The company is led by Miguel Galuccio

And a management team comprised of experienced executives of the oil and gas industry.

Our company started as a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), we made an Initial Public Offering (IPO) raising funds that were used in the Initial Business Combination.

On April 4, 2018, Vista completed the acquisition of a fully operational platform with certain conventional and unconventional assets, with interests in certain exploitation concessions, assessment blocks and exploration permits in Argentina. The majority of the Acquired Assets are located in the Neuquina basin. Vista is now estimated to be the fifth largest oil producer, according to the latest available information published by the Argentine Ministry of Energy and Mining.

The acquisition represents proved reserves of 55.7 MMBoe (based on information as of December 31, 2016); average daily production of 27,472 boed (based on information for the first nine months of 2017); in excess of 137,000 acres in the Vaca Muerta unconventional play, the most prominent unconventional formation in the Neuquina basin, including 54,000 acres in the core of Vaca Muerta’s shale oil window that are ready for full scale development.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Miguel Galuccio

Mr. Galuccio is currently an independent member of the board of directors of Schlumberger. Mr. Galuccio served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of YPF, Argentina’s largest oil company, from May 2012 to March 2016, which under his leadership became the largest producer of hydrocarbons from shale formations globally outside North America. Prior to joining YPF, Mr. Galuccio was an employee of Schlumberger and held a number of international positions in the United States, the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Russia and China, his last being President of Schlumberger Production Management. Other senior roles held at Schlumberger included President of Integrated Project Management, General Manager for Mexico and Central America and Real Time Reservoir Manager. Prior to his employment at Schlumberger, he served in various executive positions at YPF and its subsidiaries, including YPF International, where he participated in its internationalization process as Manager within Maxus Energy. Mr. Galuccio holds a degree in petroleum engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires in Argentina.
Chief Financial Officer

Pablo Manuel Vera Pinto

Mr. Vera Pinto was previously the Head of Business Development at YPF Argentina from October 2012 to February 2017 and, prior to that, served as Director of Transformation at YPF from May 2012 until September 2012. Mr. Vera Pinto was a member of the board of directors of the fertilizing company Profertil (a joint venture between Agrium of Canada and YPF), power generation company Central Dock Sud S.A. (a joint venture between Enel of Italy, YPF and Pan American Energy) and gas distributor Metrogas S.A. (controlled by YPF, acquired from British Gas in 2012). Overall, Mr. Vera Pinto led the execution of over 20 mergers and acquisitions transactions during his time at YPF. Previously, Mr. Vera Pinto worked with a private investment firm focused on restructuring acquired businesses where he had experience as Restructuring Manager, Chief Financial Officer and General Manager of the firm’s controlled businesses. Mr. Vera Pinto also worked for management consultancy McKinsey & Company in Europe and investment banking firm Credit Suisse First Boston NA based in New York. Mr. Vera Pinto holds a degree in economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, Argentina and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.
Chief Operations Officer

Juan Garoby

Mr. Garoby served as Interim Vice President of Exploration & Production of YPF from August 2016 to October 2016, Head of Drilling and Completions from April 2014 to August 2016 and Head of Unconventional from June 2012 to April 2014, (when he also served as President of YPF Servicios Petroleros S.A., a YPF-owned drilling contractor). Prior to his time at YPF, Mr. Garoby worked at Schlumberger as Operations Manager for Europe and Africa. Mr. Garoby has also held several positions at Baker Hughes, including Director of Baker Hughes do Brasil, Baker Hughes Centrilift Brazil Country Manager and Baker Hughes Centrilift Ecuador & Peru as Country Manager, among others. Mr. Garoby holds a degree in petroleum engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires in Argentina.
CEO Argentina

Gastón Remy

Mr. Remy was the president of Dow Argentina, and south region of Latin America (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay) from the beginning of 2014 until his departure in March 2018. He entered Dow in 2002 as a Manager of Legal Affairs and in 2015 he moved to Buenos Aires as a Director of Legal Affairs for the south region in Latin America. In 2006 he also led Public Affairs and Government relations in the same area. Two years later he moved to Midland where he was Director for global projects, mergers and acquisitions at the Legal department. Then, in 2011 he moved to San Pablo as a Legal Director for Latin America, prior to return to Argentina in 2014. Mr. Remy is Vice-president 1° for the Instituto para el Desarrollo Empresarial de la Argentina (IDEA) and was the President for the 53° Coloquio Anual (2017). He is a lawyer from Universidad de Buenos Aires (1996), and holds an LLM from University of Columbia, New York (2000). In 2016, he was recognized as a CEO of the year, an award given by PwC, El Cronista newspaper, and Apertura magazine.
Investor Relations Officer

Alejandro Cherñacov

Mr. Cherñacov served as Chief Financial Officer at Jagercor Energy Corp, a small-cap Canadian Securities Exchange-listed E&P company from January 2015 to February 2017. Previously, Mr. Cherñacov served as Investor Relations Officer of YPF, were he was responsible for repositioning the company in the local and international capital markets. Mr. Cherñacov previously held several positions in the Exploration and Production Vice-presidency where his last role was being in charge of the management of the upstream portfolio in Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia. Mr. Cherñacov is holds a degree in economics from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, a Master’s Degree in Finance from the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires and a Strategic Decision and Risk Management Professional Certificate from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Miguel Galuccio

EMr. Galuccio is currently an independent member of the board of directors of Schlumberger. Mr. Galuccio served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of YPF, Argentina’s largest oil company, from May 2012 to March 2016, which under his leadership became the largest producer of hydrocarbons from shale formations globally outside North America. Prior to joining YPF, Mr. Galuccio was an employee of Schlumberger and held a number of international positions in the United States, the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Russia and China, his last being President of Schlumberger Production Management. Other senior roles held at Schlumberger included President of Integrated Project Management, General Manager for Mexico and Central America and Real Time Reservoir Manager. Prior to his employment at Schlumberger, he served in various executive positions at YPF and its subsidiaries, including YPF International, where he participated in its internationalization process as Manager within Maxus Energy. Mr. Galuccio holds a degree in petroleum engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires in Argentina.

Member of the Board of Vista Oil & Gas in representation of Riverstone

Kenneth Ryan

Mr. Ryan is a Partner at Riverstone based in the New York office and responsible for business development within the firm. Prior to joining Riverstone in 2011, Mr. Ryan worked for Gleacher & Company and Gleacher Partners in London and New York, more recently as Managing Director and Co-Head of Investment Banking. Prior to Gleacher, he worked at Goldman Sachs in the US Financial Institutions group in New York, and in the European Financial Institutions and European Advisory groups in London. Mr. Ryan was also co-founder of UCTX, a European internet and media company which he sold in 2001. Currently he serves as member of the investment committee at Riverstone Credit Partners and as member of the board of Riverstone Energy Limited, HES International and Trailstone. Mr. Ryan graduated from the University of Dublin Law School, Trinity College.

Independent member of the Board of Vista Oil & Gas

Susan Segal

Ms. Segal was appointed President and General Director of Americas Society/Council of the Americas in 2003, after working in the private sector in Latin America and other emerging markets throughout more than 30 years. Prior to her current appointment, she was a Partner at Chase Capital Partners/JPMorgan Partners with a focus on private equity in Latin America and pioneering venture capital investments in the region. In her phase as a banker, she focused in investment banking, founding a trading unit for emerging market bonds and, was actively involved in the Latin American debt crisis in the 1980s and 1990s, serving as President of the Board for the Advisory Committees of Chile and Philippines. Ms. Segal is a member of the Board of Americas Society/Council of the Americas, the Tinker Foundation, Scotiabank and Mercado Libre, as well as President of the Board of Scotiabank USA, a private subsidiary of ScotiaBank. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Distinctions received by Ms. Segal include Orden Bernardo O’Higgins (Chile); Orden de San Carlos (Colombia); Orden del Aguila Azteca (Mexico); and the Chamber of Commerce North America-Chile recognized her as Honorary Chilean of the Year in 2013. Ms. Segal graduated from Sarah Lawrence University and received an MBA from Columbia University in the United States.

Independent member of the Board of Vista Oil & Gas

Pierre Jean Sivignon

Mr. Sivignon is an advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Carrefour Group in Paris, where he previously held the position of Deputy CEO, CFO and Member of the Executive Board. Prior experience includes Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Member of the Board of Management at Royal Philips Electronics in Amsterdam. Mr. Sivignon also held various high level financial positions at Faurecia in Paris and Schlumberger Limited in New York and Paris. Mr. Sivignon graduated from French baccalaureate with honors in France and received an MBA from ESSEC (Ecole Superieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales) also in France.

Independent member of the Board of Vista Oil & Gas

Mark Bly

Mr. Bly has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, occupying various executive positions at an international level at British Petroleum (BP). Mr. Bly led several E&P key units in Alaska, the North Sea and in North America. After that, he was part of the E&P Executive Group, in charge of monitoring an international portfolio with units in Angola, Trinidad, Egypt, Algeria and the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Bly led the internal investigation of the Deepwater Horizon incident in 2010, and is the author of “Bly Report” that defined the understanding of such event by the industry and represented the founding of the new organization and global drilling practices program within BP. His last role in BP was Executive Vice President of Security and Operational Risk, where he led the global effort, resulting in security and reliability improvements in the operating units of BP after the incident in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. He is currently an advisor of the Board of Ayata, a company focused on artificial intelligence and prescriptive analysis that provides services to several industries, including the oil and gas industry. Mr. Bly received a Master’s in Structural Engineering from Berkeley University in California and Civil Engineering at Davis University in California.

Independent member of the Board of Vista Oil & Gas

Mauricio Doehner

Mauricio Doehner Cobián has been Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Enterprise Risk Management for CEMEX since May 2014 and is a member of its Executive Committee, reporting directly to the CEO. Mr. Doehner joined CEMEX in 1996 and has held several executive positions in such areas as Strategic Planning and Enterprise Risk Management for Europe, Asia, the Middle East, South America, and Mexico. In particular, he led the interactions and collaboration with various federal governments around the world along with the evaluation of tax regimes, public policy initiatives, and crisis management. Additionally, he worked for the Office of the Mexican Presidency, heading communications with the Mexican public, including diverse issues ranging from governmental reforms to the national budget. Mr. Doehner also worked for Violy Byorum & Partners Investment Bank, reaching the position of Chief of Staff of Violy McCausland, the CEO of the firm. Currently, he is Chairman of the Board of the Cámara Nacional de Cemento (CENACEM) and is a board member of Trust of the Americas, the Confederation of Industrial Chambers, the Center of Citizen Integration, and the Cámara de la Transformación de la Industria de Nuevo León. Mr. Doehner also leads a seminar on economic, financial, and political analysis at the Tecnológico de Monterrey and is a contributor to Business Club Magazine. Mr. Doehner has a B.A. in Economics from the Tecnológico de Monterrey, a Master’s of Business Administration from IESE/IPADE, and a Professional Certificate in Competitive Intelligence from the FULD Academy of Competitive Intelligence in Boston, Massachusetts.