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Anadarko Petroleum Corp (APC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

R. A. Walker

61 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Gwin

2018 President

Benjamin Fink

48 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

Robert Reeves

60 2015 Executive Vice President, Law and Chief Administrative Officer

Amanda McMillian

43 2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Daniel Brown

42 2017 Executive Vice President - U.S. Onshore Operations

Mitchell Ingram

55 2018 Executive Vice President - International, Deepwater and Exploration

Michael Pearl

45 2018 Senior Vice President - Finance, Investor Relations

Christopher Champion

48 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Robin Fielder

38 2018 Senior Vice President - Midstream

H. Paulett Eberhart

64 2017 Lead Independent Director

Anthony Chase

63 2014 Independent Director

David Constable

56 2016 Independent Director

Claire Farley

59 2017 Independent Director

Peter Fluor

70 2007 Independent Director

Joseph Gorder

60 2014 Independent Director

John Gordon

69 2017 Independent Director

Sean Gourley

38 2015 Independent Director

Michael Grimm

64 2018 Independent Director

Mark McKinley

61 2015 Independent Director

Eric Mullins

55 2012 Independent Director

Alexandra Pruner

56 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

R. A. Walker

Mr. R. A. Walker is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Walker was named Chairman of the Board of the Company in May 2013, in addition to the role of Chief Executive Officer and director, both of which he assumed in May 2012, and the role of President, which he assumed in February 2010. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer from March 2009 until his appointment as Chief Executive Officer. He served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer from September 2005 until March 2009. From August 2007 until March 2013, he served as director of WGH and served as its Chairman of the Board from August 2007 to September 2009. Mr. Walker served as a director of WGEH from September 2012 until March 2013. Mr. Walker served as a director of Temple-Inland Inc. from November 2008 to February 2012 and a director of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. from April 2010 to April 2015 and has served as a director of BOK Financial Corporation since April 2013, where he is the Chairman of the Risk Committee.

Robert Gwin

Mr. Robert G. Gwin is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of the Company. Mr. Gwin has more than 30 years of experience in corporate finance and executive management. He joined Anadarko in 2006 as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer. Since 2009, he has served as EVP, Finance and CFO. Gwin has served as Chairman of the Board of the Partnerships untilNovember 2018 and served as the Partnerships' President and CEO until 2010. Gwin has been a director of LyondellBasell Industries, N.V. since May 2011, including serving as Chairman of the Board from August 2013 to September 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern California and a Master of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Benjamin Fink

Mr. Benjamin (Ben) Matthew Fink is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of the company. He was named Senior Vice President in February 2017 and previously served as Vice President, Finance and Assistant Secretary since May 2013, having joined Anadarko in 2007. Mr. Fink has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of WGH and WGEH since May 2017 and as a director of WGH since February 2017. He previously served as President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of WGH and WGEH from February 2017 to May 2017, and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of WGH from 2009 to February 2017 and of WGEH since its formation in September 2012 to February 2017. From 2001 until 2006, he held executive management positions at Prosoft Learning Corporation, including serving as its President and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 until that company’s sale in 2006. From 2000 to 2001 he co-founded and served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Meta4 Group Limited, an online direct marketer based in Hong Kong and Tokyo. Previously, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Prudential Capital Group and Prudential Asset Management Asia, where he focused on the negotiation, structuring and execution of private debt and equity investments.

Robert Reeves

Mr. Robert K. Reeves is no longer Executive Vice President, Law and Chief Administrative Officer of the Company effective 12 - 31 - 2018. Mr. Reeves was named Executive Vice President, Law and Chief Administrative Officer in September 2015 and previously served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer since May 2013 and as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer since February 2007. He also served as Chief Compliance Officer from July 2012 to May 2013. He served as Corporate Secretary from February 2007 to August 2008. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Law and Chief Governance Officer since 2004. Prior to joining Anadarko, he served as Executive Vice President, Administration and General Counsel of North Sea New Ventures from 2003 to 2004 and as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Ocean Energy, Inc. and its predecessor companies from 1997 to 2003. He served as a director of Key Energy Services, Inc., a publicly traded oilfield services company, from October 2007 to December 2016 and has served as a director of WGH since August 2007 and as a director of WGEH since September 2012.

Amanda McMillian

Ms. Amanda M. McMillian is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. McMillian has served in positions of increasing responsibility since joining Anadarko inDecember 2004, including most recently as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer. During her tenure at Anadarko, she also served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of Anadarko and general partner of Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE: WES), a publicly traded midstream master limited partnership, fromJanuary 2008toAugust 2012. Prior to joining Anadarko, she practiced corporate and securities law at the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, where she represented a variety of clients in a wide range of transactional, corporate governance and securities matters. McMillian holds a Bachelor of Arts fromSouthwestern Universityand received both a Master of Arts and a Juris Doctor fromDuke University, and serves on the Board of Trustees ofSouthwestern University.

Daniel Brown

Mr. Daniel E. Brown is Executive Vice President - U.S. Onshore Operations of the Company. Prior to this position, he served as Executive Vice President, International and Deepwater Operations since May 2017; Senior Vice President, International and Deepwater Operations since August 2016; Vice President, Operations (Southern and Appalachia) since August 2013; and Vice President, Corporate Planning since May 2013. Mr. Brown joined Anadarko upon the acquisition of Kerr-McGee Corporation in August 2006. He has held positions of increasing responsibility with Anadarko and Kerr-McGee Corporation, where he began his career, including General Manager of the Maverick basin and the Company’s Freestone/Chalk area, Business Advisor for Planning and Reserves Administration in the Gulf of Mexico, and in engineering positions in both the U.S. onshore and the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Brown has served as a director of WGH and WGEH since November 2017.

Mitchell Ingram

Mr. Mitchell W. Ingram is a Executive Vice President - International, Deepwater and Exploration of the Company. Prior to joining Anadarko, Mr. Ingram was with BG Group since 2006, where he served as a member of the Executive Committee in the role of Executive Vice President—Technical since March 2015. Previously, he held positions of increasing responsibility with the company’s LNG project in Queensland, Australia, where he served as Managing Director of QGC, a BG Group business, since April 2014; as Deputy Managing Director since September 2013; and as Project Director of the Queensland Curtis LNG project since May 2012. From 2006 to May 2012, Mr. Ingram was Asset General Manager of BG Group’s Karachaganak interest in Kazakhstan. He joined BG Group after 20 years with Occidental Oil & Gas, where he held several U.K. and international leadership positions in project management, development, and operations.

Michael Pearl

Mr. Michael C. Pearl is Senior Vice President - Finance, Investor Relations of the Company. Pearl has more than 20 years of oil and natural gas, and financial experience. He joined Anadarko in 2006. Prior to being named Sr. Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations, he served as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer sinceJuly 2016. Pearl has held positions of increasing responsibility throughout his career with Anadarko including Corporate Controller, Director Corporate Tax, and Chief Financial Officer of Western Gas. Pearl holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Accounting from Texas A&M University. He also holds an MBA from Rice University where he was a Jones Scholar Award recipient. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Christopher Champion

Mr. Christopher O. Champion, CPA., is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company. He joined the Company as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller in June 2015. Prior to joining Anadarko, Mr. Champion was an Audit Partner with KPMG LLP since October 2003 and served as KPMG’s National Audit Leader for Oil and Natural Gas since 2008. He began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP in 1992 before joining KPMG LLP in 2002 as a senior audit manager.

Robin Fielder

Ms. Robin Fielder is Senior Vice President - Midstream of the Company. She has nearly 15 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry, beginning her career with Anadarko in 2002. She has held a variety of positions with the company, including General Manager of East Texas and North Louisiana, Worldwide Operations Business Advisor and various exploration and operations engineering positions in both the U.S. onshore and the Gulf of Mexico. Fielder served as Director, Investor Relations from 2014 to 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University, and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

H. Paulett Eberhart

Ms. H. Paulett Eberhart, CPA, is Lead Independent Director of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. She currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HMS Ventures, a privately held business involved with technology services and the acquisition and management of real estate. From January 2011 through March 2014, she served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) (CDI), a provider of engineering and information technology outsourcing and professional staffing services. She served as a consultant to CDI from April 2014 through December 2014. Ms. Eberhart also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HMS Ventures from January 2009 until January 2011. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Invensys Process Systems, Inc. (Invensys), a process automation company, from January 2007 to January 2009. From 1978 to 2004, she was an employee of Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS), an information technology and business process outsourcing company, and held roles of increasing responsibility over time, including senior level financial and operating roles. From 2003 until March 2004, Ms. Eberhart was President of Americas of EDS, and from 2002 to 2003 she served as President of Solutions Consulting at EDS. Ms. Eberhart is a Certified Public Accountant. In addition to Ms. Eberhart’s current public-company directorships noted in the box to the right, in the past five years she also served on the boards of Cameron International Corporation, CDI and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD).

Anthony Chase

Mr. Anthony R. Chase is Independent Director of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. He served as an Executive Vice President of Crest Investment Company, a Houston-based private equity firm, from January 2009 until December 2009. Prior to these positions, he served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ChaseCom, L.P., a global customer relationship management and staffing services company that he founded and owned until its sale in 2007 to AT&T. Mr. Chase’s entrepreneurial track record also includes two other successful business ventures, including Chase Radio Partners, which he founded, developed and ultimately sold, and Cricket Wireless, which he co-founded, developed and later sold. Mr. Chase has also been a Professor of Law at the University of Houston since 1991 and has published numerous environmental law and other law review articles during his tenure. Mr. Chase is on the board of directors of the Greater Houston Partnership, and served as its Chairman during 2012. From July 2004 to July 2008, he served as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and also served as its Deputy Chairman from 2006 until his departure in July 2008. He is also on the board of directors of the Houston Endowment and the Texas Medical Center and serves on the Board of Trustees for St. John’s School and KIPP Schools. Mr. Chase holds Bachelor of Arts, Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctor degrees from Harvard University. In the past five years Mr. Chase served on the boards of Paragon Offshore plc, Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT) and Western Gas Holdings, LLC (NYSE: WES), a subsidiary of Anadarko.

David Constable

Mr. David E. Constable is Independent Director of the Company. He has been a senior advisor at Cerberus Capital Management, one of the world’s leading private investment firms, since March 2017. He served as an advisor to the board of Sasol Limited (JSE: SOL) (NYSE: SSL) (Sasol), an international integrated energy and chemicals company based in South Africa, from July 2016 until July 2017. Prior to that, he served as Sasol’s President and Chief Executive Officer from July 2014 through June 2016 and previously served as Chief Executive Officer from July 2011 through July 2014. Prior to Sasol, Mr. Constable spent nearly 30 years at Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) (Fluor) where he lived on several continents and served in various leadership positions, primarily in the oil and gas, refining, chemical, power and mining industries. Prior to moving to Sasol, Mr. Constable served as Group President of Operations for Fluor. He is a member of The Business Council and a past member of the World Economic Forum International Business Council. Mr. Constable holds a bachelor’s of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Alberta, and graduated from the International Management Program at the Thunderbird School of Global Management, as well as the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to Mr. Constable’s current public-company directorships noted in the box to the right, in the past five years he also served on the board of Sasol.

Claire Farley

Ms. Claire Scobee Farley is a Independent Director of the Company. She serves as Vice Chair of Energy, advising the Energy group for KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE: KKR) (KKR), a global investment firm that manages investments including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit strategies and hedge funds, since February 2017. Prior to that she served as Vice Chairman for KKR’s energy and infrastructure business from 2015 through February 2017, as Partner for KKR’s energy and infrastructure business from 2012 through 2015 and as Managing Director for KKR’s energy and infrastructure business from November 2011 through December 2012. Prior to joining KKR, from September 2010 to October 2011, Ms. Farley co-founded and served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of RPM Energy, LLC, which partnered with KKR to invest in unconventional oil and gas resources. Prior to co-founding RPM Energy, Ms. Farley was a Senior Advisor at Jefferies Randall & Dewey, the global oil and natural gas industry advisory group at Jefferies Group, Inc., from August 2008 to September 2010 and was Co-President of Jefferies Randall & Dewey from February 2005 to July 2008. Prior to that, Ms. Farley served as Chief Executive Officer of Randall & Dewey, an oil and natural gas asset transaction advisory firm, from September 2002 until its acquisition by Jefferies Group, Inc. in February 2005. From January 2001 to May 2002 she served as Chief Executive Officer of Trade-Ranger Inc., a start-up-venture, and as Chief Executive Officer of Intelligent Diagnostics Corporation, also a start-up-venture, from October 1999 to January 2001. Prior to that, Ms. Farley spent 18 years (1981 to 1999) at Texaco, Inc. where her roles included Chief Executive Officer, Hydro Texaco; President, North American Production Division; and President, Worldwide Exploration & New Ventures. In addition to Ms. Farley’s current public-company directorships noted in the box to the right, in the past five years she also served on the boards of Encana Corporation.

Peter Fluor

Mr. Peter J. Fluor is a Independent Director of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Texas Crude Energy, LLC, a private, independent oil and gas exploration company located in Houston, Texas, since 1990. He has been employed by Texas Crude Energy, LLC since 1972 and took over the responsibilities of President in 1980. Mr. Fluor serves as lead director of Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR). In addition to Mr. Fluor’s current public-company directorship noted in the box to the right, in the past five years he also served on the board of Cameron International Corporation.

Joseph Gorder

Mr. Joseph W. Gorder is Independent Director of the Company. He is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) (Valero), an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, other petrochemical products and power. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Valero from November 2012, until he assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer on May 1, 2014. He assumed the role of Chairman of the Board effective December 31, 2014. Mr. Gorder previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer beginning in January 2011, and formerly led Valero’s European operations from its London office. He previously served as Executive Vice President – Marketing and Supply beginning in December 2005. Prior to that, he held several positions with Valero and Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Corporation with responsibilities for corporate development and marketing. Mr. Gorder is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE: VLP), a midstream logistics master limited partnership formed by Valero in 2013.

John Gordon

Mr. John R. Gordon is Independent Director of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. He is Senior Managing Director of Deltec Asset Management LLC, a registered investment firm located in New York, New York. He was President of Deltec Securities Corporation from 1988 until it was converted into Deltec Asset Management LLC. Prior to joining Deltec Asset Management LLC, Mr. Gordon was a managing director of Kidder, Peabody & Co., where he spent 12 years in the firm’s corporate finance department.

Sean Gourley

Dr. Sean William Joseph Gourley Ph.D. is a Independent Director of the Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Primer Technologies, Inc., a company building software to power artificial intelligence applications for the finance and military intelligence industries, since he founded it in February 2015. From March 2009 to January 2015, he was the Chief Technology Officer of Quid, Inc., a San Francisco-based augmented intelligence company he founded which builds software for strategic decision-making. Dr. Gourley studied at The University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar where he received a Ph.D. in physics, and he received both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in physics from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He was additionally a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Said Business School at Oxford University and is currently an Equity Partner with Data Collective Venture Capital Fund, investing in key data and algorithmic technologies.

Michael Grimm

Mr. Michael K. Grimm is Independent Director of the company. He is currently President of Rising Star Petroleum, L.L.C. He is the immediate Past Chairman of the Board for RSP Permian, Inc. Prior to being named Chairman, Mr. Grimm was a Co-Founder of RSP Permian in 2010, and served as a Co-Chief Executive Officer until 2014. From 2006 to 2017, Mr. Grimm served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rising Star Energy Development Company, and from 1995 to 2006, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rising Star Energy, L.L.C., an upstream exploration and production company active in onshore continental United States that he co-founded in 1995. From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Grimm was Vice President of Land and Exploration for Placid Oil Company. Prior to that, Mr. Grimm was employed for 13 years in the Land and Exploration Departments for Amoco Production Company in Houston and New Orleans. Mr. Grimm has more than 41 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry and currently serves as a Director of Energy Transfer LP (formerly Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.), since December 2005. He also serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee for ET. Mr. Grimm has been active in several industry organizations, including the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the All American Wildcatters, the American Association of Professional Landmen, and the co-founder of NAPE. Mr. Grimm holds a B.B.A./P.L.M. degree from the University of Texas at Austin and is a member of the Silver Spurs Hall of Fame.

Mark McKinley

Mr. Mark C. McKinley is a Independent Director of the Company. He has served as Managing Partner of MK Resources LLC, a private oil and gas development company specializing in the recovery and production of crude oil and the development of unconventional resource projects, for more than ten years. He is also the founder and President of Labrador Oil Company, a private oil and natural gas exploration and development firm. In addition, Mr. McKinley is the Managing Partner of M Natural Resource Partners, LP, which holds mineral, royalty and real estate interests, both directly and indirectly through various partnerships. Mr. McKinley currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Merrymac McKinley Foundation and the Tip of the Spear Foundation.

Eric Mullins

Mr. Eric D. Mullins is a Independent Director of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. He serves as the Managing Director and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Lime Rock Resources, a company that he co-founded in 2005 which acquires, operates and improves lower-risk oil and natural gas properties. From May 2011 through October 2015, he also served as the Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of LRE GP, LLC, the general partner of LRR Energy, L.P., an oil and natural-gas company. Prior to co-founding Lime Rock Resources, Mr. Mullins served as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) where he led numerous financing, structuring and strategic advisory transactions in the division’s Natural Resources Group. In addition to his current public-company directorships noted in the box to the right, in the past five years he served on the board of LRE GP, LLC.

Alexandra Pruner

Ms. Alexandra G. Pruner is Independent Director of the company. She has served as Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Perella Weinberg Partners, a global independent advisory firm providing strategic and financial advice and asset-management services, since it combined in December 2016 with Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., LLC, an energy-focused investment bank and asset-management firm. Prior to that, she served as CFO and a member of the Management Committee at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. since the firm’s founding in 2007. Ms. Pruner served as Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development and publisher of World Oil magazine for Gulf Publishing Company from 2002 to 2007. Prior to joining Gulf Publishing Company, she spent two years in the technology sector serving the energy industry, including Vice President, Energy Vertical at Idea Integration, an IT development and design firm and as Vice President, Marketing for PetroCosm Corporation, an oilfield service B2B procurement and supply chain management company. She served as Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications for The Houston Exploration Company, an independent exploration and production company, from 1997 to 2000. Ms. Pruner has extensive experience with the energy industry and in investment banking, having also been with Shearson Lehman Brothers from 1984 to 1990, including as Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Vice President, Government Affairs. Ms. Pruner is also the founder and a board member of Women’s Global Leadership Conference in Energy & Technology, serves as a member of the Central Advisory Development Board for Amegy Bank and is President of the President’s Advisory Council on the Economics Department at Brown University. She is also a board member of The Houston Symphony Endowment (President), the United Way of Greater Houston (Audit Chair), and the Houston advisory board of the Nature Conservancy. Ms. Pruner holds a B.A. in economics from Brown University.