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Frontera Energy Corp (FEC.TO)

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11 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gabriel De Alba

44 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Barry Larson

2017 Chief Executive Officer

Camilo McAllister

2016 Chief Financial Officer

Renata Campagnaro

2016 Corporate Vice President - Supply, Transportation and Trading

Erik Lyngberg

2016 Corporate Vice President - Exploration and Development

Federico Restrepo

2016 Corporate Vice President - Corporate Affairs

Camilo Valencia

2016 Corporate Vice President - Operations

Peter Volk

2016 General Counsel, Secretary

Luis Alarcon

65 2016 Independent Director

W. Ellis Armstrong

59 2016 Independent Director

Raymond Bromark

71 2016 Independent Director

Russell Ford

57 2016 Independent Director

Camilo Marulanda

38 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gabriel De Alba

Mr. Gabriel De Alba serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is a Managing Director and Partner of Catalyst. Mr. de Alba’s responsibilities at Catalyst have included acting as a director or senior officer of various Catalyst portfolio companies, including Cable Satisfaction International Inc./Cabovisão, Gateway, Therapure Biopharma Inc., Geneba Properties N.V., World Color Press Inc., Sonar Entertainment Inc. and Advantage Rent-a-Car. Mr. de Alba has, since 2002, been involved in numerous distressed or under-valued situations including (in addition to the portfolio companies previously referred to) AT&T Canada, Call-Net Inc., Stelco Inc., IMAX Corporation, Countryside Power Income Fund, Canwest, Tervita Corporation, The Fresh Market, SFX Entertainment Inc., and YRC Worldwide Inc. Prior to joining Catalyst at its inception in 2002, Mr. de Alba worked at AT&T Latin America. Mr. de Alba was a founding member of the Bank of America International Merchant Banking Group and, prior to that, worked in Bankers Trust’s New York Merchant Banking Group. Mr. de Alba is fluent in five languages and holds a double B.S. in Finance and Economics from the NYU Stern School of Business, an M.B.A. from Columbia University and has completed graduate courses in Mathematics, Information Technology and Computer Sciences at Harvard University.

Barry Larson

Mr. Barry Larson is Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Previous to his appointment he served on the Board of Directors of the Company from November 2016 to February 2017. He is currently a member of the board of directors for Madalena Energy Inc. and has also served as the as Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer of Petro Andina Resources Inc. (which was later taken over by Parex Resources Inc.). He held the same position for the company during the last seven years until retiring in 2016.

Camilo McAllister

Mr. Camilo McAllister is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. From 2012 to 2016, Mr. McAllister worked as operating partner for private equity funds and held several chief executive officer positions at portfolio companies. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. McAllister was the Chief Executive Officer for Vetra Exploration and Production from 2014 to 2016 in Colombia.

Renata Campagnaro

Ms. Renata Campagnaro is Corporate Vice President - Supply, Transportation and Trading of the Company. She has been the Corporate Vice President of Supply, Transport and Trading since August 2016. Ms. Campagnaro joined the Company in 2010 and has held various positions since then including, Vice President, Operational and Supply Coordination from 2012 to 2014.

Erik Lyngberg

Mr. Erik Lyngberg is Corporate Vice President - Exploration and Development of the Company. Mr. Lyngberg is currently Corporate Vice President of Exploration and Development of the Company. He is also a the Company’s representative on the board of directors of CGX Energy Inc. In November 2013, Mr. Lyngberg joined the Company as Vice President, Technical and was appointed Corporate Vice President, Exploration from November 2016 to January 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lyngberg held various senior executive roles with Petrominerales Ltd. from August 2008 to November 2013.

Federico Restrepo

Mr. Federico Restrepo is Corporate Vice President - Corporate Affairs of the Company. Mr. Restrepo is a Colombian executive who has served as the Company’s Corporate Vice President, Corporate Affairs since 2016. He previously held the roles of Corporate Vice President, Corporate Affairs from 2014 to 2016 and VP, Administration and Corporate Affairs from 2008 to 2014.

Camilo Valencia

Mr. Camilo Valencia is Corporate Vice President - Operations of the Company. Mr. Valencia has served in a number of positions in the Company since 2002. Most recently he has served as Corporate Vice President, Operations since December 2016. Prior to this, he served as President, Colombia Business Unit from January to December of 2016, President, Pacific Mexico from 2014 to 2016 and President, Pacific Peru from 2012 to 2014.

Peter Volk

Mr. Peter Joseph Volk serves as General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He has been General Counsel of the Company since January 23, 2008 and Secretary of the Company since November 2016 (and also from January 2008 to May 2012). He previously served as the Company’s Executive VP, Communications, North America from May 2014 to November 2016.

Luis Alarcon

Mr. Luis F. Alarcon serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is a seasoned Colombian executive with strong connections in the Colombian business environment. Mr. Alarcon started his career as a consultant working for a local firm and participating in several studies in the fields of energy, agriculture, water resources and environmental planning. He has served as the Head of the Public Investment Unit at the National Planning Department, an Energy Economist within the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IADB) Department of Project Analysis and a Deputy Minister and later as Minister of Finance and Public Credit under the government of President Virgilio Barco. He was appointed as Executive Director, representing Colombia and Peru, at the IABD just before returning to Colombia to serve as Chief Executive Officer of Flota Mercante GranColombiana (Colombian Merchant Fleet), a position he held for seven years. Between 1997 and 2000 he served as Director and General Manager for PetroColombia S.A. and in 2001 he joined Asofondos de Colombia (Colombian Association of Pension Funds) as President of the association until 2007. For the next eight years, Mr. Alarcon served as Chief Executive Officer of Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P., a Colombian listed infrastructure company operating throughout Latin America and focused on electric power transmission, road concessions, telecommunications transmission and management of real-time systems. Mr. Alarcon is a Civil Engineer with a degree from Universidad de Los Andes (1975) and obtained a Masters in Civil Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1979). In 1995 he attended the Advanced Management Program at Oxford University. He currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Grupo Sura and Almacenes Exito, two of the largest holdings in Colombia, and is a member of the board of directors of Riopaila-Castilla, one of the main sugar and bioenergy companies in the country. He is also a member of the board of trustees of Universidad de los A

W. Ellis Armstrong

Dr. W. Ellis Armstrong serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is a chartered engineer with over 35 years international oil and gas industry with BP in Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Alaska and the North Sea. He held senior strategy, commercial, technical and operational roles with BP and was also the Chief Financial Officer for the group’s global exploration and production business. Dr. Armstrong is an independent director of Lamprell plc and Lloyds Register Group, a leading international risk assurance firm. Dr. Armstrong has a BSc and PhD in Civil Engineering from Imperial College, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Stanford Business School.

Raymond Bromark

Mr. Raymond Bromark serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is a certified public accountant and retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he served for almost 40 years. Mr. Bromark joined PwC’s staff in Chicago in 1967 and was later transferred to the National Office (New York) in 1977. Afterwards, he was appointed to the Boston Office (1983) and in 1990 he was selected as Deputy Vice Chairman of Auditing and Business Advisory Services (ABS) for the firm. From 1994 through 2000, he was the Global Engagement Partner responsible for reporting on E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company’s financial statements. During the five years prior to his retirement in 2006, he led the PricewaterhouseCoopers Professional, Technical, Risk and Quality Group. Mr. Bromark was a member of the board of World Color Press (commercial and industrial printing) from 2009 to 2010 when the company merged into another company. He currently serves as director and chair of the audit committee of the board of directors for YRC Worldwide Inc. (a transportation service provider), Tesoro Logistics GP LLC (an operator, developer and acquirer of crude oil, refined products and natural gas logistics assets), and CA Inc. (a leading provider of information technology management software and solutions). Mr. Bromark earned a BSc degree in Business Management from Quincy University and is a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors’ (“NACD”) Audit Committee Chair Advisory Group

Russell Ford

Mr. Russell Ford serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is a senior executive with more than 35 years of experience in the global oil and gas industry. He started his career at Shell’s Exploration and Production business in 1981 as a production engineer in the upstream business. He later served in a series of technical, operational and leadership roles across a number of onshore and deep-water assets, in upstream research, and as head of Mergers and Acquisitions for North America. More recently, he led Royal Dutch Shell Group’s global supply chain activities as Executive Vice President of Contracting and Procurement (2013-2015). Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President Onshore (2009-2012) with responsibility for drilling, development, and producing operations for the North American onshore unconventional/shale portfolio. This followed an assignment as Vice President over upstream onshore and offshore development in the Western Hemisphere (2005-2009). Mr. Ford has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from California State University. He served as Chairman of the Board of Aera Energy from 2012 until 2015. He currently serves on the board of GATE Holdings, LLC (oil and gas services) and is a member of the External Advisory Board for the University of Michigan’s Energy Institute. He also acts in an advisory capacity for companies on project-specific matters.

Camilo Marulanda

Mr. Camilo Marulanda serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is a Colombian executive with robust experience in the oil and gas sector. Mr. Marulanda began his career at Procter & Gamble. In 2003, he joined Colombia’s state oil company Ecopetrol, one of the four main petroleum producers in Latin America, where he developed an extensive career occupying several different managerial positions over 12 years. During his first tenure at Ecopetrol (2003-2013), Mr. Marulanda served as Head of the Marketing Department, National Sales Manager, Supply and Marketing Vice President and Strategy and Growth Corporate Vice President. In 2012, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer for Cenit Transporte y Logística de Hidrocarburos (hydrocarbons logistics and transportation), a subsidiary of Ecopetrol that manages all the midstream assets of the group. After two years, he was selected to serve as Chief Operating Officer for Ecopetrol where he remained until 2015. Mr. Marulanda earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics at Universidad de Los Andes, where he also finished a certificate in Marketing and an Executive MBA. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for Ashmore-CAF Asset Management in Colombia.