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Anthony Marino, P.Eng.

Anthony Marino, P.Eng. President & Chief Executive Officer

Experience

Mr. Marino is an accomplished senior executive with a proven track record of high shareholder returns during his 36-year career in the energy industry.  Mr. Marino joined Vermilion in 2012 as Chief Operating Officer, was named President in 2014 and Chief Executive Officer in 2016.  Anthony joined Vermilion’s Board of Directors in 2016.  Prior to joining Vermilion, Mr. Marino held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Baytex Energy Corporation, after initially serving as Baytex's Chief Operating Officer.  Previously, Mr. Marino held the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of Dominion Exploration Canada Ltd., a division of Dominion Resources Inc.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Marino held a variety of technical and management positions with AEC Oil and Gas (USA) Inc., Santa Fe Snyder Corp. and Atlantic Richfield Company.  Mr. Marino brings a wide range of experience in operations management, business development, and capital markets to his role as CEO of Vermilion.

Education

B.Sc. Petroleum Engineering with Highest Distinction, University of Kansas; M.B.A. California State University (Outstanding Graduate); Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Mona Jasinski, M.B.A., ICD.D., C.H.R.P.

Mona Jasinski, M.B.A., ICD.D., C.H.R.P. Executive Vice President, People and Culture

Experience

Ms. Jasinski has over 27 years of human resources and organizational effectiveness experience, primarily in the oil and gas industry including operations and mergers & acquisitions.  Before joining Vermilion, she spent five years with Royal Dutch Shell, most recently as Onshore Productions, North America, Human Resources Manager.  Prior to that she worked at TransCanada Pipelines and in Management Consulting specializing in strategy, leadership effectiveness and talent management.  Ms. Jasinski currently serves on the Board of Directors of the YWCA of Calgary as Chair of the Governance Committee.

Education

M.B.A. University of Calgary; Certified Human Resources Professional (C.H.R.P) Designation; Ivey Executive Program; ICD.D Institute of Corporate Directors


Michael Kaluza

Michael Kaluza Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Experience

Mr. Kaluza has over 32 years of delivering results in North America and overseas in the energy business. Mr. Kaluza joined Vermilion in 2013, as Director, Canada Business Unit and prior to that he was Vice President, Corporate Development and Planning at Baytex Energy. In 2016, he was appointed Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Vermilion Energy Inc. Mr. Kaluza’s earlier roles included Chief Operating Officer at Delphi Energy and various technical and management positions at Dominion E&P / Dominion Exploration Canada Ltd. and Phillips Petroleum Company.

Education

B.Sc. Petroleum Engineering (Honors), Montana Tech, The University of Montana


Lars Glemser

Lars Glemser Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Experience

Mr. Glemser has over 15 years of experience, primarily in the financial area of oil and gas operations. Mr. Glemser joined Vermilion in 2015 as Operations Controller, and moved into an Investor Relations role in 2017 before advancing to Director of Finance in January, 2018.  In April 2018, he was appointed Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.  He has more than a decade of industry experience with diverse roles in finance/treasury, corporate planning and corporate development with Vermilion and previously with Lightstream Resources and Tristar Oil & Gas.

Education

B. Comm., University of Saskatchewan; Chartered Accountant designation


Dion Hatcher, P.Eng.

Dion Hatcher, P.Eng. Vice President, Canada Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Hatcher has over 18 years of industry experience focused on production and operations engineering, asset management and business development, working onshore and offshore in Europe and Canada.  Mr. Hatcher joined Vermilion in 2006 as an exploitation engineer on the France team and in 2008 progressed to the role France Exploitation Manager.  In 2010, he assumed responsibility for managing the development of Vermillion’s extensive Cardium and Mannville land position in the Drayton Valley area; successfully growing production from 7,000 boe/d to over 17,000 boe/d. Mr. Hatcher was appointed Vice President, Canada Business Unit in 2016 and prior to that, served Vermilion as Director Alberta Foothills, Canada Business Unit.  Prior to joining Vermilion, Mr. Hatcher worked in various engineering, operations, exploitation and project management roles with Chevron Canada Resources

Education

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (Honors), Memorial University of Newfoundland


Terry Hergott, CPA, CMA

Terry Hergott, CPA, CMA Vice President Marketing

Experience

Mr. Hergott has over 28 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, of which more than 22 years have been in marketing.  Prior to joining Vermilion, he spent 16 years working for Marathon Oil with the last 14 years heading up the Marathon Petroleum Canadian Supply and Trading subsidiary.  Previously he headed up the crude oil, natural gas liquids and sulphur marketing group for Numac Energy, an Alberta based public oil & gas company and worked for Mobil Oil Canada in the crude oil and ngl supply and trading marketing group.

Education

BComm, University of Saskatchewan


Jenson Tan

Jenson Tan Vice President Business Development

Experience

Mr. Tan has over 15 years of experience in exploration, development, and commercial negotiation in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia in both technical and managerial roles. Mr. Tan joined Vermilion in 2010 in the Business Development group. Mr. Tan became Director of New Ventures in 2013 and was named Vice President of Business Development in 2017. Prior to joining Vermilion, he was Asset Team Leader at ConocoPhillips Canada, managing production and development activities in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Mr. Tan's earlier commercial and technical experience included work in various ConocoPhillips operating subsidiaries in the U.S. Gulf Coast, China and Indonesia.

Education

B.Sc. Petroleum Engineering, University of Texas


Daniel Goulet, P.Eng.

Daniel Goulet, P.Eng. Director Corporate HSE

Experience

Mr. Goulet has over 28 years of diverse domestic and international experience in the oil and gas industry.  Mr. Goulet joined Vermilion in 2000 as Director, Operations and Engineering in France and progressed to in-country Managing Director in 2003.  Mr. Goulet returned to Canada in 2008 as Director, Production and Operations before taking on the global role of Director, Corporate HSE.  Prior to joining Vermilion, he worked in various senior exploitation and operations roles including reservoir and production engineering for PanCanadian Petroleum and in-country Operations Manager for Ocelot Energy in Gabon.

Education

B.Sc. Geological Engineering, Laval University; M.Sc., University of Calgary


Daniel Goulet, P.Eng.

Jeremy Kalanuk Director Operations Accounting

Experience

Mr. Kalanuk has over 16 years of accounting and finance experience predominately focused in the oil and gas sector.  Mr. Kalanuk joined Vermilion in 2006 as Supervisor, Financial Reporting and was promoted to Operations Controller in 2011.  In 2015, Mr. Kalanuk accepted a secondment role in Vermilion’s Investor Relations group and returned to the Operations Controller role in 2017.  Mr. Kalanuk was promoted to Director, Operations Accounting in 2018.  Prior to joining Vermilion, Mr. Kalanuk was Controller at Vantis International Corporation and prior thereto held various positions at Deloitte.

Education

B.Comm., University of Calgary; Chartered Accountant designation


Bryce Kremnica, P.Eng.

Bryce Kremnica, P.Eng. Director Field Operations - Canada Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Kremnica has over 22 years of domestic and international experience in the oil and gas industry primarily in engineering, production operations and asset management.  Mr. Kremnica joined Vermilion in 2005 as a production engineer working on various Canadian assets.  In 2009, he relocated to the Netherlands where he initially led the facilities and production engineering groups eventually assuming the role of Operations Manager.  Mr. Kremnica returned to Canada in 2011 as Production Manager and in 2012 took on additional operational responsibilities as the Field Operations Manager. Prior to joining Vermilion, he worked in various operations, exploitation,  project management and engineering roles, including reservoir, production, process and facilities with ConocoPhillips Canada and Chevron Canada Resources. 

Education

B.Sc. Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta; M.B.A., University of Alberta


Kyle Preston, CFA, CMA

Kyle Preston, CFA, CMA Director Investor Relations

Experience

Mr. Preston has over 20 years of experience, including 13 years as a sell side equity analyst and seven years in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Vermilion in 2016, Mr. Preston was a Director, Energy Research Analyst at National Bank Financial covering large to medium sized oil and gas companies, including Vermilion Energy and many of its peers, and held similar roles at Canaccord Genuity, Salman Partners and BNP Paribas. Earlier in his career, Mr. Preston spent five years working in various financial roles at ExxonMobil and Shell.

Education

B.Comm. University of Manitoba; Certified Management Accountant designation; Chartered Financial Analyst designation


Mike Prinz

Mike Prinz Director Information Technology & Information Systems

Experience

Mr. Prinz has over 21 years of industry experience, with a strong background in IT operations and project management.  Prior to joining Vermilion in 2004, Mr. Prinz worked as an independent consultant providing project management services and strategic IT reviews for a wide range of companies from technology startups to large oil and gas companies. From 1988 to 2000, he worked as a consultant at Minerva Technology where he gained a breadth of experience in enterprise IT architecture, project management, software development, practice building and team leading for a variety of sectors including oil and gas, health and government.

Education

Computer Technology Diploma, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology


Scott Seatter, P.Eng.

Scott Seatter, P.Eng. Managing Director, U.S. Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Seatter has over 15 years of diverse domestic and international industry experience primarily focused on engineering, asset management, business development, production operations and external relations. He joined Vermilion in 2007 as an exploitation/production engineer working on the Southern Foothills assets in Canada and, in 2009, relocated to France where he held several technical and managerial roles supporting both Vermilion’s France and Netherlands business units. Mr. Seatter was appointed Managing Director, United States Business Unit in April 2018.  Prior to that he served as Managing Director, Netherlands Business unit, and as Asset Manager, Paris Basin in our France Business Unit. Prior to joining Vermilion, Mr. Seatter held the position of exploitation engineer at Vital Energy Ltd., a Calgary-based junior energy company.

Education

B.Sc. Petroleum Engineering, University of Alberta


Timothy R. Morris

Timothy R. Morris Director, U.S. Business Development - U.S. Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Morris joined Vermilion as Director, U.S. Business Development with over 35 years of experience in the United States oil and gas industry.  Prior to joining Vermilion, he was most recently with Baytex Energy Corp., as Vice President, U.S. Business Development, and earlier he held senior management positions with Berco Resources, Santa Fe Snyder Corporation, Snyder Oil Corporation, Petroleum, Inc. and Sohio Petroleum Corp.  He is the host of the Denver Business Development organization, an active member of the Western Energy Alliance, Petroleum Association of Wyoming, Colorado Oil and Gas Association, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (Speaker in 2012) and the American Association of Professional Landmen.

Education

B.Sc. Minerals Lands Management emphasis, University of Colorado; Certified Professional Landman


Europe


Gerard Schut, P.Eng.

Gerard Schut, P.Eng. Vice President European Operations

Experience

Mr. Schut has over 30 years of international experience in the oil and gas industry including strong HSE, subsurface, operations, asset development, acquisitions and divestitures experience. In his most recent position prior to joining Vermilion, he was the General Manager of Chevron's E&P business in The Netherlands, responsible for business development and production activities offshore. There he successfully increased gross production from 5,000 BOE/d in 2005 to 25,000 BOE/d in 2011 and led the acquisition and development of industry firsts in shallow gas development in the North Sea. During his 10 year tenure with Unocal in Thailand, Mr. Schut successfully introduced slimhole drilling with monobore completions, reducing capital cost and improving recovery efficiency. As Asset Manager he initiated the fast-track appraisal and development of the Plamuk, Surat and Yala oil reservoirs in the predominantly gas-rich area around Platong, resulting in oil production rates reaching over 50,000 boe/d and booked reserves exceeding 200 MMboe's.

Education

M.Sc. Petroleum Engineering, Delft University; M.B.A., Henley, The Management College, Brunel University


Darcy Kerwin, P.Eng.

Darcy Kerwin, P.Eng. Managing Director, Ireland Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Kerwin has over 20 years of industry experience, with a focus on engineering and production operations in North America, West Africa, Australia, and Europe. Mr. Kerwin was appointed Managing Director of the Ireland Business Unit in February 2018. Previously, he held the position of Managing Director, France Business Unit from March 2014, and Facilities Engineering Manager from January 2011. Mr. Kerwin joined Vermilion in 2005 as the Interim General Manager of our Australia Business Unit. After his assignment in Australia, he spent five years in the France Business Unit leading facilities engineering and asset integrity functions before returning to Canada in 2011. Prior to joining Vermilion, he worked in various engineering and project management roles with Chevron in Canada, Houston and Nigeria.

Education

Engineering Diploma, St. Francis Xavier University; B.Sc. Civil Engineering (Distinction), Technical University of Nova Scotia


Sylvain Nothhelfer Managing Director, France Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Nothhelfer has 30 years of international oil and gas experience, including project management, production operations, and HSE management with Elf Aquitaine and Total SA. In his previous industry roles, he was involved in several major projects in Nigeria, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, France and Italy. Mr. Nothhelfer was appointed Managing Director of the France Business Unit in February 2018, and prior to that was Technical Services Manager for the Business Unit.

Education

M.Sc. and Doctoral degrees, Universite de Toulon et du Var, Centre National Recherches Scientifiques in France, and Cranfield Institute of Technology in the United Kingdom


Sven TummersManaging Director, Netherlands Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Tummers joined Vermilion in 2012, and has held various engineering and management roles, applying his extensive and well-rounded background in HSE, asset and business development, and public and government relations. Prior to becoming Managing Director of the Netherlands Business Unit in February 2018, Sven was Commercial Manager for the Business Unit. Prior to joining Vermilion, Sven gained valuable experience in project management, finance and risk management.

Education

M.Sc., Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands


 

Bill Liutkus Managing Director, Germany Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Liutkus has 20 years of diverse domestic and international experience primarily focused in engineering and operations.  Mr. Liutkus started with Vermilion in Canada in 2006, first as a Drilling Engineer, where he had international responsibility for efficient planning and execution of development and exploration drilling projects in Australia, France and the Netherlands, before progressing to Drilling and Completions Manager.  In 2013, Mr. Liutkus transferred to France as Manager, European Technical Services.  In this role, Mr. Liutkus worked closely with the European Business Units to ensure that all Drilling and Completion operations and Asset Integrity were managed to meet HSE, operating and budget expectations.  He also managed Facilities Engineering and Workover operations in France.  In 2016, he transferred to Germany, where he managed the Germany Business Unit Operations team and the European drilling program.  In 2018, he was promoted to Managing Director, Germany Business Unit.  Prior to joining Vermilion, he worked in well engineering roles with Chevron.     

Education

B.Sc. Civil Engineering, Technical University of Nova Scotia


 

Gerard Schut, P.Eng.

Bryan Sralla Managing Director Central & Eastern Europe Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Sralla was with ExxonMobil subsidiary XTO Energy from 2013 to 2015 as their North American Exploration Team Lead, advising on conventional and unconventional exploration projects in North America and internationally. Prior to that role, he was ExxonMobil Exploration New Ventures Senior Technical Advisor for Europe and the Caspian, during which time he worked extensively on the CEE region. Mr. Stralla's prior assignments included senior technical roles at XTO Energy before it was purchased by ExxonMobil, and at several independent energy companies in the US prior to XTO.

Education

B.Sc. Geology, Baylor University


Australia


Bruce Lake, P.Eng.

Bruce Lake, P.Eng.
Managing Director Australia Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Lake has over 30 years industry experience in offshore and onshore Australian and New Zealand producing basins primarily in technical and operational/asset management roles. Prior to joining Vermilion, Mr. Lake spent ten years as the Operations Manager for Apache Energy in Australia. Previous to that, he was the Operations Manager/Asset Manager for Ampolex through the expansion of Wandoo A and engineering, design and development of Wandoo B. Mr. Lake has had previous operations and drilling management positions with Santos/Delhi in the Cooper Basin, Esso’s Base Strait Bream enhancement program and WMC’s Carnavon Basin and New Zealand operated assets.

Education

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia

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