Leadership Team

Jenkins, Roger

ROGER W. JENKINS

President & Chief Executive Officer

Roger W. Jenkins was elected President & Chief Executive Officer of Murphy Oil Corporation in 2013.  Jenkins joined Murphy in 2001 as Drilling Manager in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where he received various promotions and in early 2007 was promoted to Vice President/General Manager, Sabah Operations.  In September 2007, he was named Senior Vice President, North America.  In 2009, he became President of Murphy Exploration & Production Company and was named Chief Operating Officer for Murphy Oil Corporation in 2012.  ‚Ä®Jenkins earned a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1983. He received an MBA in Finance from Tulane University in 1994 and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. 

Compton, Walter

WALTER K. COMPTON

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Walter K. Compton serves as Executive Vice President & General Counsel for Murphy Oil Corporation.  Compton joined the Law Department of Murphy in 1988 and was promoted to attorney four years later.  In 1996, he was promoted to Manager, Law and Corporate Secretary.  He was named Vice President, Law in 2009 and was promoted to Senior Vice President & General Counsel in 2011.  Compton received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and a law degree from the University of Arkansas.

Eckart, John

JOHN W. ECKART

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

John W. Eckart serves as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.  Eckart joined Murphy in October 1990 as Auditing Manager and was promoted to Assistant Controller in February of 1995.  He received the title of Controller in 2000 and was promoted to Vice President in 2006 and in 2011 was promoted to Senior Vice President. He was promoted to his current role in 2015.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Arkansas and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Caldwell, Keith

keith caldwell

Senior Vice President & Controller

Keith Caldwell serves as Senior Vice President & Controller for Murphy Oil Corporation. Caldwell joined the Company in 2001 as Assistant Controller - Financial Reporting in El Dorado.  In 2007, he was promoted to General Manager, Finance and transferred to Murphy Exploration & Production Company in Houston.  There, he was promoted to Vice President, Finance in 2010.  He was promoted to his current role in 2015.  He holds a bachelor's degree in Finance from Louisiana Tech University.

Hammock, Kelli

KELLI M. HAMMOCK

Senior Vice President, Administration

Kelli M. Hammock serves as Senior Vice President, Administration for Murphy Oil Corporation.  Hammock joined Murphy in 1993 as an Associate Accountant and subsequently received various promotions within the Controller’s Department.  In 2004, she was promoted to Manager, Purchasing and Services in the Administration Department.  Hammock was named General Manager, Administration in 2006 and was promoted to Vice President, Administration in 2009.  Hammock received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Louisiana Tech University.

Tood Montgomery

K. Todd Montgomery

Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning & Services

K. Todd Montgomery serves as Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning & Services.  Montgomery joined Murphy in 2014 to oversee all Corporate Strategic Planning, Procurement, Corporate Reserves, and Oil & Gas Marketing. Montgomery has over 25 years in the oil and gas industry with experience in global production and reservoir engineering and management experience in development and strategic planning.  He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Tim Botner

Ted Botner

Vice President, Law & Corporate Secretary

Ted Botner serves as Vice President, Law & Corporate Secretary. Botner joined Murphy in 2001 as an Attorney and held several positions within the Law Department before being promoted to Commercial Manager for Murphy Sarawak in 2005.  In 2006, he transferred to Houston as Assistant to the President, Murphy Exploration & Production Company. In 2007, he was promoted and transferred to General Manager, Malaysia.  In 2010, he returned as Senior Attorney for Murphy Oil Corporation in El Dorado. He received his law degree at the University of Arkansas and his MBA at Southern Methodist University.  He also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas.

Tim Butler

Tim Butler

Vice President, Tax

Tim Butler serves as Vice President, Tax.  Butler joined Murphy as International Tax Specialist in 1987 at the Company’s office in New Orleans. In 1992, he transferred to El Dorado as Senior International Tax Accountant.  In 1996, Butler was promoted to Supervisor, Research and Foreign Tax and promoted to Manager, Research and Foreign Tax in 2000.  He was promoted to General Manager, Worldwide Taxation in 2007.  He received a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1984. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.

John Gardner

John Gardner

Vice President & Treasurer

John Gardner serves as Vice President & Treasurer. Gardner joined Murphy in 1995 as an Associate Accountant. He held several positions within the Controller’s department before being named Manager, Policies & Procedures in 2004. In 2008, he was named Controller for Murphy Exploration & Production Company-USA. In 2009, Gardner was promoted to Director, Planning and Special Projects for Murphy Eastern Oil Company. He returned to Murphy Exploration & Production Company in 2012 when he was promoted to Assistant Treasurer. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration - Accounting from the University of Louisiana-Monroe in 1994.

Barry Jeffrey

Barry Jeffery

Vice President, Insurance, Security & Risk

Barry Jeffery serves as Vice President, Insurance, Security & Risk.  Jeffery joined Murphy in 1986 as a Thermal Engineer at Murphy Oil Company, Ltd. in Calgary, Canada.  He has held several positions in both the upstream and downstream operating segments of the company.  Jeffery was promoted to Director, Investor Relations in 2010 and Vice President, Investor Relations in 2013. He received a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Calgary in 1981.

 Misner, Allan


ALLAN J. MISNER

Vice President, Internal Audit

Allan J. Misner serves as Vice President, Internal Audit. Misner joined the Company in 2007 with over 22 years experience in internal auditing.  Misner received bachelor's and master's degrees in Accounting from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor.

Whitley, Kelly

Kelly L. Whitley

Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications

Kelly L. Whitley serves as Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications. Whitley joined Murphy with 20 years of investor relations and communications experience with exploration and production as well as oilfield service companies in the U.S. and Canada.  She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Gonzaga University.  

Jenkins, Robert

ROGER W. JENKINS

President

Roger W. Jenkins was elected President & Chief Executive Officer of Murphy Oil Corporation in 2013. Jenkins joined Murphy in 2001 as Drilling Manager in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where he received various promotions and in early 2007 was promoted to Vice President/General Manager, Sabah Operations. In September 2007, he was named Senior Vice President, North America. In 2009, he became President of Murphy Exploration & Production Company and was named Chief Operating Officer for Murphy Oil Corporation in 2012. ‚Ä®Jenkins earned a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1983. He received an MBA in Finance from Tulane University in 1994 and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. 

Coleman, Eugene

EUGENE T. "Gene" COLEMAN

Executive Vice President, Offshore

Eugene T. “Gene” Coleman serves as Executive Vice President, Offshore for Murphy Exploration & Production Company. Coleman joined Murphy in 2001 as Subsea Systems Manager. In 2006, he was promoted to Vice President, US Deepwater Production & Development. In 2008, Coleman was promoted to Vice President, US Operations and in 2009 he was promoted to Vice President, South East Asia and transferred to the Perth, Australia office. While in Perth, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, South East Asia in 2010. Coleman received a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from West Virginia University.

McFadyen, Michael

MICHAEL MCFADYEN

Executive Vice President, Onshore

Michael McFadyen serves as Executive Vice President, Onshore for Murphy Exploration & Production Company and serves as President of Murphy Oil Company, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation. McFadyen joined the Company in 2002 as Drilling Team Leader, Malaysia, and was promoted several times within the Drilling and Operations Departments before his appointment to President of MOCL in 2009. McFadyen graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering.