People: Equal Energy Ltd (EQU)

EQU on New York Consolidated

5.43USD
25 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Doyle

66 2013 Chairman of the Board

Don Klapko

55 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Scott Smalling

2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

John Chimahusky

59 2010 Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - U.S. Operations

Victor Dusik

63 2010 Independent Director

Kyle Travis

56 2013 Independent Director

Robert Wilkinson

66 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Doyle

Mr. Michael Doyle is Chairman of the Board of Equal Energy Ltd., since May 13, 2013 Mr. Doyle is a Registered Professional Geophysicist and a Certified Corporate Director with more than 40 years of wide–ranging global experience in finding, developing and producing hydrocarbons. He is actively involved in Capital Markets and Financings, and has knowledge of Corporate Structures, including Joint Venture entities. Mr. Doyle is a principal of privately held CanPetro International Ltd. and its affiliates, and is the Chairman and founding shareholder of Madison Petrogas Ltd., an international exploration and production company with operations in Egypt and Cameroon. In his executive role with Madison, Michael has conducted business negotiations in a variety of countries in the Middle East region, including Algeria, Tunisia and the United Emirates. He was previously a principal and President of Petrel Robertson Ltd. where he was responsible for providing advice and project management to clients in Canada and numerous other parts of the world. Prior to that, he held a variety of exploration positions at Dome Petroleum and Amoco Canada. He has served as a director of a number of companies principally in the petroleum sector, and has served on professional and technical committees, including an Alberta Hazardous Waste Committee. Mr. Doyle holds a Bachelor of Science (Math and Physics) from the University of Victoria where he has also served as a member of the Cooperative Education Advisory Council.

Don Klapko

Mr. Don C. Klapko serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Equal Energy Ltd. He has over 35 years of oil and gas industry experience with the last fourteen years directly involved at the executive management level, most recently as President and Director of Trigger Resources Ltd., a private exploration and production company, and prior to that at Rio Alto Exploration Ltd. as Vice President of Operations. Earlier, Mr. Klapko worked in various technical and supervisory positions in oil and gas facilities, mechanical and operations functions. Mr. Klapko holds a Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma from Kelsey Institute in Saskatchewan.

Scott Smalling

Mr. Scott Smalling serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of Equal Energy Ltd. Mr. Smalling joined Equal in its Oklahoma City office in February 2013. He brings more than 12 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, including skills in the areas of corporate finance, treasury and investor relations. Mr. Smalling is a Chartered Financial Analyst and earned a B.S. in Finance from Oklahoma State University.

John Chimahusky

Mr. John Chimahusky serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - U.S. Operations of Equal Energy Ltd. He is a petroleum geologist with over 30 years of domestic and international oil and gas industry experience. Most recently, he was President of Kirkpatrick Oil Company, Inc., a private exploration and production company based in Oklahoma City which has assets primarily in the Mid-Continent and Permian Basin. Prior to that Mr. Chimahusky had a 25-year career with ConocoPhillips and its predecessor, Phillips Petroleum Company. He held various senior positions in Oklahoma, Texas and Norway, culminating as Exploration Manager, Former Soviet Union. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Geology from the University of Mississippi and a Masters degree in Geology from Memphis State University.

Victor Dusik

Mr. Victor S. Dusik serves as an Independent Director of Equal Energy Ltd. Mr. Dusik is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Business Valuator and a Certified Corporate Director with experience in the areas of corporate finance, acquisitions and divestitures, valuations, risk management and public reporting and compliance. He is Managing Director of Imro Capital Corp., a private equity firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer of Run of River Power Inc., a publicly traded developer of renewable energy, Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer with Maxim Power Corp., a publicly traded international power developer, and Chief Executive Officer of Monarch Capital Limited, a private equity firm. He spent more than 30 years in various progressive positions, including senior partner, with Ernst & Young LLP providing public accounting and consultancy services to a wide variety of companies and industry sectors, including oil and gas. He served as a director of Taylor NGL Limited Partnership as well as several other companies. Mr. Dusik holds a Master of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University. Mr. Dusik is a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee, Compensation Committee and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Kyle Travis

Mr. Kyle Travis serves as an Independent Director of Equal Energy Ltd. Mr. Travis is a Petroleum Engineer with 34 years of diversified experience in the oil and gas industry. He has a proven record of effectively building oil and gas companies from infancy to significance. Kyle has spent a percentage of his career in Oklahoma and is familiar with the plays in Oklahoma and surrounding states. He is experienced in all phases of petroleum engineering including economic evaluations, reservoir, drilling, completion, and production engineering. His management experience includes both companies that have grown via drilling prospects and others through acquisitions. In addition to being President of Patriot Resources, LLC, Kyle currently teaches international and domestic completion and operations classes for Petroskills throughout the world. He has a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

Robert Wilkinson

Mr. Robert M. Wilkinson serves as an Independent Director of Equal Energy Ltd. Mr. Wilkinson retired as a Principal and Director with Peters & Co. Limited, a position held from 1981 - 2005. Mr. Wilkinson was in the securities industry for over 35 years, the early years with Burns Bros., Denton and Wood Gundy. Mr. Wilkinson currently sits on the board of a number of private and start-up companies and sat on the board of Pure Energy Services Ltd. from January 10, 2007 until October 1, 2012, when it was acquired by FMC Technologies, Inc. Mr. Wilkinson holds a BSc from the University of Manitoba and has completed his professional certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Wilkinson is a member of the Audit Committee.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael Doyle

--

Don Klapko

1,263,480

Scott Smalling

--

John Chimahusky

441,625

Victor Dusik

--

Kyle Travis

--

Robert Wilkinson

--
As Of 30 Dec 2012

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