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Noble Energy Inc (NBL.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Stover

61 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Brent Smolik

57 2018 President, Chief Operating Officer

Kenneth Fisher

57 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Rachel Clingman

52 2018 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Andrea Robison

60 2013 Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administrative

John Elliott

61 2013 Senior Vice President, Eastern Mediterranean

Terry Gerhart

58 2015 Senior Vice President, Midstream

John Lewis

62 2013 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development

Thomas Walker

48 2018 Senior Vice President - U.S. Onshore

Michael Cawley

71 2001 Lead Independent Director

Holli Ladhani

48 2017 Director

Jeffrey Berenson

68 2005 Independent Director

Edward Cox

71 1984 Independent Director

James Craddock

60 2015 Independent Director

Barbara Duganier

60 2018 Independent Director

Thomas Edelman

68 2005 Independent Director

Scott Urban

65 2007 Independent Director

William Van Kleef

67 2005 Independent Director

Molly Williamson

72 2013 Independent Director

Brad Whitmarsh

2015 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

David Stover

Mr. David L. Stover is Chairman of the Board,Chief Executive Officer of Noble Energy, Inc. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Noble Energy since October 2014, President and Chief Executive Officer of Noble Energy previously from October 2014 to November 2018, and Chairman of the Board since April 2015. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2009, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since August 2006. Mr. Stover joined the Company in 2002 and has served in various senior management capacities, including Senior Vice President of North America and Business Development and Vice President of Business Development. Prior to joining the Company, he held various positions with ARCO, Vastar and BP America.

Brent Smolik

Mr. Brent Smolik is President, Chief Operating Officer of the company. Mr. Smolik was elected President and Chief Operating Officer in November 2018. He also has served as a director of Noble Midstream GP LLC, a subsidiary of the Company and general partner of NBLX, since November 2018. Before joining the Company in 2018, Mr. Smolik served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of EP Energy Corporation and EP Energy LLC from 2012 - 2017. He was previously Executive Vice President and a member of the Executive Committee of El Paso Corporation and President of the El Paso Exploration and Production Company. From 2004 - 2006, Mr. Smolik serviced as President of ConocoPhillips Canada and Burlington Resources Canada. From 1990-2004 he worked in numerous engineering and asset management capacities for Burlington Resources Inc., including the Chief Engineering role from 2000-2004. He began his career with ARCO Oil and Gas in 1984 and has 35 years of technical, operating and leadership experience in the Oil and Gas industry. Mr. Smolik currently serves as a director of the Houston Zoo.

Kenneth Fisher

Mr. Kenneth M. Fisher is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Noble Energy, Inc. He was elected Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in April 2014, previously serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from November 2009. He also has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Noble Midstream GP LLC, a subsidiary of the Company and general partner of NBLX, since September 2016. Mr. Fisher currently serves as a director and Audit Committee chairman of Apergy. Before joining the Company, he served as Executive Vice President of Finance for Upstream Americas for Shell from July to November 2009 and as Director of Strategy & Business Development for Royal Dutch Shell plc in The Hague from August 2007 to July 2009. Prior to joining Shell in 2002, Mr. Fisher held various positions within business units of General Electric Company.

Rachel Clingman

Ms. Rachel G. Clingman is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Ms. Clingman was elected Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in May 2018. She previously served as Vice President - Legal for BHP Petroleum and BHP's Minerals Americas businesses from 2013 - 2017. Ms. Clingman has also served on the executive teams of Transocean, Ltd. and Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan L.L.P. (now Eversheds Sutherland L.L.P.) and she is a member of the Board of the American Heart Association - Houston.

Andrea Robison

Ms. Andrea Lee Robison is Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Administrative of Noble Energy, Inc. She was elected Senior Vice President in April of 2013 and is currently responsible for human resources and administration. She previously served as Vice President from October 2007 and Director of Human Resources from May 2002. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Robison held various positions with ARCO, Vastar and BP America. Ms. Robison plans to retire at the beginning of March 2019.

John Elliott

Mr. John Keith Elliott is Senior Vice President, Eastern Mediterranean of Noble Energy, Inc. He was elected Senior Vice President in April 2013 and is currently responsible for offshore operations. He previously served as Senior Vice President Eastern Mediterranean operations from 2013, Vice President of global drilling, major projects and supply chain from 2012 and as Vice President of major projects from 2009. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Elliott held various positions with BP Exploration.

Terry Gerhart

Mr. Terry R. Gerhart is Senior Vice President, Midstream of Noble Energy, Inc. He was elected Senior Vice President in October 2015 and is currently responsible for midstream operations. He also has served as CEO and on the Board of Directors of Noble Midstream GP LLC, the general partner of NBLX, since September 2016. He previously served as Senior Vice President for global operations services from 2015, Vice President of Africa operations from 2013, Vice President of the Eastern Mediterranean from 2011 and Vice-President of international non-operated assets and global gas monetization from 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gerhart held various positions with ARCO, Vastar and BP America.

John Lewis

Mr. John T. Lewis is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of Noble Energy, Inc. He was elected Senior Vice President in April of 2013 and is currently responsible for corporate development. He previously served as Vice President of the Southern Region of our North America division from 2008 and was Director of Asset Development and Reserves from 2006. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lewis held various positions with ARCO, Vastar and BP America.

Thomas Walker

Mr. Thomas Walker is the Senior Vice President - U.S. Onshore of the company. He was elected Senior Vice President in February 2018 and is currently responsible for U.S. onshore operations. He also has served as a director of Noble Midstream GP LLC, a subsidiary of the Company and general partner of NBLX, since July 2018. He previously served as Vice President of West Africa and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico from 2014 and Director of Strategic Planning, Environmental Analysis and Reserves, managed our operated West Africa assets, non-operated international assets and frontier business ventures and was a member of our business development team from 2007. Prior to joining the Company in 2007, Mr. Walker held various positions at Amoco and BP America.

Michael Cawley

Mr. Michael A. Cawley is Lead Independent Director of Noble Energy, Inc. Mr. Cawley has served as President and Manager of The Cawley Consulting Group, LLC since January 2012. He previously served as a director of Noble Corporation Plc (“Noble Corporation”) from 2010 to 2017. Mr. Cawley also previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc. (the “Foundation”) from February 1992 until his retirement in January 2012, after serving as Executive Vice President of the Foundation since January 1991. Prior to 1991, Mr. Cawley was the President of Thompson and Cawley, a professional corporation, attorneys at law. Mr. Cawley served as a trustee of the Foundation from 1988 until his retirement. He has served on our Board since 1995 and served as our Lead Independent Director from 2001 through April of 2019.

Holli Ladhani

Ms. Holli C. Ladhani serves as Director of the Company. Ms. Ladhani is President and Chief Executive Officer of Select Energy. Prior to its merger with Select Energy, Ms. Ladhani served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rockwater since February 2017 and Chief Executive Officer since June 2015. Ms. Ladhani held various positions at Rockwater since 2011, including Executive Vice President, Chemical Technologies and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Rockwater, Ms. Ladhani served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dynegy Inc. (“Dynegy”) since November 2005. She held various positions with Dynegy, including Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Controller. In November 2011, subsequent to Ms. Ladhani’s departure from Dynegy, two Dynegy subsidiaries of which Ms. Ladhani had previously been an officer filed for bankruptcy protection. Prior to joining Dynegy, Ms. Ladhani held various positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1992 to 2000. Ms. Ladhani serves on the board of Select Energy, on the board of trustees of Rice University, and is a board member of Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas. She joined our Board in October 2017.

Jeffrey Berenson

Mr. Jeffrey L. Berenson is an Independent Director of Noble Energy, Inc. Mr. Berenson is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Berenson Holdings LLC, a private investment banking firm in New York City that he co-founded in 1990. From 1978 until such co-founding, he was with Merrill Lynch’s Mergers and Acquisitions department, becoming head of that department in 1986 and then co-head of its Merchant Banking unit in 1988. Mr. Berenson previously served on the boards of directors of Epoch Holding Corporation and Patina Oil and Gas Corp. (“Patina”) and joined our Board upon completion of our merger with Patina in May 2005.

Edward Cox

Mr. Edward F. Cox is an Independent Director of Noble Energy, Inc. Mr. Cox is a retired partner of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, a law firm in New York City, having served as chair of the firm’s corporate department and as a member of its management committee. He currently serves as chair of the New York Republican State Committee (“NYRSC”) and as a member of the Republican National Committee. He was elected chair of the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund in 2004 and Secretary of the Economic Club of New York in 2013. He has served Presidents Nixon, Reagan and George H. W. Bush in the international arena, has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations since 1993 and serves on the board of directors of the Foreign Policy Association of the American Ditchley Foundation. He has served on our Board since 1984.

James Craddock

Mr. James E. Craddock is an Independent Director of Noble Energy, Inc. Mr. Craddock served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rosetta from February 2013 through July 2015, when Rosetta merged with the Company. He joined Rosetta in April 2008 as Vice President, Drilling and Production Operations, and was named a Senior Vice President in January 2011. From April 2006 to March 2008, Mr. Craddock was Chief Operating Officer for BPI Energy, Inc. (“BPI”), an exploration and production start-up company focused on coal bed methane development. Mr. Craddock began his industry career with Superior Oil Company in 1981 and then held a broad range of technical, operational and strategic roles with Burlington Resources Inc. (“Burlington”) and its predecessor companies for more than 20 years. At Burlington, he held a series of positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Chief Engineer. Mr. Craddock served as a director of Templar Energy LLC from 2017 through January 2019. He joined our Board upon completion of our merger with Rosetta in July 2015.

Barbara Duganier

Ms. Barbara J. Duganier is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Duganier was a managing director at Accenture from 2004 to 2013 where she held various leadership and management positions in Accenture’s outsourcing business, including as Global Chief Strategy Officer and as Global Growth and Offering Development Lead. Prior to Accenture, she served as an independent consultant to Duke Energy North America; a licensed certified public accountant and equity partner, at Arthur Andersen, including a role as Global Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Duganier is a director of the general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., chair of its audit committee and a member of the compensation committee, and a director, governance committee member and audit committee chair of MRC Global Inc. Ms. Duganier also serves on the Board of Managers of West Monroe Partners. Previously, Ms. Duganier served as a director and member of the enterprise and risk oversight and compensation committees of HCC Insurance Holdings. Ms. Duganier is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Governance Fellow and as the President of the NACD Texas Tricities.

Thomas Edelman

Mr. Thomas J. Edelman is an Independent Director of Noble Energy, Inc. Mr. Edelman is a managing partner of White Deer Energy, an energy private equity fund. He founded Patina and served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from its formation in 1996 through its merger with the Company in 2005. Mr. Edelman co-founded Snyder Oil Corporation and was its President from 1981 through 1997. He served as Chairman and CEO and later as Chairman of Range Resources Corporation from 1988 through 2003. He previously worked for First Boston Corporation and Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb Incorporated. Mr. Edelman serves on the boards of Corterra Energy, LLC, Midstream Texas LLC, Global Petro Storage Limited, Quanah Panhandle, LLC and Riverside Energy Company LLC. He is trustee of the Wildlife Conservation Society and The Frick Collection, serves on the Advisory Council of Princeton University’s Department of Politics, is an Emeritus member of the Investment Committee of The Hotchkiss School and is Chairman Emeritus of Lenox Hill Neighborhood House. He joined our Board upon completion of our merger with Patina in May 2005.

Scott Urban

Mr. Scott D. Urban is an Independent Director of Noble Energy, Inc. Mr. Urban served in executive management positions at Amoco Corp. (“Amoco”) and its successor, BP, from 1977 to 2005. At the time of his retirement from BP in 2005, he was Group Vice President, Upstream for several profit centers including North America Gas, Alaska, Egypt and Middle East and, before that, Group Vice President, Upstream North Sea. He held various positions at Amoco including, at the time of its merger with BP, Group Vice President, Worldwide Exploration. Mr. Urban has been a partner in Edgewater Energy LLC, an investment consulting firm, since 2010 and has served as a member of the board of directors of Pioneer Energy Services Corporation since 2008. He joined our Board in October 2007.

William Van Kleef

Mr. William T. Van Kleef is an Independent Director of Noble Energy, Inc. Mr. Van Kleef served in executive management positions at Tesoro Corporation (“Tesoro”) from 1993 to 2005, most recently as Tesoro’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. During his tenure at Tesoro he held various positions, including President, Tesoro Refining and Marketing, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Tesoro, Mr. Van Kleef, a Certified Public Accountant, served in various financial and accounting positions with Damson Oil from 1982 to 1991, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Van Kleef has also served as a member of the board of directors of Oil States International, Inc. since 2006. He joined our Board in November 2005.

Molly Williamson

Ms. Molly K. Williamson is an Independent Director of Noble Energy, Inc. Ms. Williamson has served in a unique combination of senior executive policy positions in four cabinet departments of the U.S. government. Her postings included senior foreign policy advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Energy; Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Departments of State, Defense, and Commerce; U.S. interim ambassador to Bahrain; and Chief of Mission and Consul General in Jerusalem during the Madrid peace process which culminated in the Oslo Accords. Ms. Williamson is a scholar with the Middle East Institute, a consultant, frequent lecturer at Johns Hopkins University and a past member of the board of directors of the American Foreign Service Association, currently serving on the boards of directors of the American Academy of Diplomacy and International Executive Service Corps. She is a former Foreign Service Officer, having served six U.S. presidents, achieving the rank of Career Minister. She joined our Board in March 2013.

Brad Whitmarsh

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