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Stuart J. B. Bradie
Stuart J. B. Bradie

President & Chief Executive Officer

Stuart J. B. Bradie assumed the role of President and CEO for KBR, Inc. on June 2, 2014. With 30 years of industry experience, he leads KBR from its global headquarters in Houston, Texas.

Mr. Bradie joined KBR from WorleyParsons Ltd., where he held the position of Group Managing Director – Operations and Delivery. In that role, he led the group’s global operations across more than 40 countries in the hydrocarbons, mining, chemicals, power and infrastructure sectors. Mr. Bradie joined Worley Parsons in 2001 and was previously Managing Director across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Prior to joining Worley Parsons, Mr. Bradie held Managing Director and Country Manager roles with PT Kvaerner Indonesia and Kvaerner Philippines.

Mr. Bradie has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Aberdeen University and a Master of Business Administration from the Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University.

Mr. Bradie joined the KBR Board in August 2014.

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Mark Sopp
Mark Sopp

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Mark W. Sopp serves as KBR’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He joined KBR in February 2017.

Mr. Sopp brings many years of financial leadership experience to KBR. From 2005 to 2015, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President for Leidos Holdings, Inc., previously called Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), which is one of the largest publicly traded government contractors in the U.S., and also has significant technically focused commercial professional-services operations, including serving energy markets. Previously, Mr. Sopp served in various executive positions with Titan Corporation, also involved in government contracting and commercial business areas.

Mr. Sopp earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from New Mexico State University and completed the executive program from the Anderson School at UCLA.

Eileen G. Akerson
Eileen G. Akerson

General Counsel

Eileen G. Akerson became Executive Vice President and General Counsel in November 2014. Previously, Ms. Akerson served in an operational role as Senior Vice President, Commercial responsible for project commercial management and oversight of the review and approval process for significant transactions and joint venture relationships. Prior to that role, she served as Vice President, Legal and Chief Counsel and was responsible for managing the legal functions for the Hydrocarbons Business Group. She also provided advice and counsel to senior management on company policies affecting ethics and compliance matters. Before joining KBR in 1999, Ms. Akerson worked as an attorney for Spriggs & Hollingsworth in Washington D.C.

Ms. Akerson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Catholic University of America and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. She is a member of the bars of Texas, Connecticut and the District of Columbia.

Ian J. Mackey
Ian J. Mackey

Executive Vice President & Chief Corporate Officer

Ian J. Mackey is responsible for Human Resources, Information Technology, Real Estate, and Travel. Mr. Mackey is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Brown & Root Industrial Services, KBR’s industrial services joint venture. He joined KBR in January 2015.

Previously, Mr. Mackey served as KBR’s Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources. Mr. Mackey is highly experienced in leading human resources in the engineering and construction industry, with extensive experience in global businesses. Mr. Mackey was previously the Global People Director at WorleyParsons Services, where he was responsible for the overall strategy and delivery of all human resources activities for the company. Before joining WorleyParsons in 2006, Mr. Mackey spent nine years as the Director of Human Resources at Carillion PLC.

Mr. Mackey is a graduate of the Ashridge Management College, Tarmac Executive Programme and Carillion Accelerated Leadership Programme, Corporate Top 20 Development Programme.

Greg S. Conlon
Greg S. Conlon

Chief Digital & Development Officer

Greg S. Conlon is responsible for KBR’s digital strategy and implementation effort, in addition to leading KBR’s global Business Development team. Mr. Conlon joined KBR in May 2016.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Conlon served as KBR’s Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer and was responsible for KBR’s Strategy, Global Business Development, Marketing, Consulting, and Mergers and Acquisitions divisions. Previously, Mr. Conlon served as KBR’s President, Asia-Pacific (APAC) and was responsible for Engineering and Construction (E&C) and Government Services (GS) in that region. Mr. Conlon’s broad background in global contracting and sales, coupled with his experience managing businesses in the APAC region, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, bring additional perspective to his role as Chief Digital and Development Officer. Mr. Conlon has over 25 years of experience in the E&C business, with global experience across a range of subsectors from hydrocarbons to specialist infrastructure. He progressed from engineering project management and engineering design to operational management in Asia, Europe and North America.

Mr. Conlon holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

Byron Bright
Byron Bright

President, Government Services U.S.

Byron Bright, Jr. is responsible for KBR’s U.S. Government Solutions business. He joined KBR in June 2010 and has served in multiple roles, including Vice President of Business Development and Senior Vice President of Operations for U.S. Government Services. Prior to joining KBR, Mr. Bright supported the government services business at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. and served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force primarily working in the Developmental Test and Engineering career field supporting weapons development and rotary wing aircraft flight testing.

Mr. Bright is a distinguished graduate from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Mechanics. He holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. Mr. Bright also graduated from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and has flown in over 25 different aircraft as a Flight Test Engineer.

Andrew Barrie
Andrew Barrie

President, Government Services – EMEA

Andrew Barrie is KBR’s President, Government Solutions – EMEA. Mr. Barrie also serves on the boards of directors of Aspire Defence Limited and Affinity Flying Training Services Limited, two of KBR’s joint venture companies.

Mr. Barrie joined KBR in 1990 and has served in multiple roles, including Senior Vice President Business Acquisition and Vice President Commercial. He brings over 30 years’ experience in business development, commercial management and leadership across the government, infrastructure and energy markets.

Mr. Barrie holds a Bachelor of Business from Kingston University London and a diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors.

Farhan Mujib
Farhan Mujib

President, Hydrocarbons Delivery Solutions

Farhan Mujib is responsible for Offshore and Onshore energy project execution — with special focus on LNG/GTL, Oil & Gas, and Downstream. He joined KBR in 1988. During his 30-year career with KBR, Mr. Mujib has worked in Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East, employing his in-depth knowledge of international project requirements, cultural sensitivities and business practices to manage a number of major developments. Prior to his current role, he held positions of Executive Vice President, Commercial and Executive Vice President, Operations.

Mr. Mujib holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology in Lahore, Pakistan; a Master of Engineering from the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, Thailand; and a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He is a Fellow, Institution of Engineers, Australia and is a Chartered Professional Engineer.

John T. Derbyshire
John T. Derbyshire

President, Technology Solutions

John T. Derbyshire is responsible for KBR’s global technology licensing business, delivering technology, proprietary equipment, engineering and technical services to the refining, petrochemical, coal monetization and synthesis gas segments. He joined KBR in 2008.

Mr. Derbyshire’s 38 years of experience have focused on managing companies involved in engineering design, technology licensing, project execution and customer services. Earlier in his KBR career, Mr. Derbyshire served as KBR’s Senior Vice President, Commercial Management for the Technology Business Unit. Before joining KBR, Mr. Derbyshire was Vice President and General Manager of Invensys Process Systems global solutions business and held numerous executive leadership roles at Aspen Technology. He also served as a Vice President, Sales and Marketing at ABB Process Automation.

Mr. Derbyshire holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Salford in the UK.

Jay Ibrahim
Jay Ibrahim

President, Energy Solutions - Services

Jay Ibrahim is responsible for global Energy Solutions Services with special focus on consultancy and industrial services. He joined KBR in May 2015.

Previously, Mr. Ibrahim served as KBR’s President – EMEA, and prior to that role he served as KBR’s President – Engineering and Construction (E&C), EMEA. Mr. Ibrahim has over 22 years of experience in the Middle East Region, serving in a variety of engineering, project management, business development and business management roles for Parsons E&C/WorleyParsons. Mr. Ibrahim has a wealth of experience in complex contract negotiations, business analysis and management, and long-range strategic planning in international markets across multiple business sectors. He has a background in developing customer relationships, with a focus on profitable business and achieving corporate goals.

Mr. Ibrahim holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Wichita State University and a Diploma in Advanced Management from Harvard University.

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