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Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG.A)

LNG.A on American Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

G. Andrea Botta

63 2015 Chairman of the Board

Jack Fusco

53 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Wortley

39 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Margaret Gentle

41 2014 Executive Vice President - Marketing

Robert Teague

51 2014 Executive Vice President - Asset Group

Anatol Feygin

47 2016 Senior Vice President - Strategy and Corporate Development, Director

Jean Abiteboul

64 2007 Senior Vice President - International

Katie Pipkin

46 2014 Senior Vice President - Business Development and Communications

Sean Markowitz

2016 Interim General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

David Kilpatrick

65 2015 Lead Independent Director

Jonathan Christodoro

40 2015 Director

David Foley

48 2012 Director

Samuel Merksamer

35 2015 Director

Doug Shanda

2016 Director

Neal Shear

62 2016 Director

Vicky Bailey

64 2006 Independent Director

Nuno Brandolini

62 2000 Independent Director

Donald Robillard

64 2014 Independent Director

Heather Zichal

40 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

G. Andrea Botta

Mr. G. Andrea Botta is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Botta 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 served as the Executive Chairman of Calpine Corporation (“Calpine”) from May 14, 2014 through May 11, 2016, Chief Executive Officer of Calpine from August 2008 to May 14, 2014 and President of Calpine from August 2008 to December 2012. Mr. Fusco has also been a director of Calpine since August 10, 2008. From July 2004 to February 2006, Mr. Fusco served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Texas Genco LLC. From 2002 through July 2004, Mr. Fusco was an exclusive energy investment advisor for Texas Pacific Group. From November 1998 until February 2002, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Orion Power Holdings, Inc. Prior to his founding of Orion Power Holdings, Inc., Mr. Fusco was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs Power, an affiliate of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Prior to joining Goldman, Sachs & Co., Mr. Fusco was employed by Pacific Gas & Electric Company or its affiliates in various engineering and management roles for approximately 13 years. Mr. Fusco obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Sacramento. Mr. Fusco served as a director on the board of Foster Wheeler Ltd., a global engineering and construction contractor and power equipment supplier, until February 2009 and on the board of Graphics Packaging Holdings, a paper and packaging company, until 2008.

Michael Wortley

Mr. Michael J. Wortley serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Cheniere Energy, Inc. Prior to January 2014, he served as Vice President, Strategy and Risk of the Company since January 2013. Prior to January 2013, he served as Vice President-Business Development and President of Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, since September 2011. Prior to September 2011, Mr. Wortley served as Vice President-Strategic Planning since January 2009 and Manager-Strategic New Business since August 2007. Prior to joining the Company in February 2005, Mr. Wortley spent five years in oil and gas corporate development, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, a publicly-traded oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Wortley began his career as an Internal Auditor with Union Pacific Resources Corporation, a publicly-traded oil and gas exploration and production company subsequently acquired by Anadarko. Mr. Wortley is currently a director and the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere Partners GP, and a director and the Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere Holdings. Mr. Wortley is also Chief Financial Officer of the general partner of Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. and a manager and Chief Financial Officer of Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC. Mr. Wortley received a B.B.A. in Finance from

Margaret Gentle

Ms. Margaret A. Gentle is an Executive Vice President - Marketing of Cheniere Energy, Inc. She previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from March 2009 to June 2013. Prior to March 2009, she served as Senior Vice President-Strategic Planning & Finance since February 2008. Prior to February 2008, she served as Vice President of Strategic Planning since September 2005 and Manager of Strategic Planning since June 2004. Prior to joining Cheniere, Ms. Gentle spent eight years in energy market development, economic evaluation and long-range planning. She conducted international business development and strategic planning for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, a publicly-traded integrated energy company, from January 1998 to May 2004 and energy market analysis for Pace Global Energy Services, an energy management and consulting firm, from August 1996 to December 1998. Ms. Gentle is currently a director of Cheniere Partners GP and Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC (“Cheniere Holdings”). Ms. Gentle received a B.A. in Economics and International Affairs from James Madison University in May 1996 and an M.B.A. from Rice University in May 2004.

Robert Teague

Mr. Robert Keith Teague is Executive Vice President - Asset Group of Cheniere Energy, Inc., Prior to April 2008, he served as Vice President-Pipeline Operations since May 2006. Mr. Teague has also served as President of CQH Holdings Company, LLC (formerly known as Cheniere Pipeline Company), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, since January 2005. Mr. Teague began his career with the Company in February 2004 as Director of Facility Planning. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Teague served as the Director of Strategic Planning for the CMS Panhandle Companies from December 2001 until September 2003. He began his career with Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation where he managed pipeline operations and facility expansion. Mr. Teague is currently a director, President and Chief Operating Officer of Cheniere Partners GP and a director of Cheniere Holdings. Mr. Teague is also President of the general partner of Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. and a manager and President of Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC and is responsible for the development, construction and operation of the Company’s LNG terminal and pipeline assets. Mr. Teague received a B.S. in civil engineering from Louisiana Tech University and an M.B.A. from Louisiana State University.

Anatol Feygin

Mr. Anatol Feygin serves as Senior Vice President - Strategy and Corporate Development 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.

Jean Abiteboul

Mr. Jean Abiteboul serves as Senior Vice President - International of Cheniere Energy, Inc., Mr. Abiteboul has also served as Executive Director of Cheniere LNG Services S.A.R.L., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. From 1975 until February 2006, he held different positions within Gaz de France, a publicly-traded natural gas distribution company, including Secretary to the board of directors from 2004 until 2006; International Executive Vice President from 2003 to 2004; Executive Vice President, Gas Supply, Trading and Marketing from 2002 until 2003; and Executive Vice President, Gas Supply from 1998 to 2003. He also served on the board of directors of Tejas Power Corporation (USA), Gas Metropolitan (Canada), Sceptre Resources (Canada) and other affiliated companies of Gaz de France in Europe. Mr. Abiteboul graduated as an Engineer from Ecole Centrale de Lyon and obtained a Diploma in Economics from Université de Lyon.

Katie Pipkin

Ms. Katie Pipkin serves as Senior Vice President - Business Development and Communications of the Company, Ms. Pipkin previously served as Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations since June 2010. Ms. Pipkin began her career with the Company in September 2007 as Vice President of Investor Relations. Prior to joining the Company, she was an analyst at Lehman Brothers in the regulated and unregulated natural gas sector. Ms. Pipkin earned a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas.

Sean Markowitz

Mr. Sean N. Markowitz is Interim General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. He was appointed as Company’s Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.

David Kilpatrick

Mr. David B. Kilpatrick serves as an Lead Independent Director Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. 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 publicly-traded 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 as 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.

Jonathan Christodoro

Mr. Jonathan N. Christodoro is Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. Mr. Christodoro has served as a Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP since July 2012. He currently serves as a director on the boards of PayPal Holdings, Inc., Herbalife Ltd., Lyft, Inc., American Railcar Industries, Inc., and Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

David Foley

Mr. David I. Foley serves as Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. 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.

Samuel Merksamer

Mr. Samuel J. Merksamer is Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. Mr. Merksamer has served as a Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP, since May 2008. He currently serves as a director on the boards of Transocean Partners LLC, Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., Transocean Ltd. and Navistar International Corporation.

Doug Shanda

Neal Shear

Mr. Neal A. Shear is Director of the Company. Mr. Shear is currently a partner of Silverpeak Partners LP, a private investment company. Since December 2015, Mr. Shear has served as Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company and the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P., a publicly-traded limited partnership that is operating the Sabine Pass LNG terminal. Since December 2015, Mr. Shear has also served as Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer and President of Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC, a publicly-traded subsidiary of Cheniere. Mr. Shear is also a manager and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. and Chief Executive Officer of Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC. 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. From May 2008 to December 2009, 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.

Vicky Bailey

Ms. Vicky A. Bailey serves as an Independent Director of the Company. 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 2005. Prior to joining Johnston & Associates, LLC, Ms. Bailey served as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Policy and International Affairs 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 integrated energy company and Cleco Corp., a publicly-traded energy services company. 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. 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., Mr. Robillard is the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer of Hunt Consolidated, Inc., a private holding company with interests in oil and gas exploration and production, refining, real estate development, private equity investments and ranching. Mr. Robillard began his association with Hunt Consolidated in 1983 and has held his current position since July 2015. 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 and the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Robillard received a B.B.A. from the University of Texas, Austin.

Heather Zichal

Ms. Heather R. Zichal serves as an Independent Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc., 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.