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North American Energy Partners Inc (NOA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ronald McIntosh

73 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

Martin Ferron

58 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director

Joseph Lambert

50 2013 Chief Operating Officer

Barry Palmer

53 2011 Vice President - Heavy Construction and Mining Operations

Jordan Slator

General Counsel, Secretary

Thomas Stan

2016 Director

William Oehmig

65 2004 Independent Director

Bryan Pinney

62 2015 Independent Director

Jay Thornton

59 2012 Independent Director

K. Richard Turner

57 2003 Independent Director

David Brunetta

2013 Senior Financial Manager - Investor Relations and Financial Planning

Biographies

Name Description

Ronald McIntosh

Mr. Ronald A. McIntosh is Independent Chairman of the Board of North American Energy Partners Inc. From January 2004 until August of 2006, Mr. McIntosh was Chairman of NAV Energy Trust, a Calgary-based oil and natural gas investment fund. Between October 2002 and January 2004, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Navigo Energy Inc. and was instrumental in the conversion of Navigo into NAV Energy Trust. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Gulf Canada Resources Limited from December 2001 to July 2002 and Vice President, Exploration and International of Petro-Canada from April 1996 through November 2001. Mr. McIntosh’s significant experience in the energy industry includes the former position of Chief Operating Officer of Amerada Hess Canada. Mr. McIntosh is on the Board of Directors of Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. and Fortealeza Energy Inc., formerly known as Alvopetro Inc.

Martin Ferron

Mr. Martin R. Ferron is President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director of North American Energy Partners Inc. He joined the Corporation as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Board on June 7, 2012. Previously, Mr. Ferron was Director, President and CEO of Helix Energy Solutions Inc. (Helix), a NYSE listed international energy services company, where he successfully refocused the company on improved project execution, asset utilization and profit performance. He also transformed Helix through a combination of measured organic growth, acquisitions and divestures, achieving a compound annual EBITDA growth rate of approximately 38% during his tenure with the company. Prior to joining Helix, Mr. Ferron worked in successively more senior management positions with oil services and construction companies including McDermott Marine Construction, Oceaneering International and Comex Group. He holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from City University, London, a M.Sc. in Marine Technology from Strathclyde University, Glasgow and a MBA from Aberdeen University.

Joseph Lambert

Mr. Joseph C. Lambert is the Chief Operating Officer of North American Energy Partners Inc. Mr. Lambert joined us as General Manager of Mining in April 2008 after an extensive career in the mining industry. Mr. Lambert was promoted to Vice President, Oil Sands Operations in September of 2010 and accepted the position of Vice President, Operations Support in January 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Lambert's career began in the gold industry where he spent 17 years in roles of increasing responsibility in engineering and operations both open pit and underground. Mr. Lambert's more recent contracting and oil sands experience included positions as General Manager with Ledcor and Mine Development Manager, Oil Sands with Shell. Mr. Lambert graduated from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology with a B.S. in Mining Engineering in 1986.

Barry Palmer

Mr. Barry W. Palmer is Vice President - Heavy Construction and Mining Operations of North American Energy Partners Inc. Mr. Palmer joined us in 1982 as a Heavy Equipment Operator. Since then Mr. Palmer has advanced through the company holding positions of Operations Foreman, General Foreman, Superintendent, Project Manager, Operations Manager and General Manager of Heavy Construction and Mining. Over the course of his 34 years within the construction industry Mr. Palmer has worked in aggregate, road building, civil and heavy construction and mining. Before joining us, Mr. Palmer worked for PCL and Steels of Canada.

Jordan Slator

Mr. Jordan Slator is the General Counsel, Secretary of North American Energy Partners Inc.

Thomas Stan

Mr. Thomas P. Stan is Director of the Company. He has served as a board member on a number of public and private corporations, and is currently the president and chief executive officer of Corval Energy Ltd., an oil company based in Calgary, Alta., focused on exploration and production in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Previously, Mr. Stan held positions as managing director of investment banking at Desjardins Capital Markets and Blackmont Capital Markets, president and CEO of Phoenix Energy Ltd. and Sound Energy Trust, and chairman and CEO of Total Energy Services Ltd. Mr. Stan began his career at Suncor and spent 16 years at Hess Corp. as vice-president of corporate planning. After Petro Canada acquired Hess Canada, he became vice-president of corporate development of Petro Canada. Mr. Stan received his bachelor of commerce degree in finance and economics from the University of Saskatchewan.

William Oehmig

Mr. William C. Oehmig is Independent Director of North American Energy Partners Inc. Mr. Oehmig’s career began at Texas Commerce Bank in Houston in 1974. Mr. Oehmig worked in banking, mergers and acquisitions, and represented foreign investors in purchasing and managing U.S. companies in the oilfield service, manufacturing, distribution, heavy equipment and real estate sectors until 1984, when he became a Partner with The Sterling Group, a private equity investment firm in Houston, Texas. Mr. Oehmig is now an Advisory Partner to the Sterling Group Mr. Oehmig currently serves on the board of Universal Fibers Inc. In the past he has served as Chairman of Royster Clark, Purina Mills, Exopack and Sterling Diagnostic Imaging and has served on the board of several portfolio companies while with Sterling. Mr. Oehmig serves on or has served on and chaired numerous other corporate non-profit boards. Mr. Oehmig received his Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Economics from Transylvania University and his Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.

Bryan Pinney

Mr. Bryan Pinney is Independent Director of the Company. Bryan Pinney has over 30 years of experience serving many of Canada’s largest corporations, primarily in energy and resources. Mr. Pinney has been a partner with Deloitte since 2002 and is currently Vice Chairman. Mr. Pinney served as Calgary Managing Partner from 2002 through 2007 and as National Managing Partner of Audit & Assurance from 2007 to 2011. Mr. Pinney was a past member of Deloitte’s Board of Directors and was chair of the Finance and Audit Committee. Prior to joining Deloitte, Mr. Pinney was a partner with Andersen LLP and served as Calgary Managing Partner from 1991 through May of 2002. Mr. Pinney is currently the chair of the Board of Governors of Mount Royal University and has previously served on a number of non-profit boards. He is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Chartered Business Valuator and is a graduate of the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario with an honours degree in Business Administration. He is also a graduate of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors.

Jay Thornton

Mr. Jay W. Thornton is Independent Director of North American Energy Partners Inc. Mr. Thornton has over 28 years of oil and gas experience. He spent the first part of his career in various management positions with Shell. Over the past 12 years, he has held various operating and corporate executive positions with Suncor Energy, Canada’s largest integrated energy company. He spent four years in Fort McMurray at Suncor’s Oil Sands mining operations. His most recent position with Suncor was Executive Vice President of Supply, Trading and Development. Mr. Thornton has held previous board positions with both the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAAP) and the Canadian Petroleum Products Institute (CPPI). He was a past board member of the YMCA Fort McMurray and of US-based mining company, Xinergy Ltd.. He is currently a member of the board of Canadian oil and gas company PennWest as well as a private Calgary-based oil and gas company. Mr. Thornton is a graduate of McMaster University with an Honours degree in Economics. He is also a recent graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) Directors Education Program.

K. Richard Turner

Mr. K. Richard Turner is Independent Director of North American Energy Partners Inc. Mr. Turner recently retired from the Stephens’ family entities. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Turner was a private equity principal of the Stephens Group, LLC, a private, family-owned investment firm, since 1990. Mr. Turner is currently active with several private equity groups, most particularly, Maxim Partners, LLC. Mr. Turner has extensive experience investing in companies focused on oil and gas exploration, energy services, natural gas gathering and processing, and power technology. Prior to joining Stephens in 1983, he was employed by Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Company. Mr. Turner currently serves as a board member for several private companies and two other publicly held companies: Energy Transfer Equity, L.P., and AmeriGas Propane Inc., general partner of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. He formerly served on the board of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. for over 10 years. Mr. Turner earned his B.S.B.A. from the University of Arkansas and is a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant.

David Brunetta

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