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Southwestern Energy Co (SWN)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Way

57 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mark Boling

59 2014 Executive Vice President, President - V+ Development Solutions

John Ale

62 2013 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

John Bergeron

59 2016 Senior Vice President – E&P Operations

Randall Curry

59 Senior Vice President – Midstream

Paul Geiger

45 2016 Senior Vice President – Corporate Development

Jennifer Mccauley

53 2016 Senior Vice President – Administration

James Vick

55 2011 Senior Vice President – Business Information Systems

C. Stoute

55 2016 Vice President – Health, Safety, Environmental and Regulatory

Gregory Kerley

60 2012 Director

John Gass

64 2012 Independent Director

Catherine Kehr

53 2011 Independent Director

Kenneth Mourton

65 1995 Independent Director

Elliott Pew

61 2012 Independent Director

Terry Rathert

63 2014 Independent Director

Alan Stevens

71 2010 Independent Director

Michael Hancock

51 2014 Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

William Way

Mr. William J. Way is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to that, he served as Chief Operating Officer since 2011, having also been appointed President in December 2014. Prior to joining the Company, he was Senior Vice President, Americas of BG Group plc with responsibility for E&P, Midstream and LNG operations in the United States, Trinidad and Tobago, Chile, Bolivia, Canada and Argentina since 2007.

Mark Boling

Mr. Mark K. Boling is Executive Vice President, President - V+ Development Solutions of the Company. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since January 2002.

John Ale

Mr. John C. Ale is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Prior to that, he was Vice President and General Counsel of Occidental Petroleum Corporation since April 2012. Prior to that, he was a partner with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP since 2002.

John Bergeron

Mr. John E. Bergeron is Senior Vice President – E&P Operations of the company. From April 2014 to March 2016, he served as Senior Vice President, Northeast Appalachia Division. Since joining the Company in 2007, he served as Senior Vice President, Fayetteville Shale Division; Vice President and General Manager, Fayetteville Shale Division; Vice President, Economic Planning and Acquisitions; and as Vice President, Fayetteville Shale Planning and Technology.

Randall Curry

Mr. Randall L. Curry is Senior Vice President – Midstream of the company. Mr. Owen was appointed Senior Vice President in May 2012 and Chief Financial Officer in October 2012. Prior to October 2012, he served as Controller since 2008.

Paul Geiger

Mr. Paul W. Geiger is Senior Vice President – Corporate Development of the company. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of the West Virginia division in 2015 and of the Fayetteville Shale division since joining the Company in April 2014. Prior to joining Southwestern Energy Company, Mr. Geiger served as Senior Vice President of Operations at Quantum Resources Management and QR Energy since October 2012.

Jennifer Mccauley

Ms. Jennifer N. Mccauley is Senior Vice President – Administration of the company. Prior to that, she served as Senior Vice President – Human Resources since 2009.

James Vick

Mr. James W. Vick is Senior Vice President – Business Information Systems of the company. Prior to that he was a principal with Deloitte Consulting information management practices.

C. Stoute

Mr. C. Greg Stoute is Vice President – Health, Safety, Environmental and Regulatory of the company. Since joining the Company in 2005 as a senior staff reservoir engineer, he has worked in various leadership positions within SWN and was most recently General Manager for the New Ventures team.

Gregory Kerley

Mr. Gregory D. Kerley is the Director of the Company. Mr. Kerley retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Southwestern Energy in October 2012. Mr. Kerley began his career at Southwestern Energy in 1990 as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, eventually serving as Treasurer and Secretary before being named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1998. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kerley held senior financial and accounting positions at Agate Petroleum Inc. and was a manager for Arthur Andersen LLP specializing in the energy sector. In 2010, Institutional Investor ranked Mr. Kerley as one of the top performing CFO’s in the exploration and production sector.

John Gass

Mr. John D. Gass is the an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gass retired in 2012 as Vice President of Chevron Corporation and President of Chevron Gas and Midstream. In this role, he was responsible for Chevron’s global natural gas marketing and trading activities, as well as Chevron’s pipeline, power and worldwide shipping operations. Mr. Gass began his career in 1974 in Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico business unit in New Orleans, and over the next 38 years held positions of increasing responsibility, including heading the company’s exploration and production operations in southern Africa and in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Mr. Gass served as a director of Sasol Chevron Holdings Ltd and GS Caltex. Mr. Gass has been a director of Weatherford International, Ltd. since June 2013 and serves on the Compensation and the Health, Safety and Environment Committees. He became a director of Suncor Energy Inc. in February 2014, where he serves on the Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainable Development Committee and chairs the Human Resources and Compensation Committee.

Catherine Kehr

Ms. Catherine A. Kehr has been appointed as an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Kehr retired in 2006 as a Senior Vice President and Director of Capital Research Company, a division of The Capital Group Companies, one of the world’s largest investment management organizations and manager of the American Funds. In this role, Ms. Kehr was responsible for investment analysis and a portfolio manager of global energy equities. Prior to that, Ms. Kehr was an investment analyst and portfolio manager with responsibility for global energy high yield debt. Prior to her tenure with The Capital Group Companies, she held various managerial positions at Atlantic Richfield Company and Payden and Rygel. In 2002, the Reuters Survey ranked Ms. Kehr among the top 10 individual U.S. fund managers. Ms. Kehr has been a director of California Resources Corporation since February 2015 and serves on the Audit and the Compensation Committees.

Kenneth Mourton

Mr. Kenneth R. Mourton serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mourton is an attorney and Managing Principal Attorney of the firm of Ball and Mourton, Ltd., PLLC, in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where he has practiced since 1975. He is a certified public accountant (inactive) and owns and operates several businesses in various states related to beer distribution, lodging, warehousing and travel. Mr. Mourton graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville in 1975. He is the Chairman of the Razorback Foundation and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Rural Endowment Fund, a non-profit corporation created by the State of Arkansas to help lower income, rural Arkansas children obtain college and university educations.

Elliott Pew

Mr. Elliott Pew has been appointed as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Pew retired as Chief Operating Officer of Common Resources, LLC, a Houston-based exploration and production company in 2010. Mr. Pew was a co-founder of Common Resources, LLC and served as Chief Operating Officer from 2007 until the company was sold in 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Pew was executive vice president of exploration at Newfield Exploration Company, where he led Newfield’s worldwide exploration program. Prior to his work at Newfield, Mr. Pew was a senior executive with American Exploration Company, a natural resource exploration and production company, since 1992. Mr. Pew graduated with a bachelor’s degree in geology from Franklin & Marshall College and a masters of arts in geology from The University of Texas. Since June 2014, Mr. Pew has served as chairman of Enerplus Corporation, a publicly traded North American energy producer, and has been an independent director since 2010. Since 2010, Mr. Pew also served as a director of private exploration and production companies, first Common Resources II and then Common Resources III, from 2010 to 2012 and since 2012, respectively.

Terry Rathert

Mr. Terry W. Rathert is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Rathert was a co-founder of Newfield Exploration Company, a publicly traded E&P company, where he served in various positions, including as executive vice president and chief financial officer and as secretary, from 1989 until his retirement in August 2014. Prior to Newfield, Mr. Rathert was director of economic planning and analysis for Tenneco Oil Exploration and Production Company. Mr. Rathert graduated with a degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University and completed The Management Program at Rice University. Since January 2015, Mr. Rathert has served as a director of Kaspar Companies Inc. and Kaspar Texas Traditions, each a privately held company, and since November 2015, has served as a director of Encino Energy LLC, a privately held exploration and production company. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and an NACD Governance Fellow. Mr. Rathert serves on Texas A&M University’s Petroleum Engineering Department Industry Board and is on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of the Greater Houston Area, currently serving as the Chairman of the Finance Committee. He has served as Treasurer for the American Exploration & Production Council, the Houston Energy Finance Group and America’s Natural Gas Alliance.

Alan Stevens

Mr. Alan H. Stevens is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Stevens has an extensive background in domestic and international oil and gas exploration and production, spanning over 38 years. Mr. Stevens held various managerial, geological and geophysical positions at Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Tenneco Oil Company and Exxon Corporation. Mr. Stevens is also a former President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company’s subsidiaries Southwestern Energy Production Company and SEECO, Inc., positions from which he retired in 2001. Mr. Stevens served as a director of Derek Oil & Gas Company, a Canadian exploration, development and production company, from 2004 through 2010. Mr. Stevens received both a bachelor of science degree and a master of science degree in geological engineering from Michigan Technological University, and attended the UCLA Executive Management Program.

Michael Hancock

Mr. Michael W. Hancock has been appointed as Director - Investor Relations of the Company., effective September. 2, 2014. Mr. Hancock joined Southwestern Energy in February 2010 and has served various roles of increasing responsibility in finance and accounting most recently as Director of Corporate Budgeting and Forecasting. Prior to joining Southwestern Energy, Mr. Hancock held various positions within finance and accounting at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and with Ernst & Young LLP in Houston. He holds a bachelor's degree and master's degree in accounting from The University of Texas at Austin and is a Certified Public Accountant.