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CVR Refining LP (CVRR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Lamp

2018 Chief Executive Officer

Susan Ball

53 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the general partner

John Walter

40 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

David Landreth

60 2014 Senior Vice President - Economics and Planning of the general partner

SungHwan Cho

43 2013 Director of the general partner

Jonathan Frates

34 2016 Director of the General Partner

Carl Icahn

81 2013 Director of the general partner

Andrew Langham

43 2014 Director of the general partner

Louis Pastor

32 2014 Director of the general partner

Kenneth Shea

58 2013 Independent Director of the general partner

Jon Whitney

72 2013 Independent Director of the general partner

Glenn Zander

70 2013 Independent Director of the general partner

Jay Finks

2015 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

David Lamp

Mr. David L. Lamp is appointed as Co-Chief Executive Officer of the company effective December 1, 2017. He was President and COO of Western Refining Company. Prior to Western Refining, Mr. Lamp was President and CEO of Northern Tier Energy Corporation, which merged with Western Refining. He previously served as COO and Executive Vice President of HollyFrontier Corporation. In 2011, Holly and Frontier completed a merger of equals and changed the name to HollyFrontier Corporation. Mr. Lamp joined Holly in 2004 and held various roles, including Vice President, Refinery Operations, Executive Vice President, Refining and Marketing, and President. Mr. Lamp has more than 37 years of technical, commercial and operational experience in the refining and chemical industry. Mr. Lipinski has served as CVR’s chief executive officer since 2005 and has grown the business from 475 employees 12 years ago to just under 1,500 employees today. Under his leadership, Mr. Lipinski has guided the overall strategic direction of CVR Energy and its subsidiaries and is responsible for increasing the scale and diversity of its refining operations and expanding its crude oil gathering and logistics operations. He also helped position CVR Partners as a nitrogen fertilizer industry leader and launched the initial public offerings for CVR Energy, CVR Refining and CVR Partners.

Susan Ball

Ms. Susan M. Ball is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company. Ms. Ball has also served as the chief financial officer and treasurer of CVR Energy and of the general partner of CVR Partners since August 2012, and prior to that, as vice president, chief accounting officer and assistant treasurer of CVR Energy and the general partner of CVR Partners since October 2007 and as vice president, chief accounting officer and assistant treasurer for Coffeyville Resources, LLC ("CRLLC") since May 2006. Ms. Ball has more than 30 years of experience in the accounting industry, with more than 12 years serving clients in the public accounting industry. Prior to joining CVR Energy, she served as a Tax Managing Director with KPMG LLP, where she was responsible for all aspects of federal and state income tax compliance and tax consulting, which included a significant amount of mergers and acquisition work on behalf of her clients. Ms. Ball received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Missouri Western State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

John Walter

Mr. John R. Walter serves as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of the Company. He has served as vice president, associate general counsel since January 2011, assistant secretary since May 2011 and associate general counsel since March 2008. Prior to joining CVR Energy, Mr. Walter was an associate at Stinson Leonard Street LLP in Kansas City Missouri from 2006 to 2008, and was an associate at Seigfreid, Bingham, Levy, Selzer & Gee, P.C. in Kansas City, Missouri from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Walter received a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Colorado State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas.

David Landreth

Mr. David L. Landreth is Senior Vice President - Economics and Planning of the Company. Mr. Landreth has also served as vice president, economics and planning of Coffeyville Resources Refining & Marketing, LLC since January 2009. Mr. Landreth has more than 30 years experience in refining and petrochemicals in areas relating to crude, feedstock, product and process optimization, commercial activities, acquisitions and capital utilization. He has served in numerous management positions in the petroleum industry. Most of his career was in various refining and marketing positions with the Coastal Corporation. Following the merger between Coastal and El Paso in 2001, Mr. Landreth assumed the position of Director of Refining Optimization and Commercial Management. Before joining CRLLC in 2005, he was the Director of Refining and Marketing Economics and Planning at Holly Corporation in Dallas. Mr. Landreth received a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

SungHwan Cho

Mr. SungHwan Cho is Director of CVR Refining GP, LLC. the general partner of CVR Refining LP. Mr. Cho has been a director of: Ferrous Resources Limited, an iron ore mining company with operations in Brazil, since June 2015; American Railcar Leasing LLC, a lessor and seller of specialized railroad tank and covered hopper railcars, since September 2013; CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership, since January 2013; Icahn Enterprises L.P. since September 2012; CVR Energy, Inc. a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries, since May 2012; CVR Partners LP, a nitrogen fertilizer company, since May 2012; Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, a supplier of automotive powertrain and safety components, since May 2012; XO Holdings, a competitive provider of telecom services, since August 2011; 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); WestPoint Home LLC, a home textiles manufacturer, since January 2008; PSC Metals Inc. a metal recycling company, since December 2006; and Viskase Companies, Inc., a meat casing company, since November 2006. Mr. Cho was previously a director of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., a publisher of interactive entertainment products, from April 2010 to November 2013. Ferrous Resources Limited, American Railcar Leasing, CVR Refining, Icahn Enterprises, CVR Energy, CVR Partners, Federal-Mogul, XO Holdings, American Railcar Industries, WestPoint Home, PSC Metals and Viskase Companies each are indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also previously had a non-controlling interest in Take-Two Interactive Software through the ownership of securities. Mr. Cho received a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University and an MBA from New York University, Stern School of Business.

Jonathan Frates

Mr. Jonathan Frates is Director of CVR Refining GP, LLC. the general partner of CVR Refining, LP. Mr. Frates has been a Portfolio Company Associate at Icahn Enterprises L.P. 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 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: American Railcar Industries, Inc. a railcar manufacturing company, since March 2016; Viskase Companies, Inc. a meat casing company, since March 2016; CVR Energy, Inc. a diversified holding company primarily engaged in petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer production, since March 2016; and CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership, since March 2016. American Railcar Industries, Viskase Companies, CVR Energy and CVR Refining are each indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Frates received a BBA from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Carl Icahn

Mr. Carl C. Icahn is Director of CVR Refining GP, LLC. the general partner of CVR Refining LP. Mr. Icahn’s principal occupation is managing private investment funds, including Icahn Partners LP and Icahn Partners Master Fund LP. Since November 1990, Mr. Icahn has been chairman of the board of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (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). Mr. Icahn has been: chairman of the board of CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership, since January 2013; chairman of the board of CVR Energy, Inc. a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries, since June 2012; chairman of the board of Tropicana Entertainment Inc. a company that is primarily engaged in the business of owning and operating casinos and resorts, since March 2010; and President and a member of the executive committee of XO Holdings, a competitive provider of telecom services, since September 2011, and chairman of the board and a director of its predecessors since January 2003. Mr. Icahn was previously: director of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, a supplier of automotive powertrain and safety components, from December 2007 to May 2015, and the non-executive chairman of the board of Federal-Mogul from January 2008 to May 2015; chairman of the board and a director of American Railcar Industries, Inc. a railcar manufacturing company, from 1994 to July 2014; a director of American Railcar Leasing LLC, a lessor and seller of specialized railroad tank and covered hopper railcars, from June 2004 to November 2013; a director of WestPoint Home LLC, a home textiles manufacturer, from October 2005 until December 2011; and a director of Cadus Corporation, a company engaged in the acquisition of real estate for renovation or construction and resale, from July 1993 to July 2010.

Andrew Langham

Mr. Andrew Langham has been appointed as Director of VR Refining GP, LLC. the general partner of CVR Refining, LP. Mr. Langham was Assistant General Counsel of Icahn Enterprises. Prior to joining Icahn Enterprises, Mr. Langham was an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP focusing on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. Mr. Langham has been a director of: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer, since October 2015; CVR Partners LP, a nitrogen fertilizer company, since September 2015; CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership, since September 2014; and CVR Energy, Inc. a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries, since September 2014. CVR Partners, CVR Refining and CVR Energy are each indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has non-controlling interests in Freeport-McMoRan through the ownership of securities. Mr. Langham received a B.A. in 1995 from Whitman College, and a J.D. from the University of Washington in 2000.

Louis Pastor

Mr. Louis J. Pastor has been appointed as Director of CVR Refining GP, LLC. the general partner of CVR Refining, LP. Mr. Pastor was Assistant General Counsel of Icahn Enterprises. Prior to joining Icahn Enterprises, Mr. Pastor was an Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where he advised corporate, private equity and investment banking clients on a wide array of corporate finance transactions, business combination transactions and other general corporate matters. Mr. Pastor has been a director of: Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, a supplier of automotive powertrain and safety components, since May 2015; and CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership, since September 2014. Mr. Pastor has also been a member of the Executive Committee of ACF Industries LLC, a railcar manufacturing company, since July 2015. Each of CVR Refining, Federal-Mogul and ACF Industries is indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Pastor received a B.A. in 2006 from The Ohio State University and a J.D. in 2009 from the University of Pennsylvania. Based on Mr. Pastor's strong finance and corporate experience, we believe that Mr. Pastor has the requisite set of skills to serve as a member of our board.

Kenneth Shea

Mr. Kenneth Shea is Independent Director of CVR Refining GP, LLC. the general partner of CVR Refining LP. Mr. Shea is a Senior Managing Director of Guggenheim Securities, LLC, an investment banking firm. Prior to joining Guggenheim Securities in September 2014, Mr. Shea served as President of Coastal Capital Management LLC, an affiliate of Coastal Development, LLC, a New York based privately-held developer of resort destinations, luxury hotels and casino gaming facilities. Prior to joining Coastal in September 2009, from July 2008 to August 2009, Mr. Shea was a Managing Director for Icahn Capital LP, a wholly owned subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (a diversified holding company controlled by Carl Icahn that is engaged in a variety of businesses, includin investment, automotive, energy, gaming, railcar, food packaging, metals, real estate and home fashion) through which Mr. Icahn manages various private investment funds, including Icahn Partners, Icahn Master, Icahn Master II and Icahn Master III. At Icahn Capital, Mr. Shea had responsibility for all principal investments in the gaming and leisure industries. Prior to serving at Icahn Capital, Mr. Shea was employed by Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. from 1996 to 2008, where he was a Senior Managing Director and global head of the Gaming and Leisure investment banking department. At Bear, Stearns, Mr. Shea oversaw the execution of various complex capital raising and merger & acquisition transactions for a wide variety of public and private companies. Mr. Shea currently serves on the board of directors of Equity Commonwealth, a commercial office real estate investment trust, and Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company. Mr. Shea holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, magna cum laude, from Boston College and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia's Darden School.

Jon Whitney

Mr. Jon R. Whitney is Independent Director CVR Refining GP, LLC. the general partner of CVR Refining LP. Mr. Whitney was a member of the board of directors of CVR Partners' general partner from June 2011 until his resignation in January 2013. He previously worked at Colorado Interstate Gas Company (CIG), a natural gas transmission company, from 1968 until 2001. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of CIG from 1990 until it merged with El Paso Corporation in 2001. After leaving CIG, he served as Co-Chairman of the Board for TransLink, an independent electric power system operator, was a member of Peak Energy Ventures, LLC, a natural gas consulting company, and served on the boards of directors of Storm Cat Energy Corporation, Patina Oil and Gas Corporation (prior to its merger with Noble Energy in 2005), American Oil and Gas Corporation (prior to its merger with Hess Corporation in 2010), Bear Cub Energy, Bear Paw Energy and Bear Tracker Energy. He also held committee positions with the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America and the American Gas Association. He is currently a director of 3 Bear Energy LLC, a private company in the midstream energy business.

Glenn Zander

Mr. Glenn R. Zander is Independent Director of CVR Refining GP, LLC. the general partner of CVR Refining LP. Mr. Zander served as a director of CVR Energy from May 2012 until his resignation in January 2013. Mr. Zander was the Chief Executive Officer, President and director of Aloha Airgroup, Inc. a privately owned passenger and cargo transportation airline, from 1994 to 2004. From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Zander served as Vice Chairman, Co-Chief Executive Officer and director of Trans World Airlines, an international airline. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of TWA within that period. During 1992 and 1993, Mr. Zander served as the Chief Restructuring Officer of TWA following its Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 1992 and its emergence therefrom in 1993. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Zander served as a director of Centerplate, Inc. a provider of food/concession services at sports facilities and convention centers in the United States and Canada. TWA was formerly indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Based upon Mr. Zander's substantial operational background, having served as chief executive officer and chief financial officer and other executive positions,

Jay Finks