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Louis Raspino

Louis A. Raspino

Mr. Raspino was elected as a Forum director in January 2012 and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Compensation and Human Capital Committee. He also currently serves as a director, audit committee member, and compensation committee Chairperson of Tidewater Inc., a public owner and operator of offshore support vessels in the energy industry. In addition, he serves as a director and member of the compensation and audit committees of American Bureau of Shipping, a private company. He served as Chairman of Clarion Offshore Partners, LLC, a Blackstone affiliate, from October 2015 to October 2017. Mr. Raspino has been a private investor and consultant from June 2011 to the present. Mr. Raspino was named President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Pride International, Inc., a contract drilling company, in June 2005 and served in that capacity until its acquisition by Ensco plc in May 2011. He joined Pride International in December 2003 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From July 2001 until December 2003, he served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Grant Prideco, Inc. From February 1999 until March 2001, he held various senior financial positions, including Vice President of Finance for Halliburton Company. From October 1997 until July 1998, he was a Senior Vice President at Burlington Resources, Inc. From 1978, until its merger with Burlington Resources in 1997, he held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility at Louisiana Land and Exploration Company, most recently as Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer.

The board of directors selected Mr. Raspino because of his significant experience as an executive officer of other energy companies; service as a member of other public company boards of directors; operational, strategic and financial expertise in the oil and gas business; and financial literacy and qualifications as an audit committee financial expert. In addition, in connection with his service as a senior executive officer, Mr. Raspino oversaw the implementation of programs designed to ensure equality and to develop a culture of inclusiveness.