People: Gulf Island Fabrication Inc (GIFI.OQ)

GIFI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Laborde

65 2013 Chairman of the Board

Kirk Meche

52 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeffrey Favret

53 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

Todd Ladd

48 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Murray Burns

69 2014 Director

William Chiles

66 2014 Director

Jerry Dumas

79 2011 Director

Michael Flick

66 2007 Director

Michael Keeffe

63 2014 Director

Gregory Cotter

66 1985 Independent Director

Christopher Harding

63 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Laborde

Mr. John P. Laborde is Chairman of the Board of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. He is President of Overboard Holdings, L.L.C. (Overboard), a management company engaged in oil and gas exploration and development since January 2002. President since 1997 of All Aboard Development Corporation (All Aboard), an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. All Aboard is currently being managed by Overboard. President of AVOCA, Inc. since 2014. AVOCA holds land and minimal rights in South Louisiana. Employed by the Company from 1992 until 1996 in various capacities, including International Marketing Manager. Prior to 1992, he worked as an engineer for Exxon Corporation and in various capacities for Ocean Drilling & Exploration Company and Murphy Oil Corporation. Son of Alden J. (Doc) Laborde, co-founder of the Company and former director.

Kirk Meche

Mr. Kirk J. Meche is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. He is no longer Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective May 13, 2013. He became Chief Executive Officer in January 2013. Mr. Meche has served as President of the Company since 2009 and Chief Operating Officer from 2009 to 2012. Executive Vice President—Operations of the Company from 2001 to 2009. President and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Marine Fabricators, L.P., a wholly-owned fabrication subsidiary of the Company, from February 2006 to October 2006. President and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Island, L.L.C., a wholly-owned fabrication subsidiary of the Company, from 2001 until 2006. President and Chief Executive Officer of Southport, Inc., a wholly-owned fabrication subsidiary of the Company, from 1999 to 2001. Project Manager of the Company from 1996 to 1999. Held various engineering positions for J. Ray McDermott and McDermott, Inc. from 1985 to 1996.

Jeffrey Favret

Mr. Jeffrey Favret is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc., Mr. Favert is Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since May 2013; Secretary since May 2014; Executive Vice President since February 2015. Mr. Favret has worked with companies in oil and gas exploration and production, vessel construction, offshore drilling construction and offshore vessel/marine transportation industries, among others. Mr. Favret previously served as Director of Finance, Energy Infrastructure Segment, of FMC Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry, from May 2012 to May 2013. Mr. Favret also served as the Chief Accounting Officer for Trico Marine Services, Inc., a provider of marine support vessel and subsea services to the offshore oil and gas industry, from April 2010 to May 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Favret served as Director (Partner) of the accounting firm Postlethwaite & Netterville, after serving in various roles at Ernst & Young in its Assurance and Advisory practice.

Todd Ladd

Mr. Todd F. Ladd is Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. Mr. Ladd has over 25 years industry experience in the offshore fabrication sector. From 2001 to 2013, Mr. Ladd served as Senior Project Manager with Paloma Energy Consultants, an offshore construction project management firm. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Ladd served as Project Manager for Gulf Island LLC. Mr. Ladd also served as Production Engineer and Facility Engineer at McDermott Marine Construction from 1996 to 1998.

Murray Burns

Mr. Murray W. Burns is Director of Gulf Island Fabrication, IncProject management, engineering, and business development consultant through MBurns Consulting since 2013. From 1980 to 2013, employed by Technip USA, Inc. and its affiliates in various executive capacities, including Vice President—Offshore Business Unit, Vice President—Topsides and Fixed Platforms, Vice President—Engineering Operations, Vice President—Engineering, President and COO (Technip Upstream Houston, Inc.) and Vice President. From 1976 to 1980, Project Manager, Group Manager, Manager of Facilities and Supervising Engineer with Petro-Marine Engineering, Inc. Prior to 1976, worked in various engineering capacities at Shell Oil Company.

William Chiles

Mr. William E. Chiles is Director of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. He is President, CEO and a director of Bristow Group, Inc. from July 2004 to July 2014. On July 31, 2014, Mr. Chiles retired as President and CEO of Bristow, continuing to serve as a senior advisor and CEO Emeritus through July 2016. From 2003 to 2004, served as Executive Vice President and COO of Grey Wolf Inc., a publically traded onshore oil & gas drilling company. In 1977, co-founded Chiles Offshore Inc. (formerly, Chiles Drilling Company) and served as President and CEO until its merger with ENSCO International Incorporated (ENSCO) in 2002. From 2002 to 2003, served as Vice President of Business Development of ENSCO. In 1992, founded Southwestern Offshore Corporation and served as CEO and President until acquired by Cliffs Drilling Company (Cliffs) in 1996. From 1996 to 1997, served as Senior Vice President—Drilling Operations of Cliffs. Prior to 1977, worked as VP—Domestic Operations at Western Oceanic, Inc. as well as various other capacities. Mr. Chiles serves on the board of directors of Basic Energy Services.

Jerry Dumas

Mr. Jerry D. Dumas, Sr., is Director of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. He is Private investor. Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2009 and non-executive Chairman of the Board from 2009 to 2010 of Flotek Industries. Vice President of Corporate and Executive Services of Merrill Lynch from 1988 to 1998. Served in various capacities, including Group Division President of Hughes Tool Company (now Baker Hughes Incorporated), a position responsible for the offshore division and the drilling fluids and chemical group, from 1968 to 1985.

Michael Flick

Mr. Michael A. Flick is Director of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. He is Private Investor. Member of the Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Governance and Nominating Committee of the Bristow Group, Inc. From 1970 to 1998 employed by First Commerce Corporation and First National Bank of Commerce, its wholly-owned subsidiary, in various executive capacities including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Credit Policy Officer and Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer.

Michael Keeffe

Mr. Michael J. Keeffe is Director of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. Prior to his retirement in 2011, Mr. Keeffe was a Senior Audit Partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP. He has 35 years of public accounting experience at Deloitte & Touche directing financial statement audits of public companies, principally in the oil field service and engineering and construction industries, most with significant international operations. He also served as a risk management and quality assurance partner in the firm’s consultation network. He is a retired Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Business Administration both from Tulane University.

Gregory Cotter

Mr. Gregory J. Cotter is Independent Director of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. He is Wealth Management Consultant since 2009. Employed by Huey Wilson Interest, Inc., a business management service company, and its affiliates in various executive capacities, including Director, President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer from 1989 through 2008. Director, President, and Chief Operating Officer of a publicly traded multibank holding company from 1986 to 1988. Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of H.J. Wilson Co. Inc., a publicly traded retailer, from 1977 to May 1985.

Christopher Harding

Mr. Christopher M. Harding is Independent Director of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. He is Vice President Horton Wison Deepwater, a technology development company for the offshore and marine industries, from March 2012 to August 2014. Executive Vice President G.L. Noble Denton 2009 until 2012. Independent Consultant from 2004 until 2009. President of the engineering division of Technip USA from 1999 to 2004. Founder and President of Genesis Oil & Gas Consultants, a privately-owned consulting and engineering company servicing both independent and major oil and gas companies, from 1988 until acquired by Technip USA in 1998.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Laborde

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Kirk Meche

813,951

Jeffrey Favret

556,699

Todd Ladd

572,778

Murray Burns

--

William Chiles

--

Jerry Dumas

--

Michael Flick

--

Michael Keeffe

--

Gregory Cotter

--

Christopher Harding

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As Of  30 Dec 2014
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