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Memorial Production Partners LP (MEMP.OQ)

MEMP.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jonathan Clarkson

66 2016 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

William Scarff

60 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Stillwell

79 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Christopher Cooper

48 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of the General Partner

Gregory Robbins

37 2014 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of the General Partner

Matthew Hoss

2016 Principal Accounting Officer

Jason Childress

36 2015 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

John Weinzierl

47 2016 Director

W. Brunson

70 2014 Independent Director of the General Partner

P. Michael Highum

65 2012 Independent Director of the General Partner

Biographies

Name Description

Jonathan Clarkson

Mr. Jonathan M. Clarkson has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was an Independent Director of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Memorial Production Partners LP. Mr. Clarkson recently retired as Chief Financial Officer for Matrix Oil Corporation effective January 1, 2016. He had served in that capacity since May 2012. Mr. Clarkson served as Chairman of the Houston Region of Texas Capital Bank from May 2009 until his retirement in December 2011. From 2003 to May 2009, he served as President and CEO of the Houston Region of Texas Capital Bank. From May 2001 to October 2002, Mr. Clarkson served as President, Chief Financial Officer and a director of Mission Resources Corp., an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. From 1999 through 2001, Mr. Clarkson served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Bargo Energy Company, a private company engaged in the acquisition and exploitation of onshore oil and natural gas properties, which merged with Mission Resources in May 2001. From 1987 to 1999, Mr. Clarkson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Ocean Energy Corp. and its predecessor company United Meridian Corporation. From October 2006 until December 2009, Mr. Clarkson served on the board of directors, was chairman of the audit committee, and was a member of the compensation committee of Edge Petroleum Corp., an oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Clarkson currently serves on the board of directors, is chairman of the audit committee, and is a member of the corporate governance committee, of Parker Drilling Company. This service began in January 2012. Since September 2010, Mr. Clarkson has served on the advisory board of Rivington Capital Advisors, LLC, an investment banking firm focused on upstream energy sector investments.

William Scarff

Mr. William (Bill) J. Scarff has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was President, Director of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Memorial Production Partners LP. Previously, Mr. Scarff served as President of MRD LLC from January 2014 to June 2014. From 2000 through January 2014, Mr. Scarff has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of several private exploration and production companies sponsored by NGP. From October 2010 until January 2014, Mr. Scarff was President and Chief Executive Officer of Propel Energy, LLC. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Seismic Ventures, Inc. from 2006 to 2009. From 2005 to 2014, Mr. Scarff was President and Chief Executive Officer of Proton Operating Company, LLC and from 1999 to 2005, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Proton Energy, LLC and its affiliates. From 1978 to 1999, Mr. Scarff held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in Marathon Oil Company, Anadarko Production Company, Burlington Resources, Texas Meridian Resource Corporation and Hilcorp Energy Company.

Robert Stillwell

Mr. Robert L. Stillwell, Jr., is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Memorial Production Partners LP. Previously, he served as Treasurer of MRD LLC from June 2012 to June 2014. From January 2011 to June 2012, Mr. Stillwell served as an investment banker at Citigroup in the Global Energy Group. From June 2010 to December 2010 and from July 2007 to June 2010, he worked in investment banking with UBS and Scotia Waterous, respectively. Mr. Stillwell began his career in the corporate finance group of EXCO Resources, Inc.

Christopher Cooper

Mr. Christopher S. Cooper is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Memorial Production Partners LP. Previously, he served in a variety of operational, technical and strategic planning positions with Marathon Oil Company since 1990. From August 2013 until November 2014, Mr. Cooper served as Director, Global Projects. From November 2011 until August 2013, he served as Director, Financial Planning/Operations. From July 2009 until November 2011, Mr. Cooper served as Asset Manager/Regional Vice President, Mid-Continent, and from May 2007 until July 2009, he served as Asset Manager, Powder River Basin.

Gregory Robbins

Mr. Gregory M. Robbins is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Memorial Production Partners LP. Previously, he served as our general partner’s Treasurer from June 2011 to April 2012 and Director of Corporate Development from April 2012 to January 2013. Mr. Robbins has also served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development of Memorial Resource since November 2014 and was Vice President, Corporate Development from April 2014 to November 2014. Previously, Mr. Robbins served as the Vice President of Corporate Development of MRD LLC from January 2013 to June 2014, Director of Corporate Development from April 2012 to January 2013, and Treasurer from June 2011 to April 2012. From October 2010 to April 2011, Mr. Robbins served as Vice President and Controller of Quality Electric Steel Castings, LP. Prior to that, he was a Vice President with Guggenheim Partners, LLC from April 2006 to September 2010. Mr. Robbins worked for Wells Fargo Energy Capital, LLC from 2004 to March 2006 and Comerica Bank, Inc. from 2002 to 2004.

Matthew Hoss

Jason Childress

Mr. Jason M. Childress has served as our general partner’s Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since July 2015. Mr. Childress has served as the Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Memorial Resource since January 2014 and the Assistant General Counsel of MRD LLC from January 2013 to June 2014. From 2007 to January 2013, Mr. Childress practiced corporate and securities law at Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld L.L.P. Prior to that, he held various positions in the audit practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

John Weinzierl

Mr. John A. Weinzierl is a Director of the Company. He was Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Memorial Production Partners LP. Previously, Mr. Weinzierl served as our general partner’s President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board from April 2011 to January 2014. Mr. Weinzierl also served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of Memorial Resource from January 2014 to January 2016. Previously, Mr. Weinzierl served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MRD LLC from April 2011 to January 2014 and then as Chief Executive Officer until June 2014. Prior to the completion of our initial public offering in December 2011, Mr. Weinzierl was a managing director and operating partner of NGP from December 2010. From July 1999 to December 2010, Mr. Weinzierl worked in various positions at NGP, where he became a managing director in December 2004. Mr. Weinzierl was appointed a venture partner of NGP from February 2012 to February 2013. From October 2006 until November 2011, Mr. Weinzierl was a director of Eagle Rock Energy G&P, LLC, the indirect general partner of Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P., a (i) natural gas gathering, processing and transportation company and (ii) developer of oil and natural gas properties, where he also served on the compensation committee. Mr. Weinzierl is a registered professional engineer in Texas.

W. Brunson

Mr. W. Donald Brunson is an Independent Director of general partner since December 2014. Subsequent to his retirement in 2012, Mr. Brunson has served as Chairman and Co-Founder of Bank of Houston from 2004 to 2012. From 2012 to 2014, he served as Chairman Emeritus of Bank of Houston. From 1996 to 2004, he held positions with American Prudential Capital, Inc. In 1994 and 1995, he served as President and was a board member and member of the executive management committee with Sunbelt National Bank. Prior to 1994, Mr. Brunson also held positions with Southwest Bank of Texas, Heights State Bank, Houston National Bank, Allied Bank of Texas, and Price Waterhouse & Co.

P. Michael Highum

Mr. P. Michael Highum is Independent Director of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Memorial Production Partners LP. Subsequent to his retirement in 2001, he has been primarily involved in managing his private investments. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Highum served as an advisor to Fidelity Investments, where he helped establish and develop FIML Natural Resources LLC, an oil and gas exploration and production company. He co-founded HS & Associates in 1978, which was the predecessor to the NYSE-listed HS Resources, Inc., an independent oil and gas exploration and production company (later sold to Kerr McGee Corporation in 2001), where he served as President and Director. From 1995 to 2001, Mr. Highum served as a Director (and President in 1999) of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association. Prior to HS & Associates, Mr. Highum practiced corporate law in the San Francisco office of Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, LLP.

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