon Oil’s Central Africa Business Unit, overseeing project expansions and operations in Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Angola. Throughout his career, he has held challenging technical, staff and managerial positions in the company’s domestic and international production organizations. Mr. Guidry graduated from the University of Louisiana Lafayette in 1980 with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and served on the board of directors for the Corporate Council on Africa, the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the U.S. Oil and Gas Association and was a member of the Upstream Committee of the American Petroleum Institute.

W. Russell Scheirman

Mr. W. Russell Scheirman is President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of VAALCO Energy Inc. He has served as the President of VAALCO since 1992, and as a Director since 1991. In 2008, Mr. Scheirman was named the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. From 1991 to 1992, Mr. Scheirman served as Executive Vice President of VAALCO. Prior to joining VAALCO, Mr. Scheirman was an Associate at McKinsey & Company, Inc. from 1989 to 1991, an investment banker with Copeland, Wickersham and Wiley from 1984 to 1989, and a Petroleum Reservoir Engineer for Exxon Company, U.S.A. from 1978 to 1984. Mr. Scheirman holds a B.S. (Summa Cum Laude) and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University (1977 and 1978, respectively) and an M.B.A. from California Lutheran University (1984).

Gregory Hullinger

Mr. Gregory R. Hullinger is Chief Financial Officer of VAALCO Energy Inc. Mr. Hullinger joined VAALCO as our Chief Financial Officer in October 2008 after more than 30 years of finance and accounting experience at Shell Oil Company and its parent company, Royal Dutch Shell. Notable positions held by Mr. Hullinger at Shell Oil include Controller, Treasurer, CFO - Shell Deer Park Refining Company and CFO - Pecten Cameroon Company (West Africa). For Royal Dutch Shell, Mr. Hullinger held the positions of International Audit Manager and as the Manager for Group Accounting, the unit responsible for the financial consolidations, results and reporting. Mr. Hullinger was twice elected Chairman of the Accounting Committee of the American Petroleum Institute. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University.

Gayla Cutrer

Ms. Gayla M. Cutrer is Executive Vice President - Administration, Information Technology, Procurement and Human Resources of VAALCO Energy Inc. Ms. Cutrer joined Alcorn International, Inc., predecessor to VAALCO Energy, Inc., in 1986 and served as executive support and administrative advisor for the newly founded international energy company. She was named to the board of directors on March 20, 1990 and served on the board during the Company’s transition from a privately held company to a publicly traded company. Ms. Cutrer was named Vice President and Corporate Secretary of VAALCO Energy, Inc. in 1990 and was named Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary of VAALCO Energy, Inc. in 2011. Ms. Cutrer’s previous experience in the energy industry includes positions with Cities Service International, Inc, Amoco International, Inc. and Kilroy Company of Texas.

Roland Sledge

Mr. Roland Sledge is Vice President - Legal, Corporate Secretary of VAALCO Energy Inc.

James Jennings

Mr. James B. Jennings has been appointed as Lead Independent Director of VAALCO Energy, Inc., effective September, 2013. Mr. Jennings was a Senior Advisor to the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., a banking and financial services firm, from February 2009 to December 2011. Mr. Jennings was employed in various capacities by Hunt Oil Company until 2007. Since his retirement in 2007, Mr. Jennings has been engaged by Hunt Oil Company to provide consulting services. His positions at Hunt included President from April 1999 to April 2004, and Chairman from 2004 through 2007. Mr. Jennings was responsible for establishing the strategic direction of Hunt Oil Company and was also responsible for domestic and international exploration and production, acquisitions and new business development. He also played an important role in developing LNG as a new line of business for Hunt. He joined Hunt in 1979 as Division Exploration Manager for Hunt’s Gulf Coast Division in Houston, and served as Senior Vice President of US domestic exploration and production from 1984 to 1987. In 1987, he was named Group Vice President for International Exploration, and in 1991 was named Executive Vice President assuming responsibility for worldwide exploration and production. He joined the Hunt Oil Company Board of Directors in 1991, and served on the Board until his retirement in 2007. Prior to joining Hunt, Mr. Jennings served as Chief Geophysicist for Columbia Gas Development Corporation, and as a Geophysicist for Shell Oil Company. Mr. Jennings is also a Director of Carbo Ceramics, a publicly traded oil field services company since July 2007. He has also served as a Director of the Dallas Petroleum Club, and is a former Chairman of the Dallas Wildcat Committee. He holds a BS Degree in Mathematics from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and a MS Degree in Physics from Purdue University.

Frederick Brazelton

Mr. Frederick W. Brazelton is an Independent Director of VAALCO Energy Inc., since June 27, 2008. Mr. Brazelton is the Co-Founder and President of Platform Partners, LLC, a private holding company that makes equity investments in middle-market companies. Prior to founding Platform in August 2006, Mr. Brazelton was a Partner of The CapStreet Group, LLC, an institutional private equity fund focused on investing in middle-market companies where he had worked from August 2000 until July 2006. Prior to joining CapStreet, Mr. Brazelton worked for the private equity firms of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst and Willis Stein & Partners after starting his career in investment banking at CS First Boston in its Natural Resources Group. Mr. Brazelton serves on the boards of directors of Encino Energy, LLC, Evergreen Environmental, LLC, Santa Barbara Tax Products Group, LLC and the Small Steps Nurturing Center. He received his BBA from the Business Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin and his MBA from Stanford University.

O. Donaldson Chapoton

Mr. O. Donaldson Chapoton is an Independent Director of VAALCO Energy Inc. Mr. Chapoton has been a partner in the VMS Group, a partnership involved in investment opportunities in technology and in furnishing back office services to venture funds and partnerships since 2001. He practiced law with the firm of Baker Botts, LLP from the early 1960s until 2001 specializing in income tax matters, including both transactional tax work and the legislative and regulatory matters. From 1986 to 1989, Mr. Chapoton left Baker Botts to serve as the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy under President Reagan. In that role he participated in the formulating the Reagan Administration’s tax policy and presented that policy in testimony before the U.S. Congress. In 1989 he rejoined Baker Botts, LLP as the partner-in-charge of the firm’s Washington office. He also served for a time as a senior partner in Breen Investors, LLC, an investment advisory firm. Mr. Chapoton received his LL.B., with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law.

John Myers

Mr. John J. Myers, Jr., is an Independent Director of VAALCO Energy Inc. Mr. Myers was appointed to serve on the VAALCO Energy, Inc. Board of Directors effective March 3, 2010. Mr. Myers is a founder and Managing Partner of Esencial Management investment fund, a private equity fund formed in 2012. In addition, Mr. Myers was from 2002 through 2009, a founder and Managing Partner for Treaty Oak Capital Management, an energy investment hedge fund based in Austin, Texas. A Chartered Financial Analyst, Mr. Myers was engaged for over 20 years as an equity analyst having served with RBC Dain Rauscher Wessels, Morgan Keegan, Petrie Parkman & Co. and Southcoast Capital. Mr. Myers holds a Master’s degree in Management from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. He also holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Steven Guidry

2,144,280

W. Russell Scheirman

1,119,180

Gregory Hullinger

805,079

Gayla Cutrer

715,278

Roland Sledge

--

James Jennings

--

Frederick Brazelton

--

O. Donaldson Chapoton

--

John Myers

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Steven Guidry

0 0

W. Russell Scheirman

1,074,067 2,213,674

Gregory Hullinger

10,000 4,200

Gayla Cutrer

51,500 63,142

Roland Sledge

0 0

James Jennings

0 0

Frederick Brazelton

0 0

O. Donaldson Chapoton

0 0

John Myers

0 0
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