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Western Gas Partners LP (WES.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Gwin

52 2010 Chairman of the Board of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Donald Sinclair

58 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Benjamin Fink

45 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Philip Peacock

44 2012 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Darrell Hollek

58 2015 Director of the Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Robert Reeves

58 2007 Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Steven Arnold

55 2014 Independent Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

Milton Carroll

65 2008 Independent Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

James Crane

62 2008 Independent Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC

David Tudor

56 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 our general partner since August 2007 and has served as Chairman of the Board of our general partner since October 2009. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of our general partner from August 2007 to January 2010 and as President from August 2007 to September 2009. Mr. Gwin has also served as Chairman of the Board of WGP GP since September 2012. He was named Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Anadarko in May 2013 and previously served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer beginning in 2009. Mr. Gwin also serves as Chairman of the Board of LyondellBasell Industries N.V.

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. He has served as President and a director of our general partner since October 2009 and as Chief Executive Officer since January 2010. Mr. Sinclair has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of WGP GP since September 2012. He was named a Senior Vice President of Anadarko in May 2013, prior to which he served as a Vice President of Anadarko beginning in 2010. Prior to joining Anadarko and becoming President and a director of our 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 2003 to 2009. Mr. Sinclair has worked in the oil and gas industry for over 33 years, with a focus on marketing and trading and the midstream sector.

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 has served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of our general partner since 2009, and as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of our general partner since 2010. Mr. Fink has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of WGP GP since September 2012. He was Director, Finance of Anadarko from 2007 to 2009, during which time he was responsible for principal oversight of the finance operations of an Anadarko subsidiary, Anadarko Algeria Company, LLC. From 2006 to 2007, he served as an independent financial consultant to Anadarko in its Beijing, China and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil offices. From 2001 until 2006, he held executive management positions at Prosoft Learning Corporation, including serving as its President and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 until that company’s sale in 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.

Philip Peacock

Mr. Philip H. Peacock has served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of our general partner since August 2012. Mr. Peacock has served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of our general partner since August 2012. Mr. Peacock has served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of WGP GP since September 2012. Prior to joining Western Gas, Mr. Peacock was a partner practicing corporate and securities law at the law firm of Andrews Kurth LLP, which he joined in 2003. He is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas.

Darrell Hollek

Mr. Darrell E. Hollek is Director of the Western Gas Holdings, LLC , the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Hollek has served as a director of our general partner and as a director of WGP GP since May 2015. Mr. Hollek was named Executive Vice President, U.S. Onshore Exploration and Production of Anadarko in April 2015. Prior to this position, he served as Senior Vice President, Operations (Deepwater Americas) of Anadarko since May 2013. Prior to this position, he served as Vice President, Operations of Anadarko since 2007. Mr. Hollek joined Anadarko upon the acquisition of Kerr-McGee Corporation in 2006. He has held positions of increasing responsibility with Anadarko and Kerr-McGee Corporation, where he began his career, including management roles in the Gulf of Mexico, U.S. Onshore and Environmental, Health, Safety and Regulatory.

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 a director of our general partner since 2007 and as a director of WGP GP since September 2012. Mr. Reeves was named Executive Vice President, Law and Chief Administrative Officer of Anadarko in September 2015 and previously served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer since May 2013 and as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer since 2007. He has also served as a director of Key Energy Services, Inc., a publicly traded oil field services company, since 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.

Steven Arnold

Mr. Steven D. Arnold is Independent Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, the General Partner of Western Gas Partners, LP. He has served as a director of our general partner and as a member of the Special Committee and Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of our general partner since February 2014. Mr. Arnold served on the Board of Directors of the general partner of Spectra Energy Partners, LP from 2007 to December 2013, during which time he served on that board’s Audit Committee and Conflicts Committee. He served as Chairman of each of those committees at separate times during his board membership. Mr. Arnold is engaged in private investment management and consulting services in Houston, Texas through 3 Lights Management Co., serving as its President since inception in 2000. Mr. Arnold has over ten years of institutional investment management experience with Prudential Financial, Inc.

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 a director of our general partner and as Chairman of the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of our general partner since 2008. Mr. Carroll currently serves as Executive Chairman of Houston-based CenterPoint Energy, Inc., where he has been a director since 1992. 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, New Mexico, and Montana), as a director of Halliburton Company, where he serves as a member of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and as a director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V., where he serves as a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee. Mr. Carroll served as a director of the general partner of LRR Energy, LP from November 2011 to January 2014. Mr. Carroll also served as a director of EGL, Inc. from 2003 until 2007 and as a director of the general partner of DCP Midstream Partners, LP from 2005 to 2006.

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 director of our general partner and as a member of the Special Committee and Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of our general partner 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 Chief Executive Officer of Crane Capital Group Inc., an investment management company he founded. 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. Prior to founding Crane Capital Group Inc., he was founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EGL, Inc., a global transportation, supply chain management and information services company, from 1984 until its sale in 2007. Mr. Crane currently serves as a director 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 2007 he served as a director of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.

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 a director of our general partner and as Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of our general partner since 2008, and previously served as a member of the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of our general partner from 2008 to December 2012. Mr. Tudor has served as a director of WGP GP and as Chairman of the Audit Committee of its Board of Directors since December 2012. Since May 2013, Mr. Tudor has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Champion Energy Services, a retail electric provider serving residential, governmental, commercial and industrial customers in a growing number of deregulated electric energy markets throughout the United States. From 1999 through 2013, Mr. Tudor was the President and Chief Executive Officer of ACES, an Indianapolis-based commodity risk management company owned by 21 generation and transmission cooperatives throughout the United States. Prior to joining ACES, Mr. Tudor was the Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of PG&E Energy Trading, where he managed commercial operations in the United States and Canada.

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