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Newpark Resources Inc (NR.N)

NR.N on New York Stock Exchange

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20 Jul 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anthony Best

68 2018 Chairman of the Board

Paul Howes

62 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gregg Piontek

47 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Mark Airola

59 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Douglas White

49 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Matthew Lanigan

47 2016 Vice President, President - Newpark Mats & Integrated Services

Phillip Vollands

49 2017 Vice President & President of NDF

Bruce Smith

66 2017 Chief Technology Officer - Fluids

Rose Robeson

57 2018 Director

G. Stephen Finley

67 2007 Independent Director

Roderick Larson

51 2014 Independent Director

John Minge

56 2017 Independent Director

Gary Warren

68 2005 Independent Director

Brian Feldott

2017 Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Anthony Best

Mr. Anthony J. Best is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Best joined our Board of Directors in March 2014 and has served as Chairman of our Board of Directors since May 2018. He has previously served as Chairman of our Compensation Committee and as a member of our, Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Best retired as Chief Executive Officer of SM Energy in January 2015. He originally joined SM Energy in June 2006 as its President and Chief Operating Officer. He was named as Chief Executive Officer in February 2007 and was named to the Board of the company at that time. From February 2003 through September 2005, Mr. Best served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pure Resources, Inc., a development and exploration company in Midland, Texas. Previously, Mr. Best served as an independent consultant offering leadership and oil and gas consultation to energy companies and volunteer organizations and in varying roles of increasing responsibility at Atlantic Richfield Company. Mr. Best serves as a part-time senior advisor to Quantum Energy Partners, a private equity firm. In January 2016, he joined the Board of Directors of ExL Petroleum, LP, a portfolio company of Quantum Energy Partners. In January 2018, Mr. Best joined the Board of Directors of ProPetro Holding Corp.where he serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.

Paul Howes

Mr. Paul L. Howes is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He joined our Board of Directors and was appointed as our Chief Executive Officer in March 2006. In June 2006, Mr. Howes was also appointed as our President. Mr. Howes’ career has included experience in the defense industry, chemicals and plastics manufacturing, and the packaging industry. Following the sale of his former company in October 2005 until he joined our Board of Directors in March 2006, Mr. Howes was working privately as an inventor and engaging in consulting and private investing activities. From 2002 until October 2005, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Astaris LLC, a primary chemicals company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, with operations in North America, Europe and South America. Prior to this, from 1997 until 2002, he served as Vice President and General Manager, Packaging Division, for Flint Ink Corporation, a global ink company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan with operations in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

Gregg Piontek

Mr. Gregg S. Piontek is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. He joined us in April 2007 as our Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. He was appointed as our Chief Financial Officer in October 2011 and given the title of Senior Vice President in February 2018. Before joining us, Mr. Piontek served in various financial roles for Stewart & Stevenson Services, Inc. and Stewart & Stevenson, LLC from June 2001 through March 2007, including Divisional Controller, Assistant Corporate Controller, and as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Piontek served in various financial roles at General Electric, CNH Global N.V. and Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Piontek is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Master of Business Administration from Marquette University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Arizona State University.

Mark Airola

Mr. Mark J. Airola is no longer Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Secretary of the Company., He joined us in October 2006 as our Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer and was appointed as our Corporate Secretary in December 2006 and Chief Compliance Officer in March 2007. He was named Senior Vice President in February 2011. Mr. Airola has practiced law for 33 years, primarily with large, publicly traded companies. From September 1995 through September 2006, Mr. Airola was employed by BJ Services Company, a provider of pressure pumping and other oilfield services to the petroleum industry, serving initially as Assistant General Counsel and subsequently, in 2003, also being named as Chief Compliance Officer (and as an executive officer). From February 1988 to September 1995, Mr. Airola held the position of Senior Litigation Counsel at Cooper Industries, Inc., a global manufacturer of electrical products and tools, and had initial responsibility for managing environmental regulatory matters and litigation and subsequently managing the company’s commercial litigation.

Douglas White

Mr. Douglas L. White is Chief accounting officer, Corporate Controller of the Company. He joined us in April 2014 as our Corporate Controller. In May 2014, Mr. White was appointed as our Chief Accounting Officer. From February 2008 until January 2014, Mr. White served as Director of Financial Reporting for Cooper Industries where he was responsible for corporate accounting and external reporting. From July 2004 until February 2008, he served as Vice President and Corporate Controller of MMI Products, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. White held various audit positions with Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. White is a Certified Public Accountant.

Matthew Lanigan

Mr. Matthew S. Lanigan is Vice President, President - Newpark Mats & Integrated Services of the Company. He joined us in April 2016 as Vice President and President of Newpark Mats & Integrated Services LLC. From April 2014 to June 2015, Mr Lanigan served as a Managing Director of Custom Fleet Services in Australia for GE Capital Corporation, a financial services unit of General Electric. From September 2010 to March 2014, he served as Commercial Excellence Leader in the Asia Pacific for GE Capital. Previous to September 2010, Mr. Lanigan held various executive positions in marketing and sales for GE Capital Corporation Mr. Matthew began his professional career at ExxonMobil in Australia working on rigs as a Drilling & Completions Engineer, progressing from there to Offshore Production Engineer and as a Marketer for Crude & LPG. While pursuing his MBA he accepted a position with GE in the Plastics division where he rose to the role of Chief Marketing Officer before transferring to the Capital division of GE, based in the UK. His first opportunity to work in the United States came with the Enterprise Client Group of GE's Capital division, where he worked in leadership roles in Sales & Marketing. In 2011, he was appointed as the Director of Commercial Excellence for Asia Pacific, based in Australia. In addition to growing revenue and market share, key responsibilities for this role included developing cross-organizational synergies and market entry strategies. Matthew received his Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and his MBA from the Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne and certification as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

Phillip Vollands

Mr. Phillip T. Vollands is Vice President & President of NDF of the Company. He joined us in October 2013 as President, North America Fluids Systems and became President, Western Hemisphere in August 2016. Since July 2017, he has served as Vice President of our Company and President, Fluids Systems. Prior to Newpark, he was Vice President, Tubular Running Services for Weatherford International from July 2010 to September 2013. Previously, from August 1997 to July 2010, he served in a variety of sales and operational roles of increasing responsibility for National Oilwell Varco including VP Power Generation Division and VP Global Strategic Accounts. Phil holds a BA in Engineering Science from Oxford University and MA (Oxon).

Bruce Smith

Mr. Bruce Campbell Smith is a Chief Technology Officer - Fluids of Newpark Resources Inc. He joined us in April 1998 as our Vice President, International. In July 2017 he was appointed as our Chief Technology Marketing Officer. From October 2000 until July 2017, he served as President of Fluids Systems. He also held the title of Vice President of our Company beginning in 2006 and he was named as Executive Vice President of our Company in March 2011. Prior to joining us, Mr. Smith was the Managing Director of the U.K. operations of M-I Swaco, a competitor of our Fluids Systems segment, where he was responsible for two business units, including their drilling fluids unit.

Rose Robeson

Ms. Rose M. Robeson has been appointed Director of the Company effective as of January 1, 2018. Ms. Robeson is currently a member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. From May 2012 until her retirement in March 2014, Ms. Robeson previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of DCP Midstream GP, LLC, the general partner of DCP Midstream GP LP, which is the general partner of DCP Midstream Partners, LP, a publicly-traded limited partnership. Ms. Robeson also served as Group Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of DCP Midstream, LLC from January 2002 to May 2012. Prior to her appointment as Chief Financial Officer of DCP Midstream, LLC, Ms. Robeson was the Vice President and Treasurer. Prior to joining DCP Midstream, LLC, Ms. Robeson held a variety of executive finance positions at Total Petroleum and Kinder Morgan. Since July 2014, Ms. Robeson has served as a member of the Board of Directors of SM Energy Company and is currently serving as Audit Committee Chair. Since May 2017, Ms. Robeson has served as a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee Chair of AMGP GP LLC, the general partner of Antero Midstream GP LP, a publicly-traded limited partnership. From June 2014 until June 2016, Ms. Robeson served as a director of American Midstream GP, LLC, the general partner of American Midstream Partners, LP, a publicly-traded limited partnership. From October 2015 until December 2017, Ms. Robeson served as a director of Tesco Corporation, an upstream oilfield services company.

G. Stephen Finley

Mr. G. Stephen Finley is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Finley currently serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Finley served as the Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Baker Hughes Incorporated from April 1999 until his retirement from that company in April 2006. Prior to that, from February 1982 to April 1999, Mr. Finley held various financial and administrative management positions with Baker Hughes. Since November 2006, Mr. Finley has served as a member of the board of directors, a member of the Compensation Committee and serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and Conflicts Committee of Archrock GP, LLC (previously known as Exterran GP, LLC), which is the general partner of Archrock Partners, L.P. (previously known as Exterran Partners, L.P.), a publicly traded limited partnership which provides natural gas compression services and products. From April 2012 to December 2014, Mr. Finley served on the board of Microseismic, Inc., a privately held oilfield services company that provides monitoring and mapping of hydraulic fracture operations in unconventional oil and gas plays. From March 2015 until February 2017, Mr. Finley was a member of the board of directors and a member of the audit committee of CPP GP LLC, the general partner of Columbia Pipeline Partners LP, a publicly traded natural gas transmission and storage company.

Roderick Larson

Mr. Roderick A. Larson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Larson currently serves as Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and is also a member on our Audit and Compensation Committees. Beginning in May 2012, Mr. Larson served as Chief Operating Officer of Oceaneering International, Inc. and effective February 2015, was named President of that company. In May 2017, Mr. Larson was appointed to serve as a Director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Oceaneering International, Inc. From August 1998 until May 2012, Mr. Larson held varying positions of increasing responsibility at Baker Hughes, Inc., most recently as President, Latin America. While at Baker Hughes, Inc., Mr. Larson served as Vice President, Operations for the Gulf of Mexico and Deepwater Business Development Manager. From 1990 until 1998, he served as operations manager and field engineer for Western Atlas, Inc. (which was acquired by Baker Hughes) in the United States and Venezuela.

John Minge

Mr. John C. Minge has been appointed Independent Director of the Company effective on December 1, 2017. He joined our Board of Directors in December 2017. Mr. Mingé currently serves as the Chairman and President of BP America, Inc., a subsidiary of BP plc (NYSE: BP), comprised of BP business units involved in exploration and production, refining, chemicals, supply and trading, pipeline operations, shipping, and alternative energy. During his 34-year career with BP, Mr. Mingé has held a variety of executive and engineering posts around the globe, including assignments as head of BP's Asia Pacific Unit, President of BP Indonesia, and president of exploration and production for Vietnam and China. Mr. Mingé currently serves as an executive committee and board member of the American Petroleum Institute, as well as board memberships with the National Association of Manufacturers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Rice/Kinder Institute for Urban Research and the Washington State University Foundation. He also is a member of the board of trustees for Ford's Theater, serves on the executive committee for the Greater Houston Partnership, and is on the University of Houston's Energy Advisory Board.

Gary Warren

Mr. Gary L. Warren is Independent Director of the Company. He joined our Board of Directors in December 2005. Mr. Warren currently serves as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance, Audit and Compensation Committees. From October 1999 until his retirement in September 2005, Mr. Warren served as President of the Drilling and Well Services Division and Senior Vice President of Weatherford International Ltd., a provider of mechanical solutions, technology and services for the drilling and production sectors of the oil and gas industry. From May 2009 until June 2011, Mr. Warren served as a director of Trican Well Service Ltd, a Calgary-based, publicly-traded company that provides pressure pumping and related oil field services in Canada, the United States, Russia and many other international locations. Mr. Warren was a member of Trican's Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Brian Feldott

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Anthony Best

257,494

Paul Howes

3,735,120

Gregg Piontek

1,187,270

Mark Airola

1,214,510

Douglas White

--

Matthew Lanigan

1,152,520

Phillip Vollands

--

Bruce Smith

1,055,180

Rose Robeson

--

G. Stephen Finley

254,994

Roderick Larson

256,744

John Minge

--

Gary Warren

233,244

Brian Feldott

--
As Of  31 Dec 2017

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