People: Laredo Petroleum Inc (LPI)

LPI on New York Consolidated

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22 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Randy Foutch

62 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jay Still

52 2013 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Richard Buterbaugh

56 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kenneth Dornblaser

2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Dan Schooley

2014 Senior Vice President - Midstream and Marketing

Patrick Curth

61 2006 Senior Vice President - Exploration and Land

Michael Beyer

38 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Edmund Segner

60 Lead Independent Director

Peter Kagan

45 2007 Independent Director

James Levy

38 2007 Independent Director

B.Z. Parker

66 2007 Independent Director

Pamela Pierce

59 2007 Independent Director

Francis Rooney

60 2010 Independent Director

Myles Scoggins

66 2012 Independent Director

Donald Wolf

70 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Randy Foutch

Mr. Randy A. Foutch is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc. He also served as Company's President from October 2006 to July 2008. Mr. Foutch has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to Company's formation, Mr. Foutch founded Latigo Petroleum, Inc. ("Latigo") in 2001 and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer until it was sold to Pogo Producing Co. in May 2006. Previous to Latigo, Mr. Foutch founded Lariat Petroleum, Inc. ("Lariat") in 1996 and served as its President until January 2001 when it was sold to Newfield Exploration, Inc. He is currently serving on the board of directors of Helmerich & Payne, Inc. and is also a member of its audit, governance and nominating and corporate committees. Mr. Foutch is also a member of the National Petroleum Council, America's Natural Gas Alliance and the Advisory Council of the Energy Institute at the University of Texas, Austin. From 2006 to August 2011, he served on the board of directors of Bill Barrett Corporation and from 2006 to 2008, on the board of directors of MacroSolve, Inc. Mr. Foutch also serves on the University of Tulsa Board of Trustees and several nonprofit and private industry boards. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Texas and a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Houston.

Jay Still

Mr. Jay P. Still has been appointed as President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., effective July 8, 2013. Mr. Still brings nearly three decades of experience to Laredo including the past 18 years with Pioneer Natural Resources and predecessor company Parker & Parsley Petroleum Company. Most recently, he oversaw the development and growth of Pioneer's assets in South Texas (primarily Eagle Ford Shale) as well as in the Rockies, Alaska, Barnett Shale, West Panhandle and the Mid-Continent, and was responsible for Pioneer's Corporate Engineering, EFS Midstream, and Sustainable Development Department. Earlier in his career, Mr. Still spent 10 years with Mobil Oil Corporation. Mr. Still earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University and a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University.

Richard Buterbaugh

Mr. Richard C. Buterbaugh is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., since March 2013. He joined the Company in June 2012 as Senior Vice President - Investor Relations and will continue to be responsible for the Company's investor relations activities. From March 2007 to June 2011, he was Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Planning at Quicksilver Resources, Inc. From November 1989 to August 2006, he was with Kerr-McGee Corp., most recently as Vice President of Corporate Planning and previously as Vice President of Investor Relations and Communications. After leaving Quicksilver Resources, Inc. and prior to joining the Company, he was a consultant for oil and gas finance and management projects. Mr. Buterbaugh has 35 years of corporate finance, planning and investor relations experience in the oil and gas industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Colorado - Boulder.

Kenneth Dornblaser

Mr. Kenneth E. Dornblaser is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc. He joined Laredo in June 2011 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Immediately prior to joining Laredo, Mr. Dornblaser was a shareholder in the Johnson & Jones law firm, which he co-founded in March 1994. Prior to co-founding Johnson & Jones, Mr. Dornblaser had been engaged in the private practice of law in Tulsa, Oklahoma, since 1980. Mr. Dornblaser graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and the University of Oklahoma where he received his Juris Doctorate degree.

Dan Schooley

Mr. Dan C. Schooley is the Senior Vice President - Midstream and Marketing of the Company. Mr. Schooley has more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining Laredo, he was Vice President of gas supply at Superior Pipeline and was Vice President, Marketing and Risk Management at Latigo Petroleum, a company founded by Randy Foutch. He also spent 15 years with Oxley Petroleum where he oversaw the spin-out of the midstream business and was President of the successor company, Lumen. Mr. Schooley earned a Master of Science in Resource Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Forestry, both from Oklahoma State University.

Patrick Curth

Mr. Patrick J. Curth is Senior Vice President - Exploration and Land of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., since October 2006. He has been involved in exploration and development projects in the Mid-Continent area for over three decades. Prior to joining Laredo, Mr. Curth joined Latigo in 2000 as Exploration Manager and served as Vice President - Exploration when Latigo was sold in May 2006. From 1997 to 2001, he was the Vice President - Exploration at Lariat. Mr. Curth holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geology from Windham College, a Masters Degree in Geological Sciences from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and a second Masters Degree in Environmental Sciences from Oklahoma State University.

Michael Beyer

Mr. Michael T. Beyer is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company. Mr. Beyer joined the Company in 2007. He previously served as the Controller for the Company since 2012 and prior to that was the Manager of Financial Accounting for the Company from 2008 to 2012 and Senior Accountant from 2007 to 2008. He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Edmund Segner

Mr. Edmund P. Segner is Lead Independent Director of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., since August 2011. Mr. Segner currently is a professor in the practice of engineering management in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University in Houston, Texas, a position he has held since July 2006 and full time since July 2007. In 2008, Mr. Segner retired from EOG Resources, Inc. ("EOG"), a publicly traded independent oil and gas exploration and production company. Among the positions he held at EOG were President, Chief of Staff, and director from 1999 to 2007. From March 2003 through June 2007, he also served as the Principal Financial Officer of EOG. He has been a member of the board of directors of Bill Barrett Corporation, an oil and gas company primarily active in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States, since August 2009, and of Exterran Partners, L.P., a master limited partnership that provides natural gas contract operations services, since May 2009. From August 2009 until October 2011, Mr. Segner was a member of the board of directors of Seahawk Drilling, Inc., an offshore oil and natural gas drilling company. He serves as a member of the board or as a trustee for several non-profit organizations. Mr. Segner graduated from Rice University with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering and received an M.A. degree in economics from the University of Houston. He is a certified public accountant.

Peter Kagan

Mr. Peter R. Kagan is an Independent Director of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., since July 2007. He has been with Warburg Pincus since 1997 where he leads the firm's investment activities in energy and natural resources. He is a Partner of Warburg Pincus & Co. and a Managing Director of Warburg Pincus LLC. He is also a member of Warburg Pincus' Executive Management Group. Mr. Kagan is currently on the board of directors of Antero Resources LLC, Asian American Gas Limited (f/k/a China CBM Investment Holdings, Ltd.), Canbriam Energy, Inc., Fairfield Energy Limited, Hawkwood Energy LLC, MEG Energy Corp., Targa Resources, Inc., Targa Resources Partners L.P. and Venari Resources LLC. He previously served on the board of directors of Broad Oak, Lariat and Latigo. Mr. Kagan received a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Harvard College and Juris Doctorate and Master of Business Administration degrees with honors from the University of Chicago.

James Levy

Mr. James R. Levy is an Independent Director of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., since May 2007. He joined Warburg Pincus in 2006 and focuses on investments in the energy industry. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, he worked as an Associate at Kohlberg & Company, a middle market private equity investment firm, from 2002 to 2006, and as an Analyst and Associate at Wasserstein Perella & Co. from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Levy currently serves on the board of directors of Black Swan Energy Ltd., a privately held oil and gas exploration and production company, EnStorage, Inc., a privately held energy storage system development company, Hawkwood Energy LLC, a private start-up exploration and production company, and Suniva, Inc., a private company that manufactures solar cells for use in power generation. He is a former director of Broad Oak. Mr. Levy received a Bachelor of Arts in history from Yale University.

B.Z. Parker

Mr. B.Z. Parker is an Independent Director of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., since May 2007. Mr. Parker joined Phillips Petroleum Company in 1970 where he held various engineering positions in exploration and production in the United States and abroad. He later served in numerous executive positions at Phillips Petroleum Company and in 2000, he was named Executive Vice President for Worldwide Production & Operations. He retired from Phillips Petroleum Company in this position in November 2002. Mr. Parker served on the board of Williams Partners GP from August 2005 to September 2010 where he also served as chairman of the conflicts and audit committees. He served on the board of directors of Latigo from January 2003 to May 2006 where he also served as chairman of the audit committee. Mr. Parker is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

Pamela Pierce

Ms. Pamela S. Pierce is an Independent Director of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., since May 2007. She has been a partner at Ztown Investments, Inc. since 2005, focused on investments in domestic oil and natural gas non-working interests. She also serves as Vice Chair of the Michael Baker, Inc. board of directors and is a member of the Scientific Drilling International, Inc. board of directors. From 2002 to 2004, she was the President of Huber Energy, an operating company of J.M. Huber Corporation. From 2000 to 2002, she was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Houston-based Mirant Americas Energy Capital and Production Company. She has also held a variety of managerial positions with ARCO Oil and Gas Company, ARCO Alaska and Vastar Resources. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Business Administration in Corporate Finance from the University of Dallas.

Francis Rooney

Ambassador Francis Rooney is an Independent Director of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., since February 2010. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Rooney Holdings, Inc. since 1984, and of Manhattan Construction Group, Tulsa, since 2008, which is engaged in road and bridge construction, civil works and building construction and construction management in the United States, Mexico and the Central America/Caribbean region. From 2005 through 2008, he served as the United States Ambassador to the Holy See, appointed by President George W. Bush. Ambassador Rooney currently serves on the boards of directors of Helmerich & Payne, Inc. and VETRA Energy Group, Bogota, Colombia. He is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Panama Canal Authority, Republic of Panama, the Board of the Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation, the INCAE Presidential Advisory Council and the Board of Visitors of the University of Oklahoma International Programs. Ambassador Rooney graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts and from Georgetown University Law Center with a Juris Doctorate. He is a member of the District of Columbia and Texas Bar Associations.

Myles Scoggins

Dr. Myles W. Scoggins is an Independent Director of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., since May 22, 2012. In June 2006, Dr. Scoggins was appointed President of the Colorado School of Mines, an engineering and science research university with ties to the oil and gas industry. Dr. Scoggins retired in April 2004 after a 34-year career with Mobil Corporation and ExxonMobil Corporation, where he held senior executive positions in the upstream oil and gas business. From December 1999 to April 2004, he served as Executive Vice President of ExxonMobil Production Co. Prior to the merger of Mobil and Exxon in December 1999, he was President, International Exploration & Production and Global Exploration and an officer and member of the executive committee of Mobil Oil Corporation. He has been a member of the board of directors of Venoco, Inc., an oil and gas production company, since June 2007, Cobalt International Energy, an independent oil exploration and production company focusing on the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico and offshore Angola and Gabon in West Africa, since March 2010, QEP Resources, Inc., an independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company with operations focused in the Rocky Mountain and Midcontinent regions of the United States, since July 2010 and currently serves as a member of the National Advisory Council of the United States Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory. From February 2005 until June 2010, Dr. Scoggins was a member of the board of directors of Questar Corporation, a Rockies-based integrated natural gas company, and from March 2005 until August 2011, he was a member of the board of directors of Trico Marine Services, Inc., an integrated provider of subsea, trenching and marine support vessels and services. Dr. Scoggins has a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from The University of Tulsa.

Donald Wolf

Mr. Donald D. Wolf is an Independent Director of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., since February 2010. Mr. Wolf currently serves as the Chairman of the general partner of QR Energy, LP., which is a master limited partnership operated by Quantum Resources Management. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Quantum Resources Management from 2006 to 2009. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Aspect Energy, LLC from 2004 to 2006. Prior to joining Aspect, Mr. Wolf served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Westport Resources Corporation from 1996 to 2004. He is currently a director of the general partner of MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P., Enduring Resources, LLC, Ute Energy, LLC, and Aspect Energy, LLC. Mr. Wolf graduated from Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Randy Foutch

5,285,760

Jay Still

2,706,610

Richard Buterbaugh

2,022,750

Kenneth Dornblaser

1,346,380

Dan Schooley

--

Patrick Curth

1,607,000

Michael Beyer

--

Edmund Segner

--

Peter Kagan

--

James Levy

--

B.Z. Parker

--

Pamela Pierce

--

Francis Rooney

--

Myles Scoggins

--

Donald Wolf

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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