People: Western Refining Inc (WNR)

WNR on New York Consolidated

41.53USD
23 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Foster

55 2010 Executive Chairman of the Board

Jeff Stevens

49 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gary Dalke

60 2007 Chief Financial Officer

Mark Smith

54 2009 President - Refining and Marketing

Lowry Barfield

55 2007 Senior Vice President - Legal, General Counsel, Secretary

Jeffrey Beyersdorfer

51 2010 Senior Vice President, Director - Investor Relations, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary

William Jewell

58 2007 Chief Accounting Officer

Scott Weaver

55 2010 Vice President, Assistant Treasurer, Assistant Secretary, Director

Carin Barth

50 2006 Independent Director

Sigmund Cornelius

59 2012 Independent Director

L. Frederick Francis

2006 Independent Director

Brian Hogan

51 2006 Independent Director

William Sanders

71 2007 Independent Director

Ralph Schmidt

66 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Foster

Mr. Paul L. Foster is Executive Chairman of the Board of Western Refining Inc. Mr. 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, where he is currently Vice Chairman. He also serves on the board of directors of WestStar Bank, formerly Bank of the West, an El Paso-based bank; on the board of directors of Vomaris Innovations, Inc., a privately held medical device company; as Chairman of the board of directors of the University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO); 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. In the past five years, Mr. Foster has not served as a director of a publicly traded company other than the Company or as a director of a registered investment company.

Jeff Stevens

Mr. Jeff A. Stevens has served as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Western Refining Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2005, as the Company's President since February 2009 and as Chief Executive Officer since January 2010. Previously, Mr. Stevens served as Chief Operating Officer since April 2008, as Executive Vice President of the Company since September 2005 and as Executive Vice President of one of the Company's affiliates since 2000. Mr. Stevens also serves on the board 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.

Gary Dalke

Mr. Gary R. Dalke is Chief Financial Officer of Western Refining Inc., since August 2005. Previously, from 2003 until August 2005, Mr. Dalke served as the Chief Accounting Officer of one of the Company's affiliates. From September 2005 to June 2007, Mr. Dalke also served as Treasurer.

Mark Smith

Mr. Mark J. Smith is President - Refining and Marketing of Western Refining Inc. He has served as the Company's Executive Vice President - Refining since August 2006. On February 3, 2009, Mr. Smith was promoted to President - Refining and Marketing of the Company. From September 2000 to August 2006, Mr. Smith served as Vice President and General Manager, Lemont Refinery, for CITGO Petroleum Corporation, where he was responsible for all business and operational aspects of the Lemont business unit.

Lowry Barfield

Mr. Lowry Barfield is Senior Vice President - Legal, General Counsel, Secretary of Western Refining Inc. He served as the Company's primary outside counsel from 1999 until November 2005 when he joined the Company as Vice President - Legal, General Counsel and Secretary. In 2007, Mr. Barfield was promoted to Senior Vice President - Legal, General Counsel and Secretary.

Jeffrey Beyersdorfer

Mr. Jeffrey S. Beyersdorfer is Senior Vice President, Director - Investor Relations, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary of Western Refining Inc., since January 2010. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Beyersdorfer served as Corporate Treasurer of FMC Technologies, Inc., where he was responsible for treasury operations, balance sheet management, foreign exchange and risk management. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Beyersdorfer served as Vice President - Treasurer of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, where he was responsible for treasury operations, balance sheet management, pension plans, credit and collections and risk management.

William Jewell

Mr. William R. Jewell is Chief Accounting Officer of Western Refining Inc., since July 2007. From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Jewell was with KPMG LLP, where he last served as an Assurance Senior Manager.

Scott Weaver

Mr. Scott D. Weaver is Vice President, Assistant Treasurer, Assistant Secretary, Director of Western Refining Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2005. Mr. Weaver has served as one of the Company's executive officers since September 2005. From 2000 to August 2005, he served as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of one of the Company's affiliates. Mr. Weaver also served as Chief Administrative Officer from September 2005 to December 2007 and as interim Treasurer from September 2009 to January 2010. Mr. Weaver currently serves on the boards of directors of Encore Wire Corporation, a publicly traded copper wire manufacturing company; WIG Holdings, Inc., a privately held insurance holding company; AmerTac Corporation, a privately held consumer products company; and Vomaris Innovations, Inc., a privately held medical device company. Except as listed above, Mr. Weaver has not served as a director of a public company or a registered investment company in the past five years.

Carin Barth

Ms. Carin Marcy Barth is Independent Director of Western Refining Inc., since March 2006. Ms. Barth is President of LB Capital, Inc., a firm she co-founded in 1988. Currently, Ms. Barth serves on the boards of directors of Encore Bancshares, Inc.; the Methodist Hospital Research Institute; the Ronald McDonald House of Houston; Strategic Growth Bank Incorporated and its affiliate, Capital Bank. In March 2008, she was appointed a Commissioner to the Department of Public Safety for the State of Texas. She served as a member of the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University from 1999 to 2005 and was Chairman of the University's endowment from 2001 to 2005 and 2006 to 2010. During 2004 to 2005, Ms. Barth took a leave of absence from LB Capital, Inc., to serve as Chief Financial Officer of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D.C. From September 2006 to July 2007, she also served as Interim Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration (CFO) at Texas Southern University. Ms. Barth also served as a director of Amegy Bank of Texas from 2001 to 2005.

Sigmund Cornelius

Mr. Sigmund L. Cornelius is Independent Director of Western Refining, Inc., since January 2012. Mr. Cornelius has over thirty years' experience in the oil and gas industry working in various positions with ConocoPhillips, a Houston-based 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 boards of directors of Carbo Ceramics, Inc., a publicly traded manufacturing company; USEC Inc., a publicly traded global energy company; Parallel Energy Trust, a Canadian oil and gas producer; and NiSource Inc., a publicly traded energy company. Mr. Cornelius served as a director of DCP Midstream GP, LLC from November 2007 to October 2008.

L. Frederick Francis

Mr. L. Frederick Francis is Independent Director of Western Refining Inc., since February 2006. He is Executive Chairman of WestStar Bank, formerly Bank of the West, an El Paso-based bank. Mr. Francis is also Chairman of Francis Properties. In addition, he serves on the board of directors of the Medical Center of the Americas Foundation, the Board of Regents of the Texas Tech University System, where he is a past Chairman, and the board of directors of Sierra Medical Center/Providence Memorial Hospital, where he is also a past Chairman. He also serves on the boards of many other civic and charitable organizations.

Brian Hogan

Mr. Brian J. Hogan is Independent Director of Western Refining Inc., since January 2006. Since 1986, he has served as an officer of, and since 1990 as President of, Hogan Truck Leasing, Inc., a full-service truck leasing and transportation company. Mr. Hogan also serves as a director and Chairman of AmeriQuest Corp., a transportation and logistics resource company. In addition, he serves as a board member of Parkside Bank and Trust, on various transportation and leasing industry professional association boards and on various charitable organization boards.

William Sanders

Mr. William D. Sanders is Independent Director of Western Refining Inc., since February 2007. Mr. Sanders is Chairman of Strategic Management Partners and Strategic Growth Bank Incorporated (also serving as a director of its affiliate Capital Bank). He is also a Director of Electric Infrastructure Alliance of America, L.L.C., Gas Infrastructure Alliance of America, L.L.C. and a Trustee of the Borderplex Community Trust, a civically-formed real estate investment trust organized to acquire, develop and manage real estate in the downtown El Paso, Texas area. Previously, Mr. Sanders served as a Trustee of Verde Valley Real Estate, a real estate investment trust focused on the U.S.-Mexico border region until 2012, and also was the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Security Capital Group Incorporated, which was sold to GE Capital Corporation in 2002. Founded in 1991, Security Capital had controlling interests in eighteen public and private fully-integrated real estate operating companies, eight of which were NYSE-listed companies. He is a past Chairman of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) and also served on the Board of Trustees of the University of Chicago. He currently is Trustee Emeritus of the Cornell University Board of Trustees.

Ralph Schmidt

Mr. Ralph A. Schmidt is Independent Director of Western Refining Inc., since February 2006. He joined one of the Company's affiliates in July 2001 as Vice President-Refining and became the Company's Chief Operating Officer in September 2005, a position he held until his retirement in August 2006. Since 1969, Mr. Schmidt has spent his entire working career in refinery operations and marketing of refined products. He has been a hands-on refinery manager at seven refineries in the United States and Europe during that time frame. He is extremely familiar with the various regulatory and operational issues confronted by independent refiners on a daily basis, and holds a Texas Professional Engineers License.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Paul Foster

511,169

Jeff Stevens

2,515,230

Gary Dalke

1,462,820

Mark Smith

2,162,200

Lowry Barfield

1,594,220

Jeffrey Beyersdorfer

1,102,940

William Jewell

1,415,690

Scott Weaver

701,600

Carin Barth

--

Sigmund Cornelius

--

L. Frederick Francis

--

Brian Hogan

--

William Sanders

--

Ralph Schmidt

1,013,700
As Of 30 Dec 2012
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