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CVR Energy Inc (CVI.N)

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20 Nov 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Lamp

60 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Tracy Jackson

48 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Melissa Buhrig

42 2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Mark Pytosh

53 2018 Executive Vice President - Corporate Services

Matthew Bley

36 2018 Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller

Janice DeVelasco

59 2018 Vice President - Environmental, Health, Safety & Security

Patricia Agnello

62 2018 Director

Hunter Gary

43 2018 Director

Robert Alexander

84 2012 Independent Director

SungHwan Cho

44 2012 Independent Director

Jonathan Frates

35 2016 Independent Director

Stephen Mongillo

2012 Independent Director

James Strock

61 2012 Independent Director

Jay Finks

Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

David Lamp

Mr. David L. Lamp is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. David L. Lamp serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of CVR Energy, as well as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the general partner of CVR Refining and Executive Chairman and a Director of the general partner of CVR Partners. Mr. Lamp joined the company in December 2017, and joined our boards in January 2018. Mr. Lamp previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Western Refining Inc. from July 2016 to June 2017. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and President and a director of Northern Tier Energy Corporation from March 2014 until July 2016. Prior to Northern Tier, Mr. Lamp served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of HollyFrontier Corporation. In 2011, Holly and Frontier completed a merger of equals and changed their name to HollyFrontier Corporation. Mr. Lamp joined Holly in January 2004 as Vice President, Refinery Operations and was responsible for all aspects of its refining operations. In November 2005, he was named Executive Vice President, Refining and Marketing, adding the additional responsibilities of its crude, light products marketing and asphalt businesses. Mr. Lamp was named President of Holly in November 2007. Mr. Lamp has more than 37 years of technical, commercial and operational experience in the refining and chemical industries. Prior to joining Holly, Mr. Lamp was the Vice President and General Manager of El Paso Energy’s Aruba refining complex. Earlier in his career he served as Director of Operations for KOSA, a polyester production joint venture between Koch Industries and Saba, where he oversaw KOSA’s 15 chemical and fiber plants in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe. Prior to joining KOSA,

Tracy Jackson

Ms. Tracy D. Jackson is appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company effective May 4, 2018. She most recently served as Vice President and Controller of both Andeavor (formerly known as Tesoro Corporation (“Tesoro”)) and the general partner of Andeavor Logistics (formerly known as Tesoro Logistics LP (“TLLP”)) from March 2015 to October 2016. Prior to that, she served as Vice President, Analytics and Financial Planning of Tesoro Companies Inc. (“TCI”), a subsidiary of Tesoro, from September 2013 through February 2015. From February 2011 to February 2014, Ms. Jackson served as Vice President and Treasurer of Tesoro, and assumed such role for the general partner of TLLP from April 2012 until February 2014. Prior to that, Ms. Jackson served as Vice President of Internal Audit at TCI, where she headed Tesoro’s internal audit function, and in accounting, special project and internal audit roles at Valero Energy Corporation. Ms. Jackson began her career at Arthur Andersen LLP in San Antonio, Texas. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration and Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from The University of Texas at San Antonio. Ms. Jackson is a Certified Public Accountant.

Melissa Buhrig

Ms. Melissa M. Buhrig is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Ms. Buhrig serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of CVR Energy, Inc., and each of the general partners of CVR Refining, LP and CVR Partners, LP. Ms. Buhrig has more than 18 years of legal experience, primarily in the refining sector. Prior to joining CVR Energy, Ms. Buhrig was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Delek US Holdings, Inc. and the general partner of Delek Logistics Partners, LP since October 2017. Before joining Delek, she served as Senior Vice President – Services and Compliance Officer for Western Refining, Inc. and the general partner of Western Refining Logistics, LP. Ms. Buhrig joined Western Refining in 2005 as Deputy General Counsel and held roles of increasing responsibility including Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary. In 2014, she joined the general partner of Northern Tier Energy LP as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Compliance Officer until completion of the merger between Western Refining and Northern Tier Energy in 2016. Ms. Buhrig received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor with honors from the University of Miami School of Law.

Mark Pytosh

Mr. Mark A. Pytosh serves Executive Vice President - Corporate Services of the company. He is Executive Vice President - Corporate Services of CVR Energy and the general partner of CVR Refining, and President and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of CVR Partners, in each case, as of January 2018. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of CVR Partners since May 2014, and has served as a director of the general partner of CVR Partners since June 2011. Mr. Pytosh previously served as Senior Vice President - Administration for CVR Energy and CVR Refining from December 2014 to December 2017. Prior to joining CVR Partners, Mr. Pytosh served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Alberta, Canada-based Tervita Corporation, an environmental and energy services company. From 2006 to 2010, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Covanta Energy Corporation, which owns and operates energy-from-waste power facilities, biomass power facilities and independent power plants in the United States, Europe and Asia. Prior to Covanta, Mr. Pytosh served as Executive Vice President from 2004 to 2006, and Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2006, for Waste Services, Inc., an integrated solid waste services company that operates in the United States and Canada. Prior to joining the renewable energy and waste industries, Mr. Pytosh spent 18 years in the investment banking industry, working with a broad range of clients in the environmental services, automotive, construction equipment and a variety of other industrial sectors. From 2000 to 2004, he was a Managing Director in investment banking at Lehman Brothers, where he led the firm’s global industrial group. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, he was a Managing Director at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he led the firm’s environmental services and automotive industry groups. Mr. Pytosh received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Matthew Bley

Mr. Matthew W. Bley is appointed as Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller of the company effective May 4, 2018. He previously served as Assistant Controller for Andeavor (formerly Tesoro), where he managed a large team associated with corporate accounting and reporting for the organization. From May 2012 to March 2015, he worked for Tesoro in management roles within the accounting organization. Before Andeavor, Mr. Bley served as a manager in both corporate reporting and internal audit for Clear Channel Communications, Inc. (now iHeartCommunications, Inc.) from April 2011 to May 2012. He started his career with The Hanke Group, P.C. (now BKD, LLP) in San Antonio, TX from January 2004 to December 2007 and KPMG LLP in Omaha, NE from January 2008 to April 2011. Mr. Bley received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Accounting from Trinity University. In addition, he received a Master of Business Administration from Baylor University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Janice DeVelasco

Ms. Janice T. DeVelasco is Vice President - Environmental, Health, Safety & Security of the company. She serves as Vice President - Environmental, Health, Safety & Security of CVR Energy, the general partner of CVR Refining, and the general partner of CVR Partners, in each case, as of January 2018. She previously served as Vice President - Environmental, Health & Safety for CVR Energy since April 2014. Ms. DeVelasco has more than 30 years’ experience in environmental, health, safety and risk management. Before joining the company, she served in progressive technical, management and consulting positions with CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its predecessor companies from 1981 to 2007 and Sage Environmental Consulting, L.P. from 2007 to 2014. Ms. DeVelasco is a licensed professional engineer and holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma and a master’s degree in business administration from Texas A&M University.

Patricia Agnello

Ms. Patricia Anne Agnello is Director of the Company. Ms. Agnello has been the Chief Human Resources Officer & Employment Counsel for Insight Portfolio Group LLC (an affiliate of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (“IEP”)), an entity formed and controlled by Mr. Carl Icahn, since May 2007. In this capacity, Ms. Agnello provides human resources guidance to the Company and other companies with which Mr. Icahn has a relationship. Prior to joining Insight Portfolio Group, Ms. Agnello held senior human resources positions at Integro Insurance Brokers, North Fork Bank, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the Exxon Corporation. Ms. Agnello has been a director of: American Railcar Industries, Inc. (“ARI”), a railcar manufacturing company, since 2017; Icahn Automotive Group LLC (“IA”), an automotive parts installer, retailer and distributor, since 2017; Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc. (“TER”), a gaming and hospitality company, since 2016; and PSC Metals, Inc. (“PSC”), a metal recycling company, since 2012. Ms. Agnello received a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, an MBA in Human Resources Management from Adelphi University, and a BA in Liberal Arts from Marymount Manhattan College.

Hunter Gary

Mr. Hunter Clark Gary is Director of the Company. Mr. Gary has served as Senior Vice President of IEP, a master limited partnership and diversified holding company engaged in ten primary business segments which include investment, automotive, energy, gaming, railcar, mining, food packaging, metals, real estate and home fashion, since November 2010. At IEP, Mr. Gary is responsible for monitoring portfolio company operations, implementing operational value enhancement as well as leading a variety of operational activities for IEP which focus on a variety of areas including, technology, merger integration, supply chain, organization transformation, real estate, recruiting and executive compensation. Mr. Gary has served as President of IEP’s Real Estate segment since November 2013 and has led the information technology and cybersecurity group at IEP since September 2015 while serving as President of Sfire Technology LLC since December 2015. Mr. Gary has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cadus Corporation (“Cadus”), a company engaged in the acquisition of real estate for renovation or construction and resale, from March 2014 until June 2018, and as a director, since February 2014. Mr. Gary has been a director of: IA and The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack (“PBYS”), an automotive parts installer and retailer, since February 2016; Ferrous Resources Limited (“Ferrous”), an iron ore mining company, since June 2015; Herbalife Ltd. (“HLF”), a nutrition company, since April 2014; PSC since May 2012; Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (“TEI”), a company that is primarily engaged in the business of owning and operating casinos and resorts, since March 2010; and WestPoint Home LLC (“WPH”), a home textiles manufacturer, since June 2007. Mr. Gary has also been a member of the Executive Committee of ACF Industries LLC (“ACF”), a railcar manufacturing company, since July 2015.

Robert Alexander

Mr. Bob G. Alexanderis Independent Director of CVR Energy, Inc. Bob G. Alexander has served as a director since May 2012. Mr. Alexander has served as a director of TransAtlantic Petroleum Corp., an international exploration and production company doing business in Turkey, Poland, Bulgaria and Romania, since June 2010, and Seventy Seven Energy Inc., a diversified oilfield services company, since June 2014. Mr. Alexander previously served on the board of directors of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, an oil and gas exploration and production company, from June 2012 until June 2014. Mr. Alexander, a founder of Alexander Energy Corporation, served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alexander Energy from 1980 to 1996. Alexander Energy merged with National Energy Group, Inc., an oil and gas property management company, in 1996 and Mr. Alexander served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2006. National Energy Group was previously indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. From 1976 to 1980, Mr. Alexander served as Vice President and General Manager of the Northern Division of Reserve Oil, Inc. and President of Basin Drilling Corporation, both subsidiaries of Reserve Oil and Gas Company of Denver, Colorado. Mr. Alexander also served on the board of Quest Resource Corporation from June to August 2008. Mr. Alexander has served on numerous committees with the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association and the State of Oklahoma Energy Commission. Mr. Alexander received a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. Based upon Mr. Alexander’s experience in the oil and gas services industry, as well as his experience serving as a director of other public companies, we believe that Mr. Alexander has the requisite set of skills to serve as a Board member.

SungHwan Cho

Mr. SungHwan Cho is Independent Director of CVR Energy, Inc. SungHwan Cho has served as Chief Financial Officer of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (“IEP”), a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, gaming, railcar, food packaging, metals, mining, real estate and home fashion, since March 2012. Prior to that time, he was Senior Vice President and previously Portfolio Company Associate at IEP since October 2006. Mr. Cho has been a director of: Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., a company engaged in the car rental business, since May 2017; Ferrous Resources Limited, an iron ore mining company with operations in Brazil, since June 2015; CVR Refining, LP (“CVR Refining”), since January 2013; IEP, since September 2012; CVR Energy, since May 2012; and American Railcar Industries, Inc., a railcar manufacturing company, since June 2011 (and has been Chairman of the Board of American Railcar Industries since July 2014). In addition, Mr. Cho serves as a director of certain wholly-owned subsidiaries of IEP, including: Federal-Mogul Holdings LLC (formerly known as Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation), a supplier of automotive powertrain and safety components; Icahn Automotive Group LLC, an automotive parts installer, retailer and distributor; PSC Metals Inc., a metal recycling company; and WestPoint Home LLC, a home textiles manufacturer. Mr. Cho was previously: a member of the Executive Committee of American Railcar Leasing LLC, a lessor and seller of specialized railroad tank and covered hopper railcars, from September 2013 to June 2017; a director of CVR Partners, LP (“CVR Partners”), from May 2012 to April 2017; a director of Viskase Companies, Inc., a meat casing company, from November 2006 to April 2017; and a director of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., a publisher of interactive entertainment products, from April 2010 to November 2013. Ferrous Resources Limited, CVR Refining, Icahn Enterprises, CVR Energy, CVR Partners, Federal-Mogul, Icahn Automotive,

Jonathan Frates

Mr. Jonathan Frates is Independent Director of the Company. Jonathan Frates has been a Portfolio Company Associate at IEP since November 2015. Prior to joining Icahn Enterprises, Mr. Frates served as a Senior Business Analyst at First Acceptance Corp. and as an Associate at its holding company, Diamond A Ford Corp. Mr. Frates began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Wachovia Securities LLC. Mr. Frates has served as a director of: Ferrous Resources Limited, an iron ore mining company with operations in Brazil, since December 2016; CVR Partners, since April 2016; American Railcar Industries, Inc., a railcar manufacturing company, since March 2016; Viskase Companies, Inc., a meat casing company, since March 2016; CVR Energy, since March 2016; and CVR Refining, since March 2016. Ferrous Resources, American Railcar Industries, Viskase Companies, CVR Energy, CVR Refining and CVR Partners are each indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Frates received a BBA from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Based upon Mr. Frates’ strong financial background and experience as an analyst, we believe that Mr. Frates has the requisite set of skills to serve as a member of our Board.

Stephen Mongillo

Mr. Stephen Mongillo is Independent Director of CVR Energy, Inc. Stephen Mongillo has served as a director since May 2012. Mr. Mongillo is a private investor. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Mongillo served as a director of American Railcar Industries, Inc. From January 2008 to January 2011, Mr. Mongillo served as a managing director of Icahn Capital LP, the entity through which Mr. Carl Icahn managed third-party investment funds. From March 2009 to January 2011, Mr. Mongillo served as a director of WestPoint International Inc. Prior to joining Icahn Capital, Mr. Mongillo worked at Bear Stearns for 10 years, most recently as a senior managing director overseeing the leveraged finance group’s efforts in the healthcare, real estate, gaming, lodging, leisure, restaurant and education sectors. American Railcar Industries and WestPoint International are each, directly or indirectly, controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Mongillo received a B.A. from Trinity College and an M.B.A from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. Based upon Mr. Mongillo’s over 25 years of experience in the financial industry and his strong understanding of the complex business and financial issues encountered by large complex companies, we believe that Mr. Mongillo has the requisite set of skills to serve as a Board member.

James Strock

Mr. James M. Strock is Independent Director of CVR Energy, Inc. James M. Strock has served as a director since May 2012. Mr. Strock is CEO of the Serve to Lead Group, which he founded in 1997. The Serve to Lead Group serves diverse sectors including: finance, manufacturing, transportation, technology, defense, aerospace, health care, real estate, chemicals, professional services, insurance, environmental safety and health, remediation, clean tech, sustainability, energy, and medical cannabis. Mr. Strock, individually and as part of various teams and organizations, serves various functions, including: management, project management, financing, sales and marketing, stakeholder engagement, public advocacy, communication (including new media), crisis communication, strategic planning, regulatory compliance, negotiation, mediation, facilitation, human resources, and training. Mr. Strock has served in senior executive and board positions in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. He served as California’s founding Secretary for Environmental Protection, and as Assistant Administrator for Enforcement (chief law enforcement officer) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Mr. Strock is the author of three books on leadership, management, and communication. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Authors Guild. Mr. Strock holds an A.B. from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He served to captain in the USAR-JAGC. Based upon Mr. Strock’s extensive business and public service experience, which enable him to assist boards in meeting their responsibilities in various functions, we believe that Mr. Strock has the requisite set of skills to serve as a Board member.

Jay Finks