People: Buckeye Partners LP (BPL)

BPL on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Clark Smith

55 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of General Partner

Keith St. Clair

58 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of General Partner

William Hollis

52 2014 Senior Vice President of the General Partner

Robert Malecky

51 2012 Senior Vice President and President - Domestic Pipelines and Terminals of General Partner

Khalid Muslih

43 2014 Senior Vice President

Patrick Pelton

40 2014 Principal Accounting Officer; Vice President, Controller of the General Partner

Todd Russo

41 2013 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of General Partner

Frank Sowinski

59 2014 Lead Independent Director of the General Partner

Pieter Bakker

71 2011 Independent Director of General Partner

Barbara Baumann

60 2014 Independent Director of General Partner

Barbara Duganier

56 2013 Independent Director of General Partner

Joseph LaSala

60 2010 Independent Director of General Partner

Mark McKinley

58 2007 Independent Director of General Partner

Donald Niemiec

61 2014 Independent Director of General Partner

Larry Payne

67 2014 Independent Director of General Partner

Oliver Richard

62 2009 Independent Director of the General Partner

Martin White

73 2010 Independent Director of General Partner

Biographies

Name Description

Clark Smith

Mr. Clark C. Smith is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Buckeye GP LLC, General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Buckeye GP in February 2012 and President and Chief Operating Officer of Buckeye GP from February 2009 to February 2012. Prior to joining the management team in February 2009, he served on the board of directors of Buckeye GP from October 2007 until February 2009. From June 2004 through June 2007, Mr. Smith served as Managing Director of Engage Investments, L.P., a private company established to provide consulting services to, and to make equity investments in, energy-related businesses. Mr. Smith was Executive Vice President of El Paso Corporation and President of El Paso Merchant Energy Group, a division of El Paso Corporation, from August 2000 until May 2003, and a private investor from May 2003 to June 2004. Mr. Smith's extensive experience in the energy sector, including his prior officer and director positions with Buckeye, and his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of Buckeye, have given him valuable knowledge about the Partnership's business and industry, qualify him to serve on our general partner's board of directors, and make him an asset to the board.

Keith St. Clair

Mr. Keith E. St. Clair is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. He served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Buckeye GP from November 2008 to January 2012. Prior to his appointment in November 2008, he served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Magnum Coal Company, one of the coal producers in Central Appalachia, from January 2006 until its sale to Patriot Coal Corporation (“Patriot”) in July 2008, after which he continued as an independent financial consultant to Patriot through October 2008. Mr. St.Clair was Senior Vice President and CFO of Trade-Ranger, Inc. (“Trade-Ranger”), a global business-to-business marketplace for electronic procurement and supply chain management for the oil and gas industry, from March 2002 until its sale in May 2005, after which he continued as an independent financial consultant to Trade-Ranger until January 2006. Mr. St.Clair is a certified public accountant.

William Hollis

Mr. William J. Hollis has been appointed as Senior Vice President of Buckeye GP, the General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., effective July 14, 2014. He is President, Buckeye Services effective July 14, 2014. Prior to joining the Partnership in July 2014, Mr. Hollis served BP and its affiliates in a wide variety of management and executive roles from 1984 to June 2014, during which he has gained extensive experience in asset optimization, crude and refined products supply, logistics and trading. From August 2007 to January 2010, Mr. Hollis served as the Vice President of Marketing Supply for BP's U.S. operations, and was responsible for managing all of BP's refined products supply activities in the U.S. From January 2010 to June 2014, Mr. Hollis was the Vice President—Crude and Products Supply for the BP East of Rockies region, during which time he was responsible for all crude and refined products supply activities in that region.

Robert Malecky

Mr. Robert A. Malecky is Senior Vice President and President - Domestic Pipelines and Terminals of Buckeye GP LLC, General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. Mr. Malecky was Senior Vice President, Customer Services of Buckeye GP from August 2011 to January 2012. He previously held the position of Vice President, Customer Services of Buckeye GP from February 2010 through August 2011 and held the same position with Services Company since July 2009. From July 2000 to July 2009, Mr. Malecky served as Vice President, Marketing of Services Company. Mr. Malecky commenced his employment with Buckeye in 1988.

Khalid Muslih

Mr. Khalid A. Muslih is Senior Vice President of Buckeye GP LLC, the General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. He is President, Global Marine Terminals in February 2014. Prior to this, Mr. Muslih was Senior Vice President of Buckeye GP and President, International Pipelines and Terminals, from June 2013 to February 2014, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategic Planning of Buckeye GP from January 2012 to June 2013, and Senior Vice President, Corporate Development of Buckeye GP from August 2011 to January 2012. Mr. Muslih was Vice President, Corporate Development of Buckeye GP from February 2010 until August 2011 and held the Vice President, Corporate Development position with Services Company since June 2007. Mr. Muslih also was the President of Buckeye's Development & Logistics segment from May 2009 to January 2012.

Patrick Pelton

Mr. Patrick L. Pelton has been appointed Principal Accounting Officer; Vice President, Controller of Buckeye GP, LLC, the General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., effective April 7, 2014. Mr. Pelton joined the Partnership in March 2010. He served as the Assistant Controller—Operations of Services Company from July 2012 to April 2014 and Division Controller of our former Energy Services segment from March 2010 to July 2012. Prior to joining the Partnership, Mr. Pelton was Director of Accounting at BG Group from March 2009 until March 2010.

Todd Russo

Mr. Todd J. Russo is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., since March 2013. Prior to this, Mr. Russo was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Buckeye GP from March 2013 to July 2014. From November 2010 to March 2013, Mr. Russo was Deputy General Counsel and Secretary of Buckeye GP. Mr. Russo served as Associate General Counsel of Services Company from April 2008 to November 2010.

Frank Sowinski

Mr. Frank S. Sowinski is Lead Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, the General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. became a director of BGH's general partner on August 4, 2006 and, effective November 19, 2010 in connection with the merger of BGH with us on November 19, 2010 (the "Merger"), resigned from BGH's general partner's board and joined the Buckeye GP board. From February 2001 until August 2006, he has been a Management Affiliate of MidOcean Partners, a private equity investor. From October 2004 to January 2006, Mr. Sowinski was a private investor and prior thereto, he served as Executive Vice President of Liz Claiborne, Inc. from January 2004 until October 2004. Mr. Sowinski served as Executive Vice President and CFO of PWC Consulting, a systems integrator company, from May 2002 to October 2002. Mr. Sowinski also serves as Vice Chairman of two portfolio companies of MidOcean Partners: Allant Group, a marketing services group, and LegalShield, a specialized legal service products company. Mr. Sowinski joined the Board of CDK Global Inc. in October 2014 and chairs the Audit Committee and is a member of the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee. The operational and business skills Mr. Sowinski developed through his past experience in information services, consulting and retail apparel make him an important voice as an independent director on our general partner's board of directors.

Pieter Bakker

Mr. Pieter Bakker is Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, the general Partner of Buckeye Partners, LP., since May 5, 2011. He had served as President of Vopak North America from 2005 until his retirement in 2009 and before that as President of Vopak Latin America. He started his career in Europe with AKZO Chemicals and Conoco, and after that he spent almost 25 years in Latin America for Chemical Distributor HCI and Vopak. Mr. Bakker was appointed Chairman of Bahamas Oil Refining Company International Limited ("BORCO") in March 2009. Since 2009, Mr. Bakker's principal occupation has been as a private investor. He is also currently the Executive Chairman of First Reserve Tank Terminals Houston. Mr. Bakker has more than 40 years of experience in the tank storage business, and his breadth of experience and knowledge of the marine terminal industry uniquely qualify him to serve on our general partner's board of directors.

Barbara Baumann

Ms. Barbara M. Baumann is Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., effective September 29, 2014. Ms. Baumann is currently President of Cross Creek Energy Corporation, an energy advisory firm with investments in domestic oil and natural gas. Previously, Ms. Baumann served in various areas of finance and operations during an 18-year career with Amoco (later BP Amoco). These roles included Chief Financial Officer of Ecova Corp., a wholly owned environmental-remediation unit of Amoco, and Vice President of Amoco's San Juan Basin business unit. Ms. Baumann is a veteran of numerous public and private company boards and currently serves on the board of Devon Energy Corporation, where she is a member of the audit and governance committees. In addition, Ms. Baumann serves as an independent trustee for the Putnam Mutual Funds, and as a board member of Cody Resources LP, a privately held energy and real estate investment company. Ms. Baumann is a member of the board of The Denver Foundation, is Vice Chair of the Investment Committee of Mount Holyoke College, and serves on the Finance Committee of Children's Hospital of Colorado. The financial and industry expertise Ms. Baumann developed over her career, coupled with the breadth of her experience serving on public and private company boards, makes her a strong and valued addition to our general partner's board of directors.

Barbara Duganier

Ms. Barbara J. Duganier is Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. In the decade prior to joining the board, Ms. Duganier was a Managing Director at Accenture, a management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company, and held various leadership and management positions in Accenture's outsourcing business, including as Global Chief Strategy Officer and as Global Growth and Offering Development Lead, during which time she helped numerous clients in the energy, chemicals, mining, and utilities industries become high performance businesses. A year prior to joining Accenture, she served as an independent consultant to Duke Energy North America. From 1979 to 2002, Ms. Duganier, who is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, worked at Arthur Andersen, where she was an equity partner for twelve years and served as an auditor and financial consultant, as well as in various leadership and management roles, including as Global Chief Financial Officer of Andersen Worldwide. Ms. Duganier also serves as the former Chair of the National Board of Directors and the current Chair of the Nominating & Governance Committee of Genesys Works, a not-for-profit organization that trains and places at-risk high school students in accounting, IT, and engineering internships in Fortune 500 companies. Ms. Duganier's training and extensive experienc as a Certified Public Accountant, her track record of leading large organizations, and her business experience both within and outside of the energy industry make her well-qualified to serve on our general partner's board of directors.

Joseph LaSala

Mr. Joseph A. LaSala is an Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. Since February 2011. He became a director of BGH's general partner on July 26, 2007 and, effective November 19, 2010 in connection with the Merger, resigned from BGH's general partner's board and joined the Buckeye GP board. From April 2001 until July 2007, Mr. LaSala has served as General Counsel of Publicis Groupe. From February 2011 through February 2015, Mr. LaSala served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Sapient Corporation, which was acquired by Publicis Groupe in February 2015. From January 2008 through December 2010, he served as Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Discovery Communications, Inc. From July 2001 to January 2008, Mr. LaSala served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Novell, Inc. Mr. LaSala's breadth of experience serving as general counsel to public companies has given him valuable knowledge and insights with respect to Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") reporting, establishing and maintaining internal controls and implementing appropriate corporate governance practices. Coupled with Mr. LaSala's past experience in the energy industry, these attributes uniquely qualify him to serve on our general partner's board of directors.

Mark McKinley

Mr. Mark C. McKinley is an Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., since October 1, 2007. He has served as Managing Partner of MK Resources, a private oil and gas development company specializing in the recovery and production of crude oil and the development of unconventional resource projects, since 2004. Mr. McKinley is a director of Merrymac McKinley Foundation and is President and a director of Labrador Oil Company a private oil and gas exploration and development firm. Mr. McKinley joined the board of directors of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in February 2015 and serves on the audit committee. The operational and business skills Mr. McKinley developed through his past experience in oil and gas development make him an important voice as an independent director on our general partner's board of directors.

Donald Niemiec

Mr. Donald W. Niemiec is Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., effective September 29, 2014. Mr. Niemiec is currently President of WR Energy, LLC, a strategic consulting company for the oil and gas industry. Mr. Niemiec previously served on the board of directors of Cano Petroleum. Mr. Niemiec spent18 years with Union Pacific Resources Group, Inc., where he worked in various positions, including Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Development, and President of Union Pacific Fuels, Inc., which merged with Anadarko Petroleum in 2000. Mr. Niemiec began his career at Exxon Company, USA. The breadth of Mr. Niemiec's experience in the oil and gas industry and the operational expertise he developed over his career makes him a valuable and highly-qualified addition to our general partner's board of directors.

Larry Payne

Mr. Larry C. Payne is Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., effective September 29, 2014. Mr. Payne is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of LESA & Associates, LLC, a midstream energy consulting company. Previously, Mr. Payne has served as Interim President of Magnum NGLs, LLC, a private company engaged in natural gas liquids storage, President and Chief Operating Officer of Lansing NGL Services Natural Gas Liquids Division, a division of Lansing Trade Group, LLC, a commodities trading company and President and Chief Operating Officer of SemStream, LP, a midstream energy company engaged in natural gas liquids supply and marketing. In addition, during his career, Mr. Payne has served in senior management positions at Williams Companies, Texaco, and Ferrellgas. Mr. Payne currently is a member of the board of Unit Corporation, where he is a member of the audit and nominating & governance committees. Mr. Payne currently serves on the board of directors for the following non-profit organizations: the Wayman Tisdale Foundation, the Board of Trustees for the Metropolitan Baptist Church, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma. The leadership skills and industry expertise Mr. Payne developed over his long career in the energy sector make him a respected and important independent voice on our general partner's board of directors.

Oliver Richard

Mr. Oliver G. Richard III, is an Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. prior to that served as a director of the general partner of Buckeye GP Holdings L.P., the former parent company of Buckeye GP ("BGH") from April 2008. He is currently Chairman of Cleanfuel USA, an alternative vehicular fuel company, and, for the past five years, he has been the owner and president of Empire of the Seed LLC, a private consulting firm in the energy and management industries, as well as the private investments industry. Mr. Richard served as Chairman, President and CEO of Columbia Energy Group ("Columbia Energy") from April 1995 until Columbia Energy was acquired by NiSource Inc. in November 2000. Mr. Richard was appointed by President Reagan and confirmed by the United States Senate to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC"), serving from 1982 to 1985. Mr. Richard serves as a director of the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P., where he is a member of the audit and the conflicts committees, and American Electric Power Company, Inc., where he is a member of the human resources, nuclear, and policy committees. Mr. Richard's breadth of experience in the energy sector, including being the chairman, president and CEO of a Fortune 500 company and commissioner of the FERC, have given him business, leadership and communication skills that make him exceptionally well-qualified to serve on our general partner's board of directors.

Martin White

Mr. Martin A. White is an Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. He became a director of BGH's general partner on April 30, 2009 and, effective November 19, 2010 in connection with the Merger, resigned from BGH's general partner's board and joined the Buckeye GP board. Since August 2006, Mr. White has been a private investor. Prior thereto, Mr. White was employed for 15 years by MDU Resources Group, Inc. ("MDU"), a company which operates in three core lines of business—energy, utility resources and construction materials—and that is publicly traded on the NYSE. From August 1997 until his retirement in August 2006, Mr. White served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MDU. Mr. White was also the Chairman of the board of directors of MDU from February 2001 until his retirement. Mr. White was an employee of Montana Power Company from 1966 until 1991, with his last position being President and Chief Executive Officer of Entech, Inc., a non-utility subsidiary of Montana Power Company involved in the oil and natural gas industry, coal mining, real estate and technical communications between electric generating facilities. Mr. White also serves as a director of Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. and was a director of First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. from 2005 to 2011. Mr. White's breadth of experience in the energy sector, including being the chairman, president and chief executive officer of a Fortune 500 company, have given him business, leadership and communication skills that more than qualify him to serve on our general partner's board of directors.

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