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EXCO Resources Inc (XCO.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

C. John Wilder

58 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board

Harold Hickey

60 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer

Tyler Farquharson

34 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Vice President - Strategic Planning, Treasurer

Harold Jameson

48 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President

Brian Gaebe

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

Heather Lamparter

44 2017 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Robert Stillwell

79 2011 Lead Independent Director

Anthony Horton

2017 Director

Stephen Toy

43 2017 Director

B. James Ford

47 2007 Independent Director

Samuel Mitchell

72 2013 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.

Tyler Farquharson

Mr. Tyler Farquharson serves as Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Vice President - Strategic Planning, Treasurer of the Company. He became the Company’s acting Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in October 2016 and the Company’s Vice President of Strategic Planning in August 2016. Prior to this, Mr. Farquharson served in various roles and most recently as the Company’s Strategic Analysis and Financial Planning Director. Mr. Farquharson joined the Company in August 2005 as a Financial Analyst. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Kansas in 2005.

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.

Heather Lamparter

Ms. Heather Lamparter serves as Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Ms. Lamparter became the Company’s Assistant General Counsel, acting General Counsel and Secretary in December 2016. Prior to this, Ms. Lamparter served in various roles and most recently as the Company’s Assistant General Counsel. Ms. Lamparter joined the Company in 2010 and prior to her service with the Company, Ms. Lamparter was an associate at K&L Gates LLP. Ms. Lamparter received her law degree from Duquesne University School of Law in 2005.

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.

Anthony Horton

Mr. Anthony R. Horton serves as Director of the Company. He has been appointed as a member of the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, effective March 1, 2017. Mr. Horton has been Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Energy Future Holdings Corp. since October 3, 2016 and has served as its Treasurer and Senior Vice President since April 2014. Prior to then, Mr. Horton served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Energy Future Holdings Corp. since September 28, 2004 and also served as its Assistant Secretary since May 2006. Mr. Horton also currently serves as an officer of several subsidiaries of Energy Future Holdings Corp., including serving as Senior Vice President and Treasurer at Energy Future Competitive Holdings Company LLC, Treasurer and Assistant Secretary at TXU Energy Receivables Company LLC and Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Energy Future Intermediate Holding Company LLC. In addition, Mr. Horton has also served on the board of directors of several private companies. Mr. Horton holds a B.B.A. in Management and Economics from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Masters of Professional Accounting and Finance from the University of Texas at Arlington and Dallas.

Stephen Toy

Mr. Stephen J. Toy serves as Director of the Company. He has been appointed as a member of the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, effective March 1, 2017. Mr. Toy currently serves as the Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of WL Ross. He is also Chairman of the Investment Committee of WL Ross and a member of WL Ross' Management Committee. Mr. Toy is one of the founding members of WL Ross and has been involved in all phases of the firm's development since its formation. Over the last nineteen years, Mr. Toy has been responsible for the execution of investments in the automotive, media, telecommunication, banking, railcar leasing and building materials sectors. Mr. Toy currently serves on the board of directors for Amalgamated Bank, Compagnie Europeenne de Wagons, International Automotive Components Group, Permian Basin Materials LLC and Plascar Participacoes SA. From 1996 to 2000, he worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring Group of Rothschild Inc. and from 1994 to 1996 he worked in the Public Finance Group at O'Brien Partners Inc. Mr. Toy graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Business Administration in 1994 from the State University of New York at Albany.

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.