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This excerpt taken from the HOS DEF 14A filed Apr 15, 2009.

Incumbent Class III Directors

 

The names, ages as of April 1, 2009, principal occupations and other information concerning each Class III director, are set forth below.

 

Todd M. Hornbeck, 40, has served as our President and as a director since he co-founded the Company in June 1997. Until February 2002, he also served as Chief Operating Officer. In February 2002, Mr. Todd Hornbeck was appointed Chief Executive Officer and in May 2005, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. Until February 2007, he also served as our Secretary. Mr. Todd Hornbeck worked for the original Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc., from 1991 to 1996, serving in various positions relating to business strategy and development. Following its merger with Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) in March 1996, he accepted a position as Marketing Director—Gulf of Mexico with Tidewater, where his responsibilities included managing relationships and overall business development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico region. He remained with Tidewater until our formation. Mr. Todd Hornbeck currently serves on the Board of Directors of both the National Ocean Industries Association and the Offshore Marine Service Association, and is a member of the International Support Vessel Owners’ Association. Mr. Todd Hornbeck is the son of Larry D. Hornbeck, one of our directors.

 

Patricia B. Melcher, 49, has served as one of our directors since October 2002. Since November 2004, she has co-owned and managed Go Appetit Foods, LLC (formerly Allegretto Ventures, LLC), a privately-owned company manufacturing all natural foods and beverages,

 

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and was named Chief Executive Officer in February 2006. From 1997 to 2006, Ms. Melcher served as the President of Allegro Capital Management, Inc., a privately-owned investment company focused on private equity investments in and consulting to energy-related companies, and served as Interim CEO of Petrocom Energy Ltd., a privately held energy trading firm, from October 1, 2003 to April 1, 2004. From 1989 to 1994, she worked for SCF Partners, L.P., an investment fund sponsor specializing in private equity investments in oilfield service companies, and from 1995 to 1997, she served as a board member and advisory board member of its general partner, L.E. Simmons & Associates, Incorporated. From 1986 to 1989, Ms. Melcher worked for Simmons & Company International, an investment banking firm serving the energy industry.

 

This excerpt taken from the HOS DEF 14A filed Apr 15, 2008.

Incumbent Class I Directors

 

The names, ages as of April 7, 2008, principal occupations and other information concerning each Class I director, are set forth below.

 

Bruce W. Hunt, 50, has served as one of our directors since August 1997 and was appointed Lead Independent Director in May 2005. He has been President of Petrol Marine Corporation since 1988 and President and Director of Petro-Hunt, L.L.C. since 1997, each of which is an energy-related company. Mr. Hunt served as a director of the original Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed publicly traded offshore service vessel company, from November 1992 to March 1996, when it merged with Tidewater Inc.

 

Bernie W. Stewart, 63, has served as one of our directors since November 2001 and served as our Chairman of the Board from February 2002 to May 2005. Mr. Stewart was Senior Vice President, Operations of R&B Falcon Corporation (NYSE:FLC), a contract drilling company, and President of R&B Falcon Drilling U.S., its domestic operating subsidiary, from May 1999 until R&B Falcon Corporation merged with Transocean Sedco Forex Inc. (NYSE:RIG) in January 2001. Between April 1996 and May 1999, he served as Chief Operating Officer of R&B Falcon Holdings, Inc. and as its President from January 1998 until May 1999. From 1993 until joining R&B Falcon Holdings, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the original Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed publicly traded offshore service vessel company, where he was responsible for overall supervision of the company’s operations. From 1986 until 1993, he was President of Western Oceanics, Inc., an offshore drilling contractor. Since leaving R&B Falcon Corporation upon its

 

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merger with Transocean Sedco Forex, Mr. Stewart has been an independent business consultant.

 

This excerpt taken from the HOS DEF 14A filed Apr 5, 2007.

Incumbent Class III Directors

 

The names, ages as of March 27, 2007, principal occupations and other information concerning each Class III director, are set forth below.

 

Todd M. Hornbeck, 38, has served as our President and as a director since he co-founded the Company in June 1997. Until February 2002, he also served as Chief Operating Officer. In February 2002, Mr. Todd Hornbeck was appointed Chief Executive Officer and in May 2005, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. Until February 2007, he also served as our Secretary. Mr. Todd Hornbeck worked for the original Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc., from 1991 to 1996, serving in various positions relating to business strategy and development. Following its merger with Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) in March 1996, he accepted a position as Marketing Director—Gulf of Mexico with Tidewater, where his responsibilities included managing relationships and overall business development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico region. He remained with Tidewater until our formation. Mr. Todd Hornbeck currently serves on the Board of Directors of both the National Ocean Industries Association and the Offshore Marine Service Association, and is a member of the International Support Vessel Owners’ Association. Mr. Todd Hornbeck is the son of Larry D. Hornbeck, one of our directors.

 

Patricia B. Melcher, 47, has served as one of our directors since October 2002. Ms. Melcher has served as the President of Allegro Capital Management, Inc., a privately-owned investment company focused on private equity investments in and consulting to energy-related companies, since 1997, and served as Interim CEO of Petrocom Energy Ltd., a privately held energy trading firm, from October 1, 2003 to April 1, 2004. Since November 2004, she has co-owned and managed Allegretto Ventures, LLC, a privately-owned company manufacturing premium beverages, and was named Chief Executive Officer in February 2006. From 1989 to 1994, she worked for SCF Partners, L.P., an investment fund sponsor specializing in private equity investments in oilfield service companies, and from 1995 to 1997, she served as a board member and advisory board member of its general partner, L.E. Simmons & Associates, Incorporated. From 1986 to 1989, Ms. Melcher worked for Simmons & Company International, an investment banking firm serving the energy industry.

 

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This excerpt taken from the HOS DEF 14A filed Apr 4, 2006.

Incumbent Class III Directors

 

The names, ages as of March 15, 2006, principal occupations and other information concerning each Class III director, are set forth below.

 

Todd M. Hornbeck, 37, has served as our President and Secretary and as a director since he co-founded the Company in June 1997. Until February 2002, he also served as Chief Operating Officer. In February 2002, Mr. Todd Hornbeck was appointed Chief Executive Officer and in May 2005, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Todd

 

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Hornbeck worked for the original Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc., a publicly traded offshore service vessel company, from 1991 to 1996, serving in various positions relating to business strategy and development. Following the merger of Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. with Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) in March 1996, he accepted a position as Marketing Director—Gulf of Mexico with Tidewater, where his responsibilities included managing relationships and overall business development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico region. He remained with Tidewater until our formation. Mr. Todd Hornbeck currently serves on the Board of Directors of both the National Ocean Industries Association and the Offshore Marine Service Association, and is a member of the International Support Vessel Owners’ Association. Mr. Todd Hornbeck is the son of Larry D. Hornbeck and serves as a Board designee for himself and his brother, Troy A. Hornbeck, in accordance with a stockholders’ agreement.

 

Patricia B. Melcher, 46, has served as one of our directors since October 2002. Ms. Melcher has served as the President of Allegro Capital Management, Inc., a privately-owned investment company focused on private equity investments in and consulting to energy-related companies, since 1997, and served as Interim CEO of Petrocom Energy Ltd., a privately held energy trading firm, from October 1, 2003 to April 1, 2004. Since November 2004, she has co-owned and managed Allegretto Ventures, LLC, a privately-owned company manufacturing premium beverages, and was named Chief Executive Officer in February 2006. From 1989 to 1994, she worked for SCF Partners, L.P., an investment fund sponsor specializing in private equity investments in oilfield service companies, and from 1995 to 1997, she served as a board member and advisory board member of its general partner, L.E. Simmons & Associates, Incorporated. From 1986 to 1989, Ms. Melcher worked for Simmons & Company International, an investment banking firm serving the energy industry.

 

This excerpt taken from the HOS DEF 14A filed Mar 31, 2005.

Incumbent Class II Directors

 

The names, ages as of March 15, 2005, principal occupations and other information concerning each Class II director, are set forth below.

 

Larry D. Hornbeck, 66, has served as one of our directors since August 2001. An executive with over 30 years’ experience in the offshore supply vessel, or OSV, business worldwide, Mr. Larry Hornbeck was the founder of the original Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc., a publicly traded offshore service vessel company with over 100 vessels operating worldwide. From its inception in 1981 until its merger with Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW), Mr. Larry Hornbeck served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the original Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. Following the merger, Mr. Larry Hornbeck served as a director of Tidewater from March 1996 until October 2000. From 1969 to 1980, Mr. Larry Hornbeck was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sealcraft Operators, Inc., a publicly held, specialty service OSV company operating worldwide. Mr. Larry Hornbeck is the father of Todd M. Hornbeck and serves as a Board designee for Todd M. Hornbeck and Troy A. Hornbeck, his sons, in accordance with a stockholders’ agreement.

 

David A. Trice, 56, joined our Board of Directors in October 2002. Mr. Trice has served as the President of Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX), an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development and acquisition of crude oil and natural gas properties since May 1999. At Newfield, he has also served as the Chairman of the Board since September 2004, Chief Executive Officer since February 2000 and as a director since 2000. From May 1999 to February 2000, he served as its Chief Operating Officer and from July 1997 to May 1999, he served as its Vice President—Finance and International. Mr. Trice served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Huffco Group, an international exploration and production company, from 1991 to July 1997.

 

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