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EXCO Resources Inc (XCO.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

C. John Wilder

57 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board

Harold Hickey

60 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer

Chris Peracchi

48 2016 Acting Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer

Harold Jameson

48 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President

Brian Gaebe

33 2016 Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

W. Justin Clarke

2016 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Robert Stillwell

79 2011 Lead Independent Director

B. James Ford

47 2007 Independent Director

Samuel Mitchell

72 2013 Independent Director

Wilbur Ross

79 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

C. John Wilder

Mr. C. John Wilder is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Wilder is also the Executive Chairman and member of Investment Committee of three investment vehicles: (i) Bluescape; (ii) Parallel Resource Partners; (iii) and Bluescape Energy Partners. Mr. Wilder serves on the boards of directors of several portfolio companies. Mr. Wilder started in the energy business in Texas over 35 years ago with the Royal Dutch/Shell Group, where he rose to the position of chief executive officer of Shell Capital in London. Thereafter, in executive roles at TXU Corp. and Entergy Corporation, Mr. Wilder spearheaded the industry’s two most successful total financial and operational turnarounds. For his achievements at TXU, the Harvard Business Review named Mr. Wilder twice as one of the Best-Performing CEOs in the World, ranking 24th among 2,000 CEOs from publicly traded companies in 33 countries in 2010 and 74th among 3,143 CEOs, from publicly traded companies in 50+ countries in 2013. No other United States’ power company executive was honored in either of these rankings. During Mr. Wilder’s leadership, TXU delivered 65% annualized returns to shareholders and ranked 5th best among the S&P 500. Mr. Wilder was named Ten Best CEOs in America by Institutional Investor in 2004 and was named Best CEO and CFO in the Electric Power Sector by Institutional Investor in all the years he was in the power industry. Mr. Wilder is a Trustee of Texas Health Resources and is a past member of the National Petroleum Council, a Secretary of Energy Appointment. A native of Missouri, Mr. Wilder graduated magna cum laude from Southeast Missouri State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and he has received the university’s Distinguished Alumni Award. He earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas.

Harold Hickey

Mr. Harold L. Hickey is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Hickey previously served as Chief Operating Officer from October 2005 until March 2015. From October 2005 until February 2013, Mr. Hickey served as our Vice President and from January 2004 until October 2005, Mr. Hickey served as President of our wholly owned subsidiary, North Coast Energy, Inc. Mr. Hickey was our Production and Asset Manager from February 2001 to January 2004. From April 2000 until he joined us, Mr. Hickey was Chief Operating Officer of Inca Natural Resources Group, L.P., an independent oil and natural gas exploration company. Prior to that, Mr. Hickey worked at Mobil Oil Corporation from 1979 to March 2000.

Chris Peracchi

Mr. Chris Peracchi is Acting Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company. He became the Company’s Treasurer and Director of Finance and Investor Relations in May 2013 and became its Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations in September 2014. Mr. Peracchi served as the Associate Director of Corporate Development and Investor Relations at Nabors Industries from April 2012 to April 2013 and Director of Finance and Investor Relations at Superior Well Services from March 2009 to April 2012. Mr. Peracchi has over 11 years of experience in Energy Investment Banking at KeyBanc Capital Markets and A.G. Edwards & Sons. Mr. Peracchi also spent four years at Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Peracchi is a certified public accountant and received a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor’s degree from Babson College.

Harold Jameson

Mr. Harold H. Jameson is Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of the Company. Mr. Jameson most recently served as our Vice President of Development and Production with primary responsibilities including the Company’s horizontal shale development drilling programs in the Haynesville, Eagle Ford and Marcellus assets. Mr. Jameson has served in a Vice President role since March 2011. From August 2008 until March 2011, Mr. Jameson served as General Manager of our East Texas/North Louisiana area with primary responsibility for our Haynesville/Bossier shale horizontal development. Prior to the Haynesville/Bossier shale project, Mr. Jameson served as General Manager of our Vernon Field project. Prior to joining EXCO in April 2007, Mr. Jameson was employed at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation from 1991 to 2007, and during his career he has had multiple responsibilities in technical or leadership roles including asset management, drilling and completions, production engineering, reservoir engineering, economic evaluations and field development in U.S. onshore and international projects.

Brian Gaebe

Mr. Brian N. Gaebe is Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. He became the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller on April 28, 2016. Mr. Gaebe previously served in various roles since joining the Company in January 2013, including Corporate Controller and Director of Financial Reporting. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gaebe served as a manager in the audit and risk advisory services practice of KPMG LLP primarily focusing on clients in the energy industry. Mr. Gaebe received a Master of Science in Accounting degree and Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in accounting from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Gaebe is a certified public accountant in the State of Texas.

W. Justin Clarke

Mr. W. Justin Clarke is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Clarke has served as EXCO’s Assistant General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer since January 2007. From September 2001 until January 2007, Mr. Clarke served as an associate of Haynes and Boone, LLP.

Robert Stillwell

Dr. Robert L. Stillwell is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Stillwell served as the General Counsel of BP Capital, L.P., Mesa Water, Inc. and affiliated companies engaged in the petroleum business from 2001 until he retired in March 2013. Mr. Stillwell was a lawyer and Senior Partner at Baker Botts LLP in Houston, Texas from 1961 to 2001. He also served as a director of Mesa Petroleum Co. and Pioneer Natural Resources Company from 1969 to 2001. Mr. Stillwell’s background and experience provide him with extensive knowledge of the oil and natural gas industry as well as significant legal experience and important insights into corporate governance, executive compensation and board functions.

B. James Ford

Mr. B. James Ford is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ford has been a Senior Advisor of Oaktree since 2016. Prior thereto, Mr. Ford was Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of Oaktree’s Global Principal Group where he was responsible for overseeing all activities of the Global Principal Group, including investment commitments and approvals, client relations and administrative and personnel-related matters. Mr. Ford joined Oaktree in 1996, and was involved in sourcing and executing a number of the firm’s most significant investments and led the group’s efforts in the media and energy sectors prior to being named a portfolio manager in 2006. Mr. Ford has worked extensively with a variety of Oaktree portfolio companies, including serving on the Boards of Directors of Dial Global, Inc., Contango Oil & Gas Company, Townsquare Media, Inc. and Crimson Exploration Inc. (prior to its merger with Contango Oil & Gas Company), as well as numerous private companies. Mr. Ford earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He serves as an active member of the Board of the Children’s Bureau and the Advisory Council of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Through his role at Oaktree and his service as a director of multiple public and private companies, Mr. Ford brings to our Board of Directors investment and financial experience, experience analyzing risks and strategy of energy investments, and guidance regarding corporate governance matters.

Samuel Mitchell

Mr. Samuel A. Mitchell is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mitchell has served as a director of Overstock.com, Inc. since October 2010. Mr. Mitchell was formerly a director of International Coal Group, Inc. from 2006 until its acquisition in 2011. Since 2004, Mr. Mitchell has been a Managing Director of Hamblin Watsa Investment Counsel (“Hamblin Watsa”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings, Inc. (“Fairfax Financial”), a Toronto-based property and casualty insurance holding company. Hamblin Watsa is responsible for managing the investments of Fairfax Financial. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Mitchell was a director of Odyssey Re Holdings Corp., a majority-owned subsidiary of Fairfax Financial that is an underwriter of property and casualty treaty and facultative reinsurance. Prior to joining Hamblin Watsa, Mr. Mitchell was Managing Director and co-founder in 1993 of Marshfield Associates, a Washington, D.C.-based investment counsel firm. Mr. Mitchell also has experience in the healthcare industry, having served as a Director of Research and Federal Relations for the Federation of American Health Systems from 1983 to 1993, and as Director of Research for the Health Industry Manufacturers Association from 1977 to 1981. In 1973, he co-founded Research from Washington, which advised large institutional investors on the outlook and economic impact of legislation and federal government initiatives. Mr. Mitchell started his career in 1968 with the Washington, D.C.-based investment counsel firm, Davidge and Co. He has a B.A. from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Mitchell’s experience as Managing Director of Hamblin Watsa, and his four decades of business experience provide him with extensive investment, capital markets and financial experience as well as important insights into financial reporting, oversight and Board functions.

Wilbur Ross

Mr. Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ross is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of WL Ross & Co. LLC (“WL Ross”), a private equity firm. Mr. Ross was also formerly the Chief Executive Officer of WL Ross prior to April 30, 2014 when he became its Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer. In March 2014, Mr. Ross became the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WL Ross Holding Corp, a special purpose acquisition company. Mr. Ross is currently a member of the board of directors of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel and mining company; DSS Holdings LP, a shipping transportation company; Sun Bancorp, Inc.; and the Bank of Cyprus. Mr. Ross formerly served as a member of the board of directors of many banks, financial and other companies, including but not limited to, The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland, a commercial bank in Ireland until June 2014, BankUnited, Inc. until March 2014; Talmer Bancorp., Assured Guaranty, an insurance company, International Textile Group, NBNK Investments PLC, PB Materials Holdings, Inc., Ohizumi Manufacturing, Ocwen Financial Corp., Navigator Holdings, a marine transport company, and International Automotive Components until November 2014; Plascar Participacoes SA, a manufacturer of automotive interiors, until January 2014 and Air Lease Corporation, an aircraft leasing company from 2010 to December, 2013; International Coal Group from April 2005 to June 2011, Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd., a reinsurance company, from 2006 to March 2010; The Greenbrier Companies, a supplier of transportation equipment and services to the railroad industry from June 2009 until January 2013. Mr. Ross was Executive Managing Director of Rothschild Inc. for 24 years before acquiring that firm’s private equity partnerships in 2000. Mr. Ross is a graduate of Yale University and of Harvard Business School.

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