People: Magnum Hunter Resources Corp (MHR)

MHR on New York Consolidated

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20 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gary Evans

57 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Daches

47 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

R Dawson

57 2012 Executive Vice President, President - Williston Basin Division

James Denny

66 2012 Executive Vice President, President - Appalachian Division

Hershal Ferguson

48 2013 Executive Vice President - Exploration

Paul Johnston

59 2010 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Donald Kirkendall

57 2010 Senior Vice President; Senior Vice President of Eureka Hunter Pipeline, LLC.

Joe McClaugherty

62 2013 Lead Independent Director

J Bailes

65 2006 Independent Director

Victor Carrillo

49 2011 Independent Director

Rocky Duckworth

63 2013 Independent Director

Stephen Hurley

64 2011 Independent Director

Jeffrey Swanson

58 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gary Evans

Mr. Gary C. Evans is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation, since May 23, 2009. Mr. Evans was appointed as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in May 2009. Mr. Evans previously founded and served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Hunter Resources, Inc., or MHRI, an unrelated NYSE-listed company of similar name, for twenty years before selling MHRI to Cimarex Energy for approximately $2.2 billion in June 2005. In 2005, Mr. Evans founded Wind Energy, LLC, a renewable energy company which was subsequently acquired in December 2006 by GreenHunter Resources, Inc., or GreenHunter, an NYSE MKT-listed company focusing on oil field water management and clean water technologies active in the unconventional resource plays. Mr. Evans has served as Chairman of GreenHunter since December 2006, and as interim Chief Executive Officer of GreenHunter since January 15, 2014. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of GreenHunter from December 2006 through December 2012. Mr. Evans serves as an individual trustee of TEL Offshore Trust, a publicly-listed oil and gas trust, and is a director of Novavax Inc., a NASDAQ-listed clinical-stage vaccine biotechnology company. Mr. Evans was recognized by Ernst & Young LLP as the Southwest Area 2004 Entrepreneur of the Year for the Energy Sector and was subsequently inducted into the World Hall of Fame for Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs. Mr. Evans was also recognized as the Energy Industry Leader of the year in 2013 and chosen by Finance Monthly in 2013 as one of the most respected CEO's. Mr. Evans was recently chosen as the Best CEO in the "Large Company" category by Texas Top Producers in 2013. He additionally won the Deal Maker of the Year Award in 2013 by Finance Monthly. Mr. Evans serves on the Board of the Maguire Energy Institute at Southern Methodist University and speaks regularly at energy industry conferences around the world on the current affairs of the oil and gas business.

Joseph Daches

Mr. Joseph C. Daches has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation effective July 22, 2013. Mr. Daches has more than 20 years of regulatory compliance, financial reporting, technical accounting, management and oil and gas accounting experience, primarily within the energy industry. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Daches had served as Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Energy & Exploration Partners, Inc. since September 2012 and as a director of that company since April 2013. He previously served as a partner and Managing Director of the Willis Consulting Group, LLC, from January 2012 to September 2012. From October 2003 to December 2011, Mr. Daches served as the Director of E&P Advisory Services at Sirius Solutions, LLC, where he was primarily responsible for financial reporting, technical, and oil and gas accounting and the overall management of the E&P advisory services practice. Mr. Daches earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Wilkes University in Pennsylvania, and he is a certified public accountant in good standing with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

R Dawson

Mr. R. Glenn Dawson is an Executive Vice President, President - Williston Basin Division of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation. Mr. Dawson joined the Company in May 2011 when it acquired NuLoch Resources, Inc., renamed Williston Hunter Canada, Inc., a company for which Mr. Dawson had served as President and CEO. He has over 30 years of experience in oil and gas exploration in North America. His principal responsibilities have involved the generation and evaluation of drilling prospects and production acquisition opportunities. In the early stages of his career, Mr. Dawson was employed as an exploration geologist by Sundance Oil and Gas, Inc., a public company located in Denver, Colorado, concentrating on their Canadian operations. From December 1985 to September 1998, Mr. Dawson held a variety of managerial and technical positions with Summit Resources, a then-public Canadian oil and gas exploration and production company, including Vice President of Exploration, Exploration Manager and Chief Geologist. He served as Vice President of Exploration with PanAtlas Energy Inc., a then-public Canadian oil and gas exploration and production company, from 1999 until its acquisition by Velvet Exploration Ltd. in July 2000. Mr. Dawson was a co-founder and Vice President of Exploration of TriLoch Resources Inc., a then-public Canadian oil and gas exploration company, from 2001 to 2005, until it was acquired by Enerplus Resources Fund. As a result of the sale of TriLoch Resources Inc. to Enerplus Resources Fund, Mr. Dawson founded NuLoch Resources, Inc. in 2005. Mr. Dawson graduated in 1980 from Weber State University of Utah with a Bachelor's degree in Geology and attended the University of Calgary from 1980 to 1982 in the Masters Program for Geology.

James Denny

Mr. James W. Denny III, is an Executive Vice President, President - Appalachian Division of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation. Mr. Denny has served as an Executive Vice President of the Company since March 2008. Mr. Denny brings more than 35 years of industry related experience to the Company. Prior to joining Magnum Hunter, Mr. Denny served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Energy Management Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harken Energy Corporation from January 2005 to October 2007. Mr. Denny served in various positions of responsibility during his tenure with Harken Energy Corporation from 1998 to 2005. In his capacity as President and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Energy Management, Mr. Denny was responsible for all facets of Gulf Energy Management's North American operations. He is a registered Professional Engineer (Louisiana) and is a Certified Earth Scientist. He is also a member of various industry associations, including the American Petroleum Institute, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers. He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette with a B. S. in Petroleum Engineering.

Hershal Ferguson

Mr. Hershal C. Ferguson III, is an Executive Vice President - Exploration of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation. Mr. Ferguson has served as an Executive Vice President of the Company since October 2009 and was President of our Eagle Ford Shale Division from 2011 until April 2013. Mr. Ferguson was formerly the President of Sharon Resources, Inc. from September 1999 until the company was acquired by Magnum Hunter in October 2009 and subsequently renamed Eagle Ford Hunter, Inc. As President of Sharon Resources, Inc., Mr. Ferguson's responsibilities included supervision of the day-to-day activities of that company, budget planning for operations, supervision of the development of exploratory projects within numerous basins and involvement in extensive field studies and trend analysis, using advanced drilling and completion technology. Mr. Ferguson brings more than 20 years of exploration and development experience in several major U.S. basins to the Company. Mr. Ferguson served on the board of Sharon Resources, Inc. and Sharon Energy Ltd. from September 1999 to October 2009. Mr. Ferguson served on the board for Diaz Resources, Inc. from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Ferguson is a third-generation geologist with a degree in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin.

Paul Johnston

Mr. Paul M. Johnston is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation. Mr. Johnston has over 30 years of increasing responsibility and management experience in all facets of general corporate, finance, securities and regulatory related legal matters. He is a former partner with the Dallas-based law firm, Thompson & Knight, LLP, representing both private and publicly held companies during his twenty-year career with the firm. Mr. Johnston also had ten years of in-house counsel experience before joining Magnum Hunter, including his service as Vice President and Corporate Counsel for an NYSE-listed Fortune 250 company from 2000 to 2007, and his service as General Counsel for Links Business Capital, LP, the manager for an SEC-registered investment advisor involved in the management of onshore and offshore hedge funds, from 2007 to 2010. A 1977 graduate of Texas Tech University, Mr. Johnston received his Juris Doctorate from Texas Tech University in 1980.

Donald Kirkendall

Mr. Donald L. Kirkendall is Senior Vice President of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation., and Senior Vice President of Eureka Hunter Pipeline, LLC., a subsidiary of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation. Mr. Kirkendall has served as a Senior Vice President of the Company since September 2009. Prior to serving in his current roles, Mr. Kirkendall served as President of Magnum Hunter from March 2006 to September 2009 and as Executive Vice President of Magnum Hunter from August 2005 to March 2006. Mr. Kirkendall also served on the Company's Board from August 2005 to September 2009. Prior to his employment with Magnum Hunter in August 2005, Mr. Kirkendall was self-employed as a consultant focused on oil and gas upstream and midstream operations. Mr. Kirkendall brings more than 32 years of diversified energy experience to Magnum Hunter. His background includes interstate pipeline business along with natural gas marketing and exploration experience. He co-founded and managed a successful natural gas marketing company along with an associated exploration company that specialized in drilling Texas Gulf Coast and South Texas oil and gas prospects. Mr. Kirkendall received his B.B.A. from Southwest Texas State University.

Joe McClaugherty

Mr. Joe L. McClaugherty is Lead Independent Director of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation. Mr. McClaugherty is a senior partner of McClaugherty & Silver, P.C., a full service firm engaged in the practice of civil law located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has practiced law for 38 years and has a Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent and is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Prior to founding McClaugherty & Silver, P.C. in 1992, he was the Managing Partner of the Santa Fe office of Kemp, Smith, Duncan & Hammond, and, earlier, of Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb. Mr. McClaugherty has served on numerous boards of both international and domestic companies. He received a BBA with Honors from the University of Texas in 1973 and a JD with Honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 1976. He is admitted to the Bars of the State of New Mexico, State of Texas, State of Colorado, United States Federal District Court for the State of New Mexico, United States Federal District Court for the State of Colorado, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

J Bailes

Mr. J. Raleigh Bailes Sr., CPA, is an Independent Director of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation, since March 1, 2006. Mr. Bailes has been a partner of Bailes, Bates & Associates, LLP, a tax and accounting firm, since March 2003. Between November 1999 and March 2003, Mr. Bailes owned and managed J. Raleigh Bailes, CPA, a tax and accounting firm. Mr. Bailes is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court and is licensed by the State of Texas as a certified public accountant.

Victor Carrillo

Honourable Victor G. Carrillo is an Independent Director of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation since January 5, 2011. Mr. Carrillo currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer and a director of Zion Oil & Gas, Inc., or Zion, a company engaged in onshore oil and gas exploration in Israel, a position he has held since October 2011. Mr. Carrillo has also served as a director of Zion since September 2010, and he served as an executive vice president and a director of Zion from January 2011 to October 2011. From 2003 to 2010, Mr. Carrillo served as a commissioner on the Texas Railroad Commission, overseeing the Texas oil and gas sector. Currently, Mr. Carrillo serves as Chairman of the West Texas Energy Consortium and is also on the Advisory Board of the Maguire Energy Institute at Southern Methodist University. During his time of service on the Texas Railroad Commission, Mr. Carrillo also served as Chairman of the Governor's Texas Energy Planning Council, Chairman of the Outer Continental Shelf Advisory Committee to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Vice Chairman of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, and as a member of the Committee on Gas for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. Mr. Carrillo received a B.S. in geology from Hardin-Simmons University, an M.S. in geology from Baylor University, a Juris Doctorate with emphasis in both environmental and oil and gas law from the University of Houston Law Center and an honorary Doctorate from Hardin-Simmons University.

Rocky Duckworth

Mr. Rocky L. Duckworth CPA, is an Independent Director of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation. Mr. Duckworth brings more than 40 years of regulatory compliance, financial reporting (including internal controls over financial reporting), technical accounting and oil and gas accounting experience to the Board. Currently, Mr. Duckworth serves as a director of Northern Tier Energy GP LLC, the general partner of Northern Tier Energy LP. Mr. Duckworth retired from KPMG LLP in September 2010 after more than 38 years of service, including more than 29 years as a partner. From 2000 to September 2010, Mr. Duckworth served global energy clients, and he was the energy industry leader of the audit practice in KPMG's Houston office until 2006. Prior to relocating to Houston, Mr. Duckworth was the Managing Partner of KPMG's Oklahoma City office from 1987 to 2000. Mr. Duckworth was the partner in charge of the audit practice in Oklahoma City from 1984 until 1987. Mr. Duckworth earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with honors from Oklahoma State University. Mr. Duckworth was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army upon graduation from Oklahoma State University. In May 2011, Mr. Duckworth was appointed by the Governor as a member of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy and is a certified public accountant in the State of Texas.

Stephen Hurley

Mr. Stephen C. Hurley is an Independent Director of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation since October 2011. Mr. Hurley has 38 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He also serves on the board of directors of Brigham Resources, LLC, a privately held oil and gas company. He is a former member of the board of directors of Brigham Exploration Company, serving from December 2002 to December 2011 when the company was sold to Statoil ASA for $4.6 billion. He also served on the audit and compensation committees of Brigham Exploration Company. Mr. Hurley is a former President and board member of Hunt Oil Company, having been associated with Hunt Oil Company from August 2001 to February 2012. Prior to joining Hunt Oil Company, Mr. Hurley served as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President and a member of the board of directors for Chieftain International, Inc. from August 1995 to August 2001, when Hunt Oil Company bought Chieftain International, Inc. Prior to joining Chieftain International, Inc., Mr. Hurley was Executive Vice President of worldwide Exploration and Production for Murphy Exploration and Production Company. During his 16 year tenure at Murphy Exploration and Production Company, he held the positions of Senior Geologist, Exploration Manager, Vice President and Executive Vice President. From 1975 to 1980, Mr. Hurley was a geologist with Exxon Company USA, having been recruited out of college. Mr. Hurley holds both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in geology from the University of Arkansas and an advanced degree in business studies from Harvard University. He is a past President of both the Dallas Petroleum Club and Dallas Wildcatters Committee.

Jeffrey Swanson

Mr. Jeffrey S. Swanson is an Independent Director of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation since 2009. Mr. Swanson currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of GrailQuest Corp., a privately held company providing software and services to the oil and gas industry, a position he has held since January 1999. Mr. Swanson is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of Swanson Consulting Inc., a provider of geological and engineering geosciences studies for the oil and gas industry. He has been actively engaged in the exploration and production sectors of the oil and gas industry for over 30 years. Mr. Swanson co-founded Stratamodel, Inc., which developed the first commercially available 3-D geocellular technology, now a standard workflow tool in the oil and gas industry. He is co-author of two patents including ReservoirGrail, an increasingly used reservoir volumetric material balancing simulator. Mr. Swanson received his B.B.A. from Southern Methodist University and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), Houston Geological Society (HGS), Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) and the National Stripper Well Association (NSWA). He is an individual trustee of TEL Offshore Trust, a publicly-listed oil and gas trust. Mr. Swanson is a published author of several papers and articles regarding various technologies and methodologies used for enhancing and increasing the value of mature oil and gas fields.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Gary Evans

3,159,630

Joseph Daches

1,677,990

R Dawson

1,153,750

James Denny

1,344,450

Hershal Ferguson

1,165,210

Paul Johnston

--

Donald Kirkendall

278,500

Joe McClaugherty

--

J Bailes

--

Victor Carrillo

--

Rocky Duckworth

--

Stephen Hurley

--

Jeffrey Swanson

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Gary Evans

2,750,000 13,330,000

Joseph Daches

100,000 546,000

R Dawson

0 0

James Denny

227,500 988,275

Hershal Ferguson

100,000 657,000

Paul Johnston

0 0

Donald Kirkendall

0 0

Joe McClaugherty

0 0

J Bailes

0 0

Victor Carrillo

0 0

Rocky Duckworth

0 0

Stephen Hurley

0 0

Jeffrey Swanson

0 0
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