ConocoPhillips Appoints Mr. Jeffrey A. Joerres to Its Board of Directors

ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) today announced that its board of directors
has elected Mr. Jeffrey A. Joerres to serve as a board member.

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Mr. Jeffrey Joerres (Photo: Business Wire)

Mr. Joerres served as chief executive officer of ManpowerGroup Inc. from
1999 to 2014, as chairman of the board from 2001 to 2014, and as
executive chairman from May 2014 to December 2015. Mr. Joerres joined
ManpowerGroup in 1993 and served as vice president of Marketing and
senior vice president of European Operations and Marketing and Major
Account Development.

“ConocoPhillips will benefit from Jeff’s extensive global leadership
experience and substantial involvement on both public and private
boards,” said Ryan Lance, chairman and chief executive officer of
ConocoPhillips. “We are pleased to add a new director who brings key
qualifications and skills to the current composition of the board and
look forward to his guidance with respect to the company’s operations
and interests.”

Mr. Joerres currently serves on the boards of The Western Union Company,
Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc., Boys and Girls Clubs of
Milwaukee, BMO Harris Bradley Center and Kohler Co.

Mr. Joerres is a former director and chairman of the Federal Reserve
Bank of Chicago and has served as co-chair for the European and Indian
World Economic Forums. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Marquette
University’s College of Business Administration.

The appointment of Mr. Joerres increases the number of ConocoPhillips
directors to 11, of which 10 are independent. Mr. Joerres will serve on
the Audit and Finance Committee and the Committee on Directors’ Affairs
of the ConocoPhillips board.

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About ConocoPhillips

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on
production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas,
ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 17 countries, $71
billion of total assets, and approximately 11,200 employees as of March
31, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,224 MBOED for the three
months ended March 31, 2018, and proved reserves were 5.0 billion BOE as
of Dec. 31, 2017. For more information, go to

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