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MDU Resources Group Inc (MDU.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Harry Pearce

75 2006 Independent Chairman of the Board

David Goodin

56 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Dennis Johnson

68 2018 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Jason Vollmer

40 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

David Barney

62 2013 President and Chief Executive Officer of Knife River Corporation

Trevor Hastings

44 2017 President and Chief Executive Officer - WBI Holdings Inc.

Nicole Kivisto

44 2015 President and Chief Executive Officer of Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Great Plains Natural Gas Co., Cascade Natural Gas Corporation, and Intermountain Gas Company

Jeff Thiede

55 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer of MDU Construction Services Group

Stephanie Barth

45 2017 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Margaret Link

51 2017 Chief Information Officer, Vice President

Daniel Kuntz

64 2017 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Anne Jones

54 2016 Vice President - Human Resources

Thomas Everist

69 1995 Independent Director

Karen Fagg

64 2005 Independent Director

Mark Hellerstein

65 2013 Independent Director

William McCracken

75 2013 Independent Director

Patricia Moss

64 2003 Independent Director

David Sparby

60 2018 Independent Director

John Wilson

63 2003 Independent Director

Phyllis Rittenbach

Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Harry Pearce

Mr. Harry Jonathan Pearce is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Pearce provides our board with public company leadership with his multinational business management experience and proven leadership skills through his position as vice chair at General Motors Corporation, as well as through his extensive service on the boards of large public companies, including Marriott International, Inc., Hughes Electronics Corporation, where he was chair, and Nortel Networks Corporation, where he also was chair. He also brings to our board his long experience as a practicing attorney. In addition, Mr. Pearce has focused on corporate governance issues and was the founding chair of Yale University’s Chairmen’s Forum, an organization comprised of non-executive chairmen of publicly traded companies. Education • Bachelor’s degree in engineering sciences from the U.S. Air Force Academy. • Juris doctor degree from Northwestern University’s School of Law.

David Goodin

Mr. David L. Goodin is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. With over 34 years of significant, hands-on experience at our company, Mr. Goodin’s long history and deep knowledge and understanding of MDU Resources Group, Inc., its operating companies, and its lines of business bring continuity to the board. In addition, Mr. Goodin provides the board with valuable insight into management’s views and perspectives, as well as the day-to-day operations of the company. He earns Bachelor of science degree in electrical and electronics engineering from North Dakota State University. • Masters in business administration from the University of North Dakota. • The Advanced Management Program at Harvard School of Business. • Registered professional engineer in North Dakota.

Dennis Johnson

Mr. Dennis W. Johnson is Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Johnson brings to our board over 43 years of experience in business management, manufacturing, and finance, holding positions as chair, president, and chief executive officer of TMI Corporation for 36 years, as well as through his prior service as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. As a result of his service on a number of state and local organizations in North Dakota, Mr. Johnson has significant knowledge of local, state, and regional issues involving North Dakota, a state where we have significant operations and assets. Education • Bachelor of science in electrical and electronics engineering and master of science in industrial engineering from North Dakota State University.

Jason Vollmer

Mr. Jason L. Vollmer has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of the Company effective September 30, 2017. Prior to that, he was vice president, chief accounting officer and treasurer effective March 19, 2016, treasurer and director of cash and risk management effective November 29, 2014, manager of treasury services and risk management effective June 30, 2014, and manager of treasury services, cash and risk management effective April 11, 2011.

David Barney

Mr. David C Barney is President and Chief Executive Officer of Knife River Corporation of the Company. Mr. Barney was elected president and chief executive officer of Knife River Corporation effective April 30, 2013, and president effective January 1, 2012.

Trevor Hastings

Mr. Trevor J. Hastings has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer - WBI Holdings Inc., a subsidiary of the Company., effective October 16, 2017. Prior to that, he was vice president-business development and operations support of Knife River Corporation effective January 11, 2012.

Nicole Kivisto

Ms. Nicole A. Kivisto is President and Chief Executive Officer of Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Great Plains Natural Gas Co., Cascade Natural Gas Corporation, and Intermountain Gas Company, effective January 9, 2015. Prior to that, she was vice president of operations for Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. and Great Plains Natural Gas Co. effective January 3, 2014, and vice president, controller and chief accounting officer for the company effective February 17, 2010.

Jeff Thiede

Mr. Jeff S Thiede is President, Chief Executive Officer of MDU Construction Services Group, Inc. effective April 30, 2013, and president effective January 1, 2012.

Stephanie Barth

Ms. Stephanie A. Barth has been appointed as Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company effective September 30, 2017. Prior to that, she was controller of the company effective May 30, 2016, vice president, treasurer and chief accounting officer of WBI Holdings, Inc. effective January 1, 2015, controller of WBI Holdings, Inc. effective September 30, 2013, and director financial planning & reporting of WBI Holdings, Inc. effective December 22, 2008.

Margaret Link

Ms. Margaret A. Link is Chief Information Officer of the Company. She was assistant vice president-technology and cybersecurity officer effective January 1, 2015, and director shared IT services effective June 2, 2009.

Daniel Kuntz

Mr. Daniel S. Kuntz is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company, effective January 1, 2017. Prior to that, he was general counsel and secretary effective January 9, 2016, associate general counsel effective April 1, 2007, and assistant secretary effective August 17, 2007.

Anne Jones

Ms. Anne M. Jones is Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Prior to that, she was vice president-human resources, customer service, and safety at Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Great Plains Natural Gas Co., Cascade Natural Gas Corporation, and Intermountain Gas Company effective July 1, 2013, and director of human resources for Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. and Great Plains Natural Gas Co. effective June 2008.

Thomas Everist

Mr.Thomas S. Everist is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Everist has more than 44 years of business experience in the construction materials and aggregate mining industry. He has business leadership and management experience serving as president and chair of his companies for over 30 years. Mr. Everist also has experience serving as a director and chair of another public company, which enhances his contributions to our board. He have Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in construction management from Stanford University.

Karen Fagg

Ms. Karen B. Fagg is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Fagg brings experience to our board in construction and engineering, energy, and the responsible development of natural resources, which are all important aspects of our business. In addition to her industry experience, Ms. Fagg has over 20 years of business leadership and management experience, including over eight years as president, chief executive officer, and chair of her own company, as well as knowledge and experience acquired through her service on a number of Montana state and community boards.

Mark Hellerstein

Mr. Mark A. Hellerstein is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hellerstein has extensive business experience in the energy industry as a result of his 17 years of senior management experience and service as board chair of St. Mary Land & Exploration Company (now SM Energy Company). As a certified public accountant, on inactive status, with extensive financial experience as a result of his employment as chief financial officer with several companies, including public companies, Mr. Hellerstein contributes significant finance and accounting knowledge to our board and audit committee. Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Colorado. • Certified public accountant, on inactive status.

William McCracken

Mr. William E. McCracken is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McCracken is experienced in information technology and cybersecurity through his tenure at CA, Inc. and International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). This experience coupled with his service as the chair or a member of the board of other public companies and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) enables him to provide insight into the operations, challenges, and complex issues our company is facing in today’s environment and to make significant contributions to the board’s oversight of operational risk management functions and corporate governance. Education • Bachelor of science in physics and mathematics from Shippensburg University.

Patricia Moss

Ms. Patricia L. Moss is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Moss has business experience and knowledge of the Pacific Northwest economy and state, local, and regional issues where a significant portion of our operations are located. Ms. Moss provides our board with experience in finance and banking, as well as experience in business development through her work at Cascade Bancorp and Bank of the Cascades, and on the Oregon Investment Fund Advisory Council, the Oregon Business Council, and the Oregon Growth Board. Ms. Moss also has experience as a certified senior professional in human resources. Education • Bachelor of science in business administration from Linfield College in Oregon and master’s studies at Portland State University. • Commercial banking school certification at the ABA Commercial Banking School at the University of Oklahoma.

David Sparby

Mr. David M. Sparby is Independent Director of the Company. He retired in December 2014 from his position as senior vice president, Revenue Group, at Xcel Energy Inc. and president and CEO of its subsidiary Northern States Power-Minnesota. He held various positions, including chief financial officer, during his tenure with Xcel Energy, and its predecessor Northern States Power Co., after joining the company in 1980. Sparby holds a juris doctorate degree from William Mitchell College of Law and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of St. Thomas, both located in St. Paul, Minnesota. He serves on boards for the Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul and the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota.

John Wilson

Mr. John K. Wilson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Wilson has an extensive background in finance and accounting, as well as experience with mergers and acquisitions, through his education and work experience at a major accounting firm and his later public utility experience in his positions as controller and vice president of Great Plains Natural Gas Co., president of Great Plains Energy Corp., and president, chief financial officer, and treasurer for Durham Resources, LLC, and all Durham Resources entities. Education and Professional • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, cum laude, from the University of Nebraska – Omaha. • Certified public accountant, on inactive status.

Phyllis Rittenbach