People: TAG Oil Ltd (TAOIF.PK)

TAOIF.PK on OTC Markets Group

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29 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alex Guidi

2013 Chairman of the Board

Garth Johnson

41 2009 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Chris Ferguson

2013 Chief Financial Officer

Drew Cadenhead

2009 Chief Operating Officer

Christopher Bailey

2012 Vice President - Business Development

Randy Toone

2013 New Zealand Country Manager

Giuseppe Perone

2009 Corporate Secretary

Keith Hill

54 2013 Lead Independent Director

Ronald Bertuzzi

76 2009 Independent Director

Kenneth Vidalin

2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Alex Guidi

Mr. Alex P. Guidi is Chairman of the Board of TAG Oil Ltd. Mr. Guidi is the founder of TAG Oil Ltd. Mr. Alex Guidi is the founder of the Company and a number of prominent international Austral-Asian focused oil and gas exploration companies including Indo-Pacific Energy Ltd. (“Indo-Pacific”), Trans-Orient, and AMG. Together with TAG Oil, these companies have made, and continue to make, a significant contribution to exploration and development activity in New Zealand and Papua New Guinea’s Foreland region. In North America, Mr. Guidi was a founder of Williston Basin focused Walking Stick Oil and Gas Ltd. which grew into a successful entity that merged with Bonavista Petroleum in the early 1990’s. Mr. Guidi has previously served as an officer of the Company as well as various executive roles and directorships with Walking Stick Oil and Gas Ltd., Trans-Orient, Indo-Pacific, and AMG. Mr. Guidi is currently a director and Chairman of the Company.

Garth Johnson

Mr. Garth Johnson is Chief Executive Officer, Director of TAG Oil Ltd. Mr. Garth Johnson joined the Company in 1997. Mr. Johnson is a Certified General Accountant who has extensive experience in executive management, acquisitions, development and corporate finance for public companies in the international oil and gas industry. He has been instrumental in developing junior companies from start-up to listing on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSX-V”), Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) and American Stock Exchange for over fifteen (15) years and has developed expertise and extensive working knowledge in New Zealand oil and gas activities, as well as diverse business experience in North America and Australasia. Currently, Mr. Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company and has previously served as a director and officer of Trans-Orient Petroleum Ltd. (“Trans-Orient”), Austral Pacific Energy Ltd. (“Austral”), and AMG Oil Ltd. (“AMG”).

Chris Ferguson

Mr. Chris Ferguson is Chief Financial Officer of TAG Oil Ltd., with effective December 1, 2013. Mr. Ferguson is a qualified chartered accountant who holds a bachelor of management studies in accounting and has 18 years of financial, accounting and operational experience in both the public and private sectors. For the past 14 years, Mr. Ferguson has built up extensive oil and gas experience within the Taranaki basin, having held senior financial positions with both local and international exploration and production companies. Recently, Mr. Ferguson spent five years working with Origin Energy New Zealand as its finance and planning manager, where he was leading the financial planning, accounting, tax and production accounting functions which included the implementation of strategic plans, executing supplier contract strategies and managing contractor performance.

Drew Cadenhead

Mr. Drew Cadenhead is Chief Operating Officer of TAG Oil Ltd. Mr. Cadenhead obtained his B.SC. in Geology from the University of Calgary and began his career in the oil and gas exploration business in 1979. Mr. Cadenhead has technical and operational experience in Western Canada and New Zealand and he has knowledge of both international and domestic oil and gas exploration and development. Mr. Cadenhead has worked for Canadian Hunter Exploration, and also worked in capacities for a number of other Canadian-based companies including Ulster Petroleum, Selkirk Energy and Summit Resources. At Summit Resources, Mr. Cadenhead was responsible for identifying and the company into the Gunnell area of B.C. to test the Upper Devonian Jean Marie Formation where multi-TCF gas deposits were subsequently discovered. Mr. Cadenhead gained his New Zealand experience with Fletcher Challenge Energy Taranaki, a team of geoscientists, engineers and technical support staff into a multi-well drilling program and secondary recovery implementation before joining the Company in 2003. Mr. Cadenhead is also a member of APEGGA.

Christopher Bailey

Mr. Christopher Bailey is Vice President - Business Development of TAG Oil Ltd. He is Division Manager, Shared Services of Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. from October 2006 to May 2012.

Randy Toone

Ms. Randy Toone is New Zealand Country Manager of TAG Oil Ltd. She is President Utilities from December 2012 to April 2013, President Gas from January 2012 to December 2012, Co-President Gas from December 2010 to December 2011, Divisional Vice President Field Gathering and Processing and Energy Services from February 2009 to December 2010 and Divisional Vice President Extraction and Transmission from January 2007 to February 2009.

Giuseppe Perone

Mr. Giuseppe Perone is Corporate Secretary of TAG Oil Ltd. Mr. Perone is currently practicing as a corporate lawyer for TAG Oil and other public and private companies, and has legal experience in corporate and commercial matters. Mr. Perone obtained a B.A. with Distinction in Sociology from the University of Victoria in 2001 and an LL.B. from the University of Alberta in 2005, and has previously articled at the law firm of Lang Michener LLP in their Vancouver, British Columbia office. Mr. Perone is also an active member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Canadian Bar Association. Mr. Perone has previously served as a director of TAG Oil.

Keith Hill

Mr. Keith C. Hill is Lead Independent Director of TAG Oil Ltd. Mr. Keith Hill has been a director of the Company since July 6, 2011. Mr. Hill is the CEO and a director of Africa Oil Corp., and is the Chairman and a director of ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. Mr. Hill is also a director of Black Pearl Resources Inc., Tyner Resources Ltd., and Petro Vista Energy Corp. Prior to this, Mr. Hill was instrumental in developing Valkyries Petroleum Corp. and Tanganyika Oil Company Ltd., both highly successful international oil and gas producers which were acquired by major oil companies. Mr. Hill holds a Master of Science degree in Geology and Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysics from Michigan State University, as well as an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in Houston.

Ronald Bertuzzi

Mr. Ronald Bertuzzi is Independent Director of TAG Oil Ltd. Mr. Ronald Bertuzzi has been a director of the Company since December 16, 2009. Mr. Bertuzzi holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of British Columbia and he has more than twenty (20) years of executive, board and committee experience with U.S. and Canadian junior listed companies focused primarily in the oil and gas industry that are doing business in Australasia. Mr. Bertuzzi’s experience covers various stages of company development beginning with initial start-up and initial public offerings, acquiring and exploring significant exploration acreages and ending in discovery, facility development and commercial production of oil and gas. Mr. Bertuzzi has previously served as a director of Trans-Orient and Austral.

Kenneth Vidalin

Mr. Kenneth E. Vidalin P.Eng., is Independent Director of TAG Oil Ltd. Mr. Ken Vidalin has been a director of the Company since December 14, 2011. Mr. Vidalin is the founder of two significant global corporations, Methanex and Acetex, and has more than twenty (20) years of experience as a board member of public and private companies. As the founder, former director, and former COO of Methanex Corporation, Mr. Vidalin has significant technical and business qualifications. Mr. Vidalin is currently the President of Carina Investments Ltd., which is a private investment company, and he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Dakota.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Alex Guidi

1,094,530

Garth Johnson

1,192,860

Chris Ferguson

--

Drew Cadenhead

1,224,960

Christopher Bailey

319,058

Randy Toone

--

Giuseppe Perone

--

Keith Hill

--

Ronald Bertuzzi

--

Kenneth Vidalin

--
As Of 30 Mar 2013

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