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Antero Resources Corp (AR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Rady

64 2004 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Glen Warren

62 2004 President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, Director

Michael Kennedy

43 2016 Senior Vice President - Finance

Alvyn Schopp

59 2016 Chief Administrative Officer, Regional Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Kevin Kilstrom

63 2016 Senior Vice President — Production

Peter Kagan

50 Lead Independent Director

Robert Clark

73 2013 Independent Director

Richard Connor

68 2013 Independent Director

Benjamin Hardesty

68 2013 Independent Director

W. Howard Keenan

67 Independent Director

James Levy

42 2013 Independent Director

Joyce McConnell

64 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Rady

Mr. Paul M. Rady is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board since May 2004. Mr. Rady also served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of the Company's predecessor, Antero Resources Corporation, from its founding in 2002 to its ultimate sale to XTO Energy, Inc. in April 2005. Mr. Rady also serves as Chairman of the board of directors of the general partner of Antero Midstream Partners LP. Prior to Antero Resources Corporation, Mr. Rady served as President, CEO and Chairman of Pennaco Energy from 1998 until its sale to Marathon in early 2001. Prior to Pennaco, Mr. Rady was with Barrett Resources from 1990 until 1998 where he initially was recruited as Chief Geologist in 1990, then served as Exploration Manager, EVP Exploration, President, COO and Director and ultimately CEO. Mr. Rady began his career with Amoco where he served 10 years as a geologist focused on the Rockies and Mid-Continent. Mr. Rady holds a B.A. in Geology from Western State College of Colorado and M.Sc. in Geology from Western Washington University.

Glen Warren

Mr. Glen C. Warren, Jr. is President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, Director of the Company. He has served as President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary and as a director since May 2004. Mr. Warren also served as President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary and as a director of the Company's predecessor, Antero Resources Corporation, from its founding in 2002 to its ultimate sale to XTO Energy, Inc. in April 2005. Mr. Warren also serves as a director of the general partner of Antero Midstream Partners LP. Prior to Antero Resources Corporation, Mr. Warren served as EVP, CFO and Director of Pennaco Energy from 1998 until its sale to Marathon in early 2001. Mr. Warren spent 10 years as a natural resources investment banker focused on equity and debt financing and M&A advisory with Lehman Brothers, Dillons Read & Co. Inc. and Kidder, Peabody & Co. Mr. Warren began his career as a landman in the Gulf Coast region with Amoco, where he spent six years. Mr. Warren holds a B.A. from the University of Mississippi, a J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School of Management at U.C.L.A.

Michael Kennedy

Mr. Michael N. Kennedy is Senior Vice President - Finance of the Company. Prior to which he served as Vice President of Finance beginning in August 2013. Mr. Kennedy was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Forest Oil Corporation (“Forest”) from 2009 to 2013. From 2001 until 2009, Mr. Kennedy held various financial positions of increasing responsibility within Forest. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Kennedy was an auditor with Arthur Andersen LLP focusing on the Natural Resources industry. Mr. Kennedy holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Michael N. Kennedy has served as Senior Vice President of Finance since January 2016, prior to which he served as Vice President of Finance beginning in August 2013. Mr. Kennedy was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Forest Oil Corporation (“Forest”) from 2009 to 2013. From 2001 until 2009, Mr. Kennedy held various financial positions of increasing responsibility within Forest. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Kennedy was an auditor with Arthur Andersen LLP focusing on the Natural Resources industry. Mr. Kennedy holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Alvyn Schopp

Mr. Alvyn A. Schopp is Chief Administrative Officer, Regional Senior Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He has served as Chief Administrative Officer, Regional Senior Vice President, and Treasurer since January 2016. Mr. Schopp served as Chief Administrative Officer, Regional Vice President, and Treasurer of the Company from September 2013 to January 2016. Mr. Schopp also served as Vice President of Accounting and Administration and Treasurer from January 2005 to September 2013, as Controller and Treasurer from 2003 to 2005 and as Vice President of Accounting and Administration and Treasurer of the Company's predecessor, Antero Resources Corporation, from January 2005 until its ultimate sale to XTO Energy, Inc. in April 2005. From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Schopp was an Executive Financial Consultant with Duke Energy Field Services. From 1993 to 2000, Mr. Schopp was CFO, Director and ultimately CEO of T-Netix. From 1980 to 1993, Mr. Schopp was with KPMG LLP, most recently as a Senior Manager focusing on the energy and mining industries. Mr. Schopp holds a B.B.A. from Drake University.

Kevin Kilstrom

Mr. Kevin J. Kilstrom is Senior Vice President — Production of the Company. He has served as Senior Vice President of Production since January 2016. Mr. Kilstrom served as Vice President of Production of the Company from June 2007 to December 2015. Mr. Kilstrom was a Manager of Petroleum Engineering with AGL Energy of Sydney, Australia from 2006 to 2007. Prior to AGL, Mr. Kilstrom was with Marathon Oil as an Engineering Consultant and Asset Manager from 2003 to 2006 and as a Business Unit Manager for Marathon's Powder River coal bed methane assets from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Kilstrom also served as a member of the board of directors of three Marathon subsidiaries from October 2003 through May 2005. Mr. Kilstrom was an Operations Manager and reserve engineer at Pennaco Energy from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Kilstrom was at Amoco for more than 22 years prior to 1999. Mr. Kilstrom holds a B.S. in Engineering from Iowa State University and an M.B.A. from DePaul University.

Peter Kagan

Mr. Peter Randall Kagan serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. He has been with Warburg Pincus since 1997 where he leads the firm’s investment activities in energy and natural resources. He is a Partner of Warburg Pincus & Co. and a Managing Director of Warburg Pincus LLC. He is also a member of Warburg Pincus LLC’s Executive Management Group. Mr. Kagan received a B.A. degree cum laude from Harvard College and J.D. and M.B.A. degrees with honors from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, he worked in investment banking at Salomon Brothers in both New York and Hong Kong. Mr. Kagan currently also serves on the boards of directors of the following public companies: Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., MEG Energy Corp. and Targa Resources Corp., as well as the boards of several private companies.

Robert Clark

Mr. Robert J. Clark is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director since the Company's initial public offering in October 2013 and is currently chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Clark has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of 3 Bear Energy, LLC, a midstream energy company with operations in the Rocky Mountains, since its formation in March 2013. Prior to the formation of 3 Bear Energy LLC, Mr. Clark formed, operated and subsequently sold Bear Tracker Energy in February 2013 (to Summit Midstream Partners, LP), a portion of Bear Cub Energy in April 2007 (to Regency Energy Partners, L.P.) and the remaining portion in December 2008 (to GeoPetro Resources Company) and Bear Paw Energy in 2001 (to ONEOK Partners, L.P., formerly Northern Border Partners, L.P.). Mr. Clark was President of SOCO Gas Systems, Inc. and Vice President—Gas Management for Snyder Oil Corporation from 1988 to 1995. Mr. Clark served as Vice President Gas-Gathering, Processing and Marketing of Ladd Petroleum Corporation, an affiliate of General Electric, from 1985 to 1988. Prior to 1985, Mr. Clark held various management positions with NICOR, Inc. Mr. Clark received his Bachelor of Science degree from Bradley University and his Master's Degree in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University. Mr. Clark is a member of the board of trustees of Bradley University and serves on the board of trustees of Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation.

Richard Connor

Mr. Richard Webster Connor serves as Independent Director of the Company. Prior to his retirement in September 2009, Mr. Connor was an audit partner with KPMG LLP, or KPMG, where he principally served publicly traded clients in the energy, mining, telecommunications, and media industries for 38 years. Mr. Connor was elected to the partnership in 1980 and was appointed to the firm’s SEC Reviewing Partners Committee in 1987 where he served until his retirement. From 1996 to September 2008, he served as the Managing Partner of KPMG’s Denver office. Mr. Connor is a member of the Board of Directors of Zayo Group LLC, a provider of bandwidth infrastructure and colocation services. Mr. Connor is also a director of Centerra Gold, Inc. (TSX: CG.T), a Toronto-based gold mining company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Connor earned his B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Colorado.

Benjamin Hardesty

Mr. Benjamin A. Hardesty serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has been the owner of Alta Energy LLC, a consulting business focused on oil and natural gas in the Appalachian Basin and onshore United States, since May 2010. Prior to forming his consulting business, Mr. Hardesty was president from 2007 until his retirement in 2010 of Dominion E&P, Inc., a subsidiary of Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE: D), which was engaged in natural gas exploration and development in North America. From 1995 to 2007, Mr. Hardesty served in various executive positions for affiliates of Dominion. From 1982 to 1995, Mr. Hardesty served in executive positions with Stonewall Gas Company and Development Drilling Corp. Mr. Hardesty received his Bachelor of Science degree from West Virginia University and his Master of Science—Management degree from The George Washington University. Mr. Hardesty served as an active duty officer in the U.S. Army Security Agency. Mr. Hardesty is a director emeritus and past president of the West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association and past president of the Independent Oil & Gas Association of West Virginia. Additionally, Mr. Hardesty is a trustee and past chairman of the Nature Conservancy of West Virginia and a member of the board of directors of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Hardesty serves as a member of the Visiting Committee of the West Virginia University School of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering.

W. Howard Keenan

Mr. W. Howard Keenan, Jr. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Keenan has over thirty years of experience in the financial and energy businesses. Since 1997, he has been a Member of Yorktown Partners LLC, a private investment manager focused on the energy industry. Mr. Keenan currently serves on the Board of Directors of Concho Resources Inc. and GeoMet, Inc. From 1975 to 1997, he was in the Corporate Finance Department of Dillon, Read & Co. Inc. and active in the private equity and energy areas, including the founding of the first Yorktown Partners fund in 1991. He is serving or has served as a director of multiple Yorktown Partners portfolio companies. Mr. Keenan holds an B.A. degree cum laude from Harvard College and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard University.

James Levy

Mr. James R. Levy is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director since the Company's initial public offering in October 2013 and is currently a member of the Company's Compensation Committee. Mr. Levy joined Warburg Pincus in 2006 and focuses on investments in the energy industry. Mr. Levy is a Partner of Warburg Pincus & Co. and a Managing Director of Warburg Pincus LLC. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Levy worked as a private equity investor at Kohlberg & Company and in M&A advisory at Wasserstein Perella & Co. Mr. Levy currently serves on the board of directors of Laredo Petroleum and several private companies. He is a former director of Broad Oak Energy. Mr. Levy received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University.

Joyce McConnell

Ms. Joyce E. McConnell is Independent Director of the company. Ms. McConnell has been the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at West Virginia University since 2014. She joined the West Virginia University College of Law faculty in 1995, became a full professor in 1998, and the Thomas R. Goodwin Professor of Law in 2002. Prior to being named Provost, Ms. McConnell served two terms as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and became the Dean of the College of Law in 2008. Ms. McConnell started her career in 1984 as a Clinical Fellow at The Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. subsequently joined the faculty of the City University of New York, where she earned tenure in 1992 and taught for eight years. Ms. McConnell is a nationally recognized scholar as well as a national and state leader. She is current Chair of the University Planning Council, Chair of the West Virginia Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and is a member of the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions. In the past, Ms. McConnell served as President of the West Virginia Bar Association and also served on West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin’s (now Senator Joe Manchin) Judicial Reform Commission with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Paul Rady

9,925,220

Glen Warren

6,662,460

Michael Kennedy

2,716,700

Alvyn Schopp

2,836,180

Kevin Kilstrom

2,838,320

Peter Kagan

280,000

Robert Clark

312,500

Richard Connor

295,000

Benjamin Hardesty

302,500

W. Howard Keenan

275,000

James Levy

275,000

Joyce McConnell

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As Of  30 Dec 2017