Mr. Granger was appointed as our President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2013 and serves as a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Granger served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Molopo Energy Limited, an oil and gas exploration and production company, from January 2012 to January 2013, and as President and Chief Executive Officer, and director of Compton Petroleum Corporation from January 2009 to December 2011. Prior thereto, Mr. Granger held the office of Vice President, Asset Optimization and Chief Operating Officer at Paramount Energy Trust and, prior to that, Managing Director of TAQA North following the acquisition of Primewest Energy by TAQA in January of 2008. Mr. Granger had been the Chief Operating Officer of Primewest which he joined in 1999. Mr. Granger has more than 28 years of extensive experience in exploitation, production operations and asset management. Mr. Granger graduated from Carleton University with a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering.