Mr. Gerry served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer for VAALCO Energy, Inc. from August 1997 through October 20, 2013. Effective October 21, 2013 Mr. Gerry assumed the position of Executive Chairman and served as Chairman of the Board until becoming Chairman Emeritus effective June 4, 2014.
Mr. Gerry currently serves on the Board of Directors of Integrity Bank, an independent bank located in Houston, Texas and on the Board of Texas Children’s Hospital. Mr. Gerry is a member of the University of Texas Press Advisory Council. Mr. Gerry also served on the Board of Directors of Plains Exploration and Production Company from 2004 through December 31, 2010. From February 1994 until August 1997, Mr. Gerry served as Vice-Chairman of Nuevo Energy Company. Prior to being appointed Vice-Chairman of Nuevo, Mr. Gerry had served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Nuevo since its formation in March 1990. Mr. Gerry served as Senior Vice President of Energy Assets International Corporation from January 1989 until March 1990. Mr. Gerry will not be standing for reelection at the June 2014 Annual Meeting of the shareholders.