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TAG Oil CEO Toby Pierce

Toby Pierce

Chief Executive Officer & Director

TAG Oil Ltd. CEO Mr. Toby Robert Pierce, BSc., MBA, is a natural-resource executive with more than 19 years of extensive transactional and valuation experience in deal sizes ranging from several million to $1.3 billion in value. His body of experience, ranging from wellsite geology to Director of Oil and Gas Institutional Research to CEO and President, has given him a wealth of industry knowledge and deep understanding of oil and gas operations, capital markets, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions.

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Abdel (Abby) Badwi

Executive Chairman

Mr. Badwi is a geologist and petroleum industry executive with more than 40 years of international upstream experience, leading public and private energy companies with oil and gas assets in many international jurisdictions.

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Suneel Gupta

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Gupta is a senior executive in the international petroleum oil and gas industry with over 30 years of experience and a successful track record of value creation in oil and gas.

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Barry MacNeil, TAG Oil

Barry MacNeil

Chief Financial Officer, CPA, CGA

Barry MacNeil is a Chartered Professional Accountant who has more than 20 years of accounting experience in public and private practice. He has worked as a corporate accountant for a group of companies involved in sales and services of mining equipment to the international mining industry, as well as a lumber company with export sales to Japan, Europe and Australia.

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Pino Perone, TAG Oil Ltd.

Giuseppe (Pino) Perone

Corporate Secretary and General Counsel

Mr. Perone is a lawyer by background and has extensive corporate experience that stems from practicing as corporate counsel, as well as serving as an executive and director, for various public and private companies in the resource and technology sectors.

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Keith Hill

Keith Hill

Director

Mr. Hill is the Chairman of Black Pearl Resources Inc. (TSX: PXX) and ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. (TSX-V: SNM), and is the CEO of Africa Oil Corp. (TSX-V: AOI). Prior to this, Mr. Hill was instrumental in developing Valkyries Petroleum Corp.

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Shawn Reynolds

Director

Mr. Reynolds is Portfolio Manager of Van Eck Securities Corporation which he joined in 2005. He currently serves as Portfolio Manager for Van Eck’s Global Hard Assets Strategy where he is responsible for company research and portfolio construction.

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Thomas Hickey

Director

Mr. Hickey is an attorney of the State of California and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. Mr. Hickey brings to TAG over 20 years' international oil and gas sector experience in M&A, corporate governance, compliance & ethics, and group restructuring and consolidation during his time with the operators Hess Corporation and Kuwait Energy and the service contractors Transocean and Subsea 7.  

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Gavin Wilson

Director

Gavin Wilson is an Investment Manager for Meridian Group of Companies, a private investment company, which has a significant shareholding in TAG Oil. Mr. Wilson was the Founder and Manager of RAB Energy and RAB Octane, listed investment funds, from 2004 until 2011.

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Chris Beltgens

Vice President, Corporate Development

Mr. Beltgens has over 15 years of investment, business development and corporate finance experience and has been with TAG Oil since 2015. In 2007, Mr. Beltgens joined the London office of Tristone Capital, an energy focused boutique investment bank based in Calgary.

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