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Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd (ZAR.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kyle Kitagawa

56 2017 Chairman of the Board

Craig Hansen

59 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Bill Cromb

2016 Interim Chief Financial Officer

Randolph Doetzel

2011 Vice President - Operations

Leslie Burden

2013 Vice President - Land

Christopher Hustad

2013 Vice President - Alberta Plains South

Ronald Wigham

60 2015 Director

Geoffrey Merritt

62 2009 Independent Director

James Peplinski

54 1997 Independent Director

Grant Zawalsky

56 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kyle Kitagawa

Mr. Kyle D. Kitagawa is redesigned as Chairman of the Board of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd., effective May 30, 2017. Mr. Kitagawa brings over 25 years experience in commodity trading, equity investing, and structured finance in energy and energy intensive industries. Prior to April 2003, he held senior executive positions in a global energy trading and capital corporation. Mr. Kitagawa has been an independent businessman since 2003. In addition, Mr. Kitagawa serves as Chairman of both Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. and Coral Hill Energy Ltd. Mr. Kitagawa holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Queen's University, a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary and is a Chartered Accountant.

Craig Hansen

Mr. Craig H. Hansen serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was President, Chief Executive Officer, Interim Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Company. He was President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. Mr. Hansen obtained a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta in 1978 and is a professional engineer registered with APEGGA. Mr. Hansen was employed with Dome Petroleum Ltd. (1978-1980) and NRG Engineering Ltd. (1980-1984). He founded C.H. Hansen Engineering Ltd., an engineering consulting company, which provided reservoir, exploitation, and acquisition engineering services during the period 1984 through 1993. Mr. Hansen is a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), and has served as the Chair of the Fiscal Executive Policy Group and the Audit Committee (2008-2013, 2015).

Bill Cromb

Mr. Bill Cromb serves as Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Cromb is an experienced financial executive with over 30 years of varied finance experience in the oil and gas industry. He is a chartered accountant with a background including reporting, financings, treasury, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, and other finance and administrative functions.

Randolph Doetzel

Mr. Randolph J. Doetzel serves as a Vice President, Operations of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. since June, 2011. prior thereto, the company's Production Manager, Williston Basin since January, 2009. Prior thereto, Randy held various executive, management and engineering positions at Cobalt Energy Inc., Harvest Operations Corp., Apache Canada Ltd., and Samson Canada Ltd.

Leslie Burden

Ms. Leslie E. Burden is a Vice President, Land of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. Prior thereto the company's Manager, Land Negotiations and Manager, Land since 2010 and prior thereto Manager, Land at Masters Energy Inc. from 2005.

Christopher Hustad

Mr. Christopher M. Hustad is a Vice President, Alberta Plains South of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. Prior thereto, the company's Manager Exploitation, Alberta Plains South since August, 2008. Prior thereto, various management and engineering positions at Talisman Energy Inc.

Ronald Wigham

Mr. Ronald C. Wigham is Director of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. Mr. Wigham is currently President of Wigham Resources Limited and a director of Spur Resources Ltd., both private oil and gas companies. He retired in 2014 as Vice-Chairman of Peters and Company ("Peters"), a boutique Calgary investment dealer specializing in oil and gas and oilfield services equities. He had previously served as Managing Director, Capital Markets at Peters. Before joining Peters in 1998, Mr. Wigham had been: 1) Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development, at Pan East Petroleum Corp., a natural gas exploration company; 2) Oil and gas analyst, First Marathon Securities; and 3) Commercial litigation partner at Milner Fenerty (now Dentons). Mr. Wigham received a B.A. Finance in 1978 from the Honors College, University of Oregon, and an LLB from the University of Victoria in 1981.

Geoffrey Merritt

Mr. Geoffrey C. Merritt is Independent Director of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. Mr. Merritt has over 30 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas sector. He was the founder of Masters Energy Inc., a public exploration and production company, incorporated in 2003 and acquired by us in April 2009. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Merritt was the President and CEO of Sunfire Energy. Prior to 1998, he was the Vice President and General Manager of the oil and gas division of Pembina Corporation. Mr. Merritt currently sits on the board of Perpetual Energy Inc. Mr. Merritt received a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta in 1978 and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School.

James Peplinski

Mr. James D. Peplinski is a Independent Director of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. He is Executive Chairman, Humberview Group of Companies which owns JPL Vehicle Management Services, automotive dealerships in Toronto and various real estate investments. His main focus is commercial vehicle lessor Jim Peplinski Leasing Inc. He is also VP Business Development of the Calgary Flames Hockey Club as well as an investor in real estate and oil and gas. Mr. Peplinski currently sits on the board of directors of Wrangler West Energy Corp.

Grant Zawalsky

Mr. Grant A. Zawalsky is Independent Director of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. Mr. Zawalsky is the Managing Partner of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP (Barristers and Solicitors) where he has been a partner since 1994. Mr. Zawalsky currently sits on the board of directors of a number of private and public companies, including NuVista Energy Ltd., PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. and Whitecap Resources Inc., and is Corporate Secretary of ARC Resources Ltd., Bonavista Energy Corporation and RMP Energy Inc. Mr. Zawalsky is also a Governor of the Calgary Petroleum Club. Mr. Zawalsky holds a B.Comm and LL.B. from the University of Alberta and is a member of the Law Society of Alberta.