CORPORATE STRUCTURE





Gonzalo Gil White - CEO

Mr. Gil is also President of the Executive Committee and Founding Partner of Navix, a specialty finance company in Mexico with a strong focus on the oil & gas industry and Managing Partner at Axis Capital Management, a private investment firm.

Prior to launching Navix, Mr. Gil established several funding vehicles such as Navitas Investments, BV and Artro Holdings, BV, which have financed more than US$1 billion in projects in the oil & gas industry since 2005. Before joining Axis, he worked at Equity Group Investments, the investment arm of Sam Zell, where he was Vice-President for Latin America and oversaw corporate and real estate investments throughout the region. He also worked in the Latin America M&A and corporate finance division of Goldman Sachs & Co and was a founding member of Banamexs structured finance division.

Mr. Gil received an MBA from Stanford University and a Law degree from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).


Manuel Olea Villanueva - Deputy Director to the CEO

Mr. Olea has 19 years of experience in a variety of sectors. Before joining Oro Negro he was VP and General Manager for Latin America for Nilfisk, where he was in charge of the company´s expansion and led several acquisitions in the region such as Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Colombia.

He was the director for the Business Development & Sales in North America for Bombardier, structuring and leading bid proposals for the company and developing the strategy for the Americas.

Mr. Olea has a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana and an MBA from University of Texas.


Steven R. Meheen – Chief Operating Officer

Steve was CEO of X-Drill before joining Oro Negro. X-Drill has specialized in the developing of the Next Generation ultra deepwater drillships with higher hook load capacities and 20,000 psi well control equipment. Prior, he was President and COO of Frontier Drilling, from December 2005 to August 2010, where he developed Frontier into a deepwater drilling contractor with over US$2.2 billion in contract backlog, and was instrumental in the development of Frontier culminating in its $2.3 billion sale to Noble Corporation.

Mr. Meheen has been in the oil & gas and energy sectors for the past 35 years, serving also with SEDCO, Mobil Oil, Santa Fe, Falcon Drilling, RB Falcon and Merlin Energy. Predominant experiences are in offshore oil & gas, specifically drilling, field development, business development, and M&A.


Guillerno Nava y Gómez Tagle - Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Nava has over 48 years of experience in the financial, media and retail sectors. He has been a member of the Board of Televisa and presiding financial, planning, and investment committees in several companies.

From 1998 to 2008, he worked at Televisa, as Vice-President of Finance, participating in the company´s restruc- turing by redefining the Financial Planning, Risk Management and Treasury divisions. He also served as Vice-President of Administration of Contents Production and worked in Bankers Trust as Vice-President of Business Development, analyzing and structuring the bases to exploit an AFORE (Afore XXI).

Mr. Nava collaborated for 10 years with Citibank, leading the Treasury in Mexico and performing as Vice-President of the Investment Banking division in Colombia.

He was also Administrative and Financial Director at the local divisions of McKinsey & Co. and Bank of America, in which he also served as Private Banking Director.

Mr. Nava has a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from UNAM in Mexico City and a holds a Finance diploma at ITAM.


Alonso del Val Echeverria - Chief Legal Counsel

Mr. Del Val, with over 14 years of experience in the legal and financial sectors, has extensive practice in financial and brokerage operations in Latin America.

Before joining Oro Negro, Mr. Del Val worked seven years for Bulltick Capital Markets, an investment firm with headquarters in Miami. Also, Mr. Del Val has had considerable involvement in private practice. He has more than seven years of legal experience in client counseling in the United States of America and Latin America. From 1998 to 2004 he worked with Martínez, Algaba, Estrella De Haro y Galván-Duque, S.C., a law firm in Mexico City, where he represented foreign and national clients, mainly financial institutions. After completing his cycle in such law firm, Mr. Del Val was invited to participate as an associate of Roman y Gordillo, S.C., a boutique law firm in Mexico City.

Mr. Del Val has a Bachelor degree in Law from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and has a LLM from Northwestern University in Chicago.




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