Management

Grant B. Fagerheim

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Fagerheim has over 30 years of diverse experience in both the upstream and downstream areas of the oil and gas business and is currently our President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to establishing Whitecap Resources Inc. in June 2008, Mr. Fagerheim was the President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Cadence Energy Inc. (formerly, Kereco Energy Ltd.), a public oil and gas company, from January 2005 to September 2008. Mr. Fagerheim founded Ketch Resources Ltd. in October 2002 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer until January 2005.  Mr. Fagerheim founded Ketch Energy Ltd. in April 2000 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer until October 2002. Mr. Fagerheim currently sits on the board of directors of Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd., a public oil and gas company.

Joel M. Armstrong

VP Production & Operations

Mr. Armstrong has over 30 years of diversified engineering and operations experience and has held the position of VP, Production & Operations since 2010.

Prior to joining Whitecap, Mr. Armstrong was VP Operations of Ridgeback Exploration Ltd. from 2005 to 2009.  From 1996 to 2005, he held Manager Operations positions at publicly traded Blue Mountain Energy Ltd. and private Star Oil & Gas Ltd. Mr. Armstrong began his professional career at Kerr-McGee Canada Ltd. in 1990 after graduating from SAIT with a Petroleum Engineering diploma. He is currently an active member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

Daniel J. Christensen

VP Exploration

Mr. Christensen has over 30 years of exploration, prospect development and management experience with senior integrated and private E&D growth companies.  He holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology) degree from the University of Alberta and following graduation in 1984, began his professional career at Dome Petroleum.  Prior to joining Whitecap in 2009, Mr. Christensen previously held positions at Amerada Hess, Hardy O&G, Storm Energy and Capio/Capex.

Mr. Christensen is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG). 

Darin R. Dunlop

VP Engineering

Mr. Dunlop has over 28 years of domestic and international diversified engineering experience. Prior to joining Whitecap in 2009, he held positions at Wascana Energy, Santos, Genesis Exploration/Vintage Petroleum and two private start-up companies, Tiger Energy and Ridgeback Exploration. Mr. Dunlop has a Bachelor of Science (Industrial Engineering) degree from the University of Manitoba (1989) and began his professional career with Chevron Canada Resources. He is a member of APEGGA (Professional Engineer designation) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPF).

Thanh C. Kang

Chief Financial Officer

With over 17 years of financial and managerial experience in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Kang has held the position of Chief Financial Officer since the company’s inception in 2009. From 2005 to 2008, he was VP Finance & CFO of Churchill Energy Inc., a publicly traded energy company. Mr. Kang began his professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP after graduating from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta.

P. Gary Lebsack

VP Land

With over 18 years of mineral land and managerial experience in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Lebsack has held the position of Vice President, Land since the company’s inception in 2009. From 2006 to 2009, he was Vice President, Land at Glamis Resources, a publicly traded energy company. Mr. Lebsack began his professional career with Northrock Resources after graduating from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is an active member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen.

David M. Mombourquette

VP Business Development & IT

Mr. Mombourquette has over 30 years engineering and evaluation experience, and is a past Officer of Ketch Energy Ltd., Ketch Resources Ltd. and Kereco Energy Ltd.  Mr. Mombourquette holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Dalhousie (formerly TUNS) and upon graduation in 1986, he began his professional career at Norcen Energy until 1996.

Mr. Mombourquette is a professional engineer and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and a member of the Board of Governors of the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC).

Jeffery B. Zdunich

VP Finance & Controller

Mr. Zdunich has been Vice President, Finance & Controller since January 1, 2015. Prior to that, he was Controller since joining the company in April 2011. He has over 17 years of financial experience in the oil and gas industry with prior roles at Delphi Energy, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Anadarko Canada. Mr. Zdunich is a member of the Alberta Chartered Professional Accountants and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

Sustainable Growth Within Funds Flow

Whitecap Resources Inc. is an oil-weighted growth company that pays a monthly cash dividend to its shareholders.

We are focused on providing sustainable dividends and profitable per share growth enhanced by value added acquisitions.

Whitecap's common shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol WCP.

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