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 14-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 regions. 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.