People: Talisman Energy Inc (TLM)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Williamson

66 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Harold Kvisle

62 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paul Smith

2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

A. Paul Blakeley

2006 Executive Vice President, Asia-Pacific

Robert Rooney

52 2014 Executive Vice President - Corporate

Paul Warwick

2013 Executive Vice President - Europe , Atlantic

C. Tamiko Ohta

2007 Corporate Secretary

Christiane Bergevin

52 2015 Director

Jonathan Christodoro

38 2015 Director

Brian Levitt

67 2015 Director

Samuel Merksamer

34 2015 Director

Lisa Stewart

57 2015 Director

Henry Sykes

56 2013 Director

Peter Tomsett

57 2015 Director

Donald Carty

68 2009 Independent Director

Thomas Ebbern

56 2013 Independent Director

Michael Waites

61 2011 Independent Director

Charles Winograd

65 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Williamson

Dr. Charles R. Williamson serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of Talisman Energy Inc. he was the Executive Vice-President of Chevron Corporation (integrated oil and gas company) from August 2005 until his retirement in December 2005. From 2001 to 2005, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Unocal Corporation (‘‘Unocal’’) (oil and gas exploration and development company) and held various executive positions within Unocal, including Executive Vice President, International Energy Operations and Group Vice President, Asia Operations prior to 2001. Dr. Williamson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology, a Master of Science degree in Geology and a Doctorate in Geology.

Harold Kvisle

Mr. Harold N. Kvisle serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Talisman Energy Inc. Mr. Kvisle was President and Chief Executive Officer of TransCanada Corporation (pipeline and power company) or its predecessor TransCanada PipeLines Limited from May 2001 until his retirement in June 2010. Prior to his employment with TransCanada, Mr. Kvisle was President of Fletcher Challenge Energy Canada (oil and gas company) from 1990 to 1999. Mr. Kvisle has worked in the oil and gas industry since 1975 and in the utilities and power industries since 1999. Mr. Kvisle holds a Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Engineering from the University of Alberta and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Calgary.

Paul Smith

Mr. Paul R. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of Talisman Energy Inc., since May 8, 2013. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice-President, North America Operations of Talisman since September 2009. From March 2, 2009 to September 3, 2009, he was Executive Vice-President, International Operations (West). Prior to that, he was Upstream Vice President at TNK-BP International Limited from 2007 to 2009. From 2005 to 2007, he was Vice President, Northern North Sea at BP p.l.c.

A. Paul Blakeley

Mr. A. Paul Blakeley serves as Executive Vice President, Asia-Pacific of Talisman Energy Inc. From January 2006 to April 2006, he served as Vice-President, Southeast Asia. Prior to that, he served as Vice-President, UK, and prior to that he served as General Manager, UK.

Robert Rooney

Mr. Robert R. Rooney serves as Executive Vice President - Corporate of Talisman Energy Inc. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice-President, Legal and General Counsel since 2008. Mr. Rooney has served on the board of directors of numerous private and public companies. Until November 2005, Mr. Rooney was a partner with Bennett Jones LLP where he was a member of the Executive Committee and led the firm’s Energy and Natural Resources practice group.

Paul Warwick

Mr. Paul C. Warwick serves as Executive Vice President - Europe, Atlantic of Talisman Energy Inc. From 2008 until 2012, Mr. Warwick served as President Europe and West Africa, President UK, President UK and Africa and President Asia Pacific at ConocoPhillips.

C. Tamiko Ohta

Mr. C. Tamiko Ohta serves as Corporate Secretary of Talisman Energy Inc. He served as Assistant Corporate Secretary of the company.

Christiane Bergevin

Ms. Christiane Bergevin serves as an Director of Talisman Energy Inc. Ms. Christiane Bergevin has been the Executive Vice-President, Desjardins Group Partnerships and Business Development, Office of the President, of Desjardins Group (Canadian financial cooperative institution) since September 2013. From August 2009 to September 2013, she was the Executive Vice-President, Strategic Partnerships, Office of the President, of Desjardins Group. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Corporate Projects, with SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (‘‘SNC-Lavalin’’) (engineering and construction firm). For the 18 years prior to that, Ms. Bergevin held executive finance positions with various SNC-Lavalin subsidiaries, including as President of SNC-Lavalin Capital Inc., its project finance advisory arm, between 2001 and 2008. Ms. Bergevin holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with distinction) from McGill University and graduated from the Wharton School of Business Advanced Management Program. In 2013, she was awarded the ICD.D designation by the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Jonathan Christodoro

Mr.Jonathan Christodoro is an Director of Talisman Energy Inc .Mr.Christodoro has served as a Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP (private investment firm) since July 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Christodoro served in various investment and research roles at P2 Capital Partners, LLC, Prentice Capital Management, LP, S.A.C. Capital Advisors, LP and Morgan Stanley (financial/investment firms). Mr. Christodoro holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with Distinction and a B.S. in Applied Economics and Management Magna Cum Laude with Honors Distinction in Research from Cornell University.

Brian Levitt

Mr. Brian Michael Levitt serves as an Director of Talisman Energy Inc. Mr. Levitt is Chairman of the Board of The Toronto-Dominion Bank and Vice-Chair of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (law firm). Mr. Levitt joined Osler in 1976. In 1991, he became President and was subsequently named CEO of Imasco Limited (a Canadian consumer products and services company). Imasco was sold in 2000 and Mr. Levitt returned to Osler in 2001. Mr. Levitt holds a law degree from the University of Toronto, where he also completed his Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Civil Engineering.

Samuel Merksamer

Mr.Samuel J. Merksamer is an Director of Talisman Energy Inc. he has been employed by Icahn Capital LP (private investment firm) since 2008 and is currently a Managing Director. Prior to that, Mr. Merksamer was an analyst at Airlie Opportunity Capital Management (hedge fund management company). Mr. Merksamer received an A.B. in Economics from Cornell University.

Lisa Stewart

Ms. Lisa A. Stewart serves as an Director of Talisman Energy Inc. Ms. Stewart is the Executive Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Sheridan Production Partners (oil and gas production company) a company she founded in September 2006. Prior to that, Ms. Stewart was President of El Paso Exploration & Production (natural gas producer) from February 2004 to August 2006. Prior to her time at El Paso, Ms. Stewart worked for Apache Corporation for 20 years beginning in 1984 in a number of capacities. Her last position with Apache was Executive Vice-President of Business Development and E&P Services. Ms. Stewart holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa, where she is a member of the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences Hall of Fame. She is also a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA).

Henry Sykes

Mr.Henry W. Sykes is appointed as Director of Talisman Energy Inc. He was President and a director of MGM Energy Corp. (oil and gas company) from January 2007 until June 2014. Prior to that, he was President of ConocoPhillips Canada from 2001 to 2006 and Executive Vice President, Business Development at Gulf Canada Resources Limited from 2001 to 2002. Prior to his senior management roles in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Sykes spent 16 years at Bennett Jones LLP, where he specialized in securities and mergers and acquisitions law and served as a member of the firm’s executive committee. Mr. Sykes has a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from McGill University and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Toronto.

Peter Tomsett

Mr. Peter W. Tomsett serves as an Director of Talisman Energy Inc. Mr. Tomsett was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Placer Dome Inc. (mining company) from September 2004 to January 2006. Mr. Tomsett was with Placer Dome for 20 years in a number of capacities. Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer, he was Executive Vice-President of Placer Dome Asia Pacific and Africa. Mr. Tomsett graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining Engineering from the University of New South Wales and a Master of Science in Mineral Production Management from Imperial College in London.

Donald Carty

Mr. Donald J. Carty, O.C., LL.D., serves as an Independent Director of Talisman Energy Inc. Mr. Carty served as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Dell Inc. (global computer systems and services company) from January 2007 until mid-2008. From 1998 to 2003, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AMR Corp. and American Airlines (airline transportation company). Prior to that, Mr. Carty served as President of AMR Airline Group and American Airlines. Mr. Carty was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Pacific Airlines (airline transportation company) from March 1985 to March 1987. Mr. Carty holds an undergraduate degree and an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Queen’s University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard University.

Thomas Ebbern

Mr. Thomas W. Ebbern is an Independent Director of Talisman Energy Inc. He has been Chief Financial Officer of North West Upgrading Inc. (bitumen refining company) since January 2012. He was formerly Managing Director, Investment Banking, of Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Macquarie Group Limited. Prior to that he was Managing Director of Tristone Capital Inc., an energy advisory firm that was acquired by Macquarie. He began his career as a geophysicist with Gulf Canada in 1982. Mr. Ebbern holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering from Queen’s University and a Master of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

Michael Waites

Mr. Michael T. Waites serves as an Independent Director of Talisman Energy Inc. Mr. Waites was President and Chief Executive Officer of Finning International Inc. (heavy equipment dealer and service company) from May 2008 until his retirement from Finning in May 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Waites was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Finning. He also served as a member of the board of directors of Finning for three years prior to his appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Finning in May 2006, Mr. Waites was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Canadian Pacific Railway (railway and logistics company) since July 2000, and was also Chief Executive Officer U.S. Network of Canadian Pacific Railway. Previously, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Chevron Canada Resources (integrated oil and gas company). Mr. Waites holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics from the University of Calgary, a Master of Business Administration from Saint Mary’s College of California, and a Master of Arts, Graduate Studies in Economics from the University of Calgary. He has also completed the Executive Program at The University of Michigan Business School.

Charles Winograd

Mr. Charles M. Winograd serves as an Independent Director of Talisman Energy Inc. Mr. Winograd is Senior Managing Partner of Elm Park Credit Opportunities Fund (mid-market lending limited partnership). He is also President of Winograd Capital Inc. (external consulting and private investments firm). From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Winograd was Chief Executive Officer of RBC Capital Markets (investment bank). When RBC Dominion Securities (investment bank) acquired Richardson Greenshields in 1996, Mr. Winograd became Deputy Chairman and a director. He was appointed to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of RBC Dominion Securities in 1998. Mr. Winograd held several executive postings in Richardson Greenshields (privately owned investment dealer) from 1971 until becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in 1987 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 1991. Mr. Winograd holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Western Ontario and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
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