People: Talisman Energy Inc (TLM)

TLM on New York Consolidated

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24 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Williamson

65 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Harold Kvisle

61 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paul Smith

2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

Robert Rooney

51 2008 Executive Vice President - Legal, General Counsel

A. Paul Blakeley

2006 Executive Vice President, Asia-Pacific

Paul Warwick

2013 Executive Vice President - Europe , Atlantic

Helen Wesley

44 2010 Executive Vice President - Corporate Services

C. Tamiko Ohta

2007 Corporate Secretary

Henry Sykes

55 2013 Director

Christiane Bergevin

51 2009 Independent Director

Donald Carty

67 2009 Independent Director

Jonathan Christodoro

37 2013 Independent Director

Thomas Ebbern

55 2013 Independent Director

Brian Levitt

66 2013 Independent Director

Samuel Merksamer

33 2013 Independent Director

Lisa Stewart

56 2009 Independent Director

Peter Tomsett

56 2009 Independent Director

Michael Waites

60 2011 Independent Director

Charles Winograd

66 2009 Independent Director

Lyle McLeod

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Williamson

Dr. Charles R. Williamson serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of Talisman Energy Inc. Mr. Williamson 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. He has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on September 10, 2012. Mr. Kvisle was the 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 the 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 has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of Talisman Energy Inc., with effect from May 8, 2013. Paul joined Talisman in 2009 and soon after was appointed Executive Vice-President, North America. In this role, Paul focused and transformed the North American business, selling of non-core, conventional assets. Paul has a proven track record, with over 20 years' experience in the oil & gas industry, including senior finance, commercial and operations roles with British Petroleum (BP). Paul received an honours degree in Economics and Business from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.

Robert Rooney

Mr. Robert R. Rooney serves as Executive Vice President - Legal and General Counsel of Talisman Energy Inc. 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.

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.

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.

Helen Wesley

Ms. Helen J. Wesley serves as Executive Vice President - Corporate Services of Talisman Energy Inc. From October 2009 to March 2010, Ms. Wesley was Vice President and Treasurer at Suncor Energy and, from January 2006 to October 2009, she was VP, Finance responsible for finance, IT and supply chain management for Petro-Canada’s international and offshore business, located in London, England.

C. Tamiko Ohta

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

Henry Sykes

Mr.Henry Sykes is appointed as Director of Talisman Energy Inc.He has been President and a director of MGM Energy Corp. (oil and gas) since January 2007. 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.

Christiane Bergevin

Ms. Christiane Bergevin serves as an Independent Director of Talisman Energy Inc. Ms. 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.

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. Mr. Carty is an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Jonathan Christodoro

Mr.Jonathan Christodoro is an Independent Director of Talisman Energy Inc .Mr.Christodoro has served as a Managing Director of Icahn Capital L.P. (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 a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with Distinction and [Photo a Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics and Management Magna Cum Laude with Honors Distinction in Research from Cornell University. Mr. Christodoro also served in the United States Marine Corps.

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. (oil and gas) since January 2012. He was formerly Managing Director, Investment Banking, of Mcquarie 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 Masters of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

Brian Levitt

Mr. Brian Michael Levitt serves as an Independent Director of Talisman Energy Inc. Mr. Levitt is Chairman of the Board of The Toronto-Dominion Bank and non-executive co-Chair of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (law firm). Mr. Levitt joined Osler in 1976. In 1991, he became President and was subsequently named Chief Executive Officer 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 Merksamer is an Independent Director of Talisman Energy Inc.Mr.Merksamer 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 Independent 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).

Peter Tomsett

Mr. Peter W. Tomsett serves as an Independent 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.

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 Masters 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 investment 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) 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).

Lyle McLeod

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