People: Schlumberger NV (SLB)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paal Kibsgaard

47 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Simon Ayat

60 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Aaron Floridia

46 2011 President - Reservoir Characterization Group

Sherif Foda

45 2013 President - Production Group

Khaled Mogharbel

44 2013 President - Drilling Group

Patrick Schorn

46 2013 President - Operations and Integration

Ashok Belani

56 2011 Executive Vice President - Technology

Jean-Francois Poupeau

53 2012 Executive Vice President - Corporate Development and Communications

Howard Guild

43 2005 Chief Accounting Officer

Stephane Biguet

46 2013 Vice President, Controller, Operations & Integration

Imran Kizilbash

48 2013 Vice President, Treasurer

Gerard Martellozo

59 2014 Vice President - Human Resources

Simon Farrant

50 2014 Vice President - Investor Relations

Mark Danton

58 1999 Vice President - Director of Taxes

Alexander Juden

54 2009 Secretary, General Counsel

Peter Currie

58 2010 Independent Director

Kundapur Kamath

66 2010 Independent Director

V. Maureen Kempston Darkes

66 2014 Independent Director

Nikolay Kudryavtsev

64 2007 Independent Director

Michael Marks

64 2005 Independent Director

Lubna Olayan

59 2011 Independent Director

Leo Reif

64 2007 Independent Director

Tore Sandvold

67 2004 Independent Director

Henri Seydoux

54 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paal Kibsgaard

Mr. Paal Kibsgaard is the Chief Executive Officer, Director of Schlumberger N.V. He has been a director of the Company since 2011 and has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since August 2011. He was the Company’s Chief Operating Officer from February 2010 to July 2011, and President of the Reservoir Characterization Group from May 2009 to February 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Kibsgaard served as Vice President, Engineering, Manufacturing and Sustaining, from November 2007 to May 2009, and as Vice President of Personnel from April 2006 to November 2007. Mr. Kibsgaard has been with the Company since 1997, and began his career as a reservoir engineer. He has held numerous operational and administrative management positions within the Company in the Middle East, Europe and the U.S. As a result of his service in various global leadership positions in the Company, he brings to the Board a unique operational perspective and thorough knowledge of the Company’s operational activities worldwide. The Board believes that Mr. Kibsgaard’s service as Chief Executive Officer is an important link between management and the Board, enabling the Board to perform its oversight function with the benefit of his perspectives on the Company’s business.

Simon Ayat

Mr. Simon Ayat is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Schlumberger N.V., since March 2007. Mr. Ayat graduated from the University of San Francisco where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on finance and accounting. He served as Vice President Treasurer, February 2005 to March 2007; and Vice President, Controller and Business Processes, December 2002 to February 2005.

Aaron Floridia

Mr. Aaron Gatt Floridia serves as President - Reservoir Characterization Group of Schlumberger N.V., since August 2011. He served as the President Middle East, May 2009 to July 2011; and General Manager – AGO, January 2007 to April 2009.

Sherif Foda

Mr. Sherif Foda is President - Production Group of Schlumberger N.V., since July 2013. He is President, Europe and Africa, June 2011 to June 2013; Saudi Arabia and Bahrain GeoMarket Manager, June 2009 to June 2011; Vice President, Coiled Tubing Services, August 2007 to May 2009.

Khaled Mogharbel

Mr. Khaled Al Mogharbel is President - Drilling Group of Schlumberger N.V., since July 2013. He is President, Middle East, August 2011 to June 2013; Project – Gulfsands Petroleum – Syria, July 2009 to July 2011; Saudi Arabia and Bahrain GeoMarket Manager, May 2008 to June 2009.

Patrick Schorn

Mr. Patrick Schorn is President - Operations and Integration of Schlumberger N.V., since July 2013. He served as President, Production Group, January 2011 to June 2013; President Well Services, May 2008 to January 2011.

Ashok Belani

Mr. Ashok Belani is Executive Vice President - Technology of Schlumberger N.V., since August 2011. He served as President, Reservoir Characterization Group, February 2010 to August 2011; Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, April 2006 to February 2010; and Senior Advisor, Technology, January 2006 to April 2006. Belani studied electrical engineering in India and holds a master's degree in petroleum engineering from Stanford University. He currently serves on the Advisory Board for the School of Earth Sciences at Stanford University, and Institute Physique du Globe, Paris.

Jean-Francois Poupeau

Mr. Jean-Francois Poupeau is Executive Vice President - Corporate Development and Communications of Schlumberger N.V., since June 2012. He served as President Drilling Group, May 2010 to June 2012; President Drilling & Measurements, July 2007 to April 2010; and Vice President Communications and Investor Relations, April 2006 to June 2007.

Howard Guild

Mr. Howard Guild is the Chief Accounting Officer of Schlumberger N.V., since July 21, 2005.

Stephane Biguet

Mr. Stephane Biguet is Vice President, Controller, Operations & Integration of Schlumberger N.V., since November 2013. He is Vice President, Global Shared Services Organization, August 2011 to October 2013; Mergers and Acquisitions Director, February 2011 to July 2011; Controller, Reservoir Characterization Group, October 2008 to July 2011.

Imran Kizilbash

Mr. Imran Kizilbash is Vice President and Treasurer of Schlumberger N.V., since November 2013. He is Controller, Operations & Integration, July 2013 to October 2013; Controller, Operations, January 2011 to June 2013; Controller, Schlumberger Limited, May 2009 to January 2011; President Reservoir Characterization Group, April 2006 to April 2009.

Gerard Martellozo

Mr. Gerard Martellozo serves as Vice President - Human Resources of Schlumberger N.V., since June 2014; Senior Advisor to the CEO, August 2012 to May 2014; Human Resources Manager, Drilling Group, May 2010 to July 2012; Human Resources Manager, Reservoir Characterization Group, May 2009 to April 2010.

Simon Farrant

Mr. Simon Farrant serves as Vice President - Investor Relations of Schlumberger N.V., since February 2014; Special Projects Manager, October 2013 to January 2014; GeoMarket Manager, North Sea, April 2012 to September 2013; Integration Manager, Smith Merger, April 2010 to April 2012; Portfolio Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions, July 2004 to March 2010.

Mark Danton

Mr. Mark Danton is the Vice President - Director of Taxes of Schlumberger N.V., since January 1999.

Alexander Juden

Mr. Alexander C. Juden is Secretary, General Counsel of Schlumberger N.V., since April 2009. He served as Director of Compliance of Schlumberger Limited from February 2005 to April 2009.

Peter Currie

Mr. Peter L. S. Currie has been an Independent Director of Schlumberger N.V., since April 2010. Since April 2004, he has been President of Currie Capital LLC, a private investment firm. Mr. Currie is the lead independent director at Twitter, Inc., where he chairs both the audit committee and the nominating and governance committee, having served on its board since November 2010. He also serves on the board of directors of New Relic, Inc. (since March 2013), where he chairs its audit committee and is a member of its compensation committee. Mr. Currie previously served on the boards of directors of Clearwire Corporation, CNET Networks, Inc., Safeco Corporation, and Sun Microsystems, Inc., and is a director at several privately-held companies. He is also President of the board of trustees of Phillips Academy. Mr. Currie brings to the Board strong financial and operational expertise as a result of his extensive board and committee experience at both public and privately-held companies; experience as chief financial officer of two public companies (McCaw Cellular Communications Inc. and Netscape Communications Corp.); and experience in senior operating positions in investment banking, venture capital and private equity.

Kundapur Kamath

Mr. Kundapur Vaman Kamath is an Independent Director of Schlumberger N.V., since April 2010. He has been the non-executive Chairman of the Board of ICICI Bank Limited, a banking institution, since May 2009, and was its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to May 2009. He is chairman of its Credit and Risk Committees, and is a member of its Board Governance, Remuneration and Nomination Committee, as well as its Customer Service; Fraud Monitoring; and Information Technology Strategy Committees. Mr. Kamath has served on the board of Infosys Limited, an information technology services company, since May 2009, and was its non-executive Chairman from August 2011 to May 2013, and was re-appointed to that position in October 2014. From June 2013 to October 2014, he served as Infosys’ lead independent director. Mr. Kamath also serves on Infosys’ audit committee, and its nominations and compensation committee, and chairs its corporate social responsibility committee. Mr. Kamath is also the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management Indore. Mr. Kamath brings to the Board a deep understanding of India, a large and critical market for Schlumberger, and of Asia generally, both of which are of immense value to the Board. As a banker with 45 years’ experience, Mr. Kamath has extensive CEO experience and expertise in corporate finance, international banking, financial reporting, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Kamath’s leadership abilities and experience in India and Asia enable him to make valuable contributions to the Board.

V. Maureen Kempston Darkes

Ms. V. Maureen Kempston Darkes serves as a Independent Director of Schlumberger N.V. She has retired and has been a director of the Company since 2014. She was Group Vice President and President Latin America, Africa and Middle East, of General Motors Corporation (“GM”), an automotive manufacturer, from January 2002 until her retirement in December 2009, and was a member of its Automotive Strategy Board until her retirement from GM.1 Ms. Kempston Darkes has been a director of Enbridge Inc., a leading energy transportation and distribution company, since November 2010, and is a member of its corporate social responsibility committee, its safety and reliability committee and its human resources and compensation committee. She also is a member of the board of directors of Brookfield Asset Management Inc., a global asset management company (since April 2008), where she chairs the risk management committee; Balfour Beatty plc, an infrastructure services company (since July 2012), where she chairs the business practices committee and is a member of both the nomination and the remuneration committees; and Canadian National Railway Company (since 1995), where she chairs the environment, safety and security committee, and is a member of the human resources and compensation committee, as well as the corporate governance and nominating committee and the strategic planning committee. Ms. Kempston Darkes brings to the Board extensive automotive industry experience, as the Company continues to focus on product reliability and execution, as well as proven leadership abilities and experience in Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. The Board also benefits greatly from Ms. Kempston Darkes’ audit committee experience and financial expertise.

Nikolay Kudryavtsev

Mr. Nikolay Kudryavtsev is an Independent Director of Schlumberger N.V., since 2007. Since June 1997, he has been the Rector of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Mr. Kudryavtsev has been chairman of the Board of Rectors of the City of Moscow and Moscow Region since 2012, and was elected Vice President of the Russian Rectors Union in 2014. Mr. Kudryavtsev brings to the Board valuable management and finance experience, as well as deep scientific and technological expertise. This provides the Board with valuable insight regarding the Company, its products and current technology, as well as the future technological needs of the Company and the industry. Mr. Kudryavtsev also provides the Board with a particularly valuable Russian vantage point, which is useful for both the development of the Company’s business and understanding of the needs of the Company’s growing population of Russian employees. The Board is aided immensely by Mr. Kudryavtsev’s sensitivity to Russian culture and risk at the field level.

Michael Marks

Mr. Michael E. Marks is an Independent Director of Schlumberger N.V., since 2005. He has been a Managing Partner of Riverwood Capital, LLC, a private equity firm, since March 2007. Mr. Marks has been a director of SanDisk, a memory products company, since 2003 and became its Chairman in 2011. He also chairs its nominating and governance committee. Mr. Marks is the lead independent director at GoPro, Inc., a consumer camera company, and is a member of its nominating and governance and its compensation and leadership committees. From 1991 to 2008, Mr. Marks served as a director at Flextronics, Inc., a leading producer of advanced electronic manufacturing services, and was its Chief Executive Officer from January 1994 to January 2006. From 2006 to 2008, he was Chairman of the Board of Flextronics Mr. Marks previously served on the boards of directors of Sun Microsystems and Calix, and is a director at several privately-held companies. Mr. Marks brings to the Board his familiarity with world-class manufacturing from the field level to the boardroom based on his experience at Flextronics, a large, diversified global corporation with many of the same issues that Schlumberger faces. As a former chief executive and as a public company director at various other companies, Mr. Marks has been involved in succession planning, compensation, employee management and the evaluation of acquisition opportunities. Mr. Marks’ significant experience as a director at various technology-driven companies, as well as his finance and mergers and acquisitions experience, are especially relevant to Schlumberger’s technology-oriented business and growth strategy.

Lubna Olayan

Ms. Lubna Suleiman Olayan has been an Independent Director of Schlumberger N.V., since April 2011. She is the Chief Executive Officer and deputy chairperson of Riyadh-based Olayan Financing Company. Ms. Olayan is a Principal and a Board member of Olayan Investments Company Establishment, the parent company of The Olayan Group, distribution and services. Since December 2004, she has been a director of Saudi Hollandi Bank. She was elected Vice Chair in January 2014 and is a member of its executive committee and its nomination and remuneration committee. Ms. Olayan is a non-executive director and member of numerous international advisory boards, such as Rolls Royce Group plc, Akbank and McKinsey & Co. Ms. Olayan also serves on the boards of various non-governmental organizations, as well as of various educational institutions, including King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. Ms. Olayan served as a non-executive director of WPP plc, a multinational communication services company, from March 2005 to June 2012, and was a member of its nomination committee. Ms. Olayan’s service on the boards of trustees of Cornell University and of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, and her connections to the scientific community and experience in university relations, also are of great value to Schlumberger and its efforts in technology leadership and employee recruiting and retention.

Leo Reif

Mr. Leo Rafael Reif is an Independent Director of Schlumberger N.V., since 2007. Since July 2012, Mr. Reif has been President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”), having been MIT’s Provost, Chief Academic Officer and Chief Budget Officer from August 2005 to July 2012. Mr. Reif was head of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at MIT from September 2004 to July 2005, and an Associate Department Head for Electrical Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT from January 1999 to August 2004. Mr. Reif brings to the Board valuable management and finance expertise. As a scientist, he has deep scientific and technological expertise about the Company’s products and current technology, as well as about anticipated future technological needs of the Company and the industry. The Board values Mr. Reif’s connections to the U.S. scientific community, as well as his expertise in university relations and collaborations, which are of high importance to Schlumberger and its efforts in technology leadership and employee retention. Mr. Reif provides the Board with a critical U.S. scientific perspective, which is of immense value in the oversight of the Company’s strategy.

Tore Sandvold

Mr. Tore I. Sandvold is an Independent Director of Schlumberger N.V., since 2004. He has been executive Chairman of Sandvold Energy AS, an advisory company in the oil and energy industry, since September 2002. Mr. Sandvold is a director of Rowan Companies plc (since 2013), a provider of international and domestic contract drilling services, where he serves on its audit committee and its health, safety and environment committee. He has also been a member, since 2003, of the board of directors of Teekay Corporation, a leading provider of international crude oil and petroleum product transportation services, where he serves on its nominating and governance committee. From 1990 to 2001, Mr. Sandvold served as Director General of the Norwegian Ministry of Oil & Energy, with overall responsibility for Norway’s national and international oil and gas policy. From 2001 to 2002, he was executive Chairman of Petoro AS, the Norwegian state-owned oil company. He also served as Chairman of Misen Energy AB, a Swedish upstream oil and gas company from December 2011 to November 2014, and was its acting chief executive officer from September 2012 to May 2014. Mr. Sandvold is also a member of the boards of directors of Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd; Njord Gas Infrastructure, and Energy Policy Foundation of Norway. Mr. Sandvold brings to the Board experience working in the area of energy policy for approximately 40 years, and he has broad experience in developing domestic and international energy policies for Norway as a career civil servant. He also has extensive experience dealing with global energy institutions such as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and the International Energy Agency, and in negotiating with global energy companies. Mr. Sandvold has finance experience and a solid understanding of business opportunities, both as concerns acquisition targets and the industry in general.

Henri Seydoux

Mr. Henri Seydoux is an Independent Director of Schlumberger N.V., since 2009. Since 1994, he has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Parrot S.A., a global wireless products manufacturer. Mr. Seydoux is an entrepreneur with great initiative. He founded Parrot S.A. in 1994 as a private company and took it public in 2007. As the chief executive of a dynamic and innovative technology company, Mr. Seydoux brings to the Board entrepreneurial drive and management skills. He also has family ties to the founding Schlumberger brothers, and having grown up in the Schlumberger family culture, is well placed to see that the Company continues its historical commitment to Schlumberger’s core values. His service on the Board addresses the Company’s need to preserve the Company’s unique culture and history while fostering innovation.
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