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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Loren Carroll

72 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Stuart Bradie

49 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brian Ferraioli

60 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Gregory Conlon

2016 President - Engineering & Construction (E&C), Asia-Pacific (APAC)

John Derbyshire

65 President, Technology & Consulting

J. Jay Ibrahim

55 President, Engineering & Construction (E&C) Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Roy Oelking

63 2011 President E&C Americas

Andrew Pringle

69 President Government Services

David Zelinski

54 President E&C Americas (Onshore)

Eileen Akerson

50 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Jan Braendeland

48 2015 Executive Vice President, Global Sales

K. Graham Hill

62 Executive Vice President-Global Business Development & Strategy

Farhan Mujib

52 Executive Vice President, Commercial

Nelson Rowe

51 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

Mark Baldwin

62 2014 Independent Director

James Blackwell

57 2014 Independent Director

Jeffrey Curtiss

67 2006 Independent Director

Umberto della Sala

67 2015 Independent Director

Lester Lyles

69 2007 Independent Director

Jack Moore

62 2012 Independent Director

Ann Pickard

60 2015 Independent Director

Richard Slater

69 2006 Independent Director

Lynn Nazareth

2016 Vice President of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Loren Carroll

Mr. Loren K. Carroll is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of KBR Inc. Mr. Carroll is currently an independent consultant and business advisor. From March 1994 until April 2006, Mr. Carroll served as President and Chief Executive Officer of M-I SWACO and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Smith International, Inc., the world’s leading supplier of drilling fluids and related equipment and services to the oil and gas industry. M-I SWACO was owned 60% by Smith International, Inc. Mr. Carroll began his career with Smith International, Inc. in 1984. Prior to that time, Mr. Carroll was a managing partner with Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Carroll graduated from California State University at Long Beach with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Mr. Carroll currently serves on the board of directors of CGG and is a member of its Audit Committee. He previously served as a director of Forest Oil Corporation where he was also Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee.

Stuart Bradie

Mr. Stuart J. B. Bradie is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He leads KBR from its global headquarters in Houston, Texas. With more than 25 years of industry experience, Mr. Bradie joined KBR from WorleyParsons Ltd., where he held the position of Group Managing Director - Operations and Delivery. In that role, Mr. Bradie led the Group’s global operations across over 40 countries in the hydrocarbons, mining and chemicals, power and infrastructure sectors. He joined WorleyParsons in 2001 and was previously Managing Director across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Prior to joining WorleyParsons, Mr. Bradie held Managing Director and Country Manager roles with PT Kvaerner Indonesia and Kvaerner Philippines. Mr. Bradie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Aberdeen University and a Master of Business Administration from the Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University.

Brian Ferraioli

Mr. Brian K. Ferraioli is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He joined KBR in late October 2013 and brings more than 37 years of financial and accounting experience in the engineering and construction industries. Prior to joining KBR, Mr. Ferraioli held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at The Shaw Group in Baton Rouge, Louisiana until its sale in early 2013. Before joining Shaw in July 2007, he served in numerous roles at Foster Wheeler AG in Clinton, New Jersey. Mr. Ferraioli began his Foster Wheeler career in 1979 as an internal auditor and rose through the corporate ranks, ultimately becoming a Vice President and Corporate Controller. Mr. Ferraioli holds a Master of Business Administration with honors from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Seton Hall University. Mr. Ferraioli is a member of the Board of Directors of The Babcock & Wilcox Co. in Charlotte, North Carolina and is the Chair of their Audit Committee.

Gregory Conlon

Mr. Greg Conlon is President - Engineering & Construction (E&C), Asia-Pacific (APAC) of the company. He has over 25 years' experience in the E&C business, with global experience across a range of subsectors from hydrocarbons to specialist infrastructure. He brings a diverse international background, broad experience across KBR's E&C markets, and a track record of business transformation and success even in challenging markets. Mr. Conlon has most recently lead business development globally for WorleyParsons Services, after managing operations in North America, Europe and Asia responsible for delivering projects in multiple countries around the world. Mr. Conlon has extensive involvement on joint venture project delivery underpinned by significant high value engineering. His experience with mega project delivery began in the 1990's in Australia and over the last decade he has successfully sponsored mega projects in Singapore, Kazakhstan, throughout the Middle East, Canada and in the North Sea. Concurrently, Mr. Conlon directed front-end consulting businesses, and engineering and EPC resources within his operations.

John Derbyshire

Mr. John T. Derbyshire is President, Technology & Consulting of the Company. He joined KBR in 2008. Mr. Derbyshire’s 37 years of experience have focused on managing companies involved in engineering design, technology licensing, project execution, and customer services. Previously, he served as President, KBR Technology and was responsible for KBR’s global technology licensing business, delivering technology, proprietary equipment, engineering, and consulting services to the refining, petrochemical, coal monetization, and synthesis gas segments. Prior to that role, Mr. Derbyshire was Senior Vice President, Commercial Management for the Technology Business Unit. Before joining KBR, Mr. Derbyshire was Vice President and General Manager of Invensys Process Systems global solutions business and held numerous executive leadership roles at Aspen Technology. He also served as a Vice President, Sales and Marketing at ABB Process Automation. Mr. Derbyshire holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Salford in the UK.

J. Jay Ibrahim

Mr. J. Jay Ibrahim is President, Engineering & Construction (E&C) Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) of the Company. He joined KBR in May 2015. Mr. Ibrahim has 21 years of experience in the Middle East Region, having served in a variety of engineering, project management, business development, and business management roles for Parsons E&C/WorleyParsons. He leads KBR’s continued expansion in the Middle East Region, which is expected to provide growth opportunities throughout the hydrocarbons value-chain (upstream, midstream, and downstream). Mr. Ibrahim brings to KBR a wealth of experience in complex contract negotiations, business analysis and management, and long-range strategic planning in international markets across multiple business sectors. He has a background in developing customer relationships, with a focus on profitable business and achieving corporate goals. Mr. Ibrahim holds a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Wichita State University, Kansas and a Diploma in Advanced Management from Harvard University, Massachusetts.

Roy Oelking

Mr. Roy B. Oelking is Group President - Hydrocarbons of the Company., since March 14, 2011. he was President of KBR's Hydrocarbons Business Group since March 2011, which served the Oil & Gas, both upstream and downstream, and Technology industries. Prior to that role, Mr. Oelking was President of KBR’s Oil and Gas division. Mr. Oelking joined KBR in November 2008 and was appointed to this position in November 2009. Prior to joining KBR, Mr. Oelking had 35 years of experience in project management, engineering and construction of oil and gas projects in the Americas, Middle East, Asia Pacific, Africa, and Russia, as Senior Vice President — Upstream with Worley Parsons from 2003 and with J. Ray McDermott for 29 years prior to that.

Andrew Pringle

Maj. Gen. Andrew R. D. Pringle, CB, CBE, a retired British Army officer, is President, Government Services of the Company. He joined KBR in April 2008. Since joining KBR, Major General Pringle has served as Vice President Government and Defence, Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Vice President International Government Defence and Support Services; and President Infrastructure Government and Power EMEA. He has 14 years of industry experience. Major General Pringle retired from the British Army in October 2001 after a broad range of combatant command and operational staff appointments during a 37-year career. Following his retirement, he developed a wide-ranging, defence-related consultancy business serving clients in Europe, the U.K., and the U.S. Major General Pringle earned an Honours Degree in Applied Science from The Royal Military College of Science. He is a graduate of the Army Staff College, the Higher Command and Staff Course, and The Royal College of Defence Studies.

David Zelinski

Mr. David Zelinski is President E&C Americas (Onshore) of the Company. He joined KBR in May 2012. Previously, Mr. Zelinski served as KBR’s President, Downstream and was responsible for all engineering, procurement, and construction services for Downstream projects, globally. Prior to joining KBR, he was with Fluor Corporation from 2004 serving as Senior Vice President and Business Line Leader for the Downstream Business Line of Fluor’s Energy and Chemicals Group from June 2010 to May 2012, and as Business Line Sales Lead, Downstream from 2004 through 2010. Before that role, he was Vice President, Corporate for Colt Engineering Corporation in Calgary, Alberta. Mr. Zelinski has 30 years of industry experience in the engineering and construction of large energy projects on a global basis. Mr. Zelinski holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario.

Eileen Akerson

Ms. Eileen G. Akerson is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of KBR, Inc. Ms. Akerson served in an operational role as Senior Vice President, Commercial responsible for project commercial management and oversight of the review and approval process for significant transactions and joint venture relationships. Prior to that role, she served as Vice President – Legal & Chief Counsel and was responsible for managing the legal functions for the Hydrocarbons Business Group. She also provided advice and counsel to senior management on company policies affecting ethics and compliance matters. Before joining KBR in 1999, Ms. Akerson worked as an attorney for Spriggs & Hollingsworth in Washington D.C. Ms. Akerson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Catholic University of America and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. Eileen is a member of the bars of Texas, Connecticut and the District of Columbia.

Jan Braendeland

Mr. Jan Egil Braendeland is Executive Vice President, Global Sales of the company. Mr. Braendeland is KBR’s Executive Vice President, Global Sales. Previously, he served as President, Engineering & Construction (E&C) Europe, Eurasia & Africa (EEA). Before that, he served as President, Oil & Gas, appointed to this position after re-joining KBR in July 2013. Mr. Braendeland brings a consistent record of successful leadership with 22 years of experience in the upstream industry, including broad international experience in Norway, Singapore, Brazil, Angola, South Africa, Algeria, and the United Kingdom. Mr. Braendeland was previously employed by KBR for 18 years, where he held various leadership positions, the last being Senior Vice President, Business Development, Oil & Gas. He also worked for a brief period at another firm as Senior Vice President, Global Business Development, Upstream. Mr. Braendeland holds a Master of Science in Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture from the Norwegian Institute of Technology and a postgraduate diploma in business and administration from the University of Surrey in England.

K. Graham Hill

Mr. K. Graham Hill is Executive Vice President-Global Business Development & Strategy of the company. He joined KBR in November 2014. Mr. Hill has 39 years of experience in the hydrocarbons industry in all aspects of contracting, commercial foundations for mutual success, negotiation, and all technical aspects of the EPC business. Prior to joining KBR, he held the position of Senior Vice President of Global Business Development at WorleyParsons. Mr. Hill holds a Master of Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Cambridge, England. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (FIChemE), UK and a Chartered Engineer (CEng). Mr. Hill is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GrAICD).

Farhan Mujib

Mr. Farhan Mujib is Executive Vice President, Commercial of the Company. He joined KBR in 1988. During his 27-year career, Mr. Mujib has worked in Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East, employing his in-depth knowledge of international project requirements, cultural sensitivities, and business practices to manage a number of major developments. Prior to this role, he was Executive Vice President, Global Operations and also served in roles with increasing responsibility that included Senior Vice President-Project Management with accountability for major gas monetization projects executed from KBR’s London office as well as sponsor roles on major LNG/GTL projects in Australia and Africa. Mr. Mujib holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology in Lahore, Pakistan; a Master of Engineering from the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, Thailand; and a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He is a Fellow, Institution of Engineers, Australia and is a Chartered Professional Engineer.

Nelson Rowe

Mr. Nelson E. Rowe Sr. is Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company, effective March 18, 2014. He was appointed to this position in March 2014. Previously, Mr. Rowe served as KBR’s Vice President and Business Group Controller, most recently supporting the Infrastructure, Government & Power and Services Business Groups. He joined KBR in March 2011. Mr. Rowe brings a broad range of leadership experience to KBR from positions held in Aerospace, Automotive, Computers & Electronics, Consumer / Industrial Products, and the Oil and Gas Industries. Prior to joining KBR, he was Vice President, Finance & IT of Dresser, Inc. from March 2006 to March 2011 and Director, Operations Finance of Dresser Wayne from February 2004 to March 2006. Mr. Rowe accomplished his objective to facilitate stronger processes in strategic planning, financial analysis and modeling, auditing / accounting, and operations management. During his tenure with Dresser, Mr. Rowe received his Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Champion certifications. He also received his Six Sigma Green Belt certification at Allied-Signal Aerospace. These certifications demonstrate the leadership and expertise in the application of statistical problem solving tools that unlock value across all business processes. Mr. Rowe received both the Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Master of Science Degree in Management – Strategic Management and Finance Concentration from Purdue University. While at Purdue, he was given the Cornell A. Bell Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to Purdue University.

Mark Baldwin

Mr. Mark E. Baldwin is Independent Director of KBR, Inc., effective October 3, 2014. Mark E. Baldwin served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dresser-Rand Group, Inc., from 2007 until his retirement in 2013. Prior to joining Dresser-Rand, he served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer of Veritas DGC Inc. from 2004 through 2007, and Operating Partner at First Reserve Corporation from 2003 through 2004. Mr. Baldwin served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for NextiraOne from 2001 through 2002, and as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer for Pentacon Inc., from 1997 through 2001. From 1980 through 1997, Mr. Baldwin served in a variety of finance and operations positions with Keystone International Inc., including Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, and President of the Industrial Valves and Controls Group. Mr. Baldwin has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University and an MBA from Tulane University. Mr. Baldwin currently serves as a director of TETRA Technologies, Inc., where he is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee. He was previously a director of Seahawk Drilling, Inc.

James Blackwell

Mr. James R. Blackwell is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Blackwell began his career as a roustabout with Gulf Oil, which merged with Standard Oil Company of California to form Chevron. Mr. Blackwell worked his way up to Executive Vice President, Technology and Services, with responsibility for a portfolio that included the major capital projects organization for Chevron. The Mississippi native holds bachelor’s degrees in biology and environmental technology from the University of Southern Mississippi. He subsequently graduated with a Master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Tulane University. Currently, Mr. Blackwell is a director of Harbour Energy Ltd. and a member of the Board of Trustees at Saint Mary’s College of California. He previously served as a director of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. and the National Bureau of Asian Research. He is a member of the CSIS U.S.-China Policy Roundtable and the CSIS U.S.-ASEAN Strategy Commission.

Jeffrey Curtiss

Mr. Jeffrey E. Curtiss is an Independent Director of KBR Inc., since November 2006. Mr. Curtiss is a private investor. From January 2000 to June 2006, Mr. Curtiss served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Service Corporation International, a leading provider of funeral and cemetery services. Previously, Mr. Curtiss was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc. from January 1992 to July 1999. Mr. Curtiss received law degrees from two universities in 1971 and 1975. He received his CPA certificate from Colorado in 1971 and became a CFA charterholder in 2006. Mr. Curtiss was the President of the CFA Society of Houston during the 2012-2013 fiscal year and remains on its Board of Directors. He also serves as a director of the Houston Chapter of Financial Executives International.

Umberto della Sala

Mr. Umberto della Sala is Independent Director of Company. Mr. della Sala retired from Foster Wheeler AG., a global engineering, procurement and construction company, on December 31, 2013. Mr. della Sala spent his entire career with Foster Wheeler starting in 1973 as a process engineer of its environmental division and enjoying positions of increasing responsibility culminating in his serving as its President and Chief Operating Officer from 2007 until his retirement and as its interim Chief Executive Officer from October 2010 through September 2011. Mr. della Sala also served on the Foster Wheeler Board of Directors from 2011 to May 2014. Mr. della Sala holds a Laurea in Chemical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano. Mr. della Sala is acting as Industrial Advisor to the Italian Strategic Fund (FSI). In this connection, he serves as Chairman of the Board of Ansaldo Energia and is a director of Trevi Finanziaria Industriale SPA and Kedrion SPA, of which FSI owns minority participations. Prior to March 1, 2016, Mr. della Sala served on the Supervisory Board of Stork Technical Services.

Lester Lyles

Gen. (Retd.) Lester L. Lyles is an Independent Director of KBR Inc., since November 1, 2007. General Lyles, a retired Four-Star General of the U. S. Air Force, has been an independent consultant since 2003. Prior to that time, he served in the U.S. Air Force for over 35 years as: Commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center from 1994 to 1996; Director of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization from 1996 to 1999; Vice Chief of Staff of the Headquarters of the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2000; and Commander of the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command from 2000 to 2003. General Lyles holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Howard University in Washington D.C. and a Master of Science degree in mechanical and nuclear engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology Program from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. He is a graduate of the Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, the Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia, the National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C., and the National and International Security Management Course at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. General Lyles received Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from New Mexico State University and Urbana University. General Lyles currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the United Services Automobile Association. He is also a director of General Dynamics Corporation, where he serves on the Audit Committee, and Baltelle Memorial Institute, a nonprofit organization. General Lyles is a member of the International Security Advisory Board at the U.S. State Department and a member of the NASA Advisory Council. He has served on the Defense Science Board in the Pentagon since 2009, and he served on the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board in the White House from 2009-2013.

Jack Moore

Mr. Jack B. Moore is an Independent Director of KBR Inc., since January 1, 2012. Mr. Moore is Chairman of the Board for Cameron International Corporation. He also served as Cameron’s Chief Executive Officer until October 2015. Mr. Moore was named President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2008 and became Cameron’s Chairman of the Board in May 2011. He joined Cameron’s Drilling & Production Systems group in July 1999 as Vice President and General Manager, Western Hemisphere, and was named President of this group in July 2002. He became President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2007 and has been a Director of Cameron since 2007. Prior to joining Cameron, Mr. Moore held various management positions with Baker Hughes Incorporated where he was employed for twenty-three years. Mr. Moore holds a B.B.A. degree from the University of Houston and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Moore serves on the boards of directors of the American Petroleum Institute (API), the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), and the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association. He also serves in positions of leadership for the Greater Houston Partnership, Spindletop Charities, Memorial Drive United Methodist Church, and The University of Houston C.T. Bauer College of Business Dean’s Executive Board.

Ann Pickard

Ms. Ann Darlene Pickard is Independent Director of the Company., effective December 1, 2015. Ms. Pickard retired from Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) on February 1, 2016. Ms. Pickard held numerous positions of increasing responsibility during her 15-year tenure with Shell. She last served as Executive Vice President, Arctic and was responsible for Shell’s Arctic exploration efforts. This followed three successful years as Executive Vice President of Shell’s Exploration and Production business and Country Chair of Shell in Australia where she oversaw Gas Commercialization, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Supply and Distribution, Retail, Lubricants, Trading and Shipping, and Alternative Energy. Ms. Pickard was previously Shell’s Regional Executive Vice President for Sub Saharan Africa. Based in Lagos, Nigeria, she was accountable for Shell’s Exploration & Production, Natural Gas, and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) activities in the region. Before that, Ms. Pickard was Director, Global Businesses and Strategy and a member of the Shell Gas & Power Executive Committee with responsibility for Global LNG, Power, and Gas & Power Strategy. Ms. Pickard joined Shell in 2000 after an 11 year tenure with Mobil prior to its merger with Exxon. Ms. Pickard has significant business experience throughout South America, Australia, the countries of the former Soviet Union, the Middle East, and Africa. Ms. Pickard holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, San Diego and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Pickard serves on the Board of Directors of Woodside Petroleum Ltd. In addition, Ms. Pickard is a member of the Global Agenda Council on the Arctic for the World Economic Forum, the Advisory Council of the Eurasia Foundation, Catalyst, and Chief Executive Women. She was formerly a member of the Westpac Banking Corporation Board of Directors.

Richard Slater

Mr. Richard J. Slater is an Independent Director of KBR Inc., since November 2006. Mr. Slater has been Chairman of ORBIS LLC, an investment and corporate advisory firm, since February 2003. Previously, Mr. Slater served in various executive positions with Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (“JEG”), beginning in May 1980. Mr. Slater was employed as a consultant to the chief executive officer of JEG from January 2003 to October 2006, and prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President, Operations from March 1998 to December 2002. Mr. Slater received a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Aston. Mr. Slater served as non-executive Chairman of Bluebeam Software Inc. from 2006 to 2013. He was an independent director of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Slater was also a member of the Board of Trustees of Claremont Graduate University.

Lynn Nazareth

Ms. Lynn Nazareth is Vice President of Investor Relations of the Company. Her financial experience spans over 20 years in both client-service and corporate environments with significant experience working with executive management from start-up companies through the Fortune 500. She has worked as a strategic management consultant to the major oil companies in the E&P industry, as a corporate restructuring and M&A advisor to large corporations, and as a corporate financial strategy professional in large engineering and construction companies. Lynn holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Rice University.