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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Zaozirny

67 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Derek Evans

58 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Christopher Webster

2005 Chief Financial Officer

Robert Rosine

2010 Executive Vice President - Business Development

Andrew Grasby

2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Stephen De Maio

2015 Senior Vice President - Thermal Operations

Randall Steele

2015 Senior Vice President - Conventional Operations

Douglas Bowles

2006 Vice President, Controller

David Evans

2012 Vice President, Treasurer

Rebecca Greenan

2012 Vice President - Marketing

Gillian Basford

2011 Vice President - Human Resources

David Allen

2012 Vice President - Exploration

Deric Orton

2012 Vice President - Land

Margaret Byl

58 2014 Independent Director

Wayne Foo

58 2006 Independent Director

Kelvin Johnston

55 2016 Chairman of the Board

James McFarland

68 2010 Independent Director

Michael Parrett

64 2004 Independent Director

A. Terence Poole

72 2005 Independent Director

Jamie Sokalsky

58 2015 Independent Director

Donald Michael Stewart

63 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Zaozirny

Mr. John B. Zaozirny is no-longer Independent Chairman of the Board of Pengrowth Energy Corp. effective June 28, 2016. Mr. Zaozirny is Vice-Chairman of Canaccord Genuity Corporation. He is also a director of Bankers Petroleum Ltd., Canadian Oil Sands Limited, Computer Modelling Group Ltd. and Petroamerica Oil Corp. He is a former Governor of the Business Council of British Columbia and recently retired as a member of The Law Societies of Alberta and British Columbia. Mr. Zaozirny was Counsel to the law firm of McCarthy Tétrault LLP from 1987 to 2008 and was Minister of Energy and Natural Resources for the Province of Alberta from 1982 to 1986. Mr. Zaozirny holds an LLB from the University of British Columbia, an LLM from London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary. He has experience in the areas of oil and gas, capital markets, corporate governance, government relations, corporate finance and law.

Derek Evans

Mr. Derek W. Evans is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Pengrowth Energy Corporation. He was Derek W. Evans joined Pengrowth as President and Chief Operating Officer in May 2009 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer effective September 13, 2009. Mr. Evans has over 32 years of experience in a variety of operational and senior management positions in the oil and gas business in Western Canada. He served as President, Chief Executive Officer and director of Focus Energy Trust from May 2002 until March 2008. Mr. Evans holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University and is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta.

Christopher Webster

Mr. Christopher G. Webster is Chief Financial Officer of Pengrowth Energy Corp. Mr. Webster joined Pengrowth in 2000 and was appointed Treasurer in 2001. In March 2005, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Pengrowth, he held a variety of progressively senior accounting and finance positions within the petroleum industry. Mr. Webster graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Concordia University, and holds both the Certified General Accountant ("CGA") and the Chartered Financial Analyst ("CFA") designations.

Robert Rosine

Mr. Robert W. Rosine is Executive Vice President - Business Development of Pengrowth Energy Corp. Mr. Rosine has over 31 years’ experience in the energy sector and has held various executive management and engineering positions with both private and public oil and gas companies. Prior to joining Pengrowth, Mr. Rosine was President of a private oil and gas company. He also served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development with Highpine Oil & Gas Limited, was co-founder, President and CEO of White Fire Energy Ltd. and Chief Operating Officer of Lightning Energy Ltd. Mr. Rosine received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary in 1981 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Alberta in 1977. Mr. Rosine is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Andrew Grasby

Mr. Andrew D. Grasby is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Pengrowth Energy Corp., since February 2012. Andrew D. Grasby joined Pengrowth in September 2010 as the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. He was appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in February 2012. Prior to joining Pengrowth, he was a partner with McCarthy Tétrault LLP where he practiced corporate finance and securities law for 19 years. He has served as a director and corporate secretary of several private and public companies. Mr. Grasby holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in accounting from the University of Calgary, a Masters of Business Administration degree from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Dalhousie University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst, a holder of the ICD.D designation and a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Law Society of England andWales. The following table provides a description of the key elements of Mr. Grasby’s compensation.

Stephen De Maio

Mr. Stephen J. De Maio is Senior Vice President - Thermal Operations of the Company. He was Vice President - In-Situ Development & Operations of Pengrowth Energy Corp. He was formerly an officer and a director of Efficient Energy Resources Ltd. (a private electrical generation company) which agreed to the voluntary appointment of a receiver in 2005.

Randall Steele

Mr. Randy Steele is Senior Vice President - Conventional Operations of the Company. Steele will be responsible for all aspects of Pengrowth's non-thermal and conventional operations.

Douglas Bowles

Mr. Douglas C. Bowles is the Vice President and Controller of Pengrowth Energy Corp. He is Vice President since March 1, 2006 and Controller since 2005. He was Financial Reporting Manager from 2003 to 2005 of ExxonMobil Canada.

David Evans

Mr. David Dean Evans is the Vice President, Treasurer of Pengrowth Energy Corp. Prior thereto Treasury Manager at ARC Resources Ltd. He joined Pengrowth in February 2009 as Treasurer and was appointed as Vice President and Treasurer in August 2012. Dean has experience in treasury functions in the oil and gas industry and prior to joining Pengrowth, Dean spent 9 years with ARC Energy Trust in a variety of progressively senior finance positions including his promotion to the position of Treasury Manager in 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting from The University of Alberta and a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Rebecca Greenan

Ms. Rebecca Greenan is Vice President - Marketing of Pengrowth Energy Corp. Prior thereto Director, Marketing of Pengrowth from January 2009 to August 2012; prior thereto Manager, Marketing of Pengrowth. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Gillian Basford

Ms. Gillian I. Basford is the Vice President - Human Resources of Pengrowth Energy Corp., since January 2011. Prior thereto she was Interim Vice President, Human Resources of Pengrowth Corporation from September 2010 until December 2010; prior thereto independent consultant.

David Allen

Mr. David Allen is the Vice President - Exploration of Pengrowth Energy Corp. He joined Pengrowth in April 2012. Prior thereto Director, Exploration & Development of NAL Resources from June 2009 to February 2012; prior thereto Vice President, Exploration of Alberta Clipper Energy Inc. (energy company). Mr. Allen holds a Masters of Science in Geology from the University of British Columbia.

Deric Orton

Mr. Deric S. Orton is Vice President - Land of Pengrowth Energy Corp., since June 2012. Prior thereto he was Director, Land of NAL Resources Corp. from December 2008 to June 2012 and prior thereto, Vice President, Land of Piper Resources Ltd. ("Piper") (energy company).

Margaret Byl

Ms. Margaret Byl has been appointed as an Independent Director of Pengrowth Energy Corp., with effect from 1 December 2014. Ms. Byl is a seasoned executive with 30 years experience in the Canadian energy sector in a wide range of upstream and corporate functions with Suncor Energy and Petro-Canada. In her various capacities, Ms. Byl gained expertise in heavy oil and oil sands development, from grassroots pilot projects to commercial-scale development, as well as expertise in human resources, information systems and planning. Ms. Byl is a retired professional engineer and a former member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. Ms. Byl received her bachelor of science from the University of Manitoba and bachelor of science in chemical engineering from the University of Saskatchewan.

Wayne Foo

Mr. Wayne K. Foo is an Independent Director of Pengrowth Energy Corp. He is a geologist with oil and gas industry experience. He received a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Calgary in 1977 and a Masters of Science in Geology from Queen’s University in 1979. Mr. Foo has had a varied 30-year career in the energy sector, including: exploration and production management with Chevron Corporation; President, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Archer Resources Ltd.; President and Chief Executive Officer of Dominion Energy Canada Ltd. and President and Chief Executive Officer of Petro Andina Resources Inc. At present, Mr. Foo is President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Parex Resources Inc., a Toronto Stock Exchange-listed issuer. He is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Kelvin Johnston

Mr. Kelvin B. Johnston is re-designated as Chairman of the Board of Pengrowth Energy Corporation, effective June 28, 2016 . Mr. Johnston is an executive with more than 30 years' experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Johnston serves as President of Wylander Crude Corp., a private oil and gas company, a position he has held since July 2006, and as Vice President, Corporate Development of Lakeview Energy Ltd., a private oil and gas company, a position held since June 2009. Prior positions include serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Alberta Clipper Energy Inc., Vice-President, Exploration of Thunder Energy Ltd., and various senior technical, executive and board capacities at Husky Oil Ltd., Startech Energy Inc., Impact Energy Inc., Mustang Resources Ltd. and Peerless Energy Inc. Currently, Mr. Johnston serves as a Director of the Small Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (SEPAC). Mr. Johnston holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) degree in Geology from the University of Manitoba and a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Calgary.

James McFarland

Dr. James D. McFarland, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Pengrowth Energy Corp. James D. McFarland has more than 42 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. He currently serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, director and co-founder of Valeura Energy Inc., a Toronto Stock Exchange-listed issuer. Prior to this position, he served as President, Chief Executive Officer, director and co-founder of Verenex Energy Inc. which was sold to the Libyan Investment Authority in December 2009. He has served in senior executive roles as Managing Director of Southern Pacific Petroleum N.L. in Australia, President and Chief Operating Officer of Husky Oil Limited and in a wide range of upstream and corporate functions in an earlier 23-year career with Imperial Oil Limited and other ExxonMobil affiliates in Canada, the United States and western Europe. He is also a past director of Aventura Energy Inc., Vermilion Energy Trust and Vermilion Resources Ltd.Mr. McFarland is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta, the Society of Petroleum Engineers International, the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Program Committee of the World Petroleum Council. Mr. McFarland received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University and a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta and completed the Executive Development Program at Cornell University. In 2003, he was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal for outstanding service through business and commerce. At present, Mr. McFarland serves as a director of MEG Energy Corp. and Valeura Energy Inc., both Toronto Stock Exchange-listed issuers.

Michael Parrett

Mr. Michael S. Parrett is Independent Director of Pengrowth Energy Corp. effective June 28, 2016. Michael Parrett received his Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from York University in 1973 and holds a Chartered Accountant designation. He has acted as an independent consultant, having provided advisory services to various companies in Canada and the United States. Mr. Parrett is an independent businessman and a corporate director. He sits on the boards of Stillwater Mining Company, a NYSE-listed company and Centerra Gold Inc. a TSX-listed company. Until June 2010, Mr. Parrett was Chairman of Gabriel Resources Limited. He is a former member of the board of Fording Inc. and a Trustee for Fording Canadian Coal Trust. He was formerly President of Rio Algom Limited and, prior to that, Chief Financial Officer of Rio Algom Limited and Falconbridge Limited.

A. Terence Poole

Mr. A. Terence Poole is an Independent Director of Pengrowth Energy Corp. Mr.Terry Poole received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University and holds a Chartered Accountant designation. Mr. Poole brings extensive senior financial management, accounting, capital and debt market experience to the Corporation. Mr. Poole retired from Nova Chemicals Corporation in 2006 where he had held various senior management positions including Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development.Mr. Poole currently serves on the board of directors of Methanex Corporation.

Jamie Sokalsky

Mr. Jamie C. Sokalsky has been appointed as an Independent Director of Pengrowth Energy Corporation., with effect from 14 April 2015. Mr. Sokalsky brings over 30 years of senior executive experience in a wide range of areas including finance, capital markets, corporate strategy, project development, acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Sokalsky's career centered primarily within the mining and resources sector, where he held various executive roles with Barrick Gold Corp., including Chief Financial Officer and most recently, as President and Chief Executive Officer. During his tenure at Barrick, Mr. Sokalsky was instrumental in instituting a company-wide portfolio optimization program, as well as the implementation of value enhancing initiatives. These initiatives included an enhanced focus on cost reduction, improved rates of return, free cash flow and capital allocation, as well as strengthening the company's balance sheet. Mr. Sokalsky holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honors) from Lakehead University and also holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.

Donald Michael Stewart

Mr. Donald Michael Godfrey Stewart is an Independent Director of Pengrowth Energy Corp. He is a corporate director and currently serves on the boards of directors and various board committees of TransCanada Corporation, TransCanada PipeLines Limited and Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. He has held a variety of senior executive positions in the Canadian energy industry over the past 39 years, the most recent being Executive Vice President, Business Development of Westcoast Energy Inc. (energy infrastructure, services and utilities; 1998 – 2002). Mr. Stewart graduated from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) in Geological Sciences. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (nonpracticing).