Michael Y. McGovern
Mr. McGovern is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sherwood Energy, LLC, an aggregator of hydrocarbon reserves through direct ownership of working interests in oil and natural gas leases and currently serves as a Director for Cactus Wellhead, LLC, a manufacturer and servicer of pressure control equipment for offshore and onshore oil and gas production, and Fibrant LLC, a US unit of Fibrant BV, a Netherlands based global producer and supplier of high quality chemical performance products. From 2008 through 2017, Mr. McGovern has served as a director to the following public and private companies operating in the oil and gas and energy industries: Probe Holding Inc., a designer and manufacturer of measurement tools and systems for the global energy industry (2014-2017); Quicksilver Resources Inc., an oil and gas exploration and development company (2013-2016); Long Run Exploration Ltd., an oil and gas acquisition and exploration company (2008-2013); Columbia Chemical Company, a global provider of high quality carbon black additives (2010-2011); and Tronox, Inc. a global producer and marketer of titanium dioxide which is used such as paint, plastic and sunscreen. From September 2002 to August 2007, Mr. McGovern served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pioneer Companies, a chemical manufacturing company. From 1986 through 2002, Mr. McGovern served as Chief Executive Officer of a series of publicly listed oil and gas exploration and production companies: Coho Energy, Inc. (2000-2002); Edisto Resources Corporation (1993-1997); Convest Energy Corporation (1993-1997); Ironstone Group, Inc. (1986-1993); and American Natural Petroleum Company (1986-1993). From 1998 to March 2000, Mr. McGovern was Managing Director of Pembrook Capital Corporation, an energy investment company. Mr. McGovern has also previously served as Chairman of Vermillion Bay Exploration, Inc. and Executive Advisor to Cadent Energy Partners. Mr. McGovern holds a B.S. from Centenary College and attended the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University from 1973-1974 and the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law from 1979-1980.