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Mitcham Industries Inc (MIND.OQ)

MIND.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Blum

61 2004 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert Capps

64 2015 Co-Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President -Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Director

Guy Malden

66 2015 Co-Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of Marine Systems

Mark Cox

58 2017 Vice President - Finance and Accounting, Principal Accounting Officer

Thomas Meurling

2019 Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer

Robert Albers

77 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Glanville

60 2015 Independent Director

Randal Lewis

75 1995 Independent Director

Marcus Rowland

65 2015 Independent Director

Jack Lascar

President and Managing Partner

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Blum

Mr. Peter H. Blum is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the company. He has been a member of our Board since July 2000 and was elected Non-Executive Chairman of our Board on July 8, 2004. Mr. Blum is Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-President of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co., Inc., an investment banking firm, where he has been employed since 2004. Prior to 2004, Mr. Blum was a senior investment banker with various Wall Street firms. Mr. Blum started his career with Arthur Young & Co. as a Certified Public Accountant and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Mr. Blum has over 30 years of experience as an investment banker in the energy industry during which time he provided consultation and advice to a variety of companies. He also has extensive experience in financial and capital markets. Our Board believes that Mr. Blum’s experience supports its efforts in overseeing and advising on corporate strategy and financial matters, enabling him to effectively serve as a director.

Robert Capps

Mr. Robert P. Capps is a Co-Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President-Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Director of the Company. He has been a member of our Board since July 2004. In June 2006, Mr. Capps was appointed as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In September 2015, Mr. Capps was named to the additional position of Co- Chief Executive Officer. From July 1999 until May 2006, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TeraForce Technology Corporation, a publicly-held provider of defense electronics products. From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Capps was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dynamex, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed supplier of same-day transportation services. Prior to his employment with Dynamex, Mr. Capps was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hadson Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange-listed energy company. Mr. Capps was formerly with Arthur Young & Co. Mr. Capps holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the University of Oklahoma. Mr. Capps has over 35 years of financial experience, including more than 20 years as chief financial officer for public companies, including ours. Our Board believes that Mr. Capps’ experience allows him to offer valuable perspectives on our corporate planning, budgeting, and financial reporting, thereby enabling him to effectively serve as a director.

Guy Malden

Mr. Guy Malden served as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of Marine Systems of the Company. He has served as our Executive Vice President of Marine Systems since January 2004. In September 2015, Mr. Malden was named to the additional position of Co-Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Malden has over 35 years of experience in the geophysical industry and has been with Mitcham Industries since 2002. From 1999 to 2002, he served as Vice President of Operations for American International Exploration Group. From 1993 to 1999, he served in various management capacities with several seismic equipment manufacturers, most notably Syntron, Inc. From 1975 to 1993, Mr. Malden served in various field and management capacities with Geophysical Service Inc./Halliburton Geophysical Services. Mr. Malden holds a degree in Marine Geology from Long Island University.

Mark Cox

Mr. Mark A. Cox serves as Vice President - Finance and Accounting, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. He was appointed Chief Accounting Officer in May 2017. Mr. Cox joined Mitcham as Vice President Finance and Accounting in February 2017. Prior to joining Mitcham, Mr. Cox was employed by Key Energy Services, Inc., an oilfield service company, where he served as Vice President, Controller and Principal Accounting Officer from March 2012 to October 2016, and Vice President, Tax, from October 2009 to March 2012. From December 2008 to September 2009, Mr Cox served as Chief Financial Officer for Recon International, a privately-held company providing construction services to military and private organizations in Afghanistan. From August 1990 through November 2008, Mr. Cox held a variety of positions with BJ Services Company, including Director of Tax, Middle East Region Controller and Assistant Corporate Controller. He also worked in the tax practice of Arthur Andersen LLP from 1986 to 1990. Mr. Cox is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Houston Baptist University in 1986.

Thomas Meurling

Mr. Thomas Meurling is Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer of the company. Before joining Mitcham, Mr. Meurling served as Director of Global Military Programs for Teledyne - Marine for the past four years. Prior to 2015, Mr. Meurling served for eight years as Vice President of sales for Teledyne RESON, a developer and manufacturer of underwater acoustic systems that was acquired by Teledyne in 2007. From 1984 until 1998, he was employed by the Royal Swedish Navy. Prior to joining Mitcham inJanuary 2019, Mr. Zwick served as Director of Seismic Sales for Teledyne's Marine Seismic division for four years where he was responsible for sales to a worldwide base of geophysical contractors specializing in the acquisition of seismic data in marine environments. Prior to joining Teledyne in 2014, Mr. Zwick served as Marine Sales Manager for Sercel, Inc. for 15 years.

Robert Albers

Mr. Robert John (Bob) Albers is an Independent Director of Mitcham Industries, Inc. He was appointed to our Board in January 2008 based on the recommendation of the Nominating Committee. Mr. Albers currently manages Bob Albers Consulting. From 2002 to 2016, Mr. Albers acted as Corporate Management Advisor to Sercel. From 1995 to 2002, he was Executive Vice President of Sercel, Inc. From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Albers served as Vice President and General Manager of Halliburton Geophysical Products. In 1982, he joined Geosource, Inc. and served as President and General Manager, Operations and Technology Group; from 1963 to 1982, he held various management and leadership roles at Chevron Oil Company. Mr. Albers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from Lehigh University. Mr. Albers has more than 30 years of experience as a manager and executive in the seismic industry. He possesses broad technical and financial expertise in the seismic industry. Our Board believes that Mr. Albers’ significant senior leadership and industry-specific experience enables him to effectively serve as a director.

Thomas Glanville

Mr. Thomas S. (Tom) Glanville is an Independent Director of Mitcham Industries, Inc. He was appointed to our Board in September 2015 based on the recommendation of the Nominating Committee. Mr. Glanville is the managing partner of Eschelon Advisors, LP, and affiliates, providing energy and private equity investment and advisory services. From 1999-2002, Mr. Glanville served as vice president of technology and new ventures for Reliant Energy, Inc., one of the world’s largest international energy services companies, and its affiliate, Reliant Resources, Inc. Mr. Glanville currently serves on the board of directors of the privately-held oil and gas exploration and production company Strand Energy, L.L.C and as Director and Chair of the Audit/Finance Committee of Itron, Inc., a publicly traded technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water. He also served as Chairman of the Texas Tri-Cities branch (Houston, Austin, San Antonio) of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) from 2011 to 2016. Mr. Glanville graduated with a Masters of Science degree in Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Virginia. Our Board believes that Mr. Glanville’s operational and financial experience in various senior management positions and his experience as a director of a public company enable him to effectively serve as a director.

Randal Lewis

Dr. Randal Dean Lewis is an Independent Director of Mitcham Industries, Inc. He retired in 2011 as Professor of Marketing at Sam Houston State University, a position he held since June 2008. From October 1995 to June 2008, he was the Dean of the Business School at Sam Houston State University. From 1987 to October 1995, Dr. Lewis was the Associate Dean and Professor of Marketing at Sam Houston State University. Prior to 1987, Dr. Lewis held a number of executive positions in the banking and finance industries. Dr. Lewis brings to our Board not only broad business experience and management expertise, but also a unique perspective gained from serving in various positions at a state university. Our Board believes that this experience enables Dr. Lewis to effectively serve as a director.

Marcus Rowland

Mr. Marcus C. (Marc) Rowland is an Independent Director of Mitcham Industries, Inc. He was appointed to our Board in September 2015 based on the recommendation of the Nominating Committee. Mr. Rowland is currently the Senior Managing Director and founding partner of IOG Capital, LP, an oil and gas investment company and is the Chairman of the Board of Silverbow Resources, Inc. Recently, Mr. Rowland served as the Chief Executive Officer at FTS International, Inc. (formally Frac Tech International, LLC). He served as the President and Chief Financial Officer of Frac Tech Services, LLC and Frac Tech International, LLC from November 2010 to May 2011. Mr. Rowland is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, where he worked for 18 years in roles of increasing levels of responsibility. Mr. Rowland served as Chief Operating Officer of Anglo-Suisse, LP from 1990 to 1993, assigned to the White Nights Russian Enterprise, a joint venture of Anglo-Suisse, LP and Phibro Energy Corporation, a major foreign operation which was granted the right to engage in oil and gas operations in Russia. Mr. Rowland currently serves on the Board of Directors of Warren Resources, a publicly-traded exploration and production company, and as non-executive Chairman of the Board of SilverBow Resources, Inc., as well as on several privately-held energy companies and community banks. Mr. Rowland holds a Bachelor’s degree from Wichita State University. Our Board believes that Mr. Rowland’s operational and financial experience in various senior management positions and his experience as a director of a public company enable him to effectively serve as a director.

Jack Lascar

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