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People: Devon Energy Corp (DVN.N)

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Nichols, J. Larry 

Mr. J. Larry Nichols is Executive Chairman of the Board of Devon Energy Corp. Mr. Nichols served as the Company’s president from 1976 until 2003 and as chief executive officer from 1980 to 2010. He has served on the Board since the Company’s inception and became board chair in 2000. At the end of 2012, Mr. Nichols retired as an employee of the Company, but he continues in the role of Executive Chairman of the Board. Prior to founding Devon in 1971, Mr. Nichols served as law clerk to Chief Justice Earl Warren and Justice Tom Clark of the United States Supreme Court. He also worked in the United States Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel under Assistant Attorney General William Rehnquist, who later became the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Nichols received a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from Princeton University and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Michigan Law School

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, USD 2,996,750
Restricted Stock Awards, USD 4,001,050
Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD --
All Other, USD 1,595,600
Fiscal Year Total, USD 8,593,400

Options Compensation

  Quantity Market Value
Exercisable 1,072,220 43,393,700.00
Unexercisable 293,880 5,651,380.00
Exercised 330,000 13,600,000.00
Name Fiscal Year Total

J. Larry Nichols


David Hager


John Richels


Thomas Mitchell


Tony Vaughn


Lyndon Taylor

As Of  30 Dec 2014