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Laredo Petroleum Inc (LPI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Randy Foutch

64 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Buterbaugh

61 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kenneth Dornblaser

61 2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Patrick Curth

64 2006 Senior Vice President - Exploration and Land

Daniel Schooley

60 2016 Senior Vice President - Operations

Michael Beyer

40 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Edmund Segner

62 Lead Independent Director

Peter Kagan

48 2007 Independent Director

James Levy

40 2007 Independent Director

B.Z. Parker

68 2007 Independent Director

Pamela Pierce

61 2007 Independent Director

Myles Scoggins

68 2012 Independent Director

Donald Wolf

72 2010 Independent Director

Ron Hagood

2015 Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Randy Foutch

Mr. Randy A. Foutch serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Foutch is Laredo's founder and has served as Laredo's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since that time. He also served as Laredo's President from October 2006 to July 2008. Mr. Foutch has over 31 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to our 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. (where he is a member of its audit and nominating and corporate governance committees). Mr. Foutch is also a member of the National Petroleum Council and the Advisory Council of the Energy Institute at the University of Texas, Austin. From 2013 until his resignation in June 2015, he served on the board of directors of Cheniere Energy, Inc. 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.

Richard Buterbaugh

Mr. Richard C. Buterbaugh serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. He joined the Company in June 2012 and has served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer since December 2012. He served as Senior Vice President—Investor Relations from June 2012 to December 2012. 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 Laredo, as well as after leaving Kerr-McGee Corp. and prior to joining Quicksilver Resources, Inc., he was a consultant for oil and gas finance and management projects. Mr. Buterbaugh has 40 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.

Kenneth Dornblaser

Mr. Kenneth E. Dornblaser serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel of the company. 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.

Patrick Curth

Mr. Patrick J. Curth serves as Senior Vice President - Exploration and Land of the company, 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 2000, 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.

Daniel Schooley

Mr. Daniel C. Schooley serves as Senior Vice President - Operations of the Company. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Schooley served as the Company's Senior Vice President - Midstream and Marketing since February 2014 and prior to that as the Company's Vice President of Marketing since 2007. During his time with the Company, Mr. Schooley has been in charge of the Company's midstream infrastructure construction and operations as well as all marketing activities. Mr. Schooley does not have a family relationship with any director or executive officer of the Company.

Michael Beyer

Mr. Michael T. Beyer serves as Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company. Mr. Beyer joined Laredo in September 2007 and has served as Vice President—Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since April 2014. He served as Laredo's Controller from February 2012 to April 2014 and in various accounting roles from September 2007 to February 2012. Mr. Beyer has more than 15 years of experience in accounting, with the majority in the energy industry. Prior to joining Laredo, he worked in the tax field and spent five years at a private energy company, from 2002 to 2007. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 2002.

Edmund Segner

Mr. Edmund P. Segner serves as Lead Independent Director of the company, 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. 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, a publicly traded oil and gas company primarily active in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States, since August 2009 (where he serves on the audit, compensation and reserves & EHS committees). He has also served on the board of directors of Archrock Partners, L.P. (formerly Exterran Partners, L.P.), a publicly traded master limited partnership that provides natural gas contract operations services, since May 2009 (where he serves on the audit, compensation and conflicts committees). In February 2014, Mr. Segner also became a member of the board of directors of Midcoast Holdings, L.L.C., the general partner of Midcoast Energy Partners, L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership (an affiliate of Enbridge Energy Company, Inc.), where he serves on the conflicts committee. 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 also currently 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 serves as an Independent Director of the company, 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. He is also a member of Warburg Pincus' Executive Management Group. Mr. Kagan is currently on the board of directors of AAG Energy Holdings Ltd. (formerly Asian American Gas Ltd.), Antero Resources Corporation (where he serves as the lead director for the governance and nominating committee), Antero Midstream Partners LP, Brigham Resources LLC, Canbriam Energy, Inc. (where he serves on the human resources committee), Delonex Energy, Hawkwood Energy LLC, MEG Energy (where he serves on the nominating and governance committee), Navitas Midstream Partners, LLC and Venari Resources LLC (where he serves on the finance committee). He previously served on the board of directors of Broad Oak Energy, Inc. ("Broad Oak"), Targa Resources, Inc., Targa Resources Partners L.P., Lariat and Latigo. Mr. Kagan is a director of Resources for the Future and a trustee of Milton Academy. 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 serves as an Independent Director of the company, since May 2007. James R. Levy has served as one of our (or our predecessor's) directors since May 2007. He joined Warburg Pincus in 2006 and focuses on investments in the energy industry. He is a Partner of Warburg Pincus & Co. and a Managing Director of Warburg Pincus. 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 is currently serving on the board of directors of Antero Resources Corporation (where he serves on the audit and compensation committees), Black Swan Energy Ltd., Brigham Resources LLC, EnStorage, Inc., Hawkwood Energy LLC, Independence Resources Management LLC and Terra Energy Partners. 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 serves as an Independent Director of the company, 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 LLC, the general partner of Williams Partners LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership, 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 serves as an Independent Director of the company, 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.

Myles Scoggins

Dr. Myles W. Scoggins serves as an Independent Director of the company, 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 serves as an Independent Director of the company, since February 2010. Mr. Wolf served as the Chief Executive Officer of Quantum Resources Management from 2006 to 2009 and served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of the fund until year-end 2014 when it merged with Breitburn Energy Partners LLC, a publicly traded oil and gas company, where he currently serves as a director. He is currently Chairman of the board of Enduring Resources, LLC and a director of Aspect Energy, LLC. 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. Mr. Wolf graduated from Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Ron Hagood