Chairman of the Board of Directors, Member of the Audit Committee, Chair of the Reserves Committee
Mr. Langanger is Chairman of the Board of Directors
From 1974 to 2010, Mr. Langanger was employed by Austrian company, OMV, one of the largest integrated oil and gas groups in Central Europe. At OMV, he was a reservoir engineer until 1980 and an evaluation engineer for the technical and economic assessment of international E&P ventures until 1985 before being appointed Vice-President, Planning & Economics for E&P and natural gas projects. In 1989, Mr. Langanger was appointed as Senior Vice-President International E&P, and in 1992 became Senior Vice-President E&P for OMV’s global operations. From 2002 until his retirement from OMV in 2010, Mr. Langanger was Group Executive Vice-President E&P, a member of the Executive Board and Managing Director Upstream. During his time in E&P operations, OMV built a significant, international E&P portfolio in 17 countries and increased 2P reserves from 300 million boe (1989) to 1.9 billion boe (2009).
Mr Langanger is a member of the supervisory board of a public oilfield equipment company Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange, a non-executive member of the board of a public company EnQuest plc listed on the LSE and a member of the board of a private Czech exploration and production company based in Prague. Mr Langanger is a member of the Reserves Committee.
Mr Langanger, was awarded a Master of Science Degree in petroleum engineering from Mining University Leoben, Austria in 1973 and a Master of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Vienna in 1980.
Independent Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee
Since 2013 Evgenij Iorich is a member of the Board of Directors of Serinus (independent member).
Mr. Iorich is a Vice President at Pala Investments, a multi-strategy investment company dedicated to investing in, and creating value across the mining sector in both developed and emerging markets. Mr. Iorich has been with Pala Investments since 2006 and his investment experience at Pala includes oil and gas, base metal and bulk commodity investments, and his commodity experience extends across a broad range of bulk commodities, precious and base metals.
Prior to joining Pala, Mr. Iorich was a financial manager at Mechel, the Russian metals and mining company, where his responsibilities included all aspects of budgeting, forecasting and financial modeling. Mr. Iorich is currently a Director of Melior Resources Inc. and Peninsula Energy Limited (a public corporation which trades on the ASX).
Mr. Iorich graduated from the University of Zurich with a Masters of Arts degree.
President & CEO, Non-independent Director
Jeffrey Auld was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and President and as a member of the Board of Directors of Serinus Energy effective August 31st, 2016.
Mr. Auld has been involved with the international oil and gas business for over 25 years. In that time he has managed companies and acted as an advisor to companies operating in the emerging markets oil and gas business. Mr. Auld has a depth of experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and strategic management.
Mr. Auld began his career in Canada and moved to the United Kingdom in 1995. He was the Commercial Manager for New Ventures for Premier Oil plc. Mr. Auld left Premier Oil and joined the Energy and Power team within the Mergers and Strategic Advisory group of Goldman, Sachs and Co. When Mr. Auld left Goldman Sachs he joined PetroKazakhstan, a NYSE listed company with assets in Kazakhstan, as a Senior Vice-President. After his time at PetroKazakhstan Mr. Auld became the Head of European Energy for Canaccord Genuity in London. Prior to joining Serinus Mr. Auld was the Head of EMEA Oil and Gas at Macquarie Capital in London.
Mr. Auld has an undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Sciences from the University of Calgary and a Masters of Business Administration with Distinction from Imperial College, London.
Non-independent Director, Member of the Reserves Committee
Member of Serinus Board of Directors since August 2016, Board Member and Chief Investment Officer at Kulczyk Investments.
A recognized manager of the electronic media, telecoms and new-tech market. Joined Kulczyk Investments in January 2016. Earlier, in 2001-2015, as the President and CEO of Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. he had been building the market position of Cyfrowy Polsat as the largest media-telecommunication group in Poland and one of the largest in Europe. He was also the Vice-President of the board of Polkomtel and a member of the supervisory board of the Polsat Television. In 2005-2006 he was a member, and in 2006-2008 the Vice-President of the supervisory board of Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa (the operator of the mobile network Era, now T-Mobile). In 1999-2011 he was a member of the board of Polskie Media, the broadcaster of the channels TV4 and TV6. He also held the position of the President of the Private Media Employers Organization operating within the Polish Confederation "Leviatan".
Holds a Master’s Degree at the Environmental Protection Faculty of the Wroclaw University of Technology
Non-independent Director, Chair of the Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee
Board Member and General Counsel of Kulczyk Investments SA, the largest shareholder of Serinus.
Mr. Rędziniak is a Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University.
He is an Attorney (qualified in 1996), member of the District Bar Association in Warsaw. Between 1990 and 1991 he worked as an Assistant at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University. During the years 1991-1992 he was a in-house Lawyer at Consoft Consulting sp. z o.o. Since 1997 to 2000 he worked as an Attorney - individual practice closely co-operating with Dewey Ballantine sp. z o.o. In the years 1993-2007 he worked in the law firm Dewey and LeBoeuf LLP, in 2001 he was appointed as a partner. Then, in the years 2007-2009 he was Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Poland. Since 2009 he is a Partner and Managing Partner at the Warsaw office at Studnicki, Płeszka, Ćwiąkalski, Góra sp. k. In 2013, he became a Member of the Board at Kulczyk Investments S.A. The same year he was also appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board at Firma Oponiarska Dębica S.A. and a Member of the Supervisory Board at Polenergia S.A. (Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board).
Subject to activities pursued within the Issuer's Group, Mr. Łukasz Rędziniak does not pursue any competitive activity towards Company. He is neither a shareholder in a directly competitive partnership nor a member of the body of a company or any other competitive legal entity, other than activity pursued within the framework of Company’s Group. Mr. Łukasz Rędziniak has not been entered into the Register of Insolvent Debtors (Rejestr Dłużników Niewypłacalnych) in Poland pursuant to the Polish National Court Register Act.
Independent Director, Chair of the Audit Committee, Member of the Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee
Eleanor Barker is President of Barker Oil Strategies and since 2014 has been a Director of Sterling Resources Ltd. Since 1995, Ms. Barker has focused on international oil research. From 2012 to 2014 she was an international oil analyst with Toll Cross Securities Inc.. From 2007 to 2012 she was President of Barker Oil Strategies Inc.. Ms. Barker is a past Director of the US National Association of Petroleum Investment Analysts and a former President of the Canadian Association of Investment Analysts. From 1993 to 1995 Ms. Barker was a director of Gordon Capital. Prior to work in financial markets, she held various positions with Esso and Gulf Canada.
Mr. Causgrove is an experienced Oil and Gas executive with over 35 years experience. He offers both excellent technical engineering and business experience along with a strong track record in management and leadership. Since 1979, working for first Chevron Corporation and then Pengrowth Energy Corporation, Jim has gained experience and skills in virtually all facets of the oil and gas business; with a particular technical focus on drilling, production, operations and midstream. Jim gained excellent field and technical experience with Chevron working in both the Canadian head office as well as many field offices and field sites. As well as his technical roles Jim spent time working in Joint Ventures, Human Resources, Strategic and Business Planning and in the Midstream business. Jim gained valuable business insights as first a technical leader, then as a middle manager, and finally as an executive for Chevron and Pengrowth. In his role as Vice President at Pengrowth, Jim worked as part of the senior leadership team and also worked closely with the Board of Directors.
In January 2014 Sebastian Kulczyk took the function of the President of Management Board of Kulczyk Investments S.A. He has been working for Kulczyk Investments S.A. since 2010, supervising the natural resources section of the group. In December 2011 he was appointed for the position of the member of Management Board responsible for business development. Between 2008 and 2010 he worked in London for the independent company engaged in consulting and managing assets of Lazard. Between 2006 and 2008 he was a President of Management Board in the investment fund Phenomind Ventures, supporting Polish new technologies companies. His expertise lies in running companies dealing with electronic business. From 2000 to 2011, he was member of the management board and owner of Goldensubmarine, an interactive agency.
He graduated from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań in 2005, majoring in management and marketing and in 2002 he studied project management and HR at the London School of Economics.
Since May 2014 Mr. Kulczyk is a member of the Board of Directors of Serinus. The board has concluded that Mr. Kulczyk as executive officer of Kulczyk Investments (which owns approximately 50.77% of the issued and outstanding Shares of the Corporation) is not independent director.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms Heck is a financial professional with many years of experience in the international and domestic oil and gas industry. Her professional career started in the United Kingdom with KPMG, and continued in Canada where she eventually held the position of Associate Partner in KPMG Calgary’s audit practice. From October 2005 until joining Serinus as Director of Finance in June 2012, Ms Heck was the Controller for a domestic upstream oil and gas company with combined production of approximately 47,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day ("boe/d"). Since January 1, 2014 Ms Tracy Heck is the Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") in Serinus Energy.
Vice President, External Relations & Strategy
Mr. Brackman has deep experience in Government and Stakeholder relations. These skills will be critical as Serinus looks to expedite the development of the Moftinu project in Romania. Effective government and stakeholder relations will be key to execution of this project in a timely manner. He will work with the CEO & CFO in developing and implementing corporate strategy.
Vice President, Operations
Mr. Rath is a petroleum engineer with extensive experience in subsurface engineering, reserves classification and drilling operations. Recently Mr. Rath has been responsible for leading a technical team on the construction of a Central Processing Facility. Mr. Rath has extensive experience in both public and private oil and gas companies and has specific managerial experience in Tunisia.