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Vistra Energy Corp (VST)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Scott Helm

54 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board.

Curtis Morgan

58 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Scott Hudson

55 2016 Senior Vice President and President Retail

David Campbell

50 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

James Burke

50 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Carrie Kirby

51 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Stephanie Moore

45 2019 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Sara Graziano

36 2016 Senior Vice President of Corporate Development

Stephen Muscato

48 2016 Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Hilary Ackermann

63 2018 Independent Director

Gavin Baiera

43 2016 Independent Director

Paul Barbas

62 2018 Independent Director

Brian Ferraioli

63 2017 Independent Director

Jeff Hunter

54 2016 Independent Director

Cyrus Madon

54 2016 Independent Director

Geoffrey Strong

44 2016 Independent Director

John Sult

59 2018 Independent Director

Bruce Zimmerman

61 2018 Independent Director

Molly Sorg

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Scott Helm

Mr. Scott B. Helm is an Independent Chairman of the Board since July 2017 and as Chairman of the Board since October 2017. During the last five years, Mr. Helm has been a private investor based out of Baltimore, Maryland. Previously, Mr. Helm was a founding partner of Energy Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in North American energy infrastructure. Prior to joining Energy Capital Partners, he worked as a consultant to the private equity consortium leading the acquisition at Texas Genco. Before that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Orion Power Holdings, Inc., a publicly listed company that owned and operated power plants. Mr. Helm began his career at Goldman, Sachs & Co., first working in the fixed income division then moving to the investment banking division. Mr. Helm received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis.

Curtis Morgan

Mr. Curtis A. Morgan is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the company. Prior to joining the Company, he served as an Operating Partner with Energy Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in North American energy infrastructure, and, prior to this position, Mr. Morgan served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of EquiPower Resources Corp., a power generation company, since May 2010. Prior to joining EquiPower Resources Corp., he served as an Operating Partner of Energy Capital Partners from May 2009 to May 2010. Prior to joining Energy Capital Partners, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of FirstLight Power Enterprises from November 2006 to April 2009. Mr. Morgan has also held various leadership roles at NRG Energy, Mirant Corporation, Reliant Energy and Amoco Corporation. In addition to his executive experience, Mr. Morgan previously served on the public board of directors of Summit Midstream Partners, LP and currently serves on the board of directors of the Electric Power Supply Association, the competitive power generation industry organization. Mr. Morgan received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Western Illinois University and a master’s of business administration in finance and economics from the University of Chicago and is a licensed certified public accountant.

Scott Hudson

Mr. Scott A. Hudson Senior Vice President of Vistra Corporate Services Company since October 3, 2016 and President of TXU Energy since March 2017. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Chief Operating Officer of TXU Energy since 2011 with responsibility for sales, marketing, product development, operations, and business technology organizations. Previously, Mr. Hudson held senior leadership positions with MBNA America, ChoicePoint and LexisNexis and practiced as a commercial lawyer working in the energy industry for Troutman Sanders LLP. Mr. Hudson serves on the Community Impact Grant Committee for the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and sits on the board of directors for the Dallas Regional Chamber, as well as the board for the Dallas Children’s Theatre. Mr. Hudson received a bachelor’s of arts in history from Yale University and a law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

David Campbell

Mr. David A. Campbell has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. Effective June 05, 2019. Mr. Campbell previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of InfraREIT, Inc. (“InfraREIT”), a transmission and distribution utility structured as a real estate investment trust, from August 2014 through May 2019. Prior to his role at InfraREIT, Mr. Campbell was President and Chief Operating Officer of Bluescape Resources, an energy-focused investment company. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Luminant when it was a subsidiary of our predecessor parent company, Energy Future Holdings Corp. (“EFH”). Mr. Campbell originally joined TXU Corp. (“TXU”), the predecessor to EFH, in 2004 as Executive Vice President of Corporate Planning, Strategy and Risk and became Chief Financial Officer of TXU in 2006. Prior to joining TXU, Mr. Campbell was a Principal in the Dallas office of McKinsey & Company (“McKinsey”), where he led the Texas and Southern Region hubs of McKinsey’s corporate finance and strategy practice. Mr. Campbell earned a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He also graduated with a Master’s degree from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.

James Burke

Mr. James A. Burke is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company since October 3, 2016. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Executive Vice President of Energy Future Holdings Corp. (the “Predecessor”) since February 2013 and President and Chief Executive of TXU Energy, a subsidiary of the Company, since August 2005. Previously, Mr. Burke was Senior Vice President Consumer Markets of TXU Energy. Mr. Burke started his career with Deloitte Consulting, and held a variety of roles with The Coca-Cola Company, Reliant Energy and Gexa Energy prior to TXU Energy. Mr. Burke also serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of Marucci Sports, a privately held business, as a board member of United Way Foundation of Metropolitan Dallas and as an advisory board member for the Tulane University Energy Institute. Mr. Burke is a graduate of Tulane University, earning a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s of business administration in finance and general management. Mr. Burke is a licensed certified public accountant and has also earned the designation as a chartered financial analyst (CFA). In addition, Mr. Burke has completed the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Nuclear Reactor Technology Course.

Carrie Kirby

Ms. Carrie Lee Kirby is an Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Company since October 3, 2016. Prior to this, Ms. Kirby was the Executive Vice President of Human Resources for the Predecessor, leading the human resources functions across the Predecessor and its subsidiaries, Luminant and TXU Energy. She was previously Vice President of Human Resources at TXU Energy, where she was originally recruited in 2006 as a Human Resources Director to support the power generation business in its construction and expansion efforts. Prior to joining TXU Energy, Ms. Kirby was Director of Human Resources at Delinea Corporation, a software services company targeting the energy industry. Before that, she was Director of Human Resources for Netrake, a startup voice-over IP hardware development company. She began her career in the executive search business as a consultant for Ray & Berndtson, supporting the technology practice. In addition to her service at the Company, Ms. Kirby is chair emeritus of the board of the Teaching Trust, an education policy and leadership development organization focused on developing urban school leaders. Ms. Kirby is also a member of the Patient Advocacy Committee for Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and sits on the executive committee of the Women’s Business Council Southwest. Ms. Kirby received both a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a master’s of business administration from Texas Christian University.

Stephanie Moore

Ms. Stephanie Zapata Moore is an Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Moore served as Vice President and General Counsel of Luminant since April 2012. Previously, Ms. Moore was Senior Counsel of Luminant from March 2007 to April 2012 and Counsel of a predecessor to Luminant from November 2005 to March 2007. Prior to joining Luminant, Ms. Moore was an associate at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP (n/k/a Foley Gardere LLP) where she engaged in a corporate and securities practice. Ms. Moore serves as a member of the advisory board of AVANCE-North Texas, Inc. and the board of directors of Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas and is a past chair of the Corporate Counsel Section of the Dallas Bar Association. Ms. Moore received an undergraduate degree in English from Duke University and a law degree from William and Mary Law School.

Sara Graziano

Ms. Sara Graziano is Senior Vice President of Corporate Development of the Company since October 3, 2016. Prior to joining the Company in October 2016, Ms. Graziano was a Principal at Energy Capital Partners from September 2011 to September 2016, a private equity firm focused on investing in North American energy infrastructure, with more than $13 billion in commitments and a track record of investments in the power generation space. She was involved in all areas of the firm’s investment activities, including fossil and renewable power generation, midstream oil and gas, and energy and industrial services. Prior to joining Energy Capital Partners, Ms. Graziano led the strategies and analysis group at FirstLight Power Enterprises, an Energy Capital portfolio company that owned and operated approximately 1,400 MW of primarily hydroelectric plants in New England. Her group was responsible for asset optimization, commodity trading and hedging strategies, and business development activities. Before joining FirstLight, Ms. Graziano spent four years at Charles River Associates, consulting for clients in the power and natural gas industries, with a particular focus on the development of proprietary tools for fundamental and statistical modeling of commodity prices and volatility for use in asset valuation and risk management. Ms. Graziano served on the Board of Directors of USD Partners LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership, from October 2014 to October 2016. Ms. Graziano received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wellesley College and a Master’s of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar.

Stephen Muscato

Mr. Stephen J. Muscato is Senior Vice President of Vistra Corporate Services Company since October 3, 2016, and Chief Commercial Officer since January 2018. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Luminant since 2013, where his accountabilities included optimizing the dispatch and value of Luminant’s power generation fleet, managing the commodity (power, gas, and coal), transportation (rail), and emissions requirements for Luminant’s operating assets, and ensuring development of a distinctive point of view on commodity dynamics in critical markets and geographies. Previously, Mr. Muscato held other senior leadership positions with Luminant, including senior vice president of commercial operations, vice president of gas trading – North America, and vice president of East gas and power trading. Mr. Muscato received both a bachelor’s of science and master’s of science degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Rochester. He also completed the management leadership program at Columbia Business School.

Hilary Ackermann

Ms. Hilary E. Ackermann is an Independent Director of the company since April 9, 2018. Previously, she served as a director of Dynegy from October 2012 until Dynegy’s merger with Vistra in April 2018. Ms. Ackermann was Chief Risk Officer with Goldman Sachs Bank USA from October 2008 to 2011. In this role, she managed Credit, Market and Operational Risk for Goldman Sach’s commercial bank; developed the bank’s risk management infrastructure including policies and procedures and processes; maintained ongoing relationship with bank regulators including New York Fed, NY State Banking Department and the FDIC; chaired Operational risk, Credit risk and Middle Market Loan Committees; served as Vice Chair of Bank Risk Committee; was a member of Community Investment, Business Standards and New Activities Committees; was a member of GS Group level Credit Policy and Capital Committees; and chaired GS Group level Operational Risk Committee. Ms. Ackermann served as Managing Director, Credit Department of Goldman, Sachs & Co. from January 2002 until October 2008, as VP, Credit Department from 1989 to 2001, and as an Associate in the Credit Department from 1985 to 1988. Prior to joining Goldman, Sachs, Ms. Ackermann served as Assistant Department Head of the Credit Department of Swiss Bank Corporation from 1981 until 1985. Ms. Ackermann currently serves on the private board of directors of Credit Suisse Holdings (USA), Inc. and each of Hartford Series Fund, Inc., Hartford HLS Series Fund II, Inc., The Hartford Mutual Funds, Inc. and The Hartford Mutual Funds II, Inc. and previously served on the public board of directors of Apollo Investment Corporation. Ms. Ackermann received a bachelor’s of science in Russian from Georgetown University.

Gavin Baiera

Mr. Gavin R. Baiera is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Baiera joined Centerbridge Partners, L.P., as Senior Managing Director in July 2018 and serves as a portfolio manager for the Firm’s global credit, distressed strategies & special situations investing activities. Previously through July 2017, Mr. Baiera was a managing director at Angelo, Gordon & Co. (“Angelo”) where he was the global head of the firm’s corporate credit activities and portfolio manager for its distressed funds. Mr. Baiera was also a managing director and member of Angelo’s executive committee. Prior to joining Angelo in 2008, Mr. Baiera was the co-head of the strategic finance group at Morgan Stanley, which was responsible for all origination, underwriting, and distribution of restructuring transactions. Prior to that, Mr. Baiera worked at General Electric Capital Corporation concentrating on underwriting and investing in restructuring transactions. Mr. Baiera began his career at GE Capital in its financial management program. Mr. Baiera has served on numerous boards of directors including, most recently, MACH Gen, Orbitz Worldwide, and Travelport Worldwide. Mr. Baiera received a bachelor’s of arts from Fairfield University and a master’s of business administration from the USC Marshall School of Business.

Paul Barbas

Mr. Paul M. Barbas is an Independent Director of the company since April 9, 2018. Previously, he served as a director of Dynegy from October 2012 until Dynegy’s merger with Vistra in April 2018. Mr. Barbas was President and Chief Executive Officer of DPL Inc and its principal subsidiary, The Dayton Power and Light Company (“DP&L”), from October 2006 until December 2011. He also served on the board of directors of DPL Inc. and DP&L. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, a diversified utility company engaged in natural gas distribution, transmission and marketing, propane gas distribution and wholesale marketing and other related services from 2005 until October 2006, as Executive Vice President from 2004 until 2005, and as President of Chesapeake Service Company and Vice President of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, from 2003 until 2004. From 2001 until 2003, he was Executive Vice President of Allegheny Power, responsible for the operational and strategic functions of a $2.7 billion company serving 1.6 million customers with 3,200 employees. He joined Allegheny Energy in 1999 as President of its Ventures unit. Mr. Barbas currently serves on the board of El Paso Electric Co. and also formerly served on the public board of Pepco Holdings, Inc. Mr. Barbas received a bachelor’s of arts in economics from College of the Holy Cross and a master’s of business administration in finance and marketing from the University of Massachusetts.

Brian Ferraioli

Mr. Brian K. Ferraioli is Independent Director of the company since May 2017. Through December 2016, Mr. Ferraioli served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of KBR, Inc., a global engineering, construction, and services company supporting the energy, petrochemicals, government services, and civil infrastructure sectors. Prior to KBR, Mr. Ferraioli was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at The Shaw Group, Inc., an engineering, construction, and fabrication company serving the electric power generation and government services industries. Prior to that, Mr. Ferraioli worked 28 years in various finance and accounting functions with Foster Wheeler AG, a Swiss global conglomerate that provides design, engineering, construction, manufacturing, development, and plant operations. In addition to the Company, Mr. Ferraioli serves on the boards of Team, Inc. and Charah, LLC. He previously served on the boards of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Babcock & Wilcox, Inc. and Adolfson & Peterson, a private construction company. Mr. Ferraioli graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Seton Hall University and received a master’s of business administration from Columbia University. Mr. Ferraioli is also a licensed certified public accountant and a National Association of Corporate Directors Governance Fellow.

Jeff Hunter

Mr. Jeff D. Hunter is Independent Director of the company since October 3, 2016. Mr. Hunter is currently Senior Managing Director of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners and a member of the Quinbrook Investment Committee, where he is responsible for deal origination and asset management in North America. Between 2013 and 2016, he was a managing partner of Power Capital Partners, an energy focused investment firm. Prior to this, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of U.S. Power Generating Company. Mr. Hunter has also held leadership positions at PA Consulting Group and El Paso Merchant Energy and was a consultant for MRP Generating Company, LLC. Mr. Hunter currently serves as the non-executive director on the board of directors of Texas Transmission Holdings, a privately held business.

Cyrus Madon

Mr. Cyrus Madon is Independent Director of the company since October 3, 2016. Mr. Madon is a senior managing partner and head of Brookfield’s private equity group and Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Business Partners. Mr. Madon joined Brookfield in 1998 as Chief Financial Officer of Brookfield’s real estate brokerage business. During his tenure, he has held a number of senior roles across the organization, including head of Brookfield’s corporate lending business. Mr. Madon began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he worked in corporate finance and recovery, both in Canada and the United Kingdom. Mr. Madon is on the board of the Junior Achievement of Canada Foundation. Mr. Madon was nominated as a director pursuant to that certain Stockholder’s Agreement, by and between the Company and Brookfield Asset Management Private Institutional Capital Advisor (Canada), dated as of October 3, 2016. Mr. Madon received a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.

Geoffrey Strong

Mr. Geoffrey D. Strong is Independent Director of the company since October 3, 2016. Mr. Strong is a Senior Partner of Apollo Management since joining in 2012, where he focuses on investments in the energy sector for the firm’s private equity funds. Prior to Apollo, Mr. Strong was an investor in the private equity group at Blackstone, where he also focused primarily on the energy sector. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Strong was Vice President of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, the private equity business within Morgan Stanley. In addition to the Company, Mr. Strong serves on the boards of directors of Apex Energy, Caelus Energy, Chisolm Oil and Gas, Double Eagle Energy I, Double Eagle Energy II, and Double Eagle Energy III, each of which is a privately held business. Mr. Strong also serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded company. Mr. Strong was nominated as a director pursuant to that certain Stockholder’s Agreement, by and between the Company and Apollo Management Holdings, L.P., dated as of October 3, 2016. Mr. Strong received a bachelor’s degree from Western Oregon University, received a law degree from Lewis & Clark College and received a master’s of business administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

John Sult

Mr. John R. Sult is an Independent Director of the company since April 9, 2018. Previously, he served as a director of Dynegy from October 2012 until Dynegy’s merger with Vistra in April 2018. Mr. Sult served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Marathon Oil Corporation from September 2013 until August 2016. Mr. Sult was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of El Paso Corporation (“El Paso”) from March 2010 until May 2012 where he previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from November 2009 until March 2010, and as Senior Vice President and Controller from November 2005 until November 2009. Mr. Sult also served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and director of El Paso Pipeline GP Company, L.L.C., the general partner of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P., from July 2010 until May 2012, where he previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from November 2009 until July 2010, and as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Controller from August 2007 until November 2009. Mr. Sult also served as Chief Accounting Officer of El Paso and as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Controller of El Paso’s Pipeline Group from November 2005 to November 2009. Prior to joining El Paso, Mr. Sult served as Vice President and Controller of Halliburton Energy Services from August 2004 until October 2005. Prior to joining Halliburton, Mr. Sult was an audit partner with Arthur Andersen LLP. In addition to the Company, Mr. Sult currently serves on the board of directors and chair of the audit committee of Jagged Peak Energy Inc., as well as the boards of directors of Brigham Resources, LLC and Brigham Minerals, Inc. He received a bachelor’s of science with special attainments in Commerce from Washington & Lee University and is a licensed certified public accountant.

Bruce Zimmerman

Mr. Bruce E. Zimmerman is an Independent Director of the company since June 27, 2018. Mr. Zimmerman has also been a member of the Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation and Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation Boards since October 2017. Previously, Mr. Zimmerman was the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of the University of Texas Investment Management Company (“UTIMCO”) from 2007 until 2016. Before joining UTIMCO, Mr. Zimmerman was Chief Investment Officer and Global Head of Pension Investments at Citigroup. Mr. Zimmerman also served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Citigroup Alternate Investments, which invests proprietary and client capital across a range of hedge fund, private equity, real estate and structured credit vehicles. Prior to his work at Citigroup, Mr. Zimmerman spent thirteen years at Texas Commerce Bank/JP Morgan Chase in a variety of capacities including Merger & Acquisition Investment Banking, Internet and ATM Retail Management, Consumer Marketing and Financial Planning, Strategy and Corporate Department. Mr. Zimmerman is Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the CommonFund, a nonprofit asset management firm, and previously served on the Investment Committee for the Houston Endowment. Mr. Zimmerman graduated from Duke University and received a master’s of business administration from Harvard Business School.

Molly Sorg

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