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Ultra Petroleum Corp (UPL.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Evan Lederman

39 2018 Independent Chairman of the Board

C. Bradley Johnson

47 2019 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Honeyfield

51 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Jerald Stratton

57 2018 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President

Mark Solomon

50 2019 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

A. Kent Rogers

62 2012 Vice President - Drilling and Completions

Neal Goldman

49 2017 Independent Director

Michael Keeffe

67 2012 Independent Director

Stephen McDaniel

57 2006 Independent Director

Alan Mintz

57 2017 Independent Director

Edward Scoggins

39 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Evan Lederman

Mr. Evan S. Lederman is Independent Director of the company. He is a Partner and member of the Risk Committee at Fir Tree Partners. Mr. Lederman co-manages the firm’s distressed credit, restructuring, activist and private equity oriented strategies, including Fir Tree Partners’ energy investments. Prior to joining Fir Tree Partners in 2011, Mr. Lederman worked in the Business Finance and Restructuring groups at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. In addition to Ultra Petroleum, Mr. Lederman is currently a member of the board, in his capacity as a Fir Tree Partners employee, of Riviera Resources, Inc. (Chairman), Roan Resources, Inc., Amplify Energy Corp. (formerly Memorial Production Partners), Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc., New Emerald Energy LLC and Deer Finance, LLC. Mr. Lederman received a J.D. degree with honors from New York University School of Law and a B.A., magna cum laude, from New York University.

C. Bradley Johnson

Mr. C. Bradley Johnson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He joined Ultra Petroleum in 2008 as Director, Reservoir Engineering and Planning, before being named Vice President, Reservoir Engineering and Development in 2011 and Senior Vice President of Operations in 2014. Effective February 28, 2018, he was promoted to Interim Chief Executive Officer and appointed to our Board of Directors, and effective March 1, 2019, he was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Ultra, Mr. Johnson was employed by Anadarko Petroleum for 13 years where he served in various engineering and leadership roles in several assets located in onshore North America, shelf and deep-water Gulf of Mexico and in Algeria. Mr. Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and an M.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and is a licensed professional engineer in Texas, Colorado, Wyoming and Pennsylvania.

David Honeyfield

Mr. David W. Honeyfield is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He joined Ultra Petroleum in November 2018. He most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PDC Energy, Inc. from December 2016 to January 2018, and as Chief Financial Officer of Jonah Energy LLC from August 2014 to December 2016. Also, his previous experience includes six years at Intrepid Potash, Inc., including most recently as President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he served in various leadership roles including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SM Energy, and Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Cimarex Energy Co. Prior to that, Mr. Honeyfield was a Senior Audit Manager with Arthur Andersen LLP in Denver, where he focused on clients in the oil and gas exploration and production, manufacturing and mining sectors. He serves on the board of directors of Children’s Hospital Colorado as the Treasurer and is Chairman of the Audit and Finance Committees, as well as on the Finance and Audit Committee of Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver. Mr. Honeyfield holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Colorado and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Jerald Stratton

Mr. Jerald J. (Jay) Stratton, Jr. is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He joined Ultra Petroleum in June 2018. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Jagged Peak Energy Inc. from August 2017 through February 2018. Prior to that, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Permian Resources LLC from April 2014 until May 2017. Before joining Permian Resources LLC, he was District Manager for Permian Basin and Mid-Continent assets for Chesapeake Energy Corporation from January 2011 to March 2014. He began his career with Atlantic Richfield Company, and held positions of increasing responsibility at Occidental Petroleum Corporation and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. He serves on the board of directors for Von Miller’s charitable foundation, “Von’s Vision” and is SPE Co-Chairman of the Technical Program for URTeC, the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference in Denver. Mr. Stratton earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering (cum laude) from Texas A&M University.

Mark Solomon

Mr. Mark T. Solomon is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company. He most recently served as Vice President – Controller and Assistant Secretary of SM Energy Company from May 2011 to October 2018. Prior to that, he served in various roles at SM Energy Company, including Controller, Assistant Vice President – Financial Reporting and Assistant Vice President – Assistant Controller. Mr. Solomon was an auditor with Ernst & Young prior to joining SM Energy Company. Mr. Solomon holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Lipscomb University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

A. Kent Rogers

Mr. A. Kent Rogers is Vice President - Drilling and Completions of Ultra Petroleum Corp. He has nearly 40 years of industry experience in all aspects of oil and gas operations, in both domestic and international producing basins, including onshore and offshore. He joined Ultra Petroleum in 2005 as Senior Drilling Engineer, earning roles with increasing responsibility culminating in his appointment to Vice President, Drilling and Completions in 2012. Prior to joining Ultra Petroleum, Mr. Rogers held management positions with Maxus Energy, Torch Energy, and Mission Resources. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and is a lifetime member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Neal Goldman

Mr. Neal P. Goldman is Independent Director of the Company., since April 12, 2017. He is currently the Managing Member of SAGE Capital Investments, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in independent board of director services, turnaround consulting, strategic planning, and special situation investments. Mr. Goldman was a Managing Director at Och Ziff Capital Management, L.P. from 2014 to 2016 and a Founding Partner of Brigade Capital Management, LLC from July 2007 to 2012, which he helped build to over $12 billion in assets under management. Prior to this, Mr. Goldman was a Portfolio Manager at Mackay Shields, LLC and also held various positions at Salomon Brothers Inc., both as a mergers and acquisitions banker and as an investor in the high yield trading group. Throughout his career, Mr. Goldman has held numerous board representations including roles as an independent member of the boards of directors of Lightsquared, Inc., Pimco Income Strategy Fund I & II, and Catalyst Paper Corporation as well as a member of the boards of directors of Jacuzzi Brands and NII Holdings, Inc. Mr. Goldman currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Stone Energy Corporation, and is a member of the Board of Midstates Petroleum Company and Ditech Holding Corporation. Mr. Goldman received a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a M.B.A. from the University of Illinois.

Michael Keeffe

Mr. Michael J. Keeffe is Independent Director of Ultra Petroleum Corp. Prior to his retirement in 2011, Mr. Michael J. Keeffe was a Senior Audit Partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP. He has 35 years of public accounting experience at Deloitte & Touche directing financial statement audits of public companies, principally in the oil field service and engineering and construction industries, most with significant international operations. He also served as a senior risk management and quality assurance partner in the firm’s consultation network. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from Tulane University. Mr. Keeffe currently serves on the board of directors and Audit Committee of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc

Stephen McDaniel

Mr. Stephen James McDaniel is Independent Director of Ultra Petroleum Corp. He previously served as a director of Midstates Petroleum Company, where he was previously President and Chief Executive Officer and, later, non-executive Chairman. Since 2013, Mr. McDaniel has served on the Executive Board of the Lone Star Chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters. His previous experience included approximately ten years of oil and gas investment banking, the majority of which was with Merrill Lynch where he held the position of Managing Director. He began his career with Conoco in 1983 where he held a variety of engineering, operations, and business development positions.

Alan Mintz

Mr. Alan J. Mintz is Independent Director of the Company., since April 12, 2017. He is a Managing Principal of Stone Lion. Mr. Mintz co-founded Stone Lion in August 2008 and launched the Stone Lion Funds in November 2008. Prior to Stone Lion, Mr. Mintz was employed by Bear Stearns (1997-2008) where he served as a Senior Managing Director, a Global Co-Head of Distressed Debt Trading and Proprietary Investments and the Director of Distressed Research. Mr. Mintz also served as a board member of various Bear Stearns’ portfolio companies. Prior to his employment with Bear Stearns, Mr. Mintz worked at Policano & Manzo (1990-1997) as a Restructuring Advisor, advising creditors and debtors of financially troubled companies. For several years prior to that, he worked in public accounting, beginning his career at Arthur Andersen & Company where he was employed from 1983 until 1989 and was a Senior Manager in the Tax Division. Mr. Mintz received a Bachelor of Science from Boston University in 1983.

Edward Scoggins

Mr. Edward A. Scoggins Jr., is Independent Director of the company. He co-founded Millennial Energy Partners in 2012, and currently serves as Managing Partner. Under his leadership, the firm has secured private equity capital in excess of $300 million and directly invested in oil and gas assets through eight investment vehicles. Prior to Millennial, Mr. Scoggins led BG Group plc’s commercial and technical teams from 2008 to 2012 on oil and gas investments in the Haynesville shale, Marcellus shale, British Columbia, Chile, Equatorial Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago. Prior to joining BG, Mr. Scoggins was Strategic Planning Manager and Community and Public Relations Manager with Marathon Oil from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Scoggins began his career with Bechtel Corporation as Project Controls Engineer in Equatorial Guinea, West Africa in 2004. In addition to Ultra Petroleum, Mr. Scoggins is currently a member of the board of Amplify Energy Corp. (formerly Memorial Production Partners), which he joined in 2017. He received his bachelor’s degree in Economics and History from Vanderbilt University in 2002 and earned his Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) degree with a concentration in business and finance from Georgetown University in 2004.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Evan Lederman

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C. Bradley Johnson

736,419

David Honeyfield

834,387

Jerald Stratton

1,369,120

Mark Solomon

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A. Kent Rogers

591,219

Neal Goldman

504,168

Michael Keeffe

492,614

Stephen McDaniel

491,668

Alan Mintz

497,918

Edward Scoggins

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As Of  30 Dec 2018