People: Geospace Technologies Corp (GEOS.OQ)

GEOS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gary Owens

66 2013 Chairman of the Board

Walter Wheeler

60 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas McEntire

53 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Secretary

Robbin Adams

56 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Project Engineer

Michael Sheen

65 1997 Senior Vice President, Chief Technical Officer, Director

Tina Langtry

56 2012 Director

Richard Miles

65 2013 Director

Thomas Davis

66 1997 Independent Director

William Moody

74 2004 Independent Director

Charles Still

71 1997 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gary Owens

Mr. Gary D. Owens is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He joined the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer in 1997 and became a director and Chairman of the Board in that year. From October 1993 until May 1997, Mr. Owens was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Input/Output, Inc. (now known as ION Geophysical Corp.). Mr. Owens had held other positions at Input/Output, Inc. (now known as ION Geophysical Corp.) beginning in 1977.

Walter Wheeler

Mr. Walter R. Wheeler is President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective January 1, 2014. He became the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2012. Mr. Wheeler had been a design engineer with the Company since 1997. Prior to 1997, Mr. Wheeler worked for thirteen years as a design engineer at Input/Output, Inc. (now known as ION Geophysical Corp.).

Thomas McEntire

Mr. Thomas T. McEntire is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Secretary of the Company. He joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer in September 1997 and became Secretary in February 2009. Mr. McEntire had been Financial Controller of APS Holding Corporation (“APS”) beginning in February 1995 and held other senior financial management positions since joining APS in 1990. Prior to joining APS, Mr. McEntire held various positions with Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P. from 1982 to 1990.

Robbin Adams

Mr. Robbin B. Adams is Executive Vice President, Chief Project Engineer of the Company. Mr. Adams has been a design engineer with the Company since 1997. Prior to 1997, Mr. Adams worked for sixteen years as a design engineer at Input/Output, Inc. (now known as ION Geophysical Corp.).

Michael Sheen

Mr. Michael J. Sheen is Senior Vice President, Chief Technical Officer, Director of the Company. He joined the Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer in August 1997 and became a director in connection with the Company’s initial public offering in November 1997. Mr. Sheen had been a Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of Input/Output, Inc. (now known as ION Geophysical Corp.) beginning in 1991 and had held other positions at Input/Output, Inc. (now known as ION Geophysical Corp.) starting in 1977.

Tina Langtry

Ms. Tina M. Langtry is Director of the Company. She was the Manager, Discovered Resource Opportunity Evaluations and the General Manager, Global Exploration New Ventures/Business Development for ConocoPhillips from September 2002 until her retirement in January 2008. In such capacity, Ms. Langtry had exploration and appraisal responsibilities for ConocoPhillips’s global new ventures and business development organizations focused on growing ConocoPhillips’s global exploration and production business. Prior to September 2002, Ms. Langtry held various positions with Conoco, Inc., including President and Managing Director of Norske Conoco AS. Ms. Langtry is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. She has also served as the chairperson for American Petroleum Institute’s executive committee for exploration affairs. She served as a Board member of the Norwegian America Chamber of Commerce, Houston Branch and was a member of several leadership teams in ConocoPhillips.

Richard Miles

Mr. Richard F. Miles is Director of the Company. Mr. Miles is the former Chief Executive Officer and a former Director of Geokinetics Inc. He held that position from August 2007 until his retirement in November of 2012. Mr. Miles also served as President of Geokinetics from August 2007 until May 2012, Chief Operating Officer from March 2007 until August 2007, and President-International Operations from September 2006 until March 2007 following Geokinetics’ acquisition of Grant Geophysical Inc. Mr. Miles served as Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Grant Geophysical from January 2001 until September 2006. From 1990 to 2000, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Syntron Inc., a unit of Tech-Sym Corporation. Prior to that, he held various executive positions of increasing responsibility with Geosource Marine Inc. and Geophysical Services Inc. Mr. Miles has over 45 years of international experience in the seismic industry both operationally and in manufacturing. Mr. Miles has served on the Board of Directors of three other public companies as well as several non-profit boards including the International Association of Geophysical Contractors from 1992—2007, where he served as Chairman from 1997—1998. Mr. Miles has an MBA from Southern Methodist University.

Thomas Davis

Dr. Thomas L. Davis, Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Davis is a Professor of Geophysics at the Colorado School of Mines, where he has worked since 1980. He has also been a coordinator of the Reservoir Characterization Project, an industry consortium of the Colorado School of Mines, since it was founded in 1985, with the objective of characterizing reservoirs through development and application of 3-D and time lapse 3-D multicomponent seismology. Dr. Davis consults and lectures worldwide and has written and co-edited numerous papers and other works in the field of seismic interpretation.

William Moody

Mr. William H. Moody is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Moody served with KPMG in many capacities including managing partner, audit partner-in-charge and Securities and Exchange Commission reviewing partner until his retirement in June 1996. Mr. Moody previously served on the Board of Directors of Remote Knowledge, Inc. from November 2005 through July 2008.

Charles Still

Mr. Charles Henry Still is Independent Director of the Company. He was Secretary of the Company, serving in a non-executive capacity, from the Company’s formation in September 1994 until February 2009 and has been Secretary of various affiliates and predecessors of the Company since 1980. He was a partner in the law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. from 1975 until 2008. As of January 1, 2008, Mr. Still retired as a partner of that firm and became Of Counsel. In 2008, Mr. Still left Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. and became a partner in the law firm of Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP. He retired as a partner of that firm on December 31, 2010 and returned to Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. as Of Counsel. Mr. Still also serves on the Board of Directors of Martin Midstream GP LLC, the general partner of Martin Midstream Partners L.P., of which he is a member of the audit committee.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Gary Owens

595,313

Walter Wheeler

344,277

Thomas McEntire

530,561

Robbin Adams

327,912

Michael Sheen

545,571

Tina Langtry

--

Richard Miles

--

Thomas Davis

--

William Moody

--

Charles Still

--
As Of 29 Sep 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Gary Owens

317,500 1,876,896

Walter Wheeler

0 0

Thomas McEntire

272,500 6,654,460

Robbin Adams

3,500 113,490

Michael Sheen

301,844 1,846,105

Tina Langtry

0 0

Richard Miles

0 0

Thomas Davis

0 0

William Moody

0 0

Charles Still

0 0
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