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Chesapeake Energy Corp (CHK.N)

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20 Sep 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Martin

66 2015 Chairman of the Board

Archie Dunham

79 2015 Chairman Emeritus

Robert Lawler

51 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Domenic Dell'Osso

41 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

James Webb

50 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Frank Patterson

59 2016 Executive Vice President - Exploration and Production

Mikell Pigott

44 2016 Executive Vice President - Operations and Technical Services

William Buergler

45 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Mark Edmunds

2018 Director

Leslie Keating

57 2017 Director

Gloria Boyland

57 2016 Independent Director

Luke Corbett

71 2016 Independent Director

Merrill Miller

67 2012 Independent Director

Thomas Ryan

52 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Martin

Mr. Robert Brad Martin serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since October 2015 and as a member of our Board of Directors since June 2012. Mr. Martin is the Chairman of RBM Venture Company, a private investment company, and served as interim president of the University of Memphis from July 2013 to July 2014. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saks Incorporated (NYSE:SKS) from 1989 to 2006, and remained Chairman until his retirement in 2007. Mr. Martin currently serves as a director of FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) and First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN). He was previously a director of Dillard’s Inc. (NYSE:DDS), Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) (formerly Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc.), lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU), Gaylord Entertainment Company (now Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE:RHP)) and Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (NYSE:RT). The Board believes Mr. Martin’s experience as Chief Executive Officer of a publicly traded company for nearly 20 years and service on multiple public company boards qualifies him to serve on the Board.

Archie Dunham

Mr. Archie W. Dunham serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Company. He has been the non-executive Chairman Emeritus of our Board of Directors since October 2015 and previously served as non-executive Chairman from June 2012 through October 2015 and as a member of the Company’s three-person Office of the Chairman from March 2013 to June 2013. Mr. Dunham served as Chairman of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) from 2002 until his retirement in 2004. Prior to that, he served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Conoco Inc. from 1999 to 2002, after being elected President and Chief Executive Officer in 1996. Mr. Dunham was a director of Phelps Dodge Corporation from 1998 to 2007, Pride International, Inc. from 2005 to 2011, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) from 1996 until May 2014 and Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) from 2000 until May 2014. Mr. Dunham is currently a member of Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas’

Robert Lawler

Mr. Robert Douglas Lawler serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. He has been a member of our Board of Directors and served as President and Chief Executive Officer since June 2013. Before joining Chesapeake, Mr. Lawler served in multiple engineering and leadership positions at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). His positions at Anadarko included Senior Vice President, International and Deepwater Operations and member of Anadarko’s Executive Committee from July 2012 to May 2013; Vice President, International Operations from December 2011 to July 2012; Vice President, Operations for the Southern and Appalachia Region from March 2009 to July 2012; and Vice President, Corporate Planning from August 2008 to March 2009. Mr. Lawler began his career with Kerr-McGee Corporation in 1988 and joined Anadarko following its acquisition of Kerr-McGee in 2006. With over 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, including serving as Chief Executive Officer of the Company and in various leadership positions at Anadarko, the Board believes Mr. Lawler is well qualified to serve on the Board.

Domenic Dell'Osso

Mr. Domenic J. Dell'Osso, Jr., serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Dell'Osso served as our Vice President – Finance and Chief Financial Officer of our wholly owned midstream subsidiary, Chesapeake Midstream Development, L.P., from August 2008 to November 2010.

James Webb

Mr. James R. Webb serves as Executive Vice President - General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President – Legal and General Counsel since October 2012 and as Corporate Secretary since August 2013. Mr. Webb first joined Chesapeake in May 2012 on a contract basis as Chief Legal Counsel. Prior to joining Chesapeake, Mr. Webb was an attorney with the law firm of McAfee & Taft from 1995 to October 2012.

Frank Patterson

Mr. Frank J. Patterson serves as Executive Vice President - Exploration and Production of the Company. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President – Exploration and Northern Division since April 2016 and as Executive Vice President – Exploration, Technology & Land since May 2015. Before joining Chesapeake, Mr. Patterson served in various roles at Anadarko from 2006 to 2015, most recently as Senior Vice President – International Exploration. Prior to that he was Vice President – Deepwater Exploration at Kerr-McGee and Manager – Geology at Sun E&P/Oryx Energy.

Mikell Pigott

Mr. Mikell J. Pigott serves as Executive Vice President - Operations and Technical Services of the Company. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President – Operations, Southern Division since January 2015 and Senior Vice President – Operations, Southern Division since August 2013. Before joining Chesapeake, Mr. Pigott served in various positions at Anadarko and focused on all aspects of developing unconventional resources. His positions at Anadarko included General Manager Eagle Ford from June to August 2013; General Manager East Texas and North Louisiana from October 2010 to June 2013; Southern & Appalachia Planning Manager from October 2009 to October 2010; Reservoir Engineering Manager East Texas and North Louisiana from July to October 2009; and Reservoir Engineering Manager Bossier from 2007 to July 2009.

William Buergler

Mr. William M. Buergler is Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of the company. He is a licensed certified public accountant and has been employed by the Company as Vice President - Tax since July 2014. Previously, Mr. Buergler was employed by two public accounting firms: (i) Ernst & Young LLP, where he served as a Partner from 2009 to 2014 and as a Senior Manager from 2002 to 2008; and (ii) Arthur Andersen LLP, where he served from 1996 to 2002.

Mark Edmunds

Mr. Mark A. Edmunds is Director of the Company. Edmunds is currently a Senior Partner and Vice Chairman at Deloitte and has served on its Board of Directors, including its Global and Elected Leader Succession Committees. He previously led the Americas Oil and Gas practice. Edmunds joined Deloitte in 1981 and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austinwith a bachelor's degree in accounting.

Leslie Keating

Ms. Leslie Starr She currently serves as Executive Vice President - Supply Chain Strategy and Transformation for Advance Auto Parts (NYSE: AAP), where she is leading the development, execution and re-architecture of the business model to deliver transformative P&L value. Keating joined Advance Auto Parts in March of 2017 following a 31-year career with PepsiCo. While at PepsiCo, Keating most recently served as Senior Vice President - Supply Chain, where she was responsible for all aspects ofFrito Lay'sNorth American supply chain including manufacturing, warehousing and transportation. She previously oversaw PepsiCo's innovation, commercialization and services agenda as the Senior Vice President - Commercialization and Supply Chain. Keating serves on the Board of Directors of River Logic, a privately held technology firm. She graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and holds an Executive MBA from Georgia State University.

Gloria Boyland

Luke Corbett

Mr. Luke R. Corbett has been appointed Independent Director of the Company effective as of December 14, 2016. Corbett currently is the Lead Independent Director for OGE Energy Corporation (NYSE: OGE) and serves as Chair of the Executive Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee. Corbett previously served in various managerial and leadership roles at Kerr-McGee Corporation for more than 17 years, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1997 until his retirement in 2006. Prior to joining Kerr-McGee, Corbett held various managerial roles at Aminoil, Inc., Mitchell Energy Company and Amoco Corporation. Corbett is a graduate of the University of Georgia.

Merrill Miller

Mr. Merrill A. Miller, Jr., serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Miller is Executive Chairman of NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW), an international distributor of energy and industrial products, since May 2014. Previously, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV), a supplier of oilfield services, equipment and components to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry, from 2001 to 2014 and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NOV from 2002 to 2014. Mr. Miller joined NOV in 1996 as Vice President of Marketing, Drilling Systems and was promoted in 1997 to President of the company’s products and technology group. He was named President and Chief Operating Officer in 2000, elected President and Chief Executive Officer in 2001 and also elected Chairman of the Board in 2002. Mr. Miller served as President of Anadarko Drilling Company from 1995 to 1996. Prior to his service at Anadarko, Mr. Miller spent 15 years at Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Company (NYSE:HP) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, serving in various senior management positions, including Vice President, U.S. Operations. Mr. Miller serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG), a provider of offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Offshore Energy Center, Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association and Spindletop International, and is a member of the National Petroleum Council. The Board believes Mr. Miller’s more than 30 years of management and executive experience in the energy industry and service in multiple leadership positions for DNOW, NOV, RIG and other companies qualifies him to serve on the Board.

Thomas Ryan

Mr. Thomas L. Ryan serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ryan is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), a provider of death care products and services, serving as President since 2002, Chief Executive Officer since 2005 and Chairman since January 2016. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Ryan was Chief Operating Officer of SCI, and from 2000 to 2002 he was Chief Executive Officer of SCI European operations. From the time he joined SCI in 1996 to 2000, Mr. Ryan served in a variety of financial management roles. Before joining SCI, Mr. Ryan was a certified public accountant with Coopers & Lybrand LLP for eight years. Mr. Ryan is a member of the Board of Trust Managers of Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI). Mr. Ryan formerly served as a board member of Texas Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TXI), a supplier of cement, aggregate and consumer product building materials, until its merger with a subsidiary of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. in July 2014. The Board believes Mr. Ryan’s experience as Chief Executive Officer of SCI, extensive financial and accounting expertise and service on multiple public company boards qualifies him to serve on the Board.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Martin

630,003

Archie Dunham

599,999

Robert Lawler

14,903,900

Domenic Dell'Osso

5,083,230

James Webb

4,297,930

Frank Patterson

4,805,930

Mikell Pigott

4,159,430

William Buergler

--

Mark Edmunds

--

Leslie Keating

107,148

Gloria Boyland

350,002

Luke Corbett

350,002

Merrill Miller

365,001

Thomas Ryan

375,001
As Of  31 Dec 2017