People: Linn Energy LLC (LINE.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Ellis

57 2011 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Kolja Rockov

43 2005 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Arden Walker

54 2011 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

David Rottino

47 2014 Executive Vice President - Business Development , Chief Accounting Officer

Thomas Emmons

45 2014 Senior Vice President - Corporate Services

Jamin McNeil

48 2014 Senior Vice President - Houston Division Operations

Candice Wells

39 2013 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

David Dunlap

52 2013 Lead Independent Director

Michael Linn

62 2011 Director

Stephen Hadden

58 2013 Independent Director

Joseph McCoy

62 2007 Independent Director

Jeffrey Swoveland

59 2006 Independent Director

Clay Jeansonne

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Ellis

Mr. Mark E. Ellis is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Linn Energy LLC. He previously served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company from January 2010 to December 2011. From December 2007 to January 2010, Mr. Ellis served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Ellis is a member of the National Petroleum Council and the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Mr. Ellis serves on the boards of the Independent Petroleum Association of America (the IPAA), American Exploration & Production Council, Houston Museum of Natural Science, The Center for the Performing Arts at The Woodlands, and the Industry Board of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. In addition, Mr. Ellis is Chairman of the Board for The Center for Hearing and Speech, and holds a position as trustee on the Texas A&M University 12th Man Foundation Board of Trustees. Mr. Ellis is a past board member of the New Mexico Oil & Gas Association and previously served on the Board of Governors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

Kolja Rockov

Mr. Kolja Rockov is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Linn Energy LLC. Mr. Rockov has more than 15 years of experience in the oil and natural gas finance industry. From October 2004 until he joined the Company in March 2005, Mr. Rockov served as a Managing Director in the Energy Group at RBC Capital Markets, where he was primarily responsible for investment banking coverage of the U.S. exploration and production sector. Mr. Rockov is the founding chairman of a philanthropic organization benefiting Texas Children’s Cancer Center in Houston, which has raised more than $1 million since 2009.

Arden Walker

Mr. Arden L. Walker is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Linn Energy LLC. From January 2010 to January 2011, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Walker joined the Company in February 2007 as Senior Vice President, Operations and Chief Engineer. Mr. Walker is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and Independent Petroleum Association of America. He also serves on the boards of the Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America and Theatre Under The Stars.

David Rottino

Mr. David B. Rottino is Chief Accounting Officer, Executive Vice President - Business Development of Linn Energy LLC. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Finance, Business Development and Chief Accounting Officer from July 2010 to January 2014 and from June 2008 to July 2010, Mr. Rottino served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Rottino is a Certified Public Accountant. He also serves on the Board of Camp for All.

Thomas Emmons

Mr. Thomas E. Emmons is Senior Vice President - Corporate Services of Linn Energy LLC., since January 2014. He previously served as Vice President – Corporate Services from September 2012 to January 2014 and from August 2008 to September 2012, Mr. Emmons served as Vice President, Human Resources and Environmental, Health and Safety. He also serves on the Board of the Nehemiah Center in Houston.

Jamin McNeil

Mr. Jamin B. McNeil is Senior Vice President - Houston Division Operations of Linn Energy LLC., since January 2014. From June 2007 to January 2014, Mr. McNeil served as Vice President – Houston Division Operations. Mr. McNeil is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Candice Wells

Ms. Candice J. Wells is Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Linn Energy LLC. From March 2013 to October 2013, Ms. Wells served as Vice President, acting General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. From September 2011 to March 2013, Ms. Wells served as Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and from August 2007 to September 2011, she served as Senior Corporate Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary. Ms. Wells serves on the Board of the Youth Development Center and on the advisory board for Girls Inc.

David Dunlap

Mr. David D. Dunlap is Lead Independent Director of LINN Energy, LLC. Mr. Dunlap also served on the LinnCo board of directors from May 2012 until February 2013. Mr. Dunlap serves on the Company’s Audit, Compensation, Nominating and Governance and Conflicts Committees. Mr. Dunlap is President and Chief Executive Officer and director of Superior Energy Services, Inc. (Superior) positions that he has held since April 2010. Prior to joining Superior, Mr. Dunlap was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for BJ Services Company (BJ Services). During a twenty-five year career with BJ Services, he served in a variety of engineering, operations, and management positions including President of BJ Services’ International Division and Vice President of Division Sales. Mr. Dunlap is a member of the board of directors of the Texas A&M University Petroleum Engineering Industry Board, The John Cooper School Board of Trustees, the Board of Directors of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, and the Woodlands Children’s Museum Board of Directors.

Michael Linn

Mr. Michael C. Linn is Director of Linn Energy LLC. Prior to that, he was Executive Chairman of our board of directors since January 2010. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from December 2007 to January 2010; Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer from June 2006 to December 2007; and President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company from March 2003 to June 2006. Following his retirement as an officer of the Company, Mr. Linn formed MCL Ventures LLC, a private investment vehicle that will focus on purchasing oil and gas royalty as well as non-operated interests in oil and gas wells, subject to the non-competition provisions in his retirement agreement with the Company. Mr. Linn also serves on the board of directors of, and is chairman of the risk committee for, Nabors Industries, Ltd, the board of directors for Black Stone Minerals Company, and the board of directors of Western Refining Logistics GP, LLC, and is non-executive director of Centrica plc and senior advisor for Quantum Energy Partners, LLC. Mr. Linn was a lecturer at the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. Mr. Linn currently serves on: the National Petroleum Council and IPAA—past chairman and board member.

Stephen Hadden

Mr. Stephen J. Hadden is Independent Director of the Company. Previously, Mr. Hadden was a director with Berry from February 2011 until its acquisition by the Company and served on its audit and corporate governance and nominating committees. Mr. Hadden has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, having served in various management roles for Texaco Inc. (now Chevron Corporation). More recently, Mr. Hadden was Executive Vice President of Worldwide Exploration and Production for Devon Energy Corporation from July 2004 until March 2009 and served on the following entities: the advisory board of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the upstream committee of the American Petroleum Institute, the Allied Arts Board and the Oklahoma City Petroleum Club Board.

Joseph McCoy

Mr. Joseph P. McCoy is an Independent Directors of Linn Energy LLC. Mr. McCoy also serves on the LinnCo board of directors, to which he was appointed in April 2012, and is Chairman of the LinnCo Audit Committee. Mr. McCoy served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Burlington Resources Inc. from 2005 until 2006 and Vice President and Controller (Chief Accounting Officer) of Burlington Resources Inc. from 2001 until 2005. Prior to joining Burlington Resources Inc., Mr. McCoy spent 27 years with Atlantic Richfield and affiliates in a variety of financial positions. Mr. McCoy joined the board of directors of Global Geophysical Services, Inc., where he also serves as chairman of its audit committee, and Scientific Drilling International, Inc. during 2011 and served as a member of the board of directors of Rancher Energy, Inc. and BPI Energy Corp. from 2007 to 2009. Since 2006, other than his service on the Board and the other boards identified above, Mr. McCoy has been retired.

Jeffrey Swoveland

Mr. Jeffrey C. Swoveland is an Independent Directors of Linn Energy LLC. Mr. Swoveland also served on the LinnCo board of directors from April 2012 until February 2013. Mr. Swoveland is the Chairman of the Company’s Compensation Committee and serves on the Company’s Audit, Nominating and Governance and Conflicts Committees. Since June 2009, Mr. Swoveland has served as the Chief Executive Officer of ReGear Life Sciences (formerly known as Coventina Healthcare Enterprises), a medical device company that develops and markets products which reduce pain and increase the rate of healing through therapeutic, deep tissue heating. From May 2006 to June 2009, Mr. Swoveland served as Chief Operating Officer of ReGear Life Sciences. From 2000 to 2006, he served as Chief Financial Officer of BodyMedia, a life-science and bioinformatics company. From 1994 to 2000, he served as Director of Finance, Vice President Finance & Treasurer and Interim Chief Financial Officer of Equitable Resources, Inc., a diversified natural gas company. Mr. Swoveland is also chairman of the board of directors of PDC Energy, Inc.

Clay Jeansonne

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Mark Ellis

7,278,020

Kolja Rockov

2,923,700

Arden Walker

2,923,700

David Rottino

1,983,750

Thomas Emmons

--

Jamin McNeil

--

Candice Wells

--

David Dunlap

--

Michael Linn

10,700,800

Stephen Hadden

--

Joseph McCoy

--

Jeffrey Swoveland

--

Clay Jeansonne

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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