People: Western Gas Partners LP (WES)

WES on New York Consolidated

75.10USD
17 Sep 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Gwin

50 2010 Chairman of the Board of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Donald Sinclair

56 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Benjamin Fink

43 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Philip Peacock

42 2012 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Charles Meloy

53 2009 Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Robert Reeves

56 2007 Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Steven Arnold

53 2014 Independent Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

milton Carroll

63 2008 Independent Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

James Crane

60 2008 Independent Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

David Tudor

54 2008 Independent Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Gwin

Mr. Robert G. Gwin serves as Chairman of the Board of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, a general partner of Western Gas Partners, L.P. He has served as a director of the general partner since August 2007 and has served as non-executive Chairman of the Board of the general partner since October 2009. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of the general partner from August 2007 to January 2010 and as President from August 2007 to September 2009. He has served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Anadarko since March 2009, and prior to that position had served as Senior Vice President of Anadarko since March 2008. He previously served as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer of Anadarko since January 2006. Since 2011, Mr. Gwin has served as a director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V., where he serves as a member of the audit committee and the nominating and governance committee. Mr. Gwin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, and he is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Donald Sinclair

Mr. Donald R. Sinclair serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, a general partner of Western Gas Partners LP. Prior to becoming President and a director of the general partner, Mr. Sinclair was a founding partner and served as President of Ceritas Energy, LLC, a midstream energy company headquartered in Houston with operations in Texas, Wyoming and Utah from February 2003 to September 2009. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sinclair was President of Duke Energy Trading and Marketing LLC, the marketers of natural gas and wholesale electric power, and served as Chairman of the Energy Risk Committee for Duke Energy Corporation. Prior to joining Duke, Mr. Sinclair served as Senior Vice President of Tenneco Energy and as President of Tenneco Energy Resources. Previously, as one of the original principals and officers at Dynegy (formerly NGC Corporation), he served for eight years in various officer positions, including Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer where he was in charge of all risk management activities and commercial operations. Mr. Sinclair earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas Tech University.

Benjamin Fink

Mr. Benjamin M. Fink serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, a general partner of Western Gas Partners LP. He was Director, Finance of Anadarko from April 2007 to May 2009, during which time he was responsible for principal oversight of the finance operations of an Anadarko subsidiary, Anadarko Algeria Company, LLC. From August 2006 to April 2007, he served as an independent financial consultant to Anadarko in its Beijing, China and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil offices. From April 2001 until June 2006, he held executive management positions at Prosoft Learning Corporation, including serving as its President and Chief Executive Officer from November 2004 until that company’s sale in June 2006. From 2000 to 2001 he co-founded and served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Meta4 Group Limited, an online direct marketer based in Hong Kong and Tokyo. Previously, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Prudential Capital Group and Prudential Asset Management Asia, where he focused on the negotiation, structuring and execution of private debt and equity investments. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and he is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Philip Peacock

Mr. Philip H. Peacock has been appointed as Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, a general partner of Western Gas Partners LP. He is currently a partner practicing corporate and securities law at the law firm of Andrews Kurth LLP, where he has held positions of increasing responsibility since joining the firm in August 2003. Mr. Peacock holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University, a Master of Arts degree from the University of Houston, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia. He is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and serves on the Board of Directors of The Children’s Fund, Inc.

Charles Meloy

Mr. Charles Alvin Meloy serves as Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, a general partner of Western Gas Partners LP. He has served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations of Anadarko since December 2006. Before joining Anadarko, he served as Vice President of Exploration and Production at Kerr-McGee Corporation, prior to its acquisition by Anadarko. At Kerr-McGee, Mr. Meloy was Vice President of Gulf of Mexico exploration, production and development from 2004 to 2005, Vice President and Managing Director of North Sea operations from 2002 to 2004, and held several other deepwater Gulf of Mexico management positions beginning in 1999. Earlier in his career, Mr. Meloy held various planning, operations, deepwater and reservoir engineering positions with Oryx Energy Company and its predecessor, Sun Oil Company. He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and Texas Professional Engineers. Mr. Meloy is a member of the Board of Directors of the Independent Producers of America Association.

Robert Reeves

Mr. Robert K. Reeves serves as Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, a general partner of Western Gas Partners LP. He has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer of Anadarko since January 2007. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Law and Chief Governance Officer of Anadarko beginning in 2004. He has also served as a director of Key Energy Services, Inc., a publicly traded oil field services company, since October 2007. Prior to joining Anadarko, he served as Executive Vice President, Administration and General Counsel of North Sea New Ventures from 2003 to 2004 and as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Ocean Energy, Inc. and its predecessor companies from 1997 to 2003. Mr. Reeves holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Juris Doctor degree from Louisiana State University.

Steven Arnold

Mr. Steven D. Arnold is Independent Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, the General Partner of Western Gas Partners, LP.

milton Carroll

Mr. Milton Carroll serves as an Independent Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, a general partner of Western Gas Partners LP. He has served as Chairman of the special committee of the board of directors since April 2008. Mr. Carroll currently serves as Chairman of Houston-based CenterPoint Energy, Inc., where he has been a director since 1992. Mr. Carroll is Chairman and founder of Instrument Products, Inc., an oil-tool manufacturing company in Houston, Texas. He also serves as Chairman of Health Care Services Corporation (a Chicago-based company operating through its Blue Cross and Blue Shield divisions in Illinois, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico), as a director of Halliburton Company, where he serves as a member of the compensation committee and the nominating and corporate governance committee, as a director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V., where he serves as a member of the nominating and governance committee and as chairman of the compensation committee, and as a director of LRR Energy, L.P. where he serves as a member of the special committee and the audit committee. Mr. Carroll also served as a director of EGL, Inc. from May 2003 until August 2007. Mr. Carroll holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Texas Southern University.

James Crane

Mr. James R. Crane serves as Independent Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, a general partner of Western Gas Partners LP. He has served as a member of the special and audit committees of the board of directors since April 2008. In November 2011, Mr. Crane became the principal owner and Chairman of the Houston Astros Baseball Club. Mr. Crane is also the Chairman and CEO of Crane Capital Group Inc., an investment management company he founded. Prior to that time, he was Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Global Logistics, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed global transportation, supply chain management and information services company from 1984 until its sale in August 2007. Crane Capital Group currently invests in transportation, power distribution, real estate and asset management. Its holdings include Crane Worldwide Logistics, a premier global provider of customized transportation and logistics services with 54 offices in 20 countries, and Champion Energy Services, a retail electric provider. In February 2012, Mr. Crane was appointed to the board of directors of Nabors Industries Ltd., an international drilling contractor and well-services provider. From February 2010 to February 2012, he served as a director of Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Health Care Service Corporation, and from 1999 to November 2007 he served as a director of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. Mr. Crane holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Safety from the University of Central Missouri.

David Tudor

Mr. David J. Tudor serves as an Independent Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, a general partner of Western Gas Partners LP. He has served as Chairman of the audit committee and a member of the special committee of the board of directors since April 2008. Since 1999, Mr. Tudor has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of ACES Power Marketing, an Indianapolis-based commodity risk management company owned by 19 generation and transmission cooperatives throughout the U.S. Prior to joining ACES Power Marketing, Mr. Tudor was the Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of PG&E Energy Trading, where he managed commercial operations in the U.S. and Canada. He also currently serves as a director of Wabash Valley Power Association’s Board Risk Oversight Committee and as an external member of the Risk Oversight Committee of the East Kentucky Power Cooperative. Mr. Tudor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from David Lipscomb University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Gwin

874,935

Donald Sinclair

1,774,660

Benjamin Fink

1,556,270

Philip Peacock

301,806

Charles Meloy

--

Robert Reeves

--

Steven Arnold

--

milton Carroll

--

James Crane

--

David Tudor

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Robert Gwin

0 0

Donald Sinclair

16,526 44,285,300

Benjamin Fink

9,000 24,254,400

Philip Peacock

0 0

Charles Meloy

0 0

Robert Reeves

0 0

Steven Arnold

0 0

milton Carroll

0 0

James Crane

0 0

David Tudor

0 0
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