People: Nighthawk Energy PLC (NGTE.L)

NGTE.L on London Stock Exchange

7.57GBp
20 Oct 2014
Price Change (% chg)

0.04p (+0.47%)
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Swindells

2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director, Company Secretary

Anders Elgerd

2012 Exploration Manager - US Operations

Michael Thomsen

60 2011 President - US Operations

Charles Wilson

56 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Richard McCullough

62 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Johan Claesson

63 2014 Non-Executive Director

Stuart Eaton

50 2010 Non-Executive Director

Ben Brewerton

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Swindells

Mr. Richard Swindells is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director, Company Secretary of Nighthawk Energy PLC. He joined Nighthawk in June 2011 having previously spent 15 years as an investment banker, the past five of which he has spent advising and raising equity for resources companies. Richard joined from Ambrian Partners where he was Head of Oil & Gas Corporate Finance having previously been CEO of Nabarro Wells & Co and director of Corporate Finance at Panmure Gordon. Richard has an economics degree from Birmingham University and holds the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment diploma.

Anders Elgerd

Anders Elgerd is the Exploration manager,US Operations .Anders has over 32 years of experience in petroleum exploration and development in the disciplines of Geology and Geophysics. He has worked most of the major producing basins in the US as well as internationally. Since February 2012 he has headed up the exploration efforts at Nighthawk in Eastern Colorado. He graduated with high honors from the University of Florida in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology. He is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Denver Geophysical Society, the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists and the Denver International Petroleum Society.

Michael Thomsen

Mr. Michael Bernard Thomsen is President - US Operations of Nighthawk Energy PLC. Mike hasover 30 years of experience in the natural resources industry and has worked in over 40 countries on acquisitions, project development and exploration. He has directed and managed a number of energy and minerals companies and was the former Chairman of Oil Quest Resources plc. Mike was previously Chief Geologist with FreeportMcMoRan Inc, a major US energy and minerals producer, where he directed programs in the Permian Basin of west Texas and the Gulf of Mexico region.

Charles Wilson

Mr. Charles H. Wilson is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Nighthawk Energy PLC.Chuck joined Nighthawk in August 2011 from Gasco Energy Inc. where he was VP of Engineering and Operations, and was appointed to the Board on 1 April 2014. Previously he was the U.S. Onshore Drilling Manager for Denverbased Forest Oil Company, a NYSElisted exploration and production company. Chuck has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry ranging from drilling, completion and production operations to surface equipment installations, including horizontal drilling in the Bakken. He holds a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Wyoming and in addition has held several positions within the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Association of Drilling Engineers.

Richard McCullough

Mr. Richard Wayne McCullough has been appointed as an Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company effective October 1, 2014. He has been appointed as Chairman-elect of the Company effective September 23, 2014. Rick has over 30 years' experience in the US energy and oil and gas industries with over 20 years at the executive level. He served with PDC Energy Inc. as Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to 2008 and as Chief Executive and then Chairman from 2008 until 2011, where he led a strategic turnaround resulting in an almost four-fold increase in share price. In 2011, he was named as CEO of the year for US mid-cap companies by Investor Relations Magazine. PDC Energy is a NASDAQ listed, independent oil and gas company operating in Colorado and the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia, with a current market capitalization of US$1.9 billion. Prior to joining PDC Energy, Rick served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Gasource, LLC and as an investment banker at JP Morgan. During his career, he has led teams in completing over three billion dollars of transactions in the energy markets.

Johan Claesson

Mr. Per Johan Claesson is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Johan was appointed to the Board of Nighthawk on 1 April 2014. He is a Swedish national whose principal business interests are in property development and real estate and is a director of a number of listed companies. He has a controlling interest in and is chairman of Claesson and Anderzen AB (“C&A”) which, indirectly, is the Company’s largest shareholder.

Stuart Eaton

Mr. Stuart Eaton is Non-Executive Director of Nighthawk Energy PLC since February 18, 2010. He was Head of UK Equity Alpha at Insight Investment Management Limited. Founded by HBOS in 2002, Insight had assets under management of £119 billion in 2009. Stuart joined Insight in May 2005 and was responsible for the management of UK equity long only portfolios.

Ben Brewerton

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Richard Swindells

281,909

Anders Elgerd

--

Michael Thomsen

157,493

Charles Wilson

32,000

Richard McCullough

--

Johan Claesson

--

Stuart Eaton

79,066

Ben Brewerton

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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