Director; President and chief Executive Officer
Mr. Brad Johnson joined Ultra Petroleum in 2008 as Director, Reservoir Engineering and Planning, before being named Vice President, Reservoir Engineering and Development in 2011 and Senior Vice President of Operations in 2014. Effective February 28, 2018, he was promoted to Interim Chief Executive Officer and appointed to our Board of Directors, and effective March 1, 2019, he was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Ultra, Mr. Johnson was employed by Anadarko Petroleum for 13 years where he served in various engineering and leadership roles in several assets located in onshore North America, shelf and deep-water Gulf of Mexico and in Algeria. Mr. Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and an M.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and is a licensed professional engineer in Texas, Colorado, Wyoming and Pennsylvania. The Board believes Mr. Johnson is a valuable member of the Board because of the deep expertise, experience and knowledge he has developed as a result of his work and management of the exploration and development of our Pinedale field assets over more than the past decade.