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Canadian Natural Resources Ltd (CNQ.TO)

CNQ.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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17 Jan 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

N. Murray Edwards

59 Executive Chairman of the Board

Tim McKay

57 2018 President, Director

Steve Laut

61 2018 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Darren Fichter

48 Chief Operating Officer - Exploration and Production

Scott Stauth

53 Chief Operating Officer - Oil Sands

Real Cusson

68 Senior Vice President of Marketing

Troy Andersen

40 2017 Senior Vice President - Canadian Conventional Field Operations

Trevor Cassidy

45 2017 Senior Vice President - Thermal

Allan Frankiw

62 Senior Vice President - Production

Jay Froc

53 Senior Vice-President - Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading

Ronald Laing

49 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Land

Pamela McIntyre

56 Senior Vice President - Safety, Risk Management and Innovation

William Peterson

52 Senior Vice President - Development Operations

Kendall Stagg

57 Senior Vice President - Exploration

Robin Zabek

47 2014 Senior Vice President - Exploitation

Paul Mendes

53 Vice President - Legal, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Betty Yee

54 Vice President - Land

Gordon Giffin

69 2012 Lead Independent Director

Catherine Best

65 2003 Independent Director

Timothy Faithfull

74 2010 Independent Director

Christopher Fong

69 2010 Independent Director

Wilfred Gobert

71 2010 Independent Director

Frank McKenna

71 2006 Independent Director

David Tuer

69 2002 Independent Director

Annette Verschuren

62 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

N. Murray Edwards

Mr. N. Murray Edwards is Executive Chairman of the Board of the company. He is an investor and corporate director. Prior to December 2015, he was President, Edco Financial Holdings Ltd., a private management and consulting company. He has been a major contributor to the success and growth of the Corporation since becoming a Director and significant shareholder in 1988. Prior thereto, he was a partner of the law firm Burnet, Duckworth and Palmer in Calgary. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Great Distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan and a Bachelor of Laws degree (Honours) from the University of Toronto and is a recipient of the Order of Canada.

Tim McKay

Mr. Tim S. McKay is President, Director of the company. He became President of the Corporation on March 1, 2018. Prior thereto, he joined the Corporation as Production Engineer in 1990 and was appointed to positions of increasing responsibility as Vice-President, Production in 1996, Senior Vice-President, Production in 2001, Senior Vice-President, Operations in 2002 and Chief Operating Officer since 2010. He has played a significant role in the Corporation’s evolution throughout his tenure. Mr. T.S. McKay holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta. Mr. McKay is also a member of APEGA.

Steve Laut

Mr. Steve W. Laut is Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of the company. He became Executive Vice-Chairman of the Corporation on March 1, 2018. Prior thereto, he joined the Corporation as Senior Exploitation Engineer in 1991 and was appointed to positions of increasing responsibility as Vice-President, Operations in 1996; Executive Vice-President, Operations in 2001; Chief Operating Officer in 2003; and, President in 2005. He has been instrumental in contributing to the Corporation’s growth and success during his tenure. Mr. S.W. Laut holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (“APEGA”).

Darren Fichter

Scott Stauth

Real Cusson

Troy Andersen

Mr. Troy J.P. Andersen is Senior Vice President - Canadian Conventional Field Operations of the company. He was Officer of the Company since January 2015; prior thereto Production Manager from July 2011 to October 2013, Northern Operations Manager from October 2013 to January 2015 and most recently VicePresident, West Conventional Operations from January 2015 to May 2017.

Trevor Cassidy

Mr. Trevor J. Cassidy is Senior Vice President - Thermal of the company. He is Officer of the Company since August 2014; prior thereto Production Manager from April 2005 to August 2014 and most recently Vice-President, Production Central from August 2014 to December 2017.

Allan Frankiw

Jay Froc

Ronald Laing

Pamela McIntyre

William Peterson

Kendall Stagg

Robin Zabek

Mr. Robin Sean Zabek is Senior Vice President - Exploitation of the company. He is Officer of the Company since March 2014; prior thereto Manager Exploitation from September 2006 to March 2014.

Paul Mendes

Betty Yee

Gordon Giffin

Amb. Gordon D. Giffin is Lead Independent Director of the company. He is a partner and Global Vice-Chair at Dentons US LLP, in their Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia offices, and was a Senior Partner with McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, a law firm based in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia from 2001 to 2015 when they merged with Dentons. Prior thereto, he was the United States Ambassador to Canada from 1997 to 2001 after a career spanning 30 years engaged in the private practice of business and regulatory law. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University and a J.D. from Emory University School of Law. Ambassador Giffin also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Carter Presidential Center and is a member of both the Council on Foreign Relations and the Trilateral Commission.

Catherine Best

Ms. Catherine M. Best is Independent Director of the company. She is a corporate director. Until May 2009, she served as Interim Chief Financial Officer of Alberta Health Services. Prior to that she was Executive Vice-President, Risk Management and Chief Financial Officer of Calgary Health Region from 2000. Prior to 2000, she was with Ernst & Young, a firm of chartered accountants where she served as a staff member and manager from 1980 to 1991, and was Corporate Audit Partner from 1991 to 2000. She holds a Bachelor of Interior Design degree from the University of Manitoba. Ms. C.M. Best is a Chartered Accountant, was awarded her FCA designation in 2005 and her ICD.D in 2009 and is a member of the Board of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, the Calgary Foundation, The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company and the Calgary Stampede Foundation.

Timothy Faithfull

Mr. Timothy W. Faithfull is Independent Director of the company. He is a corporate director. Until July 2003, when he retired, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Shell Canada Limited. He joined the Royal Dutch Shell Group of companies in 1967 and throughout his 36 year international career with them he held ever increasing senior positions including Vice-President Crude Oil Shell International Trading and Shipping Company from 1993 to 1996 and Chairman and CEO Shell Companies in Singapore from 1996 to 1999, culminating in his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of Shell Canada Limited. Between 1999 and July 2003, and was responsible for the Athabasca Oil Sands Project (2003), he also served on the boards of the Calgary Health Trust and Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts and is Chairman of the Starehe Endowment Fund in the UK and a Council Member of the Canada-UK Colloquia. Mr. T.W. Faithfull holds Master of Arts from the University of Oxford (Keble College) (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) and is an alumnus of the London Business School (Senior Executive Program). He is a Distinguished Friend of the University of Oxford and of the London Business School. In the UK he is the Senior Independent Director of ICE Futures Europe, a London based non-public company that operates the financial, energy and commodities futures exchange. As part of his ICE Futures Europe role, he serves on the Brent Oversight Committee of the ICE Brent Index, the regulated benchmark for Brent crude oil futures. He is a former director of AMEC plc, Canadian Pacific Railway, Enerflex Systems Income Fund and Shell Pension Trust Ltd. (private).

Christopher Fong

Mr. Christopher L. Fong is Independent Director of the company. He is a corporate director. Until his retirement in May 2009, he was Global Head, Corporate Banking, Energy with RBC Capital Markets. Prior thereto, between 1974 and September 1980, Mr. C.L. Fong worked as a petroleum engineer and as corporate planning analyst in the oil and gas industry. He has served as Chair of EducationMatters, Calgary’s Public Education Trust, as a governor of Honen’s, an International Piano Competition, past Chair of UNICEF Canada and has served on the Petroleum Advisory Committee of the Alberta Securities Commission. Mr. C.L. Fong graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree and has post graduate courses in Finance, Economics and Accounting from McGill University and the University of Calgary.

Wilfred Gobert

Mr. Wilfred A. Gobert is Independent Director of the company. He s an independent businessman. Until his retirement in 2006, he was Vice-Chair of Peters and Co. Limited, a position he held since 2002, and was a member of its Board of Directors and its Executive Committee. He joined Peters & Co. Limited in 1979 as Managing Director, Research and throughout his career at the firm his responsibilities included research analysis of integrated oil companies and oil and gas producers. Mr. W.A. Gobert received an MBA (Finance) degree from McMaster University as well as Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from the University of Windsor and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He is Senior Fellow, Energy Studies, Centre for Energy Policy Studies with The Fraser Institute.

Frank McKenna

The Hon. Frank J. McKenna is Independent Director of the company. He has been the Deputy Chair of TD Bank Group since May 2006. Prior to this, he served as Canadian Ambassador to the United States from 2005 to 2006. From 1998 to 2005, he acted as Counsel to the Atlantic Canada law firm McInnes Cooper, while serving on numerous boards, and he was Premier of New Brunswick from 1987 to 1997. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Francis Xavier University, postgraduate studies in political science at Queen’s University, and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of New Brunswick. He received the Order of Canada in 2008.

David Tuer

Mr. David A. Tuer is Independent Director of the company. He is Executive Chairman of Optiom Inc., a private insurance company. Prior thereto, from 2010 to 2015, he was Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Teine Energy Ltd., a private oil and gas exploration company. He served as Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marble Point Energy Ltd. the predecessor to Teine Energy Ltd., also a private oil and gas exploration company from 2008 until 2010. He was Chairman of the Calgary Health Region, a position he held from 2001 to 2008 when the Alberta government consolidated all of the provincial health regions under one authority, Alberta Health Services. Mr. D.A. Tuer also served as Executive Vice-Chairman, BA Energy Inc. from 2005 until 2008, when it was acquired by its parent company Value Creation Inc. through a Plan of Arrangement and which was engaged in the potential development, building and operations of a merchant heavy oil upgrader in Northern Alberta for the purpose of upgrading bitumen and heavy oil feedstock into high-quality crude oils. Prior thereto, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of PanCanadian Petroleum Inc. from 1994 to 2001 and President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Hawker Resources Inc. from 2003 to 2005. Mr. D.A. Tuer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary. He is Chairman of the board of directors of Altalink Management LLP, a private limited partnership.

Annette Verschuren

Ms. Annette M. Verschuren is Independent Director of the company. She is the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of NRStor Inc., an energy storage project developer of energy storage technologies. She was President of The Home Depot Canada from 1996 to 2011. Prior to joining The Home Depot, she was President and co-owner of Michaels of Canada, a chain of arts and crafts stores. Previously, she was the Vice President, Corporate Development of Imasco Ltd. and Executive Vice President of Canada Development Investment Corporation. She currently serves as Chancellor of Cape Breton University and as a director of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group. She is also the Chair of the MARS Discovery District and serves as a board member of the CAMH Foundation. Ms. A.M. Verschuren is an Officer of the Order of Canada and holds honorary doctorate degrees from eight universities including St. Francis Xavier University, where she also earned a Bachelor of Business degree.