|J. Larry Nichols||Executive Chairman|
J. Larry Nichols, 71, is a co-founder of Devon and has been a director since 1971. He was elected executive chairman in June 2010, after holding the position of chairman and chief executive officer since 1980. Nichols graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in geology and he completed his juris doctorate at the University of Michigan in 1967, where he was a member of the Order of Coif and a comment editor of Law Review. Nichols served as law clerk to Chief Justice Earl Warren and Justice Tom Clark of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1967 to 1968. He then served as special assistant to Assistant Attorney General William Rehnquist in the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.
A leader in the industry, Nichols serves on the executive committee of the board of directors for America’s Natural Gas Alliance and the National Association of Manufacturers and is on the board of the Business Industry Political Action Committee in Washington, D.C. He is a former chairman and a current director of the American Petroleum Institute and is former chairman of the American Exploration & Production Council.
John Richels, 62, 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 previously served as a director of a number of publicly traded companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from York University and a law degree from the University of Windsor.
|Robert H. Henry|
|Robert H. Henry, 60, joined the board of directors in August 2010 and currently serves as president of Oklahoma City University. Henry was appointed judge to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in 1994 by former President Bill Clinton where he served most recently as chief judge until 2010. Prior to his appointment, Henry was dean and professor of law at Oklahoma City University School of Law from 1991 to 1994. In 1987, Henry was elected attorney general of Oklahoma where he served until 1991. He also served as an Oklahoma state representative from 1976 to 1986. Henry earned a bachelor's degree with high honors from the University of Oklahoma and a juris doctorate degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.||http://www.dvn.com/SiteCollectionImages/About/Management-Director-Images/Full%20Images/Henry_Robert_5x7(RGB).JPG|
|John A. Hill||Lead Director|
John A. Hill, 71, joined the board of directors in 2000 following Devon’s merger with Santa Fe Snyder Corp. He has been with First Reserve Corp., an oil and gas investment management company, since 1983 and is currently its vice chairman and managing director. Prior to creating First Reserve Corp., Hill was president and chief executive officer of several investment banking and asset management companies and served as the deputy administrator of the Federal Energy Administration during the Ford Administration. Hill is chairman of the board of trustees of the Putnam Funds in Boston, a trustee of Sarah Lawrence College and director of various companies controlled by First Reserve Corp.
|Michael M. Kanovsky|
Michael M. Kanovsky, 65, joined the board of directors in 1998. He was a co-founder of Northstar Energy Corp. and served on Northstar’s board of directors from 1982 to 1998. Kanovsky is president of Sky Energy Corporation and also serves as a director of Accrete Energy Inc., ARC Resources Ltd., Bonavista Petroleum Ltd., Pure Technologies Ltd. and TransAlta Corp.
|Robert A. Mosbacher Jr.|
|Robert A. Mosbacher, age 62, was appointed to the Board of Directors in April 2009. Mosbacher previously served as a member of the Board from 1999 until 2005, at which time he resigned to accept an appointment by the Bush administration to serve as president and chief executive officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, an independent agency of the U.S. government that supports private capital investment in emerging markets around the world, where he served until January 2009. He previously served as president and chief executive officer of Mosbacher Energy Company, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, from 1986 to 2005. Mosbacher currently serves as a director of Calpine Corporation.||http://www.dvn.com/SiteCollectionImages/About/Management-Director-Images/Full%20Images/mosbacher_rob_5x7.jpg|
|Duane C. Radtke|
|Duane C. Radtke, 65, joined the board of directors in August 2010. He currently serves as president and chief executive officer of Valiant Exploration LLC. From 2001 to 2007 he served as president and chief executive officer of Dominion Exploration and Production, a subsidiary of Dominion Resources Inc. Following Devon's 2000 merger with Santa Fe Snyder, Radtke served as president of Devon's international division until joining Dominion Resources. He began his energy industry career in 1971 as an engineer for Texas Pacific Oil Company. Radtke earned a bachelor's degree in mining engineering from the University of Wisconsin.||http://www.dvn.com/SiteCollectionImages/About/Management-Director-Images/Full%20Images/Radtke_Duane_5x7(RGB).JPG|
|Mary P. Ricciardello|
Mary P. Ricciardello, 58, joined the board of directors in 2007. She retired in 2002 after a 20-year career with Reliant Energy Inc., a leading independent power producer and marketer. Ricciardello began her career with Reliant in 1982 and served in various financial management positions with the company including comptroller, vice president and most recently as senior vice president and chief accounting officer. She serves on the boards of U.S. Concrete and Noble Corp. and is a Certified Public Accountant.