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Chris Kendall , , , Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Christian S. Kendall is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Denbury Inc., and he also serves as a member of Denbury’s Board of Directors. Chris joined Denbury as Chief Operating Officer in September 2015 and was named President in October 2016. He was appointed to his current role as a Director and CEO effective July 1, 2017. Prior to joining Denbury, Chris was with Noble Energy, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Global Operations Services. Over the course of his fourteen-year tenure at Noble Energy, he held a wide range of international and domestic leadership positions, primarily in the Eastern Mediterranean, Latin America, and the Gulf of Mexico. Chris began his career at Mobil Oil Corporation in 1989.

Chris earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Civil Specialty, from the Colorado School of Mines and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. He is a member of the National Petroleum Council and is the Chairman of the board of the Dallas Division of the American Heart Association.

Mark C. Allen , , , Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Assistant Secretary

Mark C. Allen, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Assistant Secretary, is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Allen served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer until June 30, 2009. Before joining Denbury in April 1999, Mr. Allen was Manager of Financial Reporting for ENSCO International Incorporated from November 1996 to April 1999. Prior to November 1996, Mr. Allen was a manager in the accounting firm of Price Waterhouse LLP. Mr. Allen also served as a director of Genesis Energy, L.P. between June 2006 and February 2010 and Encore Energy Partners GP LLC between August 2010 and December 2010.

Jim Matthews , , , Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary

Jim Matthews, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary, joined Denbury in January 2012. Mr. Matthews was a partner with the law firm of Vinson & Elkins LLP from 2001 until joining Denbury in 2012, with a primary focus on representing companies in oil and gas finance transactions. Mr. Matthews served as Managing and Administrative Partner of Vinson & Elkins’ Tokyo office during his last three years with the firm. Mr. Matthews earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University, his Master’s degree from Ohio University and his Juris Doctor degree from Emory University School of Law.

Jenny Cochran , , , Senior Vice President – Business Services

Jenny Cochran, Senior Vice President – Business Services, joined Denbury in 2013 as Director of Compensation. Ms. Cochran has a broad Human Resources background, having previously worked in several leadership roles over 15 years at Temple-Inland, a building products manufacturer with 10,000 employees, most recently serving as Vice-President, Human Resources. Ms. Cochran earned her Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University and her Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.

Matthew Dahan , , , Senior Vice President – Business Development and Technology

Matthew Dahan, Senior Vice President – Business Development and Technology, joined Denbury in October 2010 and has over 30 years of industry experience. Prior to being named Senior Vice President, Mr. Dahan served as Denbury’s Vice President – North Region, and prior to that as Denbury’s Asset Manager for the Cedar Creek Anticline and as Reservoir Engineering Manager for the North Region. Before joining Denbury, Mr. Dahan served as Technical Director for Delta Hydrocarbons, BV in the Netherlands and Director of its affiliates Trefoil E&P S.L., Argentina and Delta Hydrocarbons Hungary Kft. Earlier in his career, Mr. Dahan also worked for Mobil Oil Corporation and Saudi Aramco in various engineering and supervisory roles, both domestically and internationally. Mr. Dahan earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.

David Sheppard , , , Senior Vice President – Operations

David Sheppard, Senior Vice President – Operations, joined Denbury in November 2015 and has more than 25 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. Mr. Sheppard was previously employed at Noble Energy where he held a variety of leadership roles, most recently as the Director of Global Drilling. David’s experience and responsibilities at Noble have included onshore and offshore drilling, development projects, and production engineering. Mr. Sheppard earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.
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