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Baytex Energy Corp (BTE.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Neil Roszell

51 2018 Chairman of the Board

Edward LaFehr

59 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Rodney Gray

47 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jason Jaskela

42 2019 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President - Shale Oil

Brian Ector

50 2014 Senior Vice President - Capital Markets and Public Affairs

Chad Kalmakoff

42 2015 Vice President - Finance

Kendall Arthur

38 2017 Vice President - Lloydminster and Conventional Business Units

Jonathan Grimwood

2018 Vice President - Exploration

Chad Lundberg

37 2018 Vice President - Business Unit

Scott Rideout

39 2018 Vice President - Land

M. Scott Lovett

44 2017 Vice President - Business Development

Mark Bly

59 2019 Lead Independent Director

Trudy Curran

56 2016 Independent Director

Naveen Dargan

61 2010 Independent Director

Gregory Melchin

65 2010 Independent Director

Kevin Olson

50 2018 Independent Director

David Pearce

65 2018 Independent Director

Andrea Beblow

2014 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Neil Roszell

Mr. Neil J. Roszell serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is a professional engineer with 25 years of industry experience. Mr. Roszell was the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Raging River Exploration Inc. ("Raging River") from June 2017 until August 2018 and Raging River’s President and Chief Executive Officer from incorporation in 2012. Mr. Roszell was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Wild Stream Exploration Inc. from October 2009 until March 2012, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Wild River Resources Ltd. from February 2007 until July 2009, the President and Chief Operating Officer of Prairie Schooner Energy Ltd. from August 2004 until September 2006 and the Vice President, Engineering of Great Northern Exploration Ltd. from September 2001 to June 2004. He received a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Engineering from the University of Regina in 1991.

Edward LaFehr

Mr. Edward D. LaFehr serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. LaFehr joined Baytex as President on July 18, 2016 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer on May 4, 2017. Mr. LaFehr has nearly 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry working with Amoco, BP, Talisman and the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company ("TAQA") in various geographies. Before joining Baytex, Mr. LaFehr was President of TAQA’s North American oil and gas business which led to his subsequent role as Chief Operating Officer of TAQA, globally. Prior to this, he served as Senior Vice President for Talisman Energy. Mr. LaFehr has a long track record of success in the oil and gas industry leading organizations, growing assets and joint ventures, and driving capital and cost efficiencies. On March 12, 2019 he was appointed as a director of TransGlobe Energy Corporation, an exploration and production company headquartered in Calgary, whose activities are concentrated in Egypt. Mr. LaFehr holds Masters degrees in geophysics and mineral economics from Stanford University and the Colorado School of Mines, respectively

Rodney Gray

Mr. Rodney D. Gray serves Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Baytex Energy Corp. He joined Baytex on April 7, 2014 and served as Chief Financial Officer from April 2014 to August 2018. Mr. Gray has over twenty years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Baytex, Mr. Gray held the position of Chief Financial Officer for CEDA International. Prior thereto, he spent eleven years with Enerplus Corporation, the last eight of which as Vice President, Finance, where areas of responsibility included corporate reporting, treasury and capital markets, operational accounting, business analysis, risk management and insurance. Mr. Gray is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Honours from Queen's University. He is very active in the community having been involved with several charitable organizations.

Jason Jaskela

Mr. Jason Jaskela has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President - Shale Oil of the company.

Brian Ector

Mr. Brian G. Ector serves as Senior Vice President - Capital Markets and Public Affairs of Baytex Energy Corp. He joined Baytex in November 2009. Prior to joining Baytex, Mr. Ector spent 15 years as a sell-side research analyst covering both energy trusts and exploration and production corporations. He spent the last seven years with Scotia Capital where he was consistently ranked as one of the top rated analysts in Canada. Mr. Ector received a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a concentration in finance from the University of Calgary and received his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1996. He is a national board member of the Canadian Investor Relations Institute as well as a member of the National Investor Relations Institute, the CFA Institute and the Calgary CFA Society

Chad Kalmakoff

Mr. Chad L. Kalmakoff serves as Vice President - Finance of the company. Mr. Kalmakoff has 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Baytex, Mr. Kalmakoff was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Kicking Horse Energy Inc. from October 2014 to August 2015. From October 2013 to July 2014, he was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Corinthian Exploration Ltd. Prior thereto, he was Chief Financial Officer (March 2012 to March 2013) and Vice President, Finance (June 2006 to March 2012) at Pace Oil & Gas Ltd. and its predecessor, Midnight Oil Exploration Ltd. Mr. Kalmakoff is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Dalhousie University

Kendall Arthur

Mr. Kendall D. Arthur serves as Vice President - Lloydminster and Conventional Business Units of Baytex Energy Corp. Mr. Arthur has over 10 years of experience in the Canadian oil and gas industry. He joined Baytex Energy in 2006 as a Production Engineer in the Heavy Oil Business Unit and held the position of Vice President, Saskatchewan Business Unit from January 2012 to March 2015. Prior to joining Baytex, he held various technical production, completions and operations roles with Husky Energy. Mr. Arthur received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan and is a practicing member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta

Jonathan Grimwood

Mr. Jonathan L. Grimwood serves as Vice President - Exploration of the Company. He was the Vice President of Exploration at Raging River Exploration Inc. from October 2017 to August 2018. Mr. Grimwood served as the President at Iron Bridge Resources Ltd. (formerly known as RMP Energy Inc. and Orleans Energy Ltd) from February 2017 to August 2017 and also served as its Vice President of Exploration from May 2011 to February 2017. He started his career at Poco Petroleums Ltd. in 1997 and held positions of increasing responsibility at Burlington Resources Canada Ltd., Rider Resources Ltd., and Galleon Energy Inc. Mr. Grimwood earned a Bachelor of Science from Brandon University, a Masters Degree in Earth Sciences from the University of Waterloo, and is a Registered Member of APEGGA

Chad Lundberg

Mr. Chad E. Lundberg serves of Vice President - Business Unit of the Company. He is a professional engineer with 14 years of industry experience. Prior to his current position, Mr. Lundberg held the position of Vice President, Operations with Raging River Exploration Inc. from October, 2016 until August 2018. He held various technical and management roles with Crescent Point Energy Corporation from 2008 until September 2016. Prior to Crescent Point, Mr. Lundberg was an operations consultant from October 2005 until May 2008 and held a completions position at Husky Energy from May 2004 until October 2005. Mr. Lundberg graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and is a practicing member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta

Scott Rideout

Mr. Scott E. Rideout serves as Vice President - Land of the Company. He is a landman with over 14 years of industry experience. He held the position of Vice President Land with Raging River Exploration Inc. from July 2014 until August 2018. Mr. Rideout held roles of increasing responsibility at Surge Energy Inc. from October 2010 until July 2014 where he was most recently the Manager of Business Development and Land. He started his career at Talisman Energy Inc. and was a Land Negotiator at Provident Energy Trust, Kereco Energy Ltd., and Galleon Energy Inc. Mr. Rideout earned an Economics degree from the University of Calgary in 2002 and is a registered member of CAPL.

M. Scott Lovett

Mr. M. Scott Lovett is Vice President - Business Development of the Company. Mr. Lovett is a professional engineer and has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, including reservoir evaluations, acquisitions and divestments, business planning, and strategic analysis. From March 2014 to September 2017, he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at Eagle Energy Inc., including Executive Vice President, Business Development. From September 2011 to March 2014, he was an officer of Native American Resource Partners, initially serving as Senior Vice President and then Chief Operating Officer. Prior thereto, he held various engineering and management roles at GLJ Petroleum Consultants Ltd. and Enerplus Corporation. Mr. Lovett holds a Bachelor and Master in Science degrees in Chemical Engineering and a Master in Business Administration, all from the University of Calgary

Mark Bly

Mr. Mark R. Bly is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bly was appointed Lead Independent Director on March 5, 2019 after having been appointed to the Board in 2017. Mr. Bly is an independent businessman with over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, primarily with BP, a global producer of oil and gas. At BP, Mr. Bly held various senior leadership roles in its domestic and international operations, including leading the North American onshore unit, Group Vice President for approximately 25% of BP's global production, and Executive Vice President of Group Safety and Operational Risk. Since retiring from BP in 2013, Mr. Bly has worked with private oil and gas production and service companies serving as an executive, board member and advisor. Mr. Bly holds a Master of Science degree in structural engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of California, Davis.

Trudy Curran

Ms. Trudy M. Curran serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Curran is a retired businesswoman with experience in executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions, financing and governance. She is currently serving as interim managing director of Riversdale Resources Ltd., a public Australian incorporated coal development company. She served as an officer of Canadian Oil Sands Limited from September 2002 to the time of its sale in February 2016. As Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of Canadian Oil Sands Limited, she was responsible for legal, human resources and administration and a member of the executive team focused on strategy and risk management. From 2003 to 2016, she was a director of Syncrude Canada Ltd. where she served as chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and as a member of the Pension Committee. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Calgary chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors and is a member of the Alberta Securities Commission and serves on its Human Resources and Compensation Committee. Ms. Curran holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Bachelor of Laws degree (both with distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan and the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Naveen Dargan

Mr. Naveen Dargan serves as Independent Director of Baytex Energy Corp. Mr. Dargan has been an independent businessman since June 2003. Prior thereto, he worked for over 20 years in the investment banking business, finishing his career as Senior Managing Director and Head of Energy Investment Banking at Raymond James Ltd. Since 2003, Mr. Dargan has served on various boards for companies in the Energy Industry, Energy Services Industry and one Philanthropic Organization. Mr. Dargan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Mathematics and Economics from Queen’s University, a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business and a Chartered Business Valuator designation.

Gregory Melchin

Mr. Gregory K. (Greg) Melchin serves as Independent Director of Baytex Energy Corp. Mr. Melchin is currently the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of ENMAX Corporation, a municipally-owned utility. Mr. Melchin was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from March 1997 to March 2008. Among his various assignments with the Government of Alberta, he was Minister of Energy, Minister of Seniors and Community Supports and Minister of Revenue. Prior to being elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, he served in various management positions for 20 years in the Calgary business community. Mr. Melchin holds a Bachelor of Science degree (major in accounting), a Fellow Chartered Accountant designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta and the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Kevin Olson

Mr. Kevin D. Olson serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has 25 years of experience in energy investing, investment banking and the Canadian upstream energy industry. He is currently the President & Portfolio Manager of a private investment firm. Mr. Olson was a director of Raging River from March 2012 to August 2018. Prior thereto, Mr. Olson was President and Portfolio Manager of EnergyX Equity Inc. from 2001 to 2011. Mr. Olson was Vice President, Corporate Development of Northrock Resources Ltd. from 2000 to 2001. From 1993 to 2000 Mr. Olson worked with FirstEnergy Capital Corp. as Vice-President, Corporate Development. He currently serves on Gear Energy Ltd.’s board and had previously served on several Canadian public and private energy and energy service company boards. Mr. Olson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with distinction) majoring in finance and accounting from the University of Calgary.

David Pearce

Mr. David L. Pearce (Dave) serves Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Pearce has been working with the Private Equity Energy firm Azimuth Capital Management since July 2014 as Deputy Managing Partner. He was an Operating Partner with the Azimuth predecessor KERN Partners from November 2008 to July 2014. Mr. Pearce was a director of Raging River Exploration Inc. from March 2012 to August 2018. He was with Northrock Resources Ltd. from June 1999 to January 2008 where he held several senior officer positions and most recently was the President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior thereto Mr. Pearce worked in various Management roles at Fletcher Challenge Canada, Amoco Canada and Dome Petroleum. He has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Honors) from the University of Manitoba. q

Andrea Beblow