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James B. Jennings

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Distinguished Alumni 2019

  • 1967 MS

Mr. Jennings served as a Senior Advisor to Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (a banking and financial services firm) from February 2009 through December 2011. From April 2004 until December 2007, Mr. Jennings served as Chairman of the Board of Hunt Oil Company (a Dallas-based oil and natural gas company). Prior to that time, Mr. Jennings held various executive positions with Hunt Oil Company, including President/Director and Executive Vice President of International and U.S. Exploration, and Group Vice President - World Exploration and Production. Mr. Jennings served on the Board of Directors of Hunt Oil Company from 1991 to 2007. Mr. Jennings served on the Board of Directors of VAALCO Energy, Inc. from June 2013 until his retirement in December 2015 and was lead independent director of VAALCO from September 2013 through December 2015. Mr. Jennings has extensive senior leadership experience in the oil and natural gas industry, including international operations. He also possesses valuable skills in the area of strategic planning.

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