People: Mitcham Industries Inc (MIND.O)

MIND.O on Nasdaq

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29 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Blum

56 2004 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Billy Mitcham

66 2004 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Capps

60 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance, Director

Guy Malden

62 2004 Executive Vice President - Marine Systems

Paul Rogers

64 2001 Vice President - Business Development

Robert Albers

73 2008 Independent Director

Randal Lewis

71 1995 Independent Director

John Schwalbe

70 1994 Independent Director

Jack Lascar

Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Blum

Mr. Peter H. Blum is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Mitcham Industries, Inc since July 8, 2004. Mr. Blum is Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-President of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co., Inc., an investment banking firm, where he has been employed since 2004. Prior to 2004, Mr. Blum was a senior investment banker with various Wall Street firms. Mr. Blum started his career with Arthur Young & Co. as a Certified Public Accountant and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Blum has over 30 years of experience as an investment banker in the energy industry during which time he provided consultation and advice to a variety of companies. He also has extensive experience in financial and capital markets. Our Board believes that Mr. Blum’s experience supports its efforts in overseeing and advising on corporate strategy and financial matters, enabling him to effectively serve as a director.

Billy Mitcham

Mr. Billy F. Mitcham, Jr., is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Mitcham Industries Inc. He has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since our inception in 1987. From 1987 until July 2004, Mr. Mitcham also served as Chairman of our Board. Mr. Mitcham has more than 35 years of experience in the geophysical industry. From 1979 to 1987, he served in various management capacities with Mitcham Associates, an unrelated equipment leasing company. From 1975 to 1979, Mr. Mitcham served in various capacities with Halliburton Services, primarily in oilfield services. As our President and CEO, Mr. Mitcham brings significant senior leadership and extensive industry and technical experience to our Board. Our Board believes that this experience enables Mr. Mitcham to effectively serve as a director.

Robert Capps

Mr. Robert P. Capps is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance, Director of Mitcham Industries, Inc. He has been a member of our Board since July 2004. In June 2006, Mr. Capps was appointed as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From July 1999 until May 2006, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TeraForce Technology Corporation, a publicly-held provider of defense electronics products. From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Capps was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dynamex, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed supplier of same-day transportation services. Prior to his employment with Dynamex, Mr. Capps was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hadson Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange-listed energy company. Mr. Capps is a Certified Public Accountant and was formerly with Arthur Young & Co. Mr. Capps holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the University of Oklahoma. Mr. Capps has over 35 years of financial experience, including more than 20 years as chief financial officer for public companies, including ours. Our Board believes that Mr. Capps’ experience allows him to offer valuable perspectives on our corporate planning, budgeting, and financial reporting, thereby enabling him to effectively serve as a director.

Guy Malden

Mr. Guy Malden is Executive Vice President - Marine Systems of Mitcham Industries, Inc since January 2004. Mr. Malden has over 35 years of experience in the geophysical industry and has been with Mitcham Industries since 2002. From 1999 to 2002, he served as Vice President of Operations for American International Exploration Group. From 1993 to 1999, he served in various management capacities with several seismic equipment manufacturers, most notably Syntron, Inc. From 1975 to 1993, Mr. Malden served in various field and management capacities with Geophysical Service Inc./Halliburton Geophysical Services. Mr. Malden holds a degree in Marine Geology from Long Island University.

Paul Rogers

Mr. Paul Guy Rogers is Vice President - Business Development of Mitcham Industries, Inc since October 2001. From February 1993 to September 2001, Mr. Rogers served as Senior Sales Representative with Geo Space LP, a worldwide manufacturer of geophysical equipment, with responsibilities for sales in the U.S. and Latin America. Mr. Rogers has more than 25 years of experience in the geophysical industry.

Robert Albers

Mr. Robert John Albers is Independent Director of Mitcham Industries, Inc since January 31, 2008. Mr. Albers currently manages Bob Albers Consulting whereby he acts as corporate management advisor to the management of the Sercel Group, a global manufacturer of geophysical equipment. From 1995 to 2002, he was Executive Vice President of Sercel, Inc. From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Albers served as Vice President and General Manager of Halliburton Geophysical Products. In 1982, he joined Geosource, Inc. and served as President and General Manager, Operations and Technology Group; from 1963 to 1982, he held various management and leadership roles at Chevron Oil Company. Mr. Albers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from Lehigh University. Mr. Albers has more than 30 years of experience as a manager and executive in the seismic industry. He possesses broad technical and financial expertise in the seismic industry. Our Board believes that Mr. Albers’ significant senior leadership and industry-specific experience enables him to effectively serve as a director.

Randal Lewis

Dr. Randal Dean Lewis is Independent Director of Mitcham Industries, Inc. He retired in 2011 as Professor of Marketing at Sam Houston State University. From June 2008 until his retirement, Dr. Lewis served as the Vice President of Finance and Administration at Sam Houston State University. From October 1995 to June 2008, he was the Dean of the Business School at Sam Houston State University. From 1987 to October 1995, Dr. Lewis was the Associate Dean and Professor of Marketing at Sam Houston State University. Prior to 1987, Dr. Lewis held a number of executive positions in the banking and finance industries. Dr. Lewis brings to our Board not only broad business experience and management expertise, but also a unique perspective gained from serving in various positions at a state university. Our Board believes that this experience enables Dr. Lewis to effectively serve as a director.

John Schwalbe

Mr. John F. Schwalbe is Independent Director of Mitcham Industries, Inc. Mr. Schwalbe has had a professional career in public accounting for more than 30 years. Mr. Schwalbe’s experience includes auditing of oil and gas exploration and production enterprises, school districts and various banking institutions. Prior to his retirement in 2007, Mr. Schwalbe was in private practice for more than 25 years, with a primary emphasis on tax planning, consultation and compliance. Mr. Schwalbe is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Midwestern University. Our Board believes that Mr. Schwalbe’s extensive financial and accounting experience, including that related to the energy industry, enables him to effectively serve as a director.

Jack Lascar

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Peter Blum

--

Billy Mitcham

1,301,250

Robert Capps

604,042

Guy Malden

590,440

Paul Rogers

462,189

Robert Albers

--

Randal Lewis

--

John Schwalbe

--

Jack Lascar

--
As Of 30 Jan 2014

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Peter Blum

0 0

Billy Mitcham

439,500 9,037,997

Robert Capps

58,333 817,080

Guy Malden

79,832 1,044,920

Paul Rogers

64,900 1,332,937

Robert Albers

0 0

Randal Lewis

0 0

John Schwalbe

0 0

Jack Lascar

0 0
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