About Devon - Management Team 

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John RichelsPresident and Chief Executive Officer
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John Richels, 63, was elected president and chief executive officer of Devon in June 2010 and joined the board of directors in 2007. He previously served as president, a senior vice president of Devon and president and chief executive officer of Devon’s Canadian subsidiary. Richels joined Devon through its 1998 acquisition of Canadian-based Northstar Energy Corp. Prior to joining Northstar, Richels was managing and chief operating partner of the Canadian-based national law firm, Bennett Jones. Richels is board chairman of EnLink Midstream Partners and EnLink Midstream, LLC, and is a board member of TransCanada. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from York University and a law degree from the University of Windsor.

 

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David A. HagerChief Operating Officer
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Hager, 57, holds the position of chief operating officer and has been with the company since March 2009, when he was hired as executive vice president of Exploration and Production. From 2007 until joining the company, Hager served as a member of the board of directors. From 1999 to 2006, Hager was employed by Kerr-McGee Corp., serving in various capacities, most recently as chief operating officer. He is a board member of EnLink Midstream Partners and EnLink Midstream, LLC. Hager has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysics from Purdue University and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.

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R. Alan MarcumExecutive Vice President, Administration
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R. Alan Marcum, 47, was elected to the position of executive vice president Administration in 2008. Marcum has been with Devon since 1995, and most recently held the position of vice president and controller. Marcum is responsible for office administration, information technology, project management and records management. Prior to joining Devon, Marcum was employed by KPMG Peat Marwick (now KPMG LLP) as a senior auditor. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from East Central University, majoring in accounting and finance. Marcum is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Oklahoma State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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Thomas L. MitchellExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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Thomas L. Mitchell, 54, holds the position of executive vice president and chief financial officer. Before joining Devon in February 2014, Mitchell served Midstates Petroleum Co. as its executive vice president, CFO and as a director. From 2006 to 2011, he served as senior vice president and CFO of Noble Corp. Prior to joining Noble, he was employed by Apache Corporation for 18 years in various financial and commercial roles. Mitchell holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Bob Jones University and is a CPA (inactive) in Colorado. He serves on the board of directors of EnLink Midstream Partners, EnLink Midstream LLC and Hines Global REIT Inc.

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Frank W. RudolphExecutive Vice President, Human Resources
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Frank W. Rudolph, 57, was elected to the position of executive vice president Human Resources in 2007. In the seven years prior to joining Devon, Rudolph was vice president Human Resources for Banta Corporation, an international printing and supply chain management company with 9,000 employees. His career in human resources began at R. R. Donnelly & Sons and spans more than 25 years. Rudolph has also held human resources management positions at SANWA-Overhead Door Corp., US West Communications, Clark Refining and Marketing, Inc., James River Corporation and Tenneco Packaging. Rudolph holds a Bachelor of Science degree in administration from Illinois State University and a master’s degree in industrial relations and management from Loyola University.

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Darryl G. SmetteExecutive Vice President, Marketing, Facilities, Pipeline and Supply Chain
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Darryl G. Smette, 66, was elected to the position of executive vice president Marketing and Midstream in 1999. Smette previously held the position of vice president Marketing and Administrative Planning. His marketing background includes 15 years with Energy Reserves Group Inc./BHP Petroleum (Americas) Inc. Smette serves as a board member for EnLink Midstream Partners and EnLink Midstream, LLC. He is also an oil and gas industry instructor, approved by the University of Texas Department of Continuing Education. Smette is a member of the Oklahoma Independent Producers Association, Natural Gas Association of Oklahoma and the American Gas Association. He holds an undergraduate degree from Minot State University and a master’s degree from Wichita State University.

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Lyndon C. TaylorExecutive Vice President and General Counsel
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Lyndon C. Taylor, 55, was elected to the position of executive vice president and general counsel in February 2007. Taylor had served as Devon’s deputy general counsel since August 2005. Prior to joining Devon, Taylor was with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP for 20 years and served as managing partner of the firm's Houston office from 1993 to 2005. He is admitted to practice law in Oklahoma and Texas. Taylor received his Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from Oklahoma State University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma.

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Tony D. VaughnExecutive Vice President, Exploration and Production
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Vaughn, 56, holds the position of executive vice president of Exploration and Production. Before joining Devon in 1999, Vaughn spent 12 years with Kerr-McGee Corporation, most recently as Manager of the Rocky Mountain District. Before joining Kerr-McGee, Vaughn worked as an operations engineer for Amoco Production Company. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Oral Roberts University. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Senior Executives

John Richels
President and Chief Executive Officer

David A. Hager
Chief Operating Officer

R. Alan Marcum
Executive Vice President, Administration

Thomas L. Mitchell
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Frank W. Rudolph
Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Darryl G. Smette
Executive Vice President, Marketing, Facilities, Pipeline and Supply Chain

Lyndon C. Taylor
Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Tony D. Vaughn
Executive Vice President, Exploration and Production

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Sue AlbertiSenior Vice President, Marketing
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Carla BrockmanVice President, Corporate Governance and Secretary
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David G. HarrisVice President, Corporate Finance          and Treasurer
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Gregg L. HensonVice President and Corporate Controller
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Jeremy D. HumphersVice President, Accounting
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Bill PenhallSenior Vice President, Exploration and Strategic Services
Bill Penhall
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Jeff RitenourSenior Vice President, Investor Relations
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Chris SeasonsSenior Vice President, Canadian Division and President Devon Canada
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Gina E. SewellVice President, Tax
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Vince WhiteSenior Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations
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Allen WrightVP Public and Government Affairs

Other Executives

Sue Alberti
Senior Vice President, Marketing

Carla Brockman
Vice President, Corporate Governance and Secretary

David G. Harris
Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasurer

Gregg L. Henson
Vice President and Corporate Controller

Jeremy D. Humphers
Vice President, Accounting

Bill Penhall

Bill Penhall
Senior Vice President, Exploration and Strategic Services

Jeff Ritenour
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations

Chris Seasons
Senior Vice President, Canadian Division and President Devon Canada

Gina E. Sewell
Vice President, Tax

Vince White
Senior Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations

Allen Wright
VP Public and Government Affairs