- Lee K. Boothby
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
- Gary D. Packer
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
- Larry S. Massaro
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
- Terry W. Rathert
Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor
- George T. Dunn
Senior Vice President - Development
- William D. Schneider
Senior Vice President - Exploration
- Stephen C. Campbell
Vice President - Investor Relations
- George W. Fairchild Jr.
Chief Accounting Officer and Assistant Secretary
- Clay M. Gaspar
Vice President - Mid-Continent
- Daryll T. Howard
Vice President - Rocky Mountains
- John H. Jasek
Vice President - Onshore Gulf Coast
- Joseph B. Johnson
Vice President - Drilling
- Deanna L. Jones
Chief Commercial Officer and Vice President - Human Resources
- Chris J. Malan
Vice President - Land
- John D. Marziotti
General Counsel and Secretary
- Susan G. Riggs
- Kevin M. Robinson
Vice President - Asia
- Michael D. Van Horn
Vice President - Geoscience
- James T. Zernell
Vice President - Production
Lee K. Boothby
was named Chairman at the Company's Annual Meeting in May 2010. He was previously named Chief Executive Officer at the Company's Annual Meeting in May 2009. He also was elected by Newfield's stockholders as a member of the Company's Board of Directors. The Board previously named Boothby to the role of President in February 2009. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President - Acquisitions and Business Development. From 2002 - 2007, he was Vice President - Mid-Continent. Boothby was responsible for leading Newfield's development of the growing Woodford Shale Play in southeastern Oklahoma, along with other resource plays that have led to this division's significant growth. From 1999-2001, Boothby was Managing Director - Newfield Exploration Australia Ltd. and managed the Company's operations in the Timor Sea, (divested in 2003) from Perth, Australia. Prior to joining Newfield in 1999, Boothby worked for Cockrell Oil Corporation, British Gas and Tenneco Oil Company. He serves as a board member for ANGA (America's Natural Gas Alliance) and the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA). In June 2011, he was named Chairman of the Board of the American Exploration & Production Council (AXPC). He is a member of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering Advisory Committee and also is a member of Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business Council of Overseers. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He holds a degree in petroleum engineering from LSU and an M.B.A. from Rice University.
Gary D. Packer
has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since May 2009. Previously, he was Vice President - Rocky Mountains where he founded Newfield's business in Denver, CO. Before managing the Company's operations in the Rockies, he was Manager of Acquisitions and Development in the Gulf of Mexico and was instrumental in the success of the Company's Gulf operations. Packer joined the Company in 1995. Prior to Newfield, Packer worked for Amerada Hess in both the Rocky Mountain and Gulf of Mexico divisions. He also worked for Tenneco Oil Company. He is a graduate of Penn State University and holds a degree in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering. Packer serves on the board of the Independent Petroleum Association of America and Panther Creek Inspiration Ranch, a non-profit organization that provides equine therapy to special needs children.
Larry S. Massaro
was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in November 2013. Massaro joined Newfield’s management team in March 2011 as Vice President of Corporate Development where he was responsible for the Company’s business development, strategic planning, acquisitions and divestitures and commodity hedging. Prior to joining Newfield, he was a Managing Director at JP Morgan in its oil and gas investment banking group. He has held a number of management and professional positions at various companies including Amerada Hess and British Petroleum. Massaro holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas. He also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.
Terry W. Rathert
is Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor. Previously, Rathert served as EVP and CFO from 2009 to November 2013. Prior to that, he held the role of Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Newfield. He is one of the Company's founding members. Prior to again being named CFO in early 2000, Rathert served as Vice President - Planning and Administration and Secretary since July 1997. From 1992-97, he served as Vice President, CFO and Secretary, and from 1989-92 he coordinated the Company's planning and marketing activities. Prior to Newfield, Rathert was Director of Economic Planning and Analysis for Tenneco Oil Exploration and Production Company. Rathert has a degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and completed the Management Program at Rice University. Rathert serves on the Texas A&M University Petroleum Engineering Department's Industry Board, the 2012 Houston Wildcatters Host Committee, as the Treasurer of the American Exploration & Production Council and on the board of directors of the YMCA of Greater Houston.
George T. Dunn
is Senior Vice President – Development. Dunn, who has been with Newfield for more than 20 years is responsible for managing the Land, Drilling, Production and Reservoir functions. Previously, he served as Vice President - Mid-Continent where he led a team that continues the development of the Woodford Shale and other resource plays in the region. Dunn also served as Vice President - Gulf Coast where he led the division in the development of joint ventures to expand operations in south Texas. Prior to this position, he was General Manager – Gulf Coast. Dunn took over responsibility for the onshore Gulf Coast effort in mid-2001 and was responsible for the integration of the Company's acquisition of EEX Corporation and the resulting growth. Before managing the Gulf Coast operations, Dunn was the general manager of Newfield's Western Gulf of Mexico division. Prior to joining Newfield in 1992, Dunn was employed by Meridian Oil Company and Tenneco Oil Company. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association (OIPA). Dunn holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.
William D. Schneider
is Senior Vice President – Exploration. Schneider, who is a founding member of Newfield, has direct oversight of the company’s exploration and geoscience disciplines as well as new ventures and technology services. Schneider previously held the position of Vice President – Gulf of Mexico & International. Prior to this role, Schneider was Vice President – Onshore Gulf Coast and International from 2008-2011 and Vice President – International from 1998-2008. He also served as Manager – Exploration from 1992-97, Technical Coordinator from 1991-92 and from 1989-92, Schneider was a company geologist. Prior to Newfield, he was Division Geologist in the Western Gulf Division of Tenneco Oil Exploration and Production Company. He holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Geology from Boston University and is a member of the American Association of Geologists. Mr. Schneider is an active member of the IPAA, where he served as Chairman of the International Committee and a member of the Board of Directors from 1999 to 2009, and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
Stephen C. Campbell
is Newfield's Vice President - Investor Relations. Campbell joined Newfield in 1999 and prior to his current position had served as Manager - Investor Relations. Campbell joined Newfield in 1999 after working in investor relations for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. He is a member of the Petroleum Investor Relations Association, the National Investor Relations Institute, the Public Relations Society of America and the Texas Public Relations Association. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University.
George W. Fairchild Jr.
is Chief Accounting Officer and Assistant Secretary. Fairchild joined Newfield in 2012 as Corporate Controller. Fairchild came to Newfield from Sheridan Production Company where he served as Controller and managed all aspects of the accounting and reporting function. Prior to this, he worked for Davis Petroleum where he served as Vice President and Controller. Fairchild also worked for Burlington Resources as Manager of internal audit and then as Senior Manager of accounting policy and research. Before joining Burlington, he was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1993 to 2000. Fairchild holds a bachelor of business administration from the University of Texas in accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.
Clay M. Gaspar
is Vice President - Mid-Continent. He leads the team that is responsible for the development of the Oklahoma Woodford Shale and other resource plays in the region. Previously, Gaspar was with Anadarko Petroleum where he served as General Manager for Investor Relations, Business Advisor for Worldwide Operations and General Manager over East Texas Operations. While at Anadarko, he served in technical and managerial roles covering projects in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, Louisiana, Alaska, the Rockies and offshore Gulf of Mexico. Gaspar started his career with Mewbourne Oil Company as a production and drilling engineer. He is a member of The Society of Petroleum Engineers. He holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and a M.S. in Petroleum and Geosciences Engineering from The University of Texas. He is a Texas Registered Professional Engineer.
Daryll T. Howard
is Vice President - Rocky Mountains. Prior to this promotion in 2009, he had served as East Team Rocky Mountain Asset Manager since June 2008. Previously, he assisted in establishing Newfield's Malaysia office and the growth of the Company's international operations. Before this, he held positions of increasing responsibility in Newfield's Gulf of Mexico organization. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University.
John H. Jasek
is Vice President - Onshore Gulf Coast. He was previously vice president, Gulf of Mexico, and led the Company's Gulf of Mexico team since joining the organization in 2000. Prior to joining Newfield, Jasek worked for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and Amoco Production Company. Jasek is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Petroleum Institute. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Petroleum Engineering.
Joseph B. Johnson
is Vice President – Drilling. Johnson joined Newfield in 2004. He previously served as General Manager, Operations, for Newfield’s Rocky Mountain Business Unit. Prior to that, Johnson held the position of Drilling and Operations manager for the Mid-Continent and Appalachian Regional Business Units. Before joining Newfield, Johnson worked for Phillips Petroleum, Amoco Production and BP Amoco residing in the U.S., Canada, Norway, England, Scotland, Trinidad and Tobago and China. Johnson holds a B.S. Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University.
Deanna L. Jones
is Chief Commercial Officer and Vice President – Human Resources. She is responsible for leading Newfield’s efforts to drive excellence through execution, ensuring that all aspects of the organization are optimized for efficiency and effectiveness, and consistencies are implemented throughout the businesses. She oversees human resources, records, office management and information technology. Prior to joining Newfield in August 2010, Jones was with Schlumberger where she served in a number of leadership roles including Vice President of Human Resources, Reservoir Production Group, and Vice President, North America, Schlumberger Information Solutions, the Company's leading software, information and infrastructure organization. Jones holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Calgary, Canada, and has completed executive business courses in Human Resources at the University of Michigan and in finance at the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Chris J. Malan
is Vice President, Land, and is responsible for managing both land and land administration departments at Newfield. He joined Newfield in May 2013. Prior to joining Newfield, Malan was Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Summit Energy Companies where he was responsible for the land and legal departments as well as business development, acquisitions and divestitures. From 1992 to 2012, Malan held a variety of leadership roles with Flying J Inc. These responsibilities included managing the land and legal departments, serving on the Board of Directors of Flying J Oil & Gas Inc. and as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Malan has been active in several professional organizations including Utah Association of Professional Landmen, Montana Petroleum Association Board of Directors and Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. He is a graduate of Weber State University and holds a J.D. from the University of Idaho College of Law.
John D. Marziotti
became General Counsel in August 2007 and was named Secretary of Newfield in May 2008. Marziotti joined Newfield in 2003 as Legal Counsel. Prior to joining Newfield, he was a partner with the firm of Strasburger & Price L.L.P. in their Houston office. Marziotti holds a B.A. from the College of Charleston and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Texas General Counsel Forum.
Susan G. Riggs
is Treasurer. Riggs joined Newfield in 1997 as a Financial Analyst. Before this, she was Treasurer/Controller of The Huffco Group. She holds a B.B.A. degree in Accounting and M.S. degree in Professional Accounting from The University of Texas. She is a Certified Public Accountant, member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Association for Financial Professionals.
Kevin M. Robinson
is Vice President – Asia and is responsible for leading Newfield’s offshore exploration and development initiatives in Malaysia and China. He was previously country manager – Malaysia. Robinson joined Newfield in 1997 from Huffco and has held several roles within the company’s International businesses. He was a founding member of the International team helping to lead Newfield’s efforts in China, Australia and the United Kingdom. He moved to Malaysia in 2004 to open Newfield’s Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia office. Prior to 1997, Robinson worked as a Petroleum Geologist and Petroleum Geochemist throughout S.E. Asia, China, Australia and South America. He also worked with Core Labs Geoscience business in S.E. Asia where he helped take the company’s business from a single geochemistry laboratory in Singapore to a number of integrated geoscience labs around Asia. Robinson holds a MSc. in Geochemistry from Leeds University England and a BSc. (Hons) in Geology from Sheffield University in England.
Michael D. Van Horn
is Vice President - Geoscience. Van Horn joined Newfield in November 2006. Van Horn previously served as Vice President of International Exploration of EOG Resources. Prior to that position, he was Director of Exploration. Before joining EOG Resources, Van Horn worked for Enron Oil and Gas, British Gas E&P, Inc. and Tenneco Oil Company. Van Horn holds a B.S. degree in Geologic Engineering from the University of Nevada and an M.S. in Geology from the Colorado School of Mines.
James T. Zernell
is Vice President - Production. Prior to this position, he was Manager - Production and H.S. & E. Zernell joined Newfield in 1997 and has held increasing levels of responsibility in the Company's production division. Prior to Newfield, he worked for ARCO Alaska and Tenneco Oil E&P. In the past, Mr. Zernell has held the Chairman Positions of the Offshore Issues Task Group for the Domestic Petroleum Council and also for Offshore Operators Executive Sub-Committee. Zernell holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
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