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Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG.A)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andrea Botta

64 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jack Fusco

54 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Wortley

40 2016 Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President

Anatol Feygin

48 2016 Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Ed Lehotsky

63 2016 Senior Vice President, Engineering and Construction

Doug Shanda

47 2016 Senior Vice President, Operations

Sean Markowitz

43 2016 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

David Kilpatrick

67 2015 Lead Independent Director

David Foley

49 2012 Director

Andrew Langham

43 2017 Director

John Lipinski

65 2017 Director

Vicky Bailey

65 2006 Independent Director

Nuno Brandolini

63 2000 Independent Director

Donald Robillard

65 2014 Independent Director

Neal Shear

62 2016 Independent Director

Heather Zichal

41 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Andrea Botta

Mr. Andrea G. Botta is an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as President of Glenco LLC, (“Glenco”) a private investment company since February 2006. Prior to joining Glenco, Mr. Botta served as Managing Director of Morgan Stanley from 1999 to February 2006. Before joining Morgan Stanley, he was President of EXOR America, Inc. (formerly IFINT-USA, Inc.) from 1993 until September 1999 and for more than five years prior thereto, Vice President of Acquisitions of IFINT-USA, Inc. He currently serves on the board of directors of Graphic Packaging Holding Company. Mr. Botta earned a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Torino in 1976.

Jack Fusco

Mr. Jack A. Fusco is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2016 and as a director since June 2016. In addition, Mr. Fusco serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cheniere and the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P., a publicly-traded limited partnership that is operating the Sabine Pass LNG terminal. Mr. Fusco also serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC, a publicly-traded subsidiary of Cheniere. Mr. Fusco is also a Manager, President and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. and Chief Executive Officer of Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC. Mr. Fusco received recognition as Best CEO in the electric industry by Institutional Investor in 2012 as ranked by all industry analysts and for Best Investor Relations by a CEO or Chairman among all mid-cap companies by IR Magazine in 2013. Mr. Fusco served as Chief Executive Officer of Calpine Corporation (“Calpine”) from August 2008 to May 2014 and as Executive Chairman of Calpine from May 2014 through May 11, 2016. Mr. Fusco currently serves as a director of Calpine and has been a member of the board of directors since August 2008. Mr. Fusco was recruited by Calpine’s key shareholders in 2008, just as that company was emerging from bankruptcy. Calpine is now America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas, safely and reliably meeting the needs of an economy that demands cleaner, more fuel-efficient and dependable sources of electricity. As Chief Executive Officer of Calpine.

Michael Wortley

Mr. Michael J. Wortley serves as Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President of Cheniere Energy, Inc. He joined Cheniere in February 2005. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from January 2014 to September 2016. He served as Vice President, Strategy and Risk of Cheniere from January 2013 to January 2014 and as Vice President-Business Development of Cheniere and President of Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cheniere, from September 2011 to January 2013. He served as Vice President-Strategic Planning from January 2009 to September 2011 and Manager-Strategic New Business from August 2007 to January 2009. Mr. Wortley serves as a director and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cheniere and the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. He also serves as a director and the Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC. Prior to joining Cheniere in February 2005, Mr. Wortley spent five years in oil and gas corporate development, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (“Anadarko”), a publicly-traded oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Wortley began his career with Union Pacific Resources Corporation, a publicly-traded oil and gas exploration and production company subsequently acquired by Anadarko. Mr. Wortley received a B.B.A. in Finance from Southern Methodist University.

Anatol Feygin

Mr. Anatol Feygin serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Cheniere Energy, Inc., Mr. Feygin worked with Loews Corporation from November 2007 to March 2014, most recently as their Vice President, Energy Strategist and Senior Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Loews, Mr. Feygin spent three years at Bank of America as Head of Global Commodity Strategy. Mr. Feygin began his career at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. as Senior Analyst, Natural Gas Pipelines and Distributors. Mr. Feygin earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU.

Ed Lehotsky

Mr. Ed Lehotsky is Senior Vice President, Engineering and Construction of the Company. He joined Cheniere in May 2003 and served as Vice President of LNG Project Management during construction and start-up of the Sabine Pass LNG terminal. Mr. Lehotsky currently serves as Senior Vice President, Engineering & Construction of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC. Mr. Lehotsky serves as Senior Vice President, LNG Engineering and Construction of Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC and President of Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC. Mr. Lehotsky has the overall responsibility of engineering, construction, and start-up of the liquefaction facilities at our projects in both Sabine Pass and Corpus Christi, as well as development of other LNG related facilities for Cheniere. Prior to joining Cheniere, Mr. Lehotsky held various positions at KBR and its predecessor companies for 25 years, with the majority of his experience dealing with LNG engineering and construction of liquefaction and regasification facilities internationally and domestically. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.

Doug Shanda

Mr. Doug Shanda is Senior Vice President, Operations of the Company. He joined Cheniere in October 2012 as Vice President, Sabine Pass Operations leading the effort to prepare for liquefaction operations. His role was expanded to include Corpus Christi Operations in 2015. Mr. Shanda currently serves as a Director and Senior Vice President, Operations of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC and as a Director of Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC. Mr. Shanda serves as President of Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC and Senior Vice President, Terminal Operations of Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC. Mr. Shanda is responsible for safe, reliable operations at Cheniere’s LNG terminals. Mr. Shanda has been professionally involved in the power, chemical, petrochemical, refining and LNG industries for over 22 years. Prior to joining Cheniere, Mr. Shanda served as the Senior Project Engineer, Technical Manager and Plant Manager of the PERU LNG liquefaction plant in Melchorita, Peru where he was responsible for the overall management of the facility including production, marine, maintenance, technical services, EHS, security and administration. Mr. Shanda has 22 years of experience in project management and operations management. He has a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University.

Sean Markowitz

Mr. Sean N. Markowitz is General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. He joined Cheniere in October 2015 as Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Markowitz served as Interim General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from June 2016 to September 2016. Prior to joining Cheniere, Mr. Markowitz served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Sizmek, Inc. (and its predecessor company, Digital Generation, Inc.) from August 2012 to May 2015. Prior to joining Digital Generation, Inc., Mr. Markowitz served as Chief Legal Counsel–Commercial for Alon USA Energy, Inc. from August 2010 to August 2012 (and as Assistant General Counsel from December 2008 to July 2010). From January 2006 to December 2008, Mr. Markowitz served as Counsel–Corporate Acquisitions and Finance for Electronic Data Systems Corporation which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard Company in August 2008. Mr. Markowitz’s earlier career experience includes service with the law firms of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. (now a part of Norton Rose Fulbright), Hughes & Luce L.L.P. (now a part of K&L Gates LLP) and Andrews Kurth LLP. Mr. Markowitz earned his J.D., with honors, from The University of Texas School of Law and graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

David Kilpatrick

Mr. David B. Kilpatrick serves as Lead Independent Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. He is a member of our Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Kilpatrick previously served as our Lead Director from June 2015 to January 2016. Mr. Kilpatrick has over 30 years of executive, management and operating experience in the oil and gas industry. He has been the President of Kilpatrick Energy Group, which invests in oil and gas ventures and provides executive management consulting services, since 1998. Mr. Kilpatrick has served on the board of directors and is Chairman of the Compensation and Governance Committee of the general partner of Breitburn Energy Partners, L.P., since 2008. Since 2011, Mr. Kilpatrick has served on the Board of Managers of Woodbine Holdings, LLC, a privately held company engaged in the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas properties in Texas. In May 2013, he was elected Chairman of the Board of Applied Natural Gas Fuels, Inc., a producer and distributor of liquefied natural gas fuel for the transportation and industrial markets. He also served on the board of directors of PYR Energy Corporation, a publicly-traded oil and gas exploration and production company, from 2001 to 2007 and of Whittier Energy Corporation, a publicly-traded oil and gas field exploration services company, from 2004 to 2007. He was the President and Chief Operating Officer for Monterey Resources, Inc., an independent oil and gas company, from 1996 to 1998 and held various positions with Santa Fe Energy Resources, an oil and gas production company, from 1983 to 1996. Mr. Kilpatrick received a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in Geology and Physics from Whittier College.

David Foley

Mr. David I. Foley serves as Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. He is a director of the Company. Mr. Foley is a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group of The Blackstone Group L.P., an investment and advisory firm (“Blackstone”), and Chief Executive Officer of Blackstone Energy Partners L.P. Prior to joining Blackstone in 1995, Mr. Foley was an employee of AEA Investors Inc., a private equity investment firm, from 1991 to 1993 and a consultant with The Monitor Company, a business management consulting firm, from 1989 to 1991. Mr. Foley currently serves as a director of Kosmos Energy Ltd. and previously served on the board of directors of PBF Energy, Inc. Mr. Foley’s appointment to the Board was made pursuant to an Investors’ and Registration Rights Agreement that was entered into by the Company, Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC (“Cheniere Partners GP”), Blackstone CQP Holdco, LP (“Blackstone Holdco”) and various other related parties in connection with Blackstone Holdco’s purchase of Class B units in Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (“Cheniere Partners”). Mr. Foley received a B.A. and an M.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Andrew Langham

Mr. Andrew Langham is Director of the Company. He has been General Counsel of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, gaming, railcar, food packaging, metals, real estate and home fashion) since 2014. From 2005 to 2014, Mr. Langham was Assistant General Counsel of Icahn Enterprises. Prior to joining Icahn Enterprises, Mr. Langham was an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP focusing on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. Mr. Langham has been a director of: Welbilt, Inc. (formerly Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc.), a global leader in foodservice equipment and systems, since February 2016; Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a natural resource company, since October 2015; CVR Partners LP, a nitrogen fertilizer company, since September 2015; CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership, since September 2014; and CVR Energy, Inc., a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries, since September 2014. Mr. Langham received a B.A. from Whitman College and a J.D. from the University of Washington.

John Lipinski

Mr. John J. Lipinski, J.D. is Director of the Company. He serves as Chief Executive Officer and President and a Director of CVR Energy, Inc. (“CVR Energy”), as well as Chief Executive Officer and President and a Director of the general partner of CVR Refining, LP and Executive Chairman of the general partner of CVR Partners, LP. CVR Energy is a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries through its holdings in CVR Refining, LP and CVR Partners, LP. Prior to the formation of CVR Energy, Mr. Lipinski served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Coffeyville Resources, LLC since 2005. Mr. Lipinski has more than 40 years of experience in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer industries. Mr. Lipinski began his career with Texaco, Inc. In 1985, Mr. Lipinski joined The Coastal Corporation, eventually serving as Vice President of Refining with overall responsibility for Coastal’s refining and petrochemical operations. Upon the merger of Coastal with El Paso Corporation in 2001, Mr. Lipinski was promoted to Executive Vice President of Refining and Chemicals, where he was responsible for all refining, petrochemical, nitrogen-based chemical processing and lubricant operations, as well as the corporate engineering and construction group. Mr. Lipinski left El Paso in 2002 and became an independent management consultant. In 2004, Mr. Lipinski became a Managing Director and Partner of Prudentia Energy, an advisory and management firm. Mr. Lipinski previously served on the board of directors of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, an oil and gas exploration and production company from June 2014 until September 2016. Mr. Lipinski graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a B.E. in Chemical Engineering. Mr. Lipinski received a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law.

Vicky Bailey

Ms. Vicky A. Bailey serves as an Independent Director of the Company. She is the Chairman of our Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of our Audit Committee. Since November 2005, Ms. Bailey has been President of Anderson Stratton International, LLC, a strategic consulting and government relations company in Washington, D.C. She was a partner with Johnston & Associates, LLC, a public relations firm in Washington, D.C., from March 2004 through October 2006. Prior to joining Johnston & Associates, LLC, Ms. Bailey served as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Policy and International Affairs of the U.S. Department of Energy from 2001 through February 2004. From 2000 until May 2001, she was President and a director of PSI Energy, Inc., the Indiana electric utility subsidiary of Cinergy Corp. Prior to joining PSI Energy, Ms. Bailey was a Commissioner on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission beginning in 1993. Ms. Bailey currently serves as a director of EQT Corporation, a publicly-traded petroleum and natural gas exploration and pipeline company and Battelle Memorial Institute, a private nonprofit applied science and technology development company, in Columbus, Ohio. In January 2010, Ms. Bailey was appointed as a member of the Secretary of Energy’s Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future. She received a B.S. in industrial Management from Purdue University and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School in 2013.

Nuno Brandolini

Mr. Nuno Brandolini is an Independent Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. He is the Chairman of our Compensation Committee. Mr. Brandolini was a general partner of Scorpion Capital Partners, L.P., a private equity firm organized as a small business investment company, until June 2014. Prior to forming Scorpion Capital and its predecessor firm, Scorpion Holding, Inc., in 1995, Mr. Brandolini served as Managing Director of Rosecliff, Inc., a leveraged buyout fund co-founded by Mr. Brandolini in 1993. Prior to 1993, Mr. Brandolini was a Vice President in the investment banking department of Salomon Brothers, Inc., and a Principal with the Batheus Group and Logic Capital, two venture capital firms. Mr. Brandolini began his career as an investment banker with Lazard Freres & Co. Mr. Brandolini currently serves as a director of Lilis Energy, Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Brandolini received a law degree from the University of Paris and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School.

Donald Robillard

Mr. Donald F. Robillard, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. He is the Chairman of our Audit Committee. Mr. Robillard currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of ES Xplore, LLC, a direct hydrocarbon indicator technology company which in 2016, spun out of Hunt Consolidated, Inc. (“Hunt”) a private holding company with interests in oil and gas exploration and production, refining, real estate development, private equity investments and ranching. Mr. Robillard served as a director and the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer of Hunt from July 2015 until his retirement on January 31, 2017. Mr. Robillard began his association with Hunt in 1983 as Manager of International Accounting for Hunt Oil Company, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hunt. Serving nine of his 34 years of service to the Hunt organization in Yemen in various accounting, finance and management positions, Mr. Robillard returned to the United States to join Hunt’s executive team in 1992. Mr. Robillard was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hunt in April 2007. Mr. Robillard is currently on the board of directors of Helmerich & Payne, Inc., a publicly-traded oil and gas drilling company. He is a Certified Public Accountant, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Financial Executives International and the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Robillard received a B.B.A. from the University of Texas, Austin.

Neal Shear

Mr. Neal A. Shear is an Independent Director of the Company. He is a member of our Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Shear is a partner of Silverpeak Partners LP, a private investment company. Mr. Shear served as Interim Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Cheniere from May 2016 to November 2016 and as Interim Chief Executive Officer and President of Cheniere from December 2015 to May 2016. Mr. Shear was the Chief Executive Officer of Higgs Capital Management, a commodity focused hedge fund until September 2014. Prior to Higgs Capital Management, Mr. Shear served as Global Head of Securities at UBS Investment Bank from January 2010 to March of 2011. Previously, Mr. Shear was a Partner at Apollo Global Management, LLC, where he served as the Head of the Commodities Division. Prior to Apollo Global Management, Mr. Shear spent 26 years at Morgan Stanley serving in various roles including Head of the Commodities Division, Global Head of Fixed Income, Co-Head of Institutional Sales and Trading, and Chair of the Commodities Business. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Green Key Technologies, a financial Voice over Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) technology company. Mr. Shear received a B.S. from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business Management in 1976 and an M.B.A. from Cornell University, Johnson School of Business in 1978.

Heather Zichal

Ms. Heather R. Zichal serves as an Independent Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. She is a member of our Governance and Nominating Committee and Compensation Committee. Ms. Zichal is currently an independent energy consultant. Ms. Zichal previously served as the Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change from January 2009 to November 2013. Prior to serving as Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, Ms. Zichal served as the Energy and Environmental Policy Director to the 2008 Obama presidential campaign. She previously served as the Legislative Director to Senator John Kerry after managing energy and environmental issues in her 2004 presidential campaign. Prior to this, Ms. Zichal served as Legislative Director for Reps. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Rush Holt (D-NJ). Ms. Zichal received a B.S. in Environmental Policy and Science from Rutgers University.