People: Energy XXI Ltd (EXXI.OQ)

EXXI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Schiller

55 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Bruce Busmire

2014 Chief Financial Officer

Antonio de Pinho

48 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Hugh Menown

56 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Chief Information Officer

Todd Reid

51 2014 Executive Vice President - Marketing and Risk Management

Scott Griffiths

60 2014 Director

James LaChance

50 2014 Director

Norman Louie

48 2014 Director

William Colvin

56 2005 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Davison

61 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Cornelius Dupre

62 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Hill Feinberg

67 2007 Lead Independent Non-Executive Director

Kevin Flannery

70 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Schiller

Mr. John Daniel Schiller Jr. is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited. Before founding the company, Mr. Schiller served as the Vice President, Exploration and Development, for Devon Energy from April 2003 to December 2003 with responsibility for domestic and international activities and as Executive Vice President, Exploration and Production, for Ocean Energy, Inc. from 1999 to April 2003, overseeing Ocean’s worldwide exploration, production and drilling activities. Before that Mr. Schiller served as Senior Vice President of Operations of Seagull Energy and held various positions at Burlington Resources and Superior Oil, where he began his career in 1981. Mr. Schiller is a registered professional engineer in the State of Texas, is a member of the Texas A&M University Dwight Look College of Engineering Advisory Board and a charter member and past Chairman of the Texas A&M University Petroleum Engineering Industry Board. He is a member of the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the American Petroleum Institute and the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and is a member of the Board of the National Ocean Industries Association. Mr. Schiller currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Houston Alley Theatre and Escape Family Resource Center, both charitable organizations. Mr. Schiller graduated with honors, receiving a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University in 1981 and was inducted into the Texas A&M University Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering’s Academy of Distinguished Graduates in 2008 and was named the 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

Bruce Busmire

Mr. Bruce W. Busmire is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Busmire has more than 34 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and financial markets. Most recently, from March 2013 to September 2014, Mr. Busmire was Chief Financial Officer of Venari Resources, a private equity backed Deepwater Gulf of Mexico exploration company. Prior to that, Mr. Busmire was in key financial executive positions with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for eight years, serving as Vice President of Finance and Treasurer after initially serving as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to his positions with Anadarko Petroleum, Mr. Busmire was Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Noble Corporation from 2005 to 2006. Prior to his time at Noble, he was a founding member of Pickering Energy Partners (now Tudor Pickering Holt & Co.), an energy investment and merchant banking firm. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Busmire was Vice President of Investor Relations for Ocean Energy, a NYSE-listed company with operations in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico and West Africa, which was purchased by Devon Energy in February 2003. In the first 20 years of his career, Mr. Busmire held various positions of increased responsibility in accounting and senior management at Amoco Corporation. Mr. Busmire holds a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Lamar University, a master of business administration degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1985.

Antonio de Pinho

Mr. Antonio de Pinho is Chief Operating Officer of the Company., effective November 13, 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Pinho was with El Paso Exploration and Production, most recently serving as Vice President International and Western U.S. Divisions, where he was hired in October 2004 to be responsible for the International division, including the Exploration and Production, Power and Pipeline non-regulated businesses. Before joining El Paso, he held the position of Vice President Business Development for the International Division at Devon Energy Corporation following its merger with Ocean Energy where he served as Vice President International Business Development, itself a product of a merger in 1999 with Seagull Energy and in 1998 with United Meridian Corporation, which he joined in August 1997 as country manager in Angola. From 1995 to 1997 he held various upstream roles with Western Atlas with focus on reservoir engineering, working the North Sea and West Africa. Following graduation until 1995 he served Partex as a reservoir engineer and was seconded to Shell in Oman. Mr. Pinho graduated in 1992 from the University of Lisbon with a Licenciature in Geological Engineering where he was awarded an Erasmus Scholarship from the European Community in University College of London, and he brings more than 20 years of experience in engineering, geology, operations and management with independent and major oil and gas companies.

Hugh Menown

Mr. Hugh A. Menown CPA is Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Chief Information Officer of Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited. Mr. Menown was appointed Executive Vice President. From August 2006 until his appointment as our Chief Accounting Officer, Mr. Menown worked for us as an independent consultant, working for the first seven months of 2006 as an independent consultant in the energy industry. From March 2002 until December 2005 Mr. Menown was employed by Quanta Services, Inc., serving as Chief Financial Officer of two of its subsidiaries. From 1987 to 1999, Mr. Menown provided audit and related services for clients at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in the Houston office, where for seven years he was the partner in charge of the transaction services practice providing due diligence, mergers and acquisition advisory and strategic consulting to numerous clients in various industries. Mr. Menown has more than 34 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, auditing and managerial finance, is a certified public accountant and a 1980 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Todd Reid

Mr. Todd Reid is Executive Vice President - Marketing and Risk Management of Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited. Most recently, Mr. Reid served as President of Houston Research & Trading Ltd. from 2003 until joining us in July 2006. From 1993 to 2003, Mr. Reid held senior management positions with Duke Energy Trading and Marketing, NP Energy, Louisville Gas and Electric and Dynegy. Before coming to the energy industry, Mr. Reid was a market maker for six years on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange and was a member of the Chicago Board of Trade. Mr. Reid has over 20 years of experience in the energy marketing and trading business and graduated with honors from Illinois College with a bachelor of science degree in physics and mathematics in 1984, receiving a master’s degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis in 1986.

Scott Griffiths

Mr. Scott A. Griffiths is Director of the Company. Mr. Griffiths has been an EPL director since September 2009. Mr. Griffiths joined the Board in connection with our acquisition of EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. and had served as a director of EPL since September 2009. Mr. Griffiths has almost 30 years of experience in the energy sector. Mr. Griffiths served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hydro Gulf of Mexico, L.L.C. from December 2005 to December 2006. Subsequent to leaving Hydro Gulf of Mexico, Mr. Griffiths has been involved in certain energy investments for his own account. From 2003 through December 2005, Mr. Griffiths served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Spinnaker Exploration Company. From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Griffiths served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Exploration for Ocean Energy, Inc. Mr. Griffiths joined Ocean following the 1999 merger of Ocean and Seagull Energy Corporation, where he began working in 1997. At Seagull, Mr. Griffiths served as Vice President, Domestic Exploration. From 1984 to 1997, Mr. Griffiths was with Global Natural Resources, Inc. where he served in various capacities, including Vice President for Domestic Exploration, before Global merged with Seagull in 1997. Mr. Griffiths was also an Exploration Geologist with Shell Oil Company from 1981 to 1984. Mr. Griffiths is a director of Enlink Midstream GP, LLC. Mr. Griffiths served as a director of Copano Energy, LLC from 2002 until 2013 when Copano Energy, LLC was sold to Kinder Morgan. He holds a B.S. in Geology from the University of New Mexico, an M.A. in Geology from Indiana University and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

James LaChance

Mr. James J. LaChance is Director of the Company. Mr. LaChance has been a portfolio manager specializing in high-yield bonds for over 20 years. Most recently, Mr. LaChance worked for Satellite Asset Management, L.P., a New York based investment management fund with approximately $7 billion dollars under management. Prior to Satellite, he was a partner at Post Advisory Group, LLC, an $8 billion investment management firm in Los Angeles and also previously managed hedge funds for LibertyView Capital Management. He currently sits on the boards of Northern Offshore Ltd., a drilling and production services company, serving as chairman from 2005 to 2012, interim president and CEO from November 2009 to July 2010, and Horizon Lines, Inc., a domestic shipping company, where he has served since 2008 and is currently audit committee chairman. There are no understandings or arrangements between Mr. LaChance and any other person pursuant to which Mr. LaChance was selected to serve as a Class III director of the Board

Norman Louie

Mr. Norman Louie is Director of the Company. Mr. Louie has served since 2008 as a Managing Director at Mount Kellett Capital Management LP, a leading private equity firm based in New York with over $7 billion of capital under management, as co-head of the North American investment team. Previously, he was a portfolio manager at SAB Capital Management (“SAB”) from January 2004 to December 2006 where he focused on special situations investing. Prior to SAB, Mr. Louie was the director of research at Whippoorwill Associates, a hedge fund dedicated to special situations investing, from January 2000 to December 2003. There are no understandings or arrangements between Mr. Louie and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Louie was selected to serve as a Class I director of the Board. There are no relationships between Mr. Louie and the Company or any of its subsidiaries that would require disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

William Colvin

Mr. William Colvin is Non-Executive Independent Director of Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited., since 2005, He joined our Board of Directors shortly after the company was founded. Additionally, since 2012 he has been a non-executive director of Infrastrata Plc (an AIM listed company engaged in oil and gas exploration and gas storage projects in the UK) and Oasis Dental (a private equity owned business providing private and NHS dentistry services across the UK). In February 2013 he was named a non-executive director of Baron Oil Plc (an AIM listed oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Colombia and Peru), and in November 2013 was named Chairman of LM Funerals (a privately held English funeral provider). Additionally, since October 2010 he has served as Chairman of the Trustee Board of Elizabeth Finn Care (a UK based charitable organization), and has served as Chairman of Dundee Football Clubs Limited since August 2013. Mr. Colvin was also the Chief Executive of NHP Plc. Mr. Colvin served as Finance Director of British-Borneo Oil & Gas Plc from 1992 to 1999, as Finance Manager/Director at Oryx UK Energy from 1990 to 1992, as group financial controller at Thames Television Plc from 1989 to 1990 and in a variety of financial roles for Atlantic Richfield (ARCO) Inc. from 1984 to 1989. From 1979 to 1984, Mr. Colvin worked in the audit department of Ernst & Young. He qualified as a Scottish Chartered Accountant in 1982 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Edinburgh.

Paul Davison

Mr. Paul Davison is Non-Executive Independent Director of Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited., since May 2007, He brings 40 years of oil and gas industry experience to the Board of Directors, with a wealth of knowledge and experience relating to our operations, particularly in the international arena. He served from November 2009 to May 2012 as an advisor to the Oman Oil Company, advising primarily on exploration and production strategy and investments, and from February 2006 to May 2007 was a consultant for Talisman Energy, Inc., a publicly traded entity that is one of Canada’s largest independent oil and gas companies. Currently he is also a director of Allpark Leisure Limited, a privately held manufacturing company. Mr. Davison has pursued personal interests and investments since serving as Technical and Operations Director of Paladin Resources plc from 1997 until its takeover in 2006. Before 1997, Mr. Davison served in various petroleum engineering and general management positions with Shell and Clyde Petroleum plc., including serving as President of Clyde Indonesia from 1996 to 1997. Mr. Davison graduated from Nottingham University in 1974 with a degree in mining engineering.

Cornelius Dupre

Mr. Cornelius Dupre II is the Non-Executive Independent Director of Energy XXI (Bermuda) Ltd., since October 4, 2010. He is the Chairman and CEO of Dupré Interests, an investment and private equity firm, serving in that capacity since founding the company in 2004. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Caza Oil & Gas, Inc., a publicly-held company trading on the AIM and the Toronto Stock Exchange, since April 2008. His current directorships also include Axon Energy Products (since September 2014), Hoover Container Solutions, Inc. (since November 2013), U.S. Well Services, LLC (since March 2012), Wellbore Fishing and Rental Tools, LLC (since 2012) Alternative Well Intervention, LLC (since 2012), Crystal Fuels Inc. (since 2006), Domain Energy Partners (since 2005) and Foundation Energy Company (since 2004). From July 1999 to May 2004, Mr. Dupré served as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing of National Oilwell, Inc. following its acquisition by merger of Dupré Companies, a group of oilfield services companies, where Mr. Dupré served as founder, Chairman and CEO from November 1981. Mr. Dupré is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the American Petroleum Institute, the IPAA, the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association, the International Association of Drilling Contractors, the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association and the Houston Producers Forum, and a member of the Boards of the National Ocean Industries Association and Western Energy Alliance. Additionally, Mr. Dupré serves the boards of the Sam Houston Area Boy Scouts of America, the Baylor College of Medicine Partnership Foundation and Spindletop Charity Foundation, each a charitable organization. Mr. Dupré received a bachelor of science degree from Louisiana State University, a master’s degree in business administration from Northeastern University and a Juris Doctor degree from Louisiana State University Law Center.

Hill Feinberg

Mr. Hill A. Feinberg is Lead Independent Non-Executive Director of Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited . He serves as an independent director of the company since May 2007, has served since 1991 as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Southwest Company, a privately held, fully diversified investment banking firm founded in 1946 that became a subsidiary of PlainsCapital Corporation in 2008. Additionally Mr. Feinberg serves as a member of the Board of Directors of PlainsCapital Corporation. Before joining First Southwest Company in 1991, Mr. Feinberg was a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co. and a former Vice President and Manager of Salomon Brothers in the Dallas office. Mr. Feinberg is a past Chairman of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, the self-regulatory organization charged with the responsibility of writing rules governing the municipal securities activities of registered brokers. Mr. Feinberg also formerly served as a member of the board for Compass Bancshares, Inc. and Texas Regional Bancshares, Inc. and is currently a member of the Greater Dallas Chamber. His civic and charitable service includes chairing the board of directors of the Phoenix Houses of Texas and serving as board member of Phoenix House Foundation. He is a board member of the Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute, a member of the Board of Trustees of St. Mark’s School of Texas and the University of Georgia Terry School of Business Dean’s Advisory Council. He is past-chairman of the corporate giving committee for the Senior Source. Mr. Feinberg received his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Georgia in 1969, receiving the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business in May 2008. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, serving as first lieutenant in Vietnam from 1970 to 1971. He is the chair of the Nomination Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee and an exofficio member of the Remuneration Committee.

Kevin Flannery

Mr. Kevin Sean Flannery is the Non-Executive Independent Director of Energy XXI (Bermuda) Ltd., since October 4, 2010. He is the president and chief executive officer of Whelan Financial Corporation, a company he founded in 1993 that specializes in financial management and consulting, the chairman of the board of Modern Luxury Media, Inc., a magazine publishing company, a director and member of the compensation committee of ATS Corporation, publicly traded on AMEX and a director of Luxfer Holdings plc and FPM Heat Treating (a provider of heat treatment processes). Mr. Flannery is also a member of the New York Stock Exchange Allocation Committee. Mr. Flannery has previously served on the boards of directors of the following companies: Dan River Inc. (2005); Darling International, Inc. (May 2004 to May 2006 — audit, compensation and governance committees); Sheffield Steel Corp. (August 2002 to May 2006 — special committee chairman); Cascade Timberland LLC (December 2004 to June 2006 — audit committee member); Atkins Nutritionals Inc. (2006 to September 2007 — audit committee chairman and compensation committee member); Norwood Promotional Products Inc (2006 to 2007 — audit and finance committee chairman and compensation committee member); Texas Petrochemical LP (May 2004 to June 2009 — compensation and finance committees chairman); Daystar Technologies, Inc. (April 2007 to September 2009 — compensation committee chairman); and Seitel, Inc. (December 2004 to May 2007 — compensation, nomination and governance committees). He has assisted Rehrig United Inc., a manufacturing company, in its liquidation following its inability to survive a spike in material costs (serving as its chairman and chief executive officer in 2008) and oversaw RoweCom, Inc. He is a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Schiller

14,502,400

Bruce Busmire

--

Antonio de Pinho

3,845,410

Hugh Menown

3,945,490

Todd Reid

2,532,770

Scott Griffiths

--

James LaChance

--

Norman Louie

--

William Colvin

--

Paul Davison

--

Cornelius Dupre

--

Hill Feinberg

--

Kevin Flannery

--
As Of  29 Jun 2014
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