Andrew J. Szescila (age 68), Director
Mr. Szescila has been a non-executive director of the Company since February 1998 and is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of Frontera’s Board. He was formerly the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Baker Hughes Inc. until retirement in January 2004, having previously served as President of Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations and Senior Vice President of Baker Hughes Inc. since July 1997. Before 1997, Mr. Szescila was Vice President of Baker Hughes Inc. from 1995 and President of Hughes Christensen Company, B.J. Services International and Baker Service Tools. Mr. Szescila earned a B.S. degree from Mississippi State University.