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Forum Energy Technologies Inc (FET.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

C. Christopher Gaut

62 2018 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Pablo Mercado

42 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

James McCulloch

65 2016 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

James Harris

58 2018 Executive Vice President - Drilling and Subsea

Michael Danford

55 2015 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

D. Lyle Williams

46 2017 Senior Vice President - Operations

Michael McShane

64 2017 Lead Independent Director

Evelyn Angelle

50 2011 Independent Director

David Baldwin

54 2005 Independent Director

John Carrig

66 2011 Independent Director

Terence O'Toole

59 2012 Independent Director

Louis Raspino

65 2012 Independent Director

John Schmitz

57 2010 Independent Director

Andrew Waite

57 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

C. Christopher Gaut

Mr. C. Christopher Gaut is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to that, from May 2017 to December 2017, he served as Executive Chairman of the Board, and as Chief Executive Officer from May 2016 to May 2017. From August 2010 to May 2016, he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, and as one of our directors since December 2006. He served as a consultant to L.E. Simmons & Associates, Incorporated (“LESA”), the ultimate general partner of SCF-V, L.P., SCF-VI, L.P., SCF 2012B, L.P. and SCF-VII, L.P. (collectively, “SCF”), our largest stockholder, from November 2009 to August 2010, and currently serves as an industry advisor to LESA. Mr. Gaut served at Halliburton Company, a leading diversified oilfield services company, as President of the Drilling and Evaluation Division and prior to that as Chief Financial Officer, from March 2003 through April 2009. From April 2009 through November 2009, Mr. Gaut was a private investor. Prior to joining Halliburton in 2003, Mr. Gaut was Co-Chief Operating Officer of Ensco International, a provider of offshore contract drilling services. He also served as Ensco's Chief Financial Officer from 1988 until 2003. Mr. Gaut is currently a member of the board of directors of Ensco plc, the successor to Ensco International; Key Energy Services Inc., a well services provider; and EOG Resources, Inc., an independent crude oil and natural gas company.

Pablo Mercado

Mr. Pablo G. Mercado is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company, since March 1, 2018. Prior to that, he served as Vice President, Operations Finance from August 2015 to June 2017; Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Treasurer from January 2014 to August 2015; Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy from February 2013 to January 2014; and Vice President, Corporate Development from November 2011 to February 2013. From May 2005 to October 2011, Mr. Mercado was an investment banker in the Oil and Gas Group of Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC where he worked with oilfield services companies and other companies in the oil and gas industry, most recently as a Director. From 1998 to 2001 and 2003 to May 2005, Mr. Mercado was an investment banker at other firms, primarily working with companies in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Mercado holds a B.B.A. from the Cox School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from the Dedman College at Southern Methodist University, and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

James McCulloch

Mr. James L. McCulloch is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. From October 2010 to May 2016 he served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. McCulloch was a private investor from January 2008 until October 2010, and since February 2008 he has also served on the board of directors of Sunland Inc., a privately held pipeline construction and services company. In 1983, Mr. McCulloch joined Global Marine Inc., a leading international offshore drilling contractor, as Assistant General Counsel and served in a variety of capacities within the legal department until being named Senior Vice President and General Counsel in 1995. In 2001, Global Marine merged with Santa Fe International Corporation, an international land and offshore drilling contractor, to form GlobalSantaFe Corporation, where Mr. McCulloch continued to serve as Senior Vice President and General Counsel until the company’s merger with Transocean Inc. in December 2007. Mr. McCulloch holds a B.A. from Tulane University and a J.D. from Tulane University School of Law.

James Harris

Mr. James W. Harris is Executive Vice President - Drilling and Subsea of the Company. From December 2005 to February 2015, Mr. Harris held various titles, the most recent of which was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Harris was Vice President, Controller of VeriCenter, Inc., a provider of information technology services, and General Manager of its AppSite Hosting service line from January 2004 through November 2005. Prior to joining VeriCenter, from August 1999 through December 2001, Mr. Harris worked for Enron Energy Services, Inc., as a Vice President and thereafter served as a consultant to Enron through December 2003. Mr. Harris began his career at Price Waterhouse from January 1985 until February 1994, with his final position being a Senior Tax Manager, and at Baker Hughes Incorporated from February 1994 until May 1999 in various positions, including Vice President, Tax and Controller. Mr. Harris holds a B.S. and Masters of Accounting from Brigham Young University and an M.B.A. from Rice University. Mr. Harris is a certified public accountant.

Michael Danford

Mr. Michael D. Danford is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Danford served as Vice President - Human Resources from November 2007 to February 2015. Prior to joining Forum and, from August 2007 through November 2007, he worked at Trico Marine Services Inc., a privately held provider of subsea and marine support vessels and services to the oil and gas industry, as Vice President - Human Resources. From 1997 through July 2007, Mr. Danford served as Director of Human Resources and Vice President - Human Resources for Hydril Company, a publicly traded manufacturer of connections used for oil and gas drilling and production. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Danford served in various human resources roles for Baker Hughes Incorporated, a publicly traded oilfield services company. Prior to joining Baker Hughes, from 1990 to 1991, Mr. Danford served as a recruiter and as an employee relations representative in the human resources department for Compaq Computer, a publicly traded developer and manufacturer of computer systems. Mr. Danford holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana at Monroe (formerly Northeast Louisiana University).

D. Lyle Williams

Mr. D. Lyle Williams, Jr. is Senior Vice President - Operations of the Company. Since January 2007, Mr. Williams has held various financial and operations roles with us, including Vice President - Corporate Development and Treasury; Vice President - Operations Finance; Vice President - Finance and Accounting, Drilling & Subsea segment; Senior Vice President - Downhole Technologies; Vice President - Subsea Products; and Vice President - Drilling Capital Equipment. Prior to joining Forum, Mr. Williams held various operations positions with Cooper Cameron Corporation, including Director of Operations - Engineered Products. He holds a B.A. in Economics and English from Rice University, and an M.B.A. from Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration.

Michael McShane

Mr. Michael M. McShane is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McShane also currently serves as an Operating Partner to Advent International, an international private equity fund. Mr. McShane was a director of Spectra Energy Corp, a natural gas infrastructure company, from April 2008 until February 2017, and has served as a director of Enbridge, Inc., an energy infrastructure company, since the completion of Enbridge’s acquisition of Spectra Energy Corp in February 2017. He was also a director of Complete Production Services, Inc., a provider of specialized oil and gas completion and production services, from March 2007 until February 2012, and has served as a director of Superior Energy Services, Inc., a provider of specialized oilfield services and equipment, since the completion of Superior Energy Services' acquisition of Complete Production Services in February 2012. Mr. McShane has also been a director of Oasis Petroleum Inc., an exploration and production company, since May 2010. Previously, Mr. McShane served as a director, and President and Chief Executive Officer, of Grant Prideco, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of oilfield drill pipe and other drill stem products, from June 2002 until April 2008, having also served as Chairman of the Board from May 2003 through April 2008. Prior to joining Grant Prideco, Mr. McShane was Senior Vice President — Finance and Chief Financial Officer and director of BJ Services Company, a provider of pressure pumping, cementing, stimulation and coiled tubing services for oil and gas operators, from 1990 to June 2002, and Vice President — Finance from 1987 to 1990 while BJ Services was a division of Baker Hughes Incorporated. Mr. McShane joined BJ Services in 1987 from Reed Tool Company, where he was employed for seven years in various financial management positions.

Evelyn Angelle

Ms. Evelyn M. Angelle is Independent Director of Forum Energy Technologies Inc., since January 2011. Ms. Angelle served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of BJ Services Company LLC, a provider of North American land pressure pumping services, from January 2017 to November 2017. From November 2017 to the present, and from January 2015 to December 2016, Ms. Angelle has served as a private investor and philanthropist. From January 2014 through January 2015, Ms. Angelle served as Senior Vice President — Supply Chain for Halliburton Company, responsible for global procurement, materials, logistics and manufacturing. From April 2003 through December 2013, Ms. Angelle served in various finance and accounting roles for Halliburton, including Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, and Vice President of Investor Relations. Before joining Halliburton in April 2003, Ms. Angelle worked for 15 years in the audit department of Ernst & Young LLP, where she specialized in serving large, multinational public companies and provided technical accounting and consultation to clients and other professionals. She is a certified public accountant in Texas and a certified management accountant. Ms. Angelle serves on various charitable organizations, including on the board of directors and on the executive committees of Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas and Junior Achievement USA.

David Baldwin

Mr. David C. Baldwin is Independent Director of Forum Energy Technologies Inc. He is Co-President of LESA, and has been an officer of that company since 1991. Prior to joining LESA, Mr. Baldwin was a drilling and production engineer with Union Pacific Resources Group Inc., an independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company. Mr. Baldwin serves as a director of Select Energy Solutions, Inc., a public energy services company; Nine Energy Service, Inc., a public energy services company; Oil Patch, Inc., a private energy services company; and BCCK, Inc., a private energy services company; and served as a director of Complete Production Services, Inc., a provider of specialized oil and gas completion and production services.

John Carrig

Mr. John A. Carrig is Independent Director of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. He retired from ConocoPhillips on March 1, 2011, having most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer since 2008, where he was responsible for global Exploration and Production, Refining and Marketing, Commercial, Project Development and Procurement and the Health, Safety and Environment functions. Mr. Carrig served as Executive Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer from 2002 to 2008. Prior to the merger with Conoco Inc. in 2002, Mr. Carrig was with Phillips Petroleum Company, where he was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2001. In 2000, he joined Phillips’ management committee as Senior Vice President and Treasurer. From 1996 to 2000, he was Vice President and Treasurer. Mr. Carrig served as Treasurer in 1995 and Assistant Treasurer in 1994. He joined Phillips in 1978 as a tax attorney. He has been a private investor and engaged in charitable endeavors since his retirement from ConocoPhillips. Mr. Carrig serves on the board of directors of Skanska AB, a construction and development company, and WPX Energy, Inc., an oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids producer.

Terence O'Toole

Mr. Terence M. O'Toole is Independent Director of Forum Energy Technologies Inc. Mr. O’Toole is the founder of Macanta Investments LLC and co-founder of Fremont Macanta LLC, both private investment entities. He is a Vice President of Tinicum Incorporated, the management company of each of Tinicum L.P., Tinicum Capital Partners II, L.P., and Tinicum Capital Partners II Add-On, L.P. (and each of their affiliated partnerships), together all such partnerships referred to herein are the “Tinicum Partnerships”. Prior to joining the Tinicum Partnerships in January 2006, Mr. O’Toole spent twenty-one years at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he was a partner, a member of the investment committee and the partnership committee, and the chief operating officer of the principal investment area. Mr. O’Toole is currently a member of the board of directors of various privately held companies in which Tinicum has an investment, including Skyway Towers Holdings II LLC, a developer, owner and operator of wireless communications towers in the United States; F&W Media, Inc., a content and e-commerce company to enthusiast communities; Pontos Aqua Holdings, LLC, an aquaculture company; and Ashby Street Outdoor Holdings, LLC, an owner and operator of outdoor advertising structures.

Louis Raspino

Mr. Louis A. Raspino, CPA, is Independent Director of Forum Energy Technologies Inc. He currently serves as Director, Chairman and Audit Committee member of Gulfmark Offshore, Inc., and as Director and member of the Compensation and Audit Committees of American Bureau of Shipping, a private company. He served as Chairman of Clarion Offshore Partners LLC, a Blackstone affiliate, from October 2015 to October 2017. Mr. Raspino has been a private investor and consultant from June 2011 to present. Mr. Raspino was named President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Pride International, Inc., a contract drilling company, in June 2005 and served in that capacity until its acquisition by Ensco plc in May 2011. He joined Pride International in December 2003 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From July 2001 until December 2003, he served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Grant Prideco, Inc. From February 1999 until March 2001, he held various senior financial positions, including Vice President of Finance for Halliburton Company. From October 1997 until July 1998, he was a Senior Vice President at Burlington Resources, Inc. From 1978, until its merger with Burlington Resources in 1997, he held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility at Louisiana Land and Exploration Company, most recently as Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer.

John Schmitz

Mr. John D. Schmitz is Independent Director of Forum Energy Technologies Inc. Mr. Schmitz currently serves as the Executive Chairman of Select Energy Services, Inc., an oil and gas services company, a position he has held since November 2017. Prior to this, Mr. Schmitz served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Select Energy Services, beginning in 2007. In addition to his Board service at Forum and Select Energy Services, Inc., Mr. Schmitz serves on the boards of Silver Creek Oil & Gas, LLC (the surviving entity of the merger of Alta Natural Resources, LLC and HEP Oil Company, Ltd.), CP Energy Holdings, LLC, and Synergy Energy Holdings, LLC, among others. Prior to his current involvement at Select Energy Services, Mr. Schmitz served as the North Texas Division Manager for Complete Production Services, Inc., a provider of specialized services and products focused on helping oil and gas companies develop hydrocarbon reserves, reduce costs and enhance production. Mr. Schmitz is also the President of Sunray Capital GP, LLC, a Texas limited liability company, the general partner of Sunray Capital, LP, and President of Schmitz & Schmitz Properties, Inc., a Texas limited partnership, the general partner of B-29 Investments, LP.

Andrew Waite

Mr. Andrew L. Waite is Independent Director of Forum Energy Technologies Inc. Mr. Waite was appointed as a director in August 2010 and currently serves as a member of the Governance Committee. Mr. Waite is Co-President of LESA, and has been an officer of that company since 1995. He was previously Vice President of Simmons & Company International, where he served from August 1993 to September 1995. From 1984 to 1991, Mr. Waite held a number of engineering and project management positions with the Royal Dutch/Shell Group, an integrated energy company. Mr. Waite currently serves on the board of directors of Atlantic Navigation Holdings, an operator of offshore vessels. He has also served on the board of directors of Complete Production Services, Inc., a provider of specialized oil and gas completion and production services, from 2000 to 2006, and Oil States International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of equipment for deepwater production facilities and subsea pipelines and a leading service provider to the oil and gas industry, from 1995 to 2006.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

C. Christopher Gaut

4,266,090

Pablo Mercado

872,425

James McCulloch

1,289,690

James Harris

1,593,090

Michael Danford

899,623

D. Lyle Williams

--

Michael McShane

216,252

Evelyn Angelle

210,002

David Baldwin

197,502

John Carrig

203,752

Terence O'Toole

202,502

Louis Raspino

206,252

John Schmitz

205,002

Andrew Waite

197,502
As Of  31 Dec 2017