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EP Energy Corp (EPE.N)

EPE.N on New York Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alan Crain

2017 Chairman of the Board

Brent Smolik

55 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Kyle McCuen

42 2017 Interim Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Clayton Carrell

52 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Marguerite Woung-Chapman

51 2013 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Joan Gallagher

53 2013 Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Administrative Services

Gregory Beard

45 2013 Director

Scott Browning

28 2016 Director

Wilson Handler

32 2013 Director

John Hannan

64 2013 Director

M. Cliff Ryan

33 2017 Director

Giljoon Sinn

47 2017 Director

Robert Tichio

39 2013 Director

Donald Wagner

53 2013 Director

Rakesh Wilson

41 2013 Director

Thomas Hix

69 2014 Independent Director

Keith Rattie

63 2015 Independent Director

Bill Baerg

2015 Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Alan Crain

Brent Smolik

Mr. Brent J. Smolik serves as President, Chief Executive Officer of EP Energy Corp. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of EP Energy LLC since May 2012 and previously served as Chairman of the Board of Managers of our predecessor entity, EPE Acquisition, LLC, from May 2012 to August 2013. He was previously Executive Vice President and a member of the Executive Committee of El Paso Corporation and President of our predecessor, EP Energy Corporation (a/k/a El Paso Exploration & Production Company), from November 2006 to May 2012. Mr. Smolik was President of ConocoPhillips Canada from April 2006 to October 2006. Prior to the Burlington Resources merger with ConocoPhillips, he was President of Burlington Resources Canada from September 2004 to March 2006. From 1990 to 2004, Mr. Smolik worked in various engineering and asset management capacities for Burlington Resources Inc., including the Chief Engineering role from 2000 to 2004. He was a member of Burlington's Executive Committee from 2001 to 2006. Mr. Smolik currently serves on the boards of directors of Cameron International Corporation, the American Exploration and Production Council and the Producers for American Crude Oil Exports. Mr. Smolik received his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University. As the President and Chief Executive Officer of EP Energy, Mr. Smolik is the only officer of our company to sit on the board.

Kyle McCuen

Mr. Kyle A. McCuen has been appointed as Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective February 9, 2017. Mr. McCuen previously served in various finance and strategic planning roles at El Paso Corporation, most recently serving as Vice President of Corporate and E&P Planning at El Paso Corporation from October 2011 to May 2012. Mr. McCuen graduated from the University of Texas with a BBA and received an MBA from the University of Houston.

Clayton Carrell

Mr. Clayton A. Carrell serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of EP Energy Corp., since August 30, 2013. Mr. Carrell Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of EP Energy LLC since May 2012. He was previously Senior Vice President, Chief Engineer of our predecessor, EP Energy Corporation (a/k/a El Paso Exploration & Production Company) from June 2010 to May 2012. Mr. Carrell joined El Paso Corporation in March 2007 as Vice President, Texas Gulf Coast Division. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Engineering & Operations at Peoples Energy Production from February 2001 to March 2007. Prior to joining Peoples Energy Production, Mr. Carrell worked at Burlington Resources and ARCO Oil and Gas Company from May 1988 to February 2001 in various domestic and international engineering and management roles. He serves on the Industry Board of the Texas A&M Petroleum Engineering Department and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Mr. Carrell is also a member of the Center for Hearing and Speech Board of Trustees.

Marguerite Woung-Chapman

Ms. Marguerite N. Woung-Chapman serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of EP Energy Corp. since August 30, 2013. She is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of EP Energy LLC since May 2012. She was previously Vice President, Legal Shared Services, Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer of El Paso Corporation from November 2009 to May 2012. Ms. Woung-Chapman was Vice President, Chief Governance Officer and Corporate Secretary at El Paso Corporation from May 2007 to November 2009 and from May 2006 to May 2007 served as General Counsel and Vice President of Rates and Regulatory Affairs for El Paso Corporation’s Eastern Pipeline Group. She served as General Counsel of El Paso Corporation’s Eastern Pipeline Group from April 2004 to May 2006. Ms. Woung-Chapman served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel of El Paso Merchant Energy from July 2003 to April 2004. Prior to that time, she held various legal positions with El Paso Corporation and Tenneco Energy starting in 1991.

Joan Gallagher

Ms. Joan M. Gallagher serves as Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Administrative Services of EP Energy Corp. since August 30, 2013. She is Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administrative Services, of EP Energy LLC since May 2012. She was previously Vice President, Human Resources of El Paso Corporation from March 2011 to May 2012. From August 2005 until February 2011, she served as Vice President, Human Resources of our predecessor, EP Energy Corporation (a/k/a El Paso Exploration & Production Company). In that capacity, Ms. Gallagher had HR responsibility for El Paso Corporation’s exploration and production business unit and from January 2010 to February 2011 she also had HR responsibilities for shared services and midstream. Prior to 2005, Ms. Gallagher served as Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Torch Energy Advisors Incorporated.

Gregory Beard

Mr. Gregory A. Beard serves as Director of EP Energy Corp since., August 30, 2013. He previously served as a member of the Board of Managers of EPE Acquisition, LLC from May 2012 to August 2013. Mr. Beard joined Apollo in June 2010 as the Global Head of Natural Resources, based in the New York office. Mr. Beard joined Apollo with 19 years of investment experience, the last ten of which were with Riverstone Holdings where he was a founding member, Managing Director and lead deal partner in many of the firm's top oil and gas and energy service investments. While at Riverstone, Mr. Beard was involved in all aspects of the investment process including sourcing, structuring, monitoring and exiting transactions. Mr. Beard began his career as a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs, where he played an active role in that firm's energy-sector principal investment activities. Mr. Beard has also served on the board of directors of many oil and natural gas companies including Belden & Blake Corporation, Canera Resources, Cobalt International Energy, Eagle Energy, Legend Natural Gas I - IV, Mariner Energy, Phoenix Exploration, Titan Operating, Vantage Energy and Virginia Uranium. Mr. Beard has served on the Board of various oilfield services companies, including CDM Max, CDM Resource Management, and International Logging. Mr. Beard currently serves on the board of directors of Apex Energy, LLC, Caelus Energy Alaska, LLC, CSV Midstream Solutions GP LLC, Double Eagle Energy Holdings, LLC, Double Eagle Energy Holdings II, LLC, Jupiter Resources GP LLC, NRI Management Group, LLC, Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC and Talos Energy, LLC and previously served as a director of Athlon Energy Inc. Mr. Beard received his BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana. Mr. Beard was appointed to our Board by Apollo.

Scott Browning

Mr. Scott R. Browning is Director of the Company, since June 1st, 2016. Mr. Browning joined Apollo in 2014 and is a member of the Natural Resources group. Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Browning was an investment professional at Natural Gas Partners from 2013 to 2014, where he was involved in the execution and monitoring of investments in the energy sector. He worked in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Natural Resources group from 2011 to 2013. Mr. Browning received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with Highest Honors from The University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Browning was appointed to our Board by Apollo.

Wilson Handler

Mr. Wilson B. Handler serves as Director of EP Energy Corp. since November 2013. Mr. Handler joined Apollo in 2011 and is a member of the Natural Resources group. Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Handler was an investment professional at First Reserve, where he was involved in the execution and monitoring of investments in the energy sector. Previously, he worked in the Investment Banking Division at Lehman Brothers in the Natural Resources group. Currently, Mr. Handler serves on the board of directors of CSV Midstream Solutions GP LLC, and Jupiter Resources GP LLC and previously served as a director of Athlon Energy Inc. Mr. Handler graduated from Dartmouth College with an AB in Economics and Government. Mr. Handler was appointed to our Board by Apollo.

John Hannan

Mr. John J. Hannan serves as a Director of EP Energy Corp., since December 19, 2013. Mr. Hannan is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Apollo Investment Corporation, a public investment company. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Investment Corporation from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Hannan, a senior partner of Apollo Management, L.P., co-founded Apollo Management, L.P. in 1990. Mr. Hannan is an advisor to Apollo's Natural Resources group. He has been on several public boards including Vail Resorts, Inc. and Goodman Global, Inc., and is currently on the board of Environmental Solutions Worldwide and Brown University. Mr. Hannan is actively involved in charitable organizations. He received a BBA from Adelphi University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Mr. Hannan was appointed to our Board by Apollo.

M. Cliff Ryan

Mr. Cliff Ryan, Jr. is Director of the Company, since February 2017. Mr. Ryan is a Managing Director of Riverstone Holdings LLC and joined Riverstone in 2007. Prior to joining Riverstone, Mr. Ryan worked in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse. While at Credit Suisse, Mr. Ryan worked on mergers and acquisitions and leveraged finance in the global energy sector. Currently, Mr. Ryan serves on the board of directors of certain private companies, including Carrier Energy Partners I, Carrier Energy Partners II, Liberty Oilfield Services, Liberty Resources II, PetroLegacy I, and Rock Oil Holdings III. He previously served as a director of Mistral Energy and Rock Oil Holdings. Mr. Ryan graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. in Economics. Mr. Ryan was appointed to our Board by Riverstone.

Giljoon Sinn

Mr. Giljoon Sinn is Director of the Company, since February 2017. Mr. Sinn joined Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) in 1996 and worked in the Drilling/Subsea and New Venture Business groups where he concentrated on production engineering, well intervention/re-entry, drilling/completion, subsea operations and managed offshore production assets in Vietnam. He is currently serving as President and a board member of KNOC Eagle Ford Corporation. Mr. Sinn received his master's degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Adelaide, Australia. Mr. Sinn was appointed to our Board by KNOC.

Robert Tichio

Mr. Robert M. Tichio serves as Director of the EP Energy Corp., since September 3, 2013. Mr. Tichio is a Partner of Riverstone Holdings LLC and joined Riverstone in 2006. Prior to joining Riverstone, Mr. Tichio was in the Principal Investment Area (PIA) of Goldman Sachs which manages the firm's private corporate equity investments. Mr. Tichio began his career at J.P. Morgan in the Mergers & Acquisition group where he concentrated on assignments that included public company combinations, asset sales, takeover defenses and leveraged buyouts. In addition to serving on the boards of a number of Riverstone portfolio companies and their affiliates, Mr. Tichio has served as a member of the board of directors of Northern Blizzard Resources Inc. since June 2011. Mr. Tichio previously served as a member of the board of directors of Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. and Gibson Energy (TSE:GEI). Mr. Tichio is a member of the Board of Visitors of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College. Mr. Tichio was appointed to our Board by Riverstone.

Donald Wagner

Mr. Donald A. Wagner serves as Director of EP Energy Corp., since August 30, 2013. He previously served as a member of the Board of Managers of EPE Acquisition, LLC from May 2012 to August 2013. Mr. Wagner is a Managing Director of Access Industries, having been with Access since 2010. He is responsible for sourcing and executing new investment opportunities in North America, and he oversees Access' current North American investments. From 2000 to 2009, Mr. Wagner was a Senior Managing Director of Ripplewood Holdings L.L.C., responsible for investments in several areas and heading the industry group focused on investments in basic industries. Previously, Mr. Wagner was a Managing Director of Lazard Freres & Co. LLC and had a 15-year career at that firm and its affiliates in New York and London. He is a board member of Access portfolio companies Warner Music Group and Boomerang Tube and was on the board of NYSE-listed RSC Holdings from November 2006 until August 2009. Mr. Wagner graduated summa cum laude with an AB in physics from Harvard College. Mr. Wagner was appointed to our Board by Access.

Rakesh Wilson

Mr. Rakesh Wilson serves as a Director of the Company, since August 30, 2013. He previously served as a member of the Board of Managers of EPE Acquisition, LLC from May 2012 to August 2013. Mr. Wilson is a Partner of Apollo and joined Apollo in 2009. Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Wilson was at Morgan Stanley's Commodities Department in the principal investing group responsible for generating, evaluating and executing investment ideas across the energy sector. Mr. Wilson began his career at Goldman Sachs in equity research and then moved to its investment banking division in New York and Asia. Mr. Wilson currently serves on the board of directors of CSV Midstream Solutions GP LLC, Jupiter Resources GP LLC, Talos Energy, LLC and Express Energy Services, LLC and previously served as a director of Athlon Energy Inc. and Parallel Petroleum. Mr. Wilson graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and received his MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. Mr. Wilson was appointed to our Board by Apollo.

Thomas Hix

Mr. Thomas R. Hix serves as an Independent Director of EP Energy Corporation., effective April 11, 2014. Mr. Hix has been a business consultant since January 2003, and previously served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Cooper Cameron Corporation from 1995 until his retirement in 2003. Prior to that time, Mr. Hix held several executive level finance and accounting positions in the energy industry. Mr. Hix currently serves on the board of directors of the general partner of Western Gas Equity Partners LP, as a director of Rowan Companies PLC., and as a director of Health Care Service Corporation (a Chicago-based company operating through its Blue Cross and Blue Shield divisions in Illinois, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico). He also serves as a director of various non-profits, including the Houston Zoo. Mr. Hix previously served as a director of El Paso Corporation from 2004 to May 2012. Mr. Hix holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas Tech University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Keith Rattie

Mr. Keith O. Rattie serves as Independent Director of the EP Energy Corporation., effective as of January 1, 2015. Mr. Rattie is the retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Questar Corporation. He served as President of Questar from January 2001 to July 2010, as its Chief Executive Officer from May 2002 to July 2010, and as its Chairman from May 2003 to July 2012. He recently retired as a Questar director in May 2014. He also served as chairman of the board of QEP Resources following its spin-off from Questar from July 2010 until May 2012. He retired from the QEP board in February 2014. Mr. Rattie currently serves on the board of directors of Ensco plc, Rockwater Energy Solutions, and Zions First National Bank. He is the past chair of INGAA, and has served on the National Petroleum Council and the board of the Gas Technology Institute. Mr. Rattie has a BS degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington and an MBA from St. Mary's College.

Bill Baerg