Paul N. Eckley

Director

Mr. Eckley joined the Coterra Board of Directors, following his tenure on the Cimarex Board of Directors which began in 2019. Mr. Eckley was previously a director of the Emerging Markets Growth Fund owned by the Capital Group from 2005 to 2016 and served as Chairman of the Board for the fund from 2014 to 2016. Prior to the Capital Group, Mr. Eckley held numerous leadership roles at State Farm® Corporate Headquarters. He joined State Farm in 1977 as an investment analyst, was promoted to Investment Officer in 1990, and became Vice President for Common Stocks in 1995. He most recently served as Senior Vice President for Investments, a position he held since 1998.

Mr. Eckley earned a B.S. degree in economics and history from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.