Denbury Management

Management criteria checks 2/4

Denbury's CEO is Chris Kendall, appointed in Oct 2016, he has a tenure of 6.67 years. His total yearly compensation is $6.89M , comprised of 11.2% salary and 88.8% bonuses, including company stock and options. He directly owns 0.069% of the company’s shares, worth $3.16M. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 5.5 years and 2.8 years respectively.

Key information

Chris Kendall

Chief executive officer


Total compensation

CEO salary percentage11.2%
CEO tenure6.7yrs
CEO ownership0.07%
Management average tenure5.5yrs
Board average tenure2.8yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

Improved Earnings Required Before Denbury Inc. (NYSE:DEN) Shares Find Their Feet

May 30
Improved Earnings Required Before Denbury Inc. (NYSE:DEN) Shares Find Their Feet

Denbury Inc. (NYSE:DEN) Shares Could Be 25% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Apr 17
Denbury Inc. (NYSE:DEN) Shares Could Be 25% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Investors Shouldn't Overlook Denbury's (NYSE:DEN) Impressive Returns On Capital

Mar 31
Investors Shouldn't Overlook Denbury's (NYSE:DEN) Impressive Returns On Capital

Denbury Q4 2022 Earnings Preview

Feb 22

Denbury gains amid renewed Exxon takeover speculation

Jan 12

Denbury (NYSE:DEN) Could Become A Multi-Bagger

Dec 26
Denbury (NYSE:DEN) Could Become A Multi-Bagger

Denbury partners with Weyerhaeuser for a CO2 sequestration site in Mississippi

Dec 12

Buy Denbury As The EOR Market Is Growing

Nov 17

Denbury Q3 2022 Earnings Preview

Nov 02

Denbury gains on takeover speculation

Sep 28

We Think Denbury (NYSE:DEN) Might Have The DNA Of A Multi-Bagger

Sep 16
We Think Denbury (NYSE:DEN) Might Have The DNA Of A Multi-Bagger

Denbury: Appears Fairly Priced After Shares Jumped In Response To News Of A Potential Sale

Sep 05

Denbury jumps 12% on report of sales process

Aug 17

Denbury's (NYSE:DEN) Earnings Are Of Questionable Quality

Aug 12
Denbury's (NYSE:DEN) Earnings Are Of Questionable Quality

Denbury Q2 2022 Earnings Preview

Aug 03

Denbury Resources: Carbon Solutions Business May Provide Significant Upside

Jun 18

Denbury: Carbon Solutions Business Ramping Up

Apr 05

Denbury: High Exposure To Future Oil Prices

Jan 18

Carbon Capture Attracting Investment - Denbury Leading The Charge

Aug 13

Denbury Inc. 2021 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

May 07

Denbury Q1 2021 Earnings Preview

May 05

Denbury to buy Wyoming CO2 enhanced oil recovery fields for $12M

Dec 29

Denbury reports Q3 results

Nov 16

Denbury: Carbon Capture Business A Major Differentiator

Nov 02

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Chris Kendall's remuneration changed compared to Denbury's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Mar 31 2023n/an/a


Dec 31 2022US$7mUS$772k


Sep 30 2022n/an/a


Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021US$2mUS$772k


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020US$22mUS$743k


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019US$5mUS$824k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018US$6mUS$775k


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017US$4mUS$639k


Sep 30 2017n/an/a


Jun 30 2017n/an/a


Mar 31 2017n/an/a


Dec 31 2016US$4mUS$538k


Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD6.89M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.80M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Chris Kendall (56 yo)





Mr. Christian S. Kendall, also known as Chris, has been Chief Executive Officer of Denbury Inc. since July 01, 2017 and has been its President since October 3, 2016. Mr. Kendall served as the Chief Operati...

Leadership Team

Christian Kendall
$ 3.2m
Mark Allen
Executive VP14yrsUS$3.59m0.58%
$ 26.3m
David Sheppard
Executive VP & COO5.5yrsUS$2.20m0.023%
$ 1.0m
James Matthews
Executive VP11.4yrsUS$2.20m0.017%
$ 753.3k
Nicole Jennings
VP & Chief Accounting Officer2.4yrsno data0.12%
$ 5.5m
Matthew Dahan
Senior Vice President of Business Development & Technology5.5yrsno datano data
Brad Whitmarsh
Executive Director of Investor Relation2.3yrsno datano data
John Filiatrault
Senior Vice President of CO2 Supply and Pipeline Operations5.5yrsno datano data
Jenny Cochran
Senior Vice President of Business Services2.4yrsno datano data
Nikulas Wood
Senior Vice President – CCUS2.2yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: DEN's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Christian Kendall
$ 3.2m
Kevin Meyers
Independent Chairman11.9yrsUS$397.88k0.0063%
$ 288.7k
James Chapman
Independent Director2.8yrsUS$267.46k0.0042%
$ 192.3k
Lynn Peterson
Independent Director6.1yrsUS$253.71k0.0042%
$ 192.3k
Caroline Angoorly
Independent Director2.8yrsUS$258.71k0.0042%
$ 192.3k
Brett Wiggs
Independent Director2.8yrsUS$262.46k0.0042%
$ 192.3k
Anthony Abate
Independent Director2.8yrsUS$274.96k0.0042%
$ 192.3k
Cindy Yeilding
Independent Director2.3yrsUS$258.71k0.0042%
$ 192.3k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: DEN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.