People: Precision Drilling Corp (PDS)

PDS on New York Consolidated

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24 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Phillips

63 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Kevin Neveu

53 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director

Robert McNally

2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Niels Espeland

2011 President - International Operations

Gene Stahl

2008 President - Drilling Operations

Douglas Strong

2010 President - Completion & Production Services

Douglas Evasiuk

2012 Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing, North America

Kenneth Haddad

2012 Senior Vice President - Business Development

Darren Ruhr

2012 Senior Vice President - Corporate Services

William Donovan

62 2008 Independent Director

Brian Gibson

58 2011 Independent Director

Allen Hagerman

62 2006 Independent Director

Catherine Hughes

51 2013 Independent Director

Stephen Letwin

58 2006 Independent Director

Kevin Meyers

60 2011 Independent Director

Patrick Murray

71 2002 Independent Director

Carey Ford

Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Phillips

Mr. Robert Lawrence Phillips QC., is Independent Chairman of the Board of Precision Drilling Corporation. Mr. Phillips is an experienced senior corporate executive. He was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of the BCR Group of Companies from 2001 to 2004. Within the oil and gas exploration and production and oilfield service sectors, he has served as Vice President of Husky Oil Limited and as President and Chief Executive Officer of PTI Group Inc. and Dreco Energy Services Ltd. Mr. Phillips has served on the boards of publicly-traded and private corporations for more than 25 years, including several oil and gas exploration and production and oilfield service companies. In addition to Precision, he currently serves on the boards of several major Canadian corporations. Mr. Phillips is an active private investor. He is a graduate chemical engineer and also practised corporate and securities law for over 15 years. Mr. Phillips received a B.Sc. in chemical engineering and an LLB from the University of Alberta.

Kevin Neveu

Mr. Kevin A. Neveu is President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director of Precision Drilling Corporation. Mr. Neveu was appointed Chief Executive Officer and a director of Precision in August 2007 and became President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2009. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Neveu was President of the Rig Solutions Group of National Oilwell Varco in Houston, where he was responsible for the company’s drilling equipment business. He has held senior management positions with National Oilwell Varco and its predecessor companies in London, Moscow, Houston, Edmonton and Calgary. Mr. Neveu currently serves on the boards of Bonanza Creek Energy Inc., Finning International Inc., and RigNet, Inc. He will retire from the board of RigNet, Inc. in May 2014. He has been a member of the advisory board of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta since 2009, and was appointed a director and a member of the executive committee of the Texas-based International Association of Drilling Contractors in January 2010. Mr. Neveu also serves as a director of a not-for-profit national sports governing organization. In 2012, Mr. Neveu became a member of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives and a member of the advisory council for the School of Public Policy of the University of Calgary. Mr. Neveu received a B.Sc. from the University of Alberta. Mr. Neveu is a Professional Engineer, as designated by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. In 2002, he completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Board and Committee Membership

Robert McNally

Mr. Robert J. McNally is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Precision Drilling Corporation. Mr. McNally, Chief Financial Officer with Precision Drilling Corporation, has over 18 years of executive management, finance, operations, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets experience in the oilfield services industry. Prior to joining Precision, Mr. McNally was an Investment Principal at Kenda Capital, leading private equity investments, strategic management and divestments of technology oriented oil service companies. Mr. McNally was previously CEO of Dalbo Holdings, a Utah based oilfield service company, and Executive Vice President of Finance and Operations and a member of the board of directors for Warrior Energy Services Corporation. Prior to his time with Warrior, Mr. McNally was an investment banker with Simmons & Company International for six years, primarily working with oil service companies on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Early in his career, he worked for Schlumberger in operations, sales and marketing. Mr. McNally has been a member of the board of directors of six private oilfield service companies and one public oilfield service company. Mr. McNally holds a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, a bachelor degree in Mathematics from Knox College and an MBA with a concentration in finance from Tulane University.

Niels Espeland

Mr. Niels Espeland is President - International Operations of Precision Drilling Corp., since November 3, 2011. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Espeland was Group Vice President, Drilling for Weatherford International and from 2001 to 2007 was Managing Director, Middle East and Africa for KCA Deutag.

Gene Stahl

Mr. Gene C. Stahl is President - Drilling Operations of Precision Drilling Corporation, since 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Stahl was President and Chief Operating Officer from 2005 to 2008.

Douglas Strong

Mr. Douglas J. Strong is President - Completion & Production Services of Precision Drilling Corporation, since 2010. Previously, Mr. Strong was Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2010.

Douglas Evasiuk

Mr. Douglas B. Evasiuk is Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing, North America of Precision Drilling Corporation, since February 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Evasiuk was Vice President, Sales and Marketing – North America since February 2011 and Vice President, Sales and Marketing from 1999 to 2011.

Kenneth Haddad

Mr. Kenneth J. Haddad is Senior Vice President - Business Development of Precision Drilling Corporation, since February 2012. He was Vice President of Business Development since 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Haddad was a Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at Halliburton Company from 2002 to 2008.

Darren Ruhr

Mr. Darren J. Ruhr is Senior Vice President - Corporate Services of Precision Drilling Corporation., since January 2012. He serves as Vice President of Corporate Services since 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Ruhr was Vice President of Corporate Services & Corporate Secretary from 2005 to 2009.

William Donovan

Mr. William T. Donovan is Independent Director of Precision Drilling Corporation. Mr. is a private equity investor and a director of several private companies in the United States, the United Kingdom and Russia. Mr. Donovan was chairman of Rockland Industrial Holdings, LLC, a privately-held Wisconsin entity engaged in the manufacturing of wood flooring products for the truck trailer and domestic container industries, from April 2006 to December 2013. Mr. Donovan was a director of Grey Wolf, Inc. from June 1997 to December 2008, prior to its acquisition by Precision Drilling Trust and his subsequent appointment as a director of Precision in December 2008. From 1997 to 2005, he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Total Logistics, Inc., a Wisconsin corporation engaged in various operating and investment activities. Mr. Donovan previously served as President, Chief Financial Officer and a director of Christiana Companies, Inc. and Prideco Inc. prior to their merger with Weatherford International, Inc. in 1999. From 1980 to 1998, he was a Principal and Managing Director of Lubar & Co., a private investment and venture capital firm. Prior to joining Lubar & Co., Mr. Donovan was an officer with Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company from 1976 to 1980, where he specialized in merger and acquisition financing. Mr. Donovan received a B.Sc. and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.

Brian Gibson

Mr. Brian J. Gibson, CFA, is Independent Director of Precision Drilling Corporation. Mr. Gibsonis was the Senior Vice President, Equities of Alberta Investment Management Corp. from December 2008 to June 2012, when he retired. During 2008, Mr. Gibson was President and Chief Executive Officer of Panoply Capital Asset Management Inc., a private investment firm. Prior to January 15, 2008, Mr. Gibson was the Senior Vice President, Public Equities for the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. He has served as a director of a number of public and private companies. During his 35-year career, Mr. Gibson has been responsible for the management of various large equity investment portfolios, including those of insurance companies, a chartered bank, pension and mutual funds, and endowments. Mr. Gibson has particular expertise in "relationship" investing, corporate governance, corporate finance and capital markets. Mr. Gibson received his MBA from the University of Toronto, is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and is a graduate of the Directors' Education Program sponsored by the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Allen Hagerman

Mr. Allen R. Hagerman is Independent Director of Precision Drilling Corporation. Mr. Hagerman is Executive Vice President of Canadian Oil Sands Limited, an oil sands mining and upgrading entity. He is currently responsible for overseeing crude oil marketing operations. Prior to 2007, Mr. Hagerman was Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Oil Sands Limited. Mr. Hagerman is lead director of Capital Power Income LP and a director of the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. He is also a member of the Financial Executives Institute and a past President of Financial Executives Institute, Calgary Chapter, as well as a past Chair of the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation. Previous Board positions include Syncrude Canada Ltd. and University of Calgary. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta and received their Distinguished Service Award.

Catherine Hughes

Ms. Catherine Hughes is Independent Director of Precision Drilling Corporation. She has 27 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Most recently, she was the Executive Vice President, International of Nexen Inc. from December 2009 until her retirement in April 2013. In this role, she was responsible for all production, development and project activities outside of Canada and global exploration. She was also Vice President, Operational Services, Technology and Human Resources of Nexen from December 2009 to November 2011. Prior to joining Nexen, she was Vice President, Oil Sands of Husky Energy Inc. from November 2007 to January 2009. Ms. Hughes also worked in the oilfield services industry prior to her roles in the upstream sector. She spent many years with Schlumberger Limited and held key positions in various countries, including Italy, Nigeria, Scotland and France, and was President of Schlumberger Canada Ltd. for five years, based in Calgary. She currently serves on the board of Statoil ASA. Ms. Hughes is a Professional Engineer, as designated by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). She received a B.Sc. in electrical engineering from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, France. She has received a number of awards during her career, including the Key Women in Energy Americas award, the Key Women in Energy Global award and the Consumer’s Choice Business Woman of the Year Award.

Stephen Letwin

Mr. Stephen J. J. Letwin is Independent Director of Precision Drilling Corporation. Mr. Letwin is currently President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of IAMGOLD Corporation, a leading mid-tier gold mining company, producing approximately one million ounces annually, from five gold mines on three continents. Mr. Letwin was a senior executive with Enbridge Inc. from 1999 to 2010, including Executive Vice President of Gas Transportation and International with responsibility for natural gas operations, a gas distribution company and its international business unit. Before joining Enbridge, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of TransCanada Energy and was Chief Financial Officer, TransCanada Pipelines Limited, Numac (Westcoast Energy), and Encor Energy. Mr. Letwin is also a director and chairman of OnEnergy Inc. Previous board positions include serving as a director of Carmen Energy Inc., Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. and Gas Metropolitan LP. Mr. Letwin has actively demonstrated his commitment to voluntary leadership throughout his career. He serves as a Patron of UNICEF Alberta, was a former director of YMCA Calgary, served on the board of governors of McMaster University, is an honorary director of West Park Hospital in Toronto, and is an Honorary Colonel for the 14th Service Battalion in Calgary. He was awarded the 2006 Alberta Centennial Medal and in 2013 was awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for his commitment to the community. Mr. Letwin received a B.Sc. from McMaster University and an MBA from the University of Windsor. He is a Certified General Accountant and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Kevin Meyers

Dr. Kevin Omar Meyers Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Precision Drilling Corp. Dr. Meyershas has over 30 years experience in the energy industry. Until his retirement from ConocoPhillips in 2010, he held many senior leadership positions, most recently, Senior Vice President Exploration and Production - Americas, for ConocoPhillips. Previously, he had been President of ConocoPhillips Canada. He also served as President of ConocoPhillips Russia and Caspian Region, where he was responsible for exploration and production activities in the former Soviet Union and was the lead executive in Russia for the COPLUKOIL strategic alliance. Dr. Meyers held several other leadership positions with ConocoPhillips and ARCO, where he was responsible for exploration and production operations in the Permian Basin and Alaska’s West Sak, Kuparuk, and Prudhoe Bay fields. A Pennsylvania native, Dr. Meyers has served on several boards, including LUKOIL, the Board of Regents for the University of Alaska and the Nature Conservancy of Alaska. He currently serves on the Boards of Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE: HOS), Denbury Natural Resources (NSE: DNR), the World Energy Council, the Houston Symphony and the U.S. Energy Association. He holds a doctorate in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and mathematics from Capital University in Ohio.

Patrick Murray

Mr. Patrick M. Murray is an Independent Director of Precision Drilling Corporation. Mr. Murray is retired as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Dresser, Inc. in May 2007. Dresser is a leading manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered equipment for the energy industry. Prior to becoming Chairman of the Board of Dresser, Inc., Mr. Murray served as President and CEO. Previously, Mr. Murray was President of Halliburton Company's Dresser Equipment Group from 1998 to 2000 and Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives of Dresser Industries, Inc. in 1997. Mr. Murray is on the Board of Directors of the Maguire Energy Institute, the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, and the Board of Regents of Seton Hall University. He is also a member of the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). Mr. Murray received a B.Sc. in accounting and an MBA from Seton Hall University.

Carey Ford

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