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Western Refining Inc (WNR)

WNR on New York Consolidated

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24 May 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Foster

59 2010 Executive Chairman of the Board

David Lamp

59 2016 President, Chief Operating Officer

Jeff Stevens

53 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Karen Davis

60 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer

Lowry Barfield

59 2016 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Jeffrey Beyersdorfer

55 2010 Senior Vice President – Corporate Development, Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations

Scott Weaver

58 2010 Vice President, Assistant Treasurer, Assistant Secretary, Director

Sigmund Cornelius

62 2012 Independent Director

L. Frederick Francis

60 2006 Independent Director

Robert Hassler

65 2015 Independent Director

Brian Hogan

55 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Foster

Mr. Paul L. Foster is a Executive Chairman of the Board of Western Refining, Inc. Mr. Paul L. Foster has served as Chairman of the Company's Board since September 2005. Mr. Foster served as the Company's Chief Executive Officer from September 2005 until January 2010, when he was appointed Executive Chairman of the Company. Mr. Foster also served as President from September 2005 to February 2009. Previously, Mr. Foster was the President and Chief Executive Officer of one of the Company's affiliates. Mr. Foster has served on the board of directors of the University of Texas System Board of Regents since 2007, and he is currently Chairman of such board. He also serves on the board of directors of WestStar Bank, an El Paso-based bank; as Chairman of the board of directors of Vomaris Innovations, Inc., a privately held medical device company; on the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - El Paso Branch; and on various other civic and professional organizations. Mr. Foster has spent virtually his entire career working in the refined product production and marketing industry. He is the original founder of the Company and has been involved in all aspects of the Company's operations since 2005 and in all aspects of its affiliates' operations since 1997. Mr. Foster sits on the boards of directors of the Company's affiliated subsidiaries, Western Refining Logistics GP, LLC (“WRGP”), the general partner of Western Refining Logistics, LP (“WNRL”), the Company’s affiliated publicly traded master limited partnership; Northern Tier Energy GP LLC (“NTGP”), the general partner of Company’s affiliate, Norther Tier Energy LP (“NTI”), which was publicly traded until June 2016; and Northern Tier Energy LLC (“NTE”). Except as noted above, Mr. Foster has not served as a director of a public company or a registered investment company in the past five years.

David Lamp

Mr. David L. Lamp is a President, Chief Operating Officer of Western Refining, Inc. He has served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company since June 2016. He also serves on the board of managers of Minnesota Pipe Line Company, LLC, a private entity which owns and operates the Minnesota Pipeline ("MPL"), and on the board of directors of MPL Investments, Inc., a private entity which owns all of the preferred membership units of MPL. Mr. Lamp has 37 years of experience in the petroleum refining industry, including technical, operations, commercial and senior management endeavors. Prior to his service with the Company and its affiliates, Mr. Lamp served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of NTGP, the general partners of the Company's affiliate, NTI, which was publicly traded until June 2016, and NTE from March 2014 to June 2016; as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for HollyFrontier Corporation, an independent petroleum refiner, since 2011; and in a variety of senior management positions with Holly Corporation, an independent petroleum refiner, including President, since 2004. He is the past Chairman of the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers Association, the industry trade association for the refining and petrochemical industry. Mr. Lamp also sits on the board of directors of the Company’s affiliated subsidiaries, NTGP, the general partner of NTI, which was publicly traded until June 2016; and NTE. Except as noted above, Mr. Lamp has not served as a director of any other publicly traded company or as a director of a registered investment company in the last five years.

Jeff Stevens

Mr. Jeff A. Stevens is a Chief Executive Officer, Director of Western Refining, Inc. Mr. Jeff A. Stevens has served as a director of the Company since September 2005, and as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since January 2010. Previously, Mr. Stevens served in various senior management roles with Company including, President, Chief Operating Officer, as Executive Vice President, and as Executive Vice President of one of the Company's affiliates since 2000. Mr. Stevens also serves on the boards of directors of Vomaris Innovations, Inc., a privately held medical device company. Mr. Stevens has spent his entire career working in the refined product production and marketing industry. He has been involved in all aspects of the Company's operations since 2005 and in all aspects of its affiliates' operations since 2000. Mr. Stevens sits on the board of directors of the Company’s affiliates WRGP, the general partner of WNRL, Company’s affiliated publicly traded master limited partnership; NTGP, the general partner of Company’s affiliate, NTI, which was publicly traded until June 2016; and NTE. Mr. Stevens has also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of WRGP since July 2013. Except as noted above, Mr. Stevens has not served as a director of a publicly traded company or a registered investment company in the last five years. Mr. Stevens' extensive understanding of the production and marketing of refined products and his extensive history with the Company are key attributes, among others, that make him well qualified to serve as a director of the Company. Mr. Stevens also brings to the Board extensive experience in the energy industry, corporate strategy and business development.

Karen Davis

Ms. Karen Berriman Davis has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer of Western Refining, Inc. She has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since August 2016. In August 2016, she was appointed the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of WRGP, the general partner of WNRL, the Company’s affiliated and publicly traded master limited partnership. Previously, Ms. Davis served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NTGP, the general partner of Company’s affiliate, NTI, which was publicly traded until June 2016, and NTE from February 2015 to August 2016; the Chief Financial Officer of WRGP, the general partner of WNRL, the Company’s affiliate and publicly traded master limited partnership, from December 2014 through February 2015; and the Vice President - Director of Investor Relations of Company from December 2014 through February 2015. Ms. Davis has also served as the Chief Accounting Officer of PBF Energy Inc., an independent crude oil refiner, from February 2011 to November 2014; and of PBF Logistics GP LLC, the general partner of PBF Logistics LP, a master limited partnership, from its inception in February 2013 until November 2014. Prior to this, Ms. Davis has served in various chief financial officer and financial reporting officer positions with public and private companies in the United States.

Lowry Barfield

Mr. Lowry Barfield is a Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Western Refining, Inc. He has served as the Company's Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since August 2016, and prior to that time served as Senior Vice President - Legal, General Counsel and Secretary from 2007 to 2016 and Vice President - Legal, General Counsel and Secretary from 2005 to 2007. In July 2013, he was appointed the Senior Vice President - Legal, General Counsel and Secretary of WRGP, the general partner of WNRL, the Company’s affiliated and publicly traded master limited partnership. In November 2013, Mr. Barfield was elected to the Board of Directors of Company’s affiliates, NTGP, the general partner of NTI, which was publicly traded until June 2016, and NTE. Except as noted above, Mr. Barfield has not served as a director of any other publicly traded company or of any registered investment company in the last five years.

Jeffrey Beyersdorfer

Mr. Jeffrey S. Beyersdorfer is Senior Vice President – Corporate Development, Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations of the Company.

Scott Weaver

Mr. Scott D. Weaver is a Vice President, Assistant Treasurer, Assistant Secretary, Director of Western Refining, Inc. Scott D. Weaver has served as a director of the Company since September 2005. Prior to that time, Mr. Weaver served from September 2005 to December 2016, as the Company's Vice President, Assistant Treasurer and Assistant Secretary; from September 2005 to December 2007, as Chief Administrative Officer; and from September 2009 to January 2010, as interim Treasurer. Mr. Weaver served from 2000 to August 2005, as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of one of the Company's affiliates; and from December 2013 to April 2014, as Interim Vice President - Administration of NTGP, the general partner of Company’s affiliate, NTI, which was publicly traded until June 2016, and NTE. Mr. Weaver currently serves on the boards of directors of Encore Wire Corporation, a publicly traded copper wire manufacturing company; Wellington Insurance Company, a privately held insurance holding company; Mountain Star Sports Group LLC, a privately held professional sports team holding company; and Vomaris Innovations, Inc., a privately held medical device company. Mr. Weaver sits on the board of directors of the Company's affiliated subsidiaries, WRGP, the general partner of WNRL, Company’s affiliated and publicly traded master limited partnership; NTGP, the general partner of NTI, which publicly traded until June 2016; and NTE. Except as noted above, Mr. Weaver has not served as a director of a public company or a registered investment company in the past five years.

Sigmund Cornelius

Mr. Sigmund L. Cornelius is an Independent Director of Western Refining, Inc. Sigmund L. Cornelius has served as a director of the Company since January 2012. He has over thirty years' experience in the oil and gas industry. In April 2014, Mr. Cornelius was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Freeport LNG, a privately held company involved in liquefied natural gas imports and exports. Prior to this, he worked in various positions with ConocoPhillips, an integrated oil and gas company, from 1980 to 2010. From October 2008 to December 2010, Mr. Cornelius served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of ConocoPhillips. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President, Planning, Strategy and Corporate Affairs of ConocoPhillips since September 2007, having previously served as President, Exploration and Production - Lower 48 since 2006. He served as President, Global Gas of ConocoPhillips since 2004 and prior to that served as President, Lower 48 Latin America and Midstream since 2003. From 1980 to 2003, he served in a number of commercial, operational and administrative positions in the Midstream and Upstream businesses in both domestic and international locations. Mr. Cornelius currently serves on the board of directors of Carbo Ceramics, Inc., a publicly traded company that manufactures ceramic proppant used in fracturing wells. Mr. Cornelius previously served as a director of Parallel Energy Trust, a publicly traded Canadian oil and gas income trust from March 2011 to August 2016; Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc., a publicly traded natural gas pipeline and underground storage holding company; NiSource Inc., a publicly traded energy holding company from July 2011 to July 2015; and USEC Inc., a publicly traded uranium enrichment company, from February 2011 to September 2014. Except as noted above, Mr. Cornelius has not served as a director of a publicly traded company or a registered investment company in the past five years. Mr. Cornelius' extensive experience in the oil and gas

L. Frederick Francis

Mr. L. Frederick Francis is an Independent Director of Western Refining, Inc. Mr. L. Frederick Francis has served as a director of the Company since February 2006. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WestStar Bank, an El Paso-based bank, and Chairman of the board of directors of WestStar Bank Holding Company, Inc., the parent holding company of WestStar Bank. In addition, he serves on the boards of directors of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, the Medical Center of the Americas Foundation, the Board of Regents of the Texas Tech University System, where he is past Chairman, the board of directors of Sierra Medical Center/Providence Memorial Hospital, where he is also a past Chairman, the board of directors and Chairman of Providence Transmountain Hospital and the board of directors of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce Foundation. He also serves on the boards of many other civic and charitable organizations. In the past five years, Mr. Francis has not served as a director of a publicly traded company other than the Company or as a director of a registered investment company. Mr. Francis' experience in running and working with financial institutions, his extensive background in working with financial matters and his experience on numerous boards of directors are key attributes that make him well qualified to serve as a director of the Company.

Robert Hassler

Mr. Robert J. Hassler is an Independent Director of Western Refining, Inc. Mr. Robert J. Hassler has served as a director of the Company since November 2014. For 33 years, from 1975 to 2008, Mr. Hassler served in various senior management positions in refining and marketing, as well as exploration and production, with ConocoPhillips, an integrated oil and gas company. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Hassler served as the President, European Refining and Marketing for ConocoPhillips. In the past five years, Mr. Hassler has not served as a director of a publicly traded company other than the Company or as a director of a registered investment company. Mr. Hassler's extensive experience in the oil and gas industry including in the refining and marketing of refined products are key attributes that make him well qualified to serve as a director of the Company.

Brian Hogan

Mr. Brian J. Hogan is an Independent Director of Western Refining, Inc. Since 1986, Mr. Brian J. Hogan has served as a director of the Company since January 2006. Since 1986, he has served as an officer of, and since 1990, as President and Chief Executive Officer of, Hogan Truck Leasing, Inc., a full-service truck leasing and transportation company. Mr. Hogan also serves as lead director of AmeriQuest, Inc., a transportation and logistics resource company. In addition, he serves as a board member of Parkside Bank and Trust and the St. Louis Children's Hospital Foundation; as well as serving on the boards of directors of various transportation and leasing industry professional associations and charitable organizations. In the past five years, Mr. Hogan has not served as a director of a publicly traded company other than the Company or as a director of a registered investment company. Mr. Hogan's experience with transportation and logistics matters, his experience in operating a truck leasing and transportation company and his experience with banking and finance are key attributes that make him well qualified to serve as a director of the Company.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Paul Foster

511,169

David Lamp

4,522,780

Jeff Stevens

6,441,570

Karen Davis

1,497,740

Lowry Barfield

2,128,640

Jeffrey Beyersdorfer

1,410,040

Scott Weaver

701,600

Sigmund Cornelius

225,000

L. Frederick Francis

240,000

Robert Hassler

225,000

Brian Hogan

240,000
As Of  30 Dec 2016