Our leadership

Successful organizations begin with great leadership.

Our leaders take an active role in shaping Ovintiv’s strategy, culture and values. Leaders set the pace for their teams. At Ovintiv, effective leadership inspires in others a willingness to drive innovation, take on challenges and remain focused on the job at hand.

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Brendan McCracken

President & Chief Executive Officer

Brendan McCracken

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. McCracken has served as President & CEO of Ovintiv since August 2021.

With 25 years of industry experience, he has played a significant role in defining company strategy, positioning Ovintiv for success. Mr. McCracken has held a range of senior leadership positions at Ovintiv, including the role of President, Executive Vice-President of Corporate Development and External Affairs, Vice-President and General Manager of Canadian Operations and Vice-President of Investor Relations.

Mr. McCracken is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. He is active in several organizations including the American Exploration and Production Council and the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

Mr. McCracken graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and from the University of Oxford with a Master of Business Administration.

Corey Code

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Corey Code

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

As executive vice president and chief financial officer, Corey Code is accountable for leading Ovintiv’s financial operations. He plays a vital role in executing the company strategy, ensuring Ovintiv has a strong balance sheet and the resources in place to manage financial risks and optimize its financial performance. Code’s focus is on capital allocation and shareholder returns.

Code, who joined an Ovintiv predecessor company in 1999, has served in numerous leadership roles during his nearly 25 years with the company. He

most recently served as vice president of investor relations and strategy, and prior to that, as treasurer and vice president, portfolio management. He has been instrumental in the formulation, assessment and implementation of Ovintiv’s strategy.

Code graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a bachelor of commerce. He also received a masters of business administration from Queen’s University and is a chartered accountant.

Meghan Eilers

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Meghan Eilers

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Meghan Eilers was named Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, in March 2022 and is responsible for overseeing Ovintiv’s legal and compliance functions.

Previously, Meghan held the position of Vice President, Legal Operations, supporting Ovintiv’s North American operations. Meghan came to Ovintiv in 2019 through the Newfield merger, where she had served as Newfield’s Associate General Counsel. Prior to joining Newfield, Meghan served in several positions at Noble Energy from 2007 to 2018.

In 2020, she was awarded the Texas Lawyer’s Women in Energy Profession Excellence Award recognizing her work in the Newfield/Encana merger as well as Encana’s reorganization and name change to Ovintiv.

Meghan received a Bachelor of Arts in both Economics and Political Science from Houston Baptist University and earned her JD degree from Baylor University School of Law. She is a member of both the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association.

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Greg Givens

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Greg Givens

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Greg Givens was named chief operating officer in September 2019. He is accountable for delivering operational excellence across Ovintiv’s North American assets including leveraging the Company’s top-tier plays, optimizing base production to reduce costs, increasing netbacks and enhancing profitability.

Previously, Givens was vice president and general manager for Ovintiv’s Texas operations where he was instrumental in the Company’s success in both the Permian Basin and the Eagle Ford. He has more than two decades of leadership and operating experience in the oil and gas industry—working

in all facets of the business including drilling and completions, reservoir engineering, development, operations and business development.

Givens was a founding officer of EP Energy, where as vice president of the Eagle Ford division, he led the development of a 90,000 net acre asset with an annual capital budget of $1.2 billion. He began his career at Sonat Exploration which later merged with El Paso Production Company.

Givens recently served as a board member on the Permian Basin Petroleum Association and concluded a three-year term on the board of the Texas Oil & Gas Association.

Givens is a petroleum engineering graduate from Texas A&M University and has a masters in business administration from Rice University.

Rachel Moore

Executive Vice President, Corporate Services

Rachel Moore

Executive Vice President, Corporate Services

Rachel Moore joined Ovintiv in 2015. She is responsible for managing Ovintiv’s human resources, information technology, communications, sustainability, administrative services and government relations.

Before moving into her current role, Moore previously served as vice president, human resources, for the Company. Her two decades of experience in corporate services, within a variety of industries, provided a critical foundation for Moore to develop and implement successful strategies in areas such as total compensation, organizational effectiveness, workforce planning, systems implementations, change management and communications.

Prior to joining Ovintiv, Moore held a variety of senior leadership positions including executive vice president, human resources at Savanna Energy Services Corporation, and vice president, human resources at Enerflex Systems Ltd.

Moore is the past chair of the board of directors for the United Way of Calgary and area, and also serves on the strategic planning and governance committee. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science and a master of business administration from the University of Calgary.

Renée Zemljak

Executive Vice President, Midstream, Marketing & Fundamentals

Renée Zemljak

Executive Vice President, Midstream, Marketing & Fundamentals

Renée Zemljak has more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry including marketing, trading, transportation, commercial midstream, commodity derivatives, commodity research and price risk management. In addition to her leadership roles at Ovintiv, she has held management positions at North American Resources Company, Montana Power and PanCanadian.

As executive vice president, midstream, marketing & fundamentals, Zemljak is responsible for marketing Ovintiv’s natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids, and executing the Company’s commercial midstream negotiations. She also is responsible for leading an energy fundamentals team focused on the assessment of global energy markets and trends, executing a comprehensive commodity price risk management program and contributing to the overall strategic direction of Ovintiv. Her leadership has been

instrumental in the development and implementation of Ovintiv’s strategic plan as it relates to capital allocation, portfolio management and revenue maximization.

Zemljak joined Ovintiv in 2002 as vice president of USA marketing, which led to her current position as executive vice president.

She has been recognized as a distinguished alumnus of Montana Tech and was awarded the Montana Tech Alumni Recognition Award. Zemljak has been honored as a Top Woman in Energy by the Denver Business Journal multiple times. In 2016, she was recognized as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil & Gas by the Oil & Gas Diversity Council in Houston. Zemljak founded the Encana Women’s Network, an internal network focused on inspiring and empowering women to reach their full potential in the energy industry.

She received bachelor of science degrees in both finance and accounting, with an emphasis on computers, from the University of Montana.