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Patterson-UTI Energy Inc (PTEN.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Siegel

67 2001 Executive Chairman of the Board

William Hendricks

53 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer

C. Andrew Smith

47 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director

James Holcomb

55 2012 President of Patterson-UTI Drilling Company LLC

Kenneth Berns

58 2017 Executive Vice President – Chief Commercial Office, Director

Seth Wexler

46 2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Curtis Huff

60 2011 Lead Independent Director

Janeen Judah

58 2018 Director

Charles Buckner

73 2007 Independent Director

Michael Conlon

71 2012 Independent Director

Terry Hunt

69 2003 Independent Director

Tiffany Thom Cepak

45 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Siegel

Mr. Mark S. Siegel J.D. is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Siegel has served as Chairman of the Board and as a director of Patterson-UTI since May 2001. Mr. Siegel served as Executive Chairman of the Board of UTI from 1995 to May 2001, when UTI merged with and into Patterson-UTI. Mr. Siegel has been President of REMY Investors & Consultants, Incorporated (“REMY Investors”) since 1993. Mr. Siegel is the past chairman and a current member of the Board of Directors of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and previously served on the Board of Trustees of the J. Paul Getty Trust from 2005 to 2017 (including as Chair from 2010 to 2015). From 1992 to 1993, Mr. Siegel was President, Music Division, Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. From 1988 through 1992, Mr. Siegel was an Executive Vice President of Shamrock Holdings, Inc., a private investment company, and Managing Director of Shamrock Capital Advisors, Incorporated. Mr. Siegel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University (Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law (Order of the Coif). The Board of Directors considered Mr. Siegel’s broad business and legal experience, as well as his expertise with respect to Patterson-UTI’s business. In addition, the Board considered Mr. Siegel’s demonstrated leadership for more than 20 years in the aggregate of Patterson-UTI and one of its predecessor companies, UTI Energy Corp. (“UTI”). In addition, the Board considered Mr. Siegel’s prior leadership experience in other public companies and in the oil services industry, and in numerous other businesses and industries. Mr. Siegel also brings substantial experience and expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital structure transactions, strategic planning, and board and business management. Mr. Siegel’s broad and deep experience and expertise allows him to provide Patterson-UTI with valuable leadership in all areas of its business endeavors.

William Hendricks

Mr. William Andrew Hendricks, Jr., is President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Hendricks has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Patterson-UTI since October 2012 and as a director of Patterson-UTI since June 2017. From April 2012 through September 2012, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Patterson-UTI. From May 2010 through March 2012, Mr. Hendricks served as President of Schlumberger Drilling & Measurements, a division of Schlumberger. Prior to that date, Mr. Hendricks worked for Schlumberger in various worldwide locations and capacities since 1988, including serving in numerous executive positions since 2003. Mr. Hendricks holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University. The Board of Directors considered Mr. Hendricks’ more than 30 years of combined operational and managerial experience in the oil and gas industry. In addition, the Board noted his nearly six years of service as Patterson-UTI’s President and Chief Executive Officer and nearly ten years of service in numerous executive positions with Schlumberger Limited, a global provider of oilfield services, including nearly two years as President of Schlumberger Drilling & Measurements. The Board further considered Mr. Hendricks’ significant experience with evaluating the drivers for macro trends in the oil and gas industry, as well as managing the cyclical nature of the oil and gas service business, which allows Mr. Hendricks to provide valuable input into the development and implementation of Patterson-UTI’s corporate strategy. In addition, the Board noted that Mr. Hendricks’ operational experience brings valuable knowledge to the oversight of achieving safe and efficient operations. The Board also considered Mr. Hendricks’ significant experience working in numerous worldwide locations, which allows him to provide valuable counsel regarding possible expansion into markets outside of North America.

C. Andrew Smith

Mr. C. Andrew Smith is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director of the Company. Mr. Smith has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Patterson-UTI since September 2017. From April 2014 until September 2017, Mr. Smith served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Kirby Corporation, a marine transportation and diesel engine services company. From January 2014 to April 2014, Mr. Smith served as Executive Vice President – Finance of Kirby Corporation. Prior to joining Kirby Corporation, Mr. Smith served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Benthic Geotech and was previously Chief Financial Officer for both Global Industries, LTD and NATCO Group. Mr. Smith is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a degree in business administration from the University of Houston.

James Holcomb

Mr. James M. Holcomb is President of the Company. Mr. Holcomb has served as President of Patterson-UTI Drilling Company LLC since January 2012. Mr. Holcomb came to Patterson-UTI in February 1998 with the acquisition of Robertson Onshore Drilling Company and since that time has served in numerous operational management roles, including as Senior Vice President of Operations of Patterson-UTI Drilling Company LLC from April 2006 to January 2012. Mr. Holcomb has over 30 years of experience in contract drilling operations. Mr. Holcomb holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from LeTourneau University.

Kenneth Berns

Mr. Kenneth N. Berns is Executive Vice President – Chief Commercial Office, Director of the Company. Mr. Berns has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Patterson-UTI since May 2017. Mr. Berns served as a director of Patterson-UTI from May 2001 to June 2017 and as Senior Vice President of Patterson-UTI from April 2003 to May 2017. Mr. Berns served as a director of UTI from 1995 to May 2001. Mr. Berns has been an executive with REMY Investors since 1994. Mr. Berns holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University and a Master’s Degree in Taxation from Golden Gate University.

Seth Wexler

Mr. Seth D. Wexler is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Wexler has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Patterson-UTI since February 2017. Mr. Wexler served as General Counsel and Secretary of Patterson-UTI from August 2009 to February 2017. From March 1998 to August 2009, he specialized in securities law and mergers and acquisitions for the law firm of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, including as a partner of such law firm since January 2007. Mr. Wexler holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Houston.

Curtis Huff

Mr. Curtis W. Huff is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Huff has served as a director of Patterson-UTI since May 2001 and served as a director of UTI from 1997 to May 2001. Mr. Huff is owner and Chairman of Freebird Partners, a private investment firm created in 2002 that is focused on oilfield service companies and technology. Mr. Huff was Managing Director of Intervale Capital, an oilfield service private equity firm that Mr. Huff co-founded in 2006, and he was a senior advisor to that firm from 2012 to February 2015. Mr. Huff also serves as Chairman of Impact Fluid Solutions LP, which provides drilling and production solutions for oil and gas operators and fluid companies. Mr. Huff served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Grant Prideco, Inc., a provider of drill pipe and other drill stem products, from February 2001 to June 2002. From January 2000 to February 2001, Mr. Huff served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel of Weatherford International, Inc., one of the world’s largest international oilfield services companies. He served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Weatherford from May 1998 to January 2000. Mr. Huff began his professional career in 1983 with the law firm of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP where he specialized in corporate, securities and merger and acquisition matters. Mr. Huff was made a partner in that firm in 1989 where he served until 1998 when he joined Weatherford. Mr. Huff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and J.D. from the University of New Mexico, where he graduated as a member of the Order of the Coif and cum laude, and a Masters of Law from New York University School of Law. Mr. Huff is a Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, and a member of the board of directors of the Houston Food Bank.

Janeen Judah

Ms. Janeen S. Judah is Director of the Company. Ms. Judah has served as a director of Patterson-UTI since April 2018. Ms. Judah served as the President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers from September 2016 to October 2017 while on secondment from Chevron, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Society of Petroleum Engineers from 2003 to 2006 and from 2012 to 2018. Ms. Judah held numerous leadership positions at Chevron, including general manager for Chevron’s Southern Africa business unit from August 2010 to September 2016, president of Chevron Environmental Management Company from August 2007 to August 2010 and general manager of reservoir and production engineering for Chevron Energy Technology Company from June 2004 to August 2007. Before joining Chevron in 1998, she held various upstream petroleum engineering positions for Texaco and Arco, starting in Midland in 1981. Ms. Judah holds Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center. The Board of Directors considered Ms. Judah’s more than 35 years of operational, managerial and environmental experience in the oil and gas industry. The Board noted her experience derived from oil and gas industry positions held involving significant operational and management responsibilities, including positions with Chevron and upstream petroleum engineering positions. The Board also noted Ms. Judah’s extensive international experience, including most recently as general manager for Chevron’s Southern Africa business unit, which allows her to provide Patterson-UTI with valuable insight on international and strategic matters. The Board also considered.

Charles Buckner

Mr. Charles Oliver Buckner, CPA, is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Buckner has served as a director of Patterson-UTI since February 2007. Mr. Buckner, a private investor, retired from the public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP in 2002 after 35 years of service in a variety of client service and administrative roles, including chairmanship of Ernst & Young’s U.S. energy practice. Mr. Buckner served as a director for KLR Energy Acquisition Corp., a blank check company formed to source, acquire and, after its initial business combination, build an oil and gas exploration and production business (“KLR Energy”), from March 2016 to April 2017. Mr. Buckner served as a director of Energy Partners, Ltd., a publicly held company with oil and natural gas exploration and production on the continental shelf in the Gulf of Mexico from 2009 to 2014, Global Industries, Ltd., a marine construction services company with global operations from 2010 to 2011, Gateway Energy Corporation, a publicly held oil and gas pipeline company from 2008 to 2010, Horizon Offshore, Incorporated, a marine construction services company for the offshore oil and gas industry from 2003 to 2007, and Whittier Energy Corporation, a publicly held company with domestic onshore oil and natural gas exploration and production from 2003 to 2007. Mr. Buckner is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Houston. The Board of Directors considered Mr. Buckner’s service as a director of oil and gas companies, as well as his experience, expertise and background with regard to accounting matters, which includes his role as the former chairman of Ernst & Young LLP’s U.S. energy practice.

Michael Conlon

Mr. Michael W. Conlon is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Conlon has served as a director of Patterson-UTI since September 2012. Mr. Conlon retired as a partner of the law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, in January 2012 after 40 years with the firm. Mr. Conlon specialized in corporate, securities and merger and acquisition matters. Mr. Conlon was partner-in-charge of the firm’s Houston office from 2007 to 2011, was co-partner-in-charge from 2001 to 2007 and partner-in-charge of its Washington, D.C. office from 1992 to 1998. Mr. Conlon currently is an Advisory Director to Tailored Brands, Inc., a specialty retailer of men’s apparel and international supplier of corporatewear, and an NYSE listed company. Mr. Conlon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Catholic University of America, where he graduated magna cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and a Juris Doctorate from the Duke University School of Law, where he graduated as a member of the Order of the Coif. The Board of Directors considered Mr. Conlon’s more than 40 years of experience handling corporate, securities and mergers and acquisition matters as a lawyer with an international law firm, as well as his service in a number of management roles throughout his tenure at the firm. The Board noted Mr. Conlon’s experience in representing numerous public companies, including Patterson-UTI, and other energy services companies, allows him to provide valuable insight on legal, governance and regulatory issues facing Patterson-UTI.

Terry Hunt

Mr. Terry H. Hunt is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hunt has served as a director of Patterson-UTI since April 2003 and served as a director of UTI from 1994 to May 2001. Mr. Hunt is an energy consultant and retired senior natural gas and electric utility executive. Mr. Hunt served as Senior Vice President — Strategic Planning of PPL Corporation, an international energy and utility holding company, from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Hunt served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Penn Fuel Gas, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based natural gas and propane distribution company, from 1992 to 1999. Previously, Mr. Hunt was President of Carnegie Natural Gas and Apollo Gas Company, both Appalachian natural gas distribution companies. He also previously served in senior management positions in natural gas project and venture development, oil and natural gas exploration and development evaluation and operations and major production facilities construction with Texas Oil & Gas Corp. and Atlantic Richfield. Mr. Hunt holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada and a Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. The Board of Directors considered Mr. Hunt’s more than 25 years of experience covering most phases of the upstream oil and natural gas industry in the United States and Canada, including the evaluation of exploration and development programs, oil and natural gas production and pipeline operations, and project development and major production facility construction. This experience and background provides Patterson-UTI with an invaluable perspective of the oil and natural gas industry and its customers. In addition, Mr. Hunt’s many years of senior executive experience leading natural gas distribution, storage and marketing companies provides insight into the management of multi-faceted businesses and the markets for natural gas in North America.

Tiffany Thom Cepak

Ms. Tiffany J. ("TJ") Thom Cepak is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Cepak has served as a director of Patterson-UTI since August 2014. Ms. Cepak has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Energy XXI Gulf Coast, Inc. since August 2017. Ms. Cepak served as the Chief Financial Officer of KLR Energy (and, subsequent to its business combination, Rosehill Resources Inc.) from January 2015 to June 2017. Ms. Cepak served as a director of Yates Petroleum Corporation, a privately owned, independent oil and gas exploration and production company, from October 2015 to October 2016. Ms. Cepak served four years as the Chief Financial Officer of EPL Oil & Gas, Inc., and was further appointed Executive Vice President in January 2014, and she served in those roles until June 2014, when EPL was sold. Ms. Cepak began her career with EPL as a Senior Asset Management Engineer, a position she held until she was appointed Director of Corporate Reserves in September 2001. Ms. Cepak was named EPL’s Director of Investor Relations in April 2006 and Vice President, Treasurer and Investor Relations in July 2008. In July 2009, Ms. Cepak was designated as EPL’s Principal Financial Officer and, in September 2009, she was appointed Senior Vice President. Ms. Cepak has more than 20 years of energy industry experience and prior to joining EPL, she was a Senior Reservoir Engineer with Exxon Production Company and ExxonMobil Company with operational roles including reservoir engineering and subsurface completion engineering for numerous offshore Gulf of Mexico properties. Ms. Cepak holds a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Illinois and a Masters of Business Administration in Management with a concentration in Finance from Tulane University. The Board of Directors considered Ms. Cepak’s more than 20 years of operational and financial experience in the energy industry.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Mark Siegel

12,818,200

William Hendricks

14,253,800

C. Andrew Smith

2,961,400

James Holcomb

3,174,540

Kenneth Berns

5,975,630

Seth Wexler

1,092,980

Curtis Huff

289,980

Janeen Judah

--

Charles Buckner

274,980

Michael Conlon

269,980

Terry Hunt

274,980

Tiffany Thom Cepak

259,980
As Of  31 Dec 2017

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