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Biography PhotoMartin Craighead
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Baker Hughes Incorporated
(Director since 2011) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Baker Hughes Incorporated. He has been Chairman of the Company since 2013 and Director since 2011. Craighead has been CEO since 2012 and President since 2010. Craighead, who joined Baker Hughes in 1986, served as Chief Operating Officer from 2009 to 2012 and Senior Vice President from 2009 to 2010. He also served as Group President of Drilling and Evaluation from 2007 to 2010, Vice President of the Company from 2005 to 2009; President of INTEQ from 2005 to 2007; and President of Baker Atlas from February 2005 to August 2005.
Biography PhotoLarry D. Brady
Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Intermec, Inc.
(Director since 2004) Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Intermec, Inc. (industrial technologies). He served as Chairman of Intermec from 2001 to 2007 and as CEO from 2000 to 2007. Brady served as President of Intermec from 1999 to 2001 and as Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to 2000. At FMC Corporation, he served as a director from 1989 to 1999, President from 1993 to 1999, Executive Vice President from 1989 to 1993, and Vice President from 1984 to 1989. Brady is a life member of the Advisory Board of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Within the past five years, he served as a director of Pactiv Corporation.
Biography PhotoGreg Brenneman
Chairman, CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
(Director since 2014) Chairman of CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC (private equity firm) since 2008. Brenneman was Executive Chairman of Quizno’s Corporation from 2007 to 2008, Chief Executive Officer from 2007 to 2008 and President during 2007. Chairman from 2005 to 2006 and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2005 of Burger King Corp. President and Chief Executive Officer of PwC during 2002 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hawaiian Airlines Inc. from 2001 to 2002. He served as President from 1996 to 2001 and Chief Operating Officer from 1995 to 2001 of Continental Airlines, Inc. Brenneman serves on the Boards of The Home Depot, Inc., Automatic Data Processing, Inc. and Francesca’s Collections.
Biography PhotoClarence P. Cazalot, Jr.
Former Executive Chairman of the Board of Marathon Oil Corporation
(Director since 2002) Former Executive Chairman of the Board of Marathon Oil Corporation (diversified petroleum) from August 2013 to December 2013. While at Marathon Oil Corporation, he served as Chairman of the Board from 2011 to 2013, and President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director from 2002 to 2013. Cazalot served as Vice Chairman of USX Corporation and President of Marathon Oil Company from 2000 to 2001. He worked at Texaco Inc. from 1972 to 2000 and served in the following executive positions: President of Worldwide Production Operations from 1999 to 2000; President of International Production and Chairman of London-based Texaco Ltd. from 1998 to 1999; President of International Marketing and Manufacturing from 1997 to 1998; and President of Texaco Exploration and Production Inc. from 1994 to 1996. Cazalot is a director of FMC Technologies and Spectra Energy. Additionally, he serves on the Memorial Hermann Health System Board, the Board of Advisors of the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, and the Board of Visitors of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Biography PhotoW.H. “Bill” Easter III
Former Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of DCP Midstream LLC
(Director since 2014) Former Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of DCP Midstream LLC (natural gas gatherers and processors, and marketers of natural gas and natural gas liquids) from 2004 to 2008. Easter worked for ConocoPhillips for more than twenty years where he held senior leadership, operating, and commercial roles in areas of natural gas and natural gas liquids, crude oil and refined products. He served as a director of Sunoco, Inc. from 2011 to 2012 and Sunoco Partners, LLC during 2012. Easter is a director of Concho Resources Inc., Delta Airlines Inc. and Memorial Hermann Health Care System.
Biography PhotoLynn Elsenhans
Former Executive Chairman of Sunoco, Inc.
(Director since 2012) Former Executive Chairman of Sunoco, Inc. from 2009 to 2012, and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President from 2008 to 2012. She also served as Chairman of Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. from 2008 to 2012, and CEO from 2010 to 2012. Elsenhans worked for Royal Dutch Shell for more than 28 years where she held a number of executive roles. She is a member of the Board of Directors of GlaxoSmithKline, Flowserve Corporation, the Board of Trustees at Rice University, the Council of Overseers at the Jones School of Business at Rice, the Board of the Texas Medical Center, the United Way of Greater Houston, and the First Tee of Greater Houston. Elsenhans also served as a director of International Paper Company from 2007 to 2012.
Biography PhotoAnthony G. Fernandes
Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Phillip Services Corporation
(Director since 2001) Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Phillip Services Corporation (diversified industrial services provider) from 1999 to 2002. Prior to this role, Fernandes was Executive Vice President of ARCO from 1994 to 1999, President of ARCO Coal, a subsidiary of ARCO, from 1990 to 1994, and Corporate Controller of ARCO from 1987 to 1990. He serves on the Boards of Black & Veatch, Cytec Industries, and ABM Industries, Inc.
Biography PhotoClaire W. Gargalli
Former Vice Chairman, Diversified Search and Diversified Health Search Companies
(Director since 1998) Former Vice Chairman, Diversified Search and Diversified Health Search Companies (executive search consultants) from 1990 to 1998. Gargalli served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Equimark from 1984 to 1990. During that period, she also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Equimark’s two principal subsidiaries, Equibank and Liberty Bank. Gargalli is a director of Praxair, Inc., and BioMotion Analytics. She is also a trustee emeritus of Carnegie Mellon University and Middlebury College.
Biography PhotoPierre H. Jungels, CBE
Former President of the Institute of Petroleum
(Director since 2006) Former President of the Institute of Petroleum. Jungels served as a director and Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Oil, plc from 1997 to 2001. In 1996, he served as Managing Director of exploration and production at British Gas plc. Jungels held various positions at PetroFina SA from 1974 to 1995, including Executive Director from 1989 to 1995. Within the past five years, he served as a director of Imperial Tobacco Group, a director of Woodside Petroleum Ltd., and Chairman of Rockhopper Exploration. Jungels is Chairman of Velocys plc.
Biography PhotoJames A. Lash
Chairman, Manchester Principal LLC
(Director since 2002) Chairman of Manchester Principal LLC (high technology venture capital firm) since 1976. He was former First Selectman, Greenwich, Connecticut (city government) from 2003 to 2007. Lash also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Reading Tube Corporation from 1982 to 1996. He was a director of the East West Institute from 2002 to 2011 and was a trustee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2000 to 2011.
Biography PhotoJ. Larry Nichols
Executive Chairman, Devon Energy Corporation
(Director since 2001) Executive Chairman of Devon Energy Corporation (an independent energy company) since 2010. At Devon Energy, Nichols served as Chairman of the Board from 2000 to 2010, and as Chief Executive Officer from 1980 to 2010. He serves as a director of SONIC Corp. as well as several trade associations relevant to the oil and gas exploration and production business.
Biography PhotoJames W. Stewart
Former Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of BJ Services Company
(Director since 2010) Former Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of BJ Services Company from 1990 until its acquisition by the Company in 2010. Prior to 1990, Stewart held various management and staff positions with BJ Services Company and its predecessor company. He is a member of the Board of The Alley Theatre of Houston, a member of the Advisory Board of the Children's Museum of Houston, a trustee of the Menil Collection, and Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Menil Collection.
Biography PhotoCharles L. Watson
Chairman of Twin Eagle Management Resources
(Director since 1998) Chairman of Twin Eagle Management Resources (energy marketing) since 2010, Chairman of Eagle Energy Partners from 2003 to 2009, Chairman of Wincrest Ventures, L.P. (private investments) since January 1994, Chairman of Collegiate Zone L.P. since 2004, and Chairman of Sigma Chi Foundation from 2005 to 2012. Watson served as Senior Energy Advisor to Carlyle Investment Management Fund since 2011. He also served as Senior Advisor for EDF Trading North America LLC and Electricite de France in 2008 (energy marketing) and Managing Director of Lehman Brothers from 2007 to 2008. Watson was Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Dynegy Inc. and its predecessor companies from 1985 to 2002. He is a board member of Mainstream Renewable Power, Baylor College of Medicine, and Angeleno Investors, L.P. Within the past five years, Watson served as a director of Shona Energy Company, Inc.