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DEF 14A
BRISTOW GROUP INC filed this Form DEF 14A on 06/21/2018
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Name,
Citizenship & Age
Current or Former Principal
Occupation, Position and Dates
Other Directorships
(Committees, if any, and Dates)
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Board since 2011
Audit since 2011
Stephen A. King (1)
British
Age: 57
Caledonia Investments plc (a public investment company)
- Finance Director, since 2009
De La Rue plc (a public printer of commercial paper and bank notes for central banks)
- Group Finance Director, 2002 – 2009
Midlands Electricity plc (a public international power distribution and generation group)
- Group Finance Director, 1997 – 2002
Public Companies:
- Caledonia Investments plc
(since 2009)
- TT Electronics
(Audit) (since 2012)
- The Weir Group plc
(Audit) (2005 – 2009)

Board Recommendation: Our Board concluded that Mr. King should continue to serve on our Board, in light of our business and structure, for the reasons set forth below.
Key attributes, experience and skills: Mr. King is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales with significant international finance expertise. Mr. King has been the Finance Director at Caledonia Investments plc since December 2009. He began his career as an accountant for Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP) and has since lead the finance functions of several companies before his current role as the Finance Director for Caledonia, one of the most respected investment houses in the United Kingdom. He also has extensive experience on boards of public companies in the United Kingdom that allow him to bring a different perspective to Board deliberations that ultimately benefits our Board’s decision making process. His expertise in corporate governance has been recognized by his being honored as a NACD Board Leadership Fellow. Finally, his current experience as Senior Non-Executive Director and chairman of the audit committee of TT Electronics and former experience as chairman of the audit committee of The Weir Group plc, together with his financial and accounting expertise gained over almost two decades of serving as a finance director for various organizations, make him well suited to continue to serve as a member of our Audit Committee.
 
 
 
 
 
Name,
Citizenship & Age
Current or Former Principal
Occupation, Position and Dates
Other Directorships
(Committees, if any, and Dates)
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Board since 2004
Governance 
from 2004 to 2016
Compensation 
from 2004 to 2006
(Former)
Executive Committee 
from 2006 to 2007
Thomas C. Knudson
American
Age: 72
Tom Knudson Interests (a private consulting company)
- Founder and President, since 2004
ConocoPhillips (a public oil and gas company)
- Senior Vice President, 1975 – 2004
Public Companies:
- Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. (Chairman)
(April 2015 – November 2015)
(Interim Chairman)
(2014 – 2015)
 
(Audit) (2014 – 2015)
(Nominating and Governance)
 
(2013 – 2016)
- MDU Resources Group Inc. (Compensation) (2008 – 2014)
- Natco Group Inc. (Presiding Director) (Governance, Nominating and Compensation) (2005 – 2009)
- Williams Partners L.P.
(Audit and Conflicts)
 
(2005 – 2007)
Private Companies:
- Ergon, Inc. (since October 2017)
- U.S. Naval Academy Foundation Athletics & Scholarship Program (since 2015)
- National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Texas Tri‑Cities Chapter (since 2012)
- Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest (2012 – 2015)
Board Recommendation: Our Board concluded that Mr. Knudson should continue to serve on our Board, in light of our business and structure, for the reasons set forth below.
Key attributes, experience and skills:  Mr. Knudson has served as the Chairman of our Board since 2006. He holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. He served as a naval aviator, flying combat missions in Vietnam. His education, military service, and experience on the boards of MDU Resources Group Inc., Natco Group Inc., Williams Partners L.P. and Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. provide additional perspectives to our Board. His prior service on the management committee at ConocoPhillips provides our Board with significant insight into the way customers in the energy industry operate. Finally, his service as a member of the NACD Tri-Cities Chapter Board and his expertise in corporate governance, as reflected by his being honored as a NACD Board Leadership Fellow, make him well suited to continue to serve as Chairman of our Board.

 
BRISTOW GROUP INC.2018 Proxy Statement – 16


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