William B. Berry
BERRY Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Berry served as Executive Vice President, Exploration and Production, of ConocoPhillips Company from 2003 until his retirement on January 1, 2008.
Mr. Berry served as Executive Vice President, Exploration and Production, of ConocoPhillips Company from 2003 until his retirement on January 1, 2008. He has more than 30 years of experience with ConocoPhillips and Phillips Petroleum Company, which became part of ConocoPhillips in August 2002. While with these companies, he served at various times in other executive positions including President, Asia Pacific; Senior Vice President of Exploration and Production, Eurasia-Middle East; Vice President of Exploration and Production, Eurasia; and Vice President of International Exploration and Production, New Ventures. Throughout his career, Mr. Berry has been based in several locations across the world including London, England; Abidjan, Ivory Coast; Stavanger, Norway; Shekou and Beijing, China; and Singapore. He was recognized by the government of China as one of the 31 outstanding foreign experts in 1996. He has served on the boards of directors of Willbros Group, Inc. since February 2008; Teekay Corporation since June 2012; and Access Midstream Partners, L.P. since June 2013. He previously served on the board of directors of Nexen, Inc. from December 2008 to June 2013. Mr. Berry holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Mississippi State University.