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Delek US Holdings Inc (DK.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ezra Yemin

48 2012 Chairman of the Board

Assaf Ginzburg

41 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Frederec Green

51 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Melissa Buhrig

42 2017 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Ernest Cagle

65 2016 Executive Vice President

Daniel Gordon

39 2014 Executive Vice President

Donald Holmes

66 2012 Executive Vice President

Mark Smith

49 2014 Executive Vice President and as a vice president of Logistics GP

Avigal Soreq

39 2016 Chief Commercial Officer, Executive Vice President

William Finnerty

68 2014 Lead Independent Director

Carlos Jorda

67 2006 Independent Director

Charles Leonard

68 2006 Independent Director

Gary Sullivan

70 2015 Independent Director

Shlomo Zohar

66 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ezra Yemin

Mr. Ezra Uzi is Chairman of the Board of the company. Mr. Ezra Uzi Yemin has served as the Chairman of our Board since December 2012, as our Chief Executive Officer since June 2004 and as our President and a director since April 2001. He has also served as the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Delek Logistics GP, LLC ("Logistics GP") since April 2012 and as the chairman of the board of directors of Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) ("Alon USA") since May 2015. He served as the chairman of the Board's Compensation Committee from its inception in May 2006 until March 2013. Mr. Yemin also served as our treasurer from April 2001 to November 2003 and as our secretary from May 2001 to August 2005. Mr. Yemin’s duties include the formulation of our policies and strategic direction, oversight of executive officers, and overall responsibility for our operations and performance. The Board believes that Mr. Yemin’s service on the Board provides it with important interaction with, and access to, management’s principal policy-maker that facilitates the Board’s development and implementation of Company policies.

Assaf Ginzburg

Mr. Assaf Ginzburg is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. Assaf Ginzburg has served as our Chief Financial Officer since January 2013, an Executive Vice President since May 2009 and as a Vice President since February 2005. Mr. Ginzburg has also served as a member of the board of directors and an executive vice president of Logistics GP since April 2012, as its chief financial officer since January 2013 and as a member of the board of directors of Alon USA since May 2015. Mr. Ginzburg has been a member of the Israel Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 2001.

Frederec Green

Mr. Frederec Green has served as our Chief Operating Officer since November 2016, an Executive Vice President since May 2009 and was the primary operational officer for our refining operations from January 2005 to December 2016. Mr. Green has also served as a member of the board of directors and an executive vice president of Logistics GP since April 2012 and as a member of the board of directors of Alon USA since May 2015. Mr. Green has more than 25 years of experience in the refining industry, including 14 years at Murphy Oil USA, Inc., where he served as a senior vice president during his last six years. Mr. Green has experience ranging from crude oil and feedstock supply, through all aspects of managing a refining business to product trading, transportation and sales.

Melissa Buhrig

Ms. Melissa M. Buhrig is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the company. She has nearly 18 years of legal experience, primarily in the refining sector. Most recently, she served as senior vice president – services and compliance officer for Western Refining and Western Refining Logistics where she was a member of the executive committee with responsibility for various corporate functions including human resources, information technology, procurement, compliance, corporate communications and government relations. Ms. Buhrig joined Western Refining in 2005 as deputy general counsel and held roles of increasing responsibility including vice president, assistant general counsel and 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 earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan and her Juris Doctorate with honors from the University of Miami School of Law.

Ernest Cagle

Mr. Ernest C. Cagle is Executive Vice President of the company. Mr. Ernest C. Cagle has served as our Executive Vice President and as president of our subsidiaries, Lion Oil Company and Delek Refining, Inc., since December 2016. From October 2011 to 2016, Mr. Cagle served as a Vice President of the Company. Mr. Cagle has more than 30 years of experience in the refining industry, including 15 years at Murphy Oil USA, Inc., where he served in various positions, including director of supply and manufacturing, vice president of refining, and vice president of refining support during his last 10 years.

Daniel Gordon

Mr. Daniel L. Gordon is Executive Vice President of the company. Mr. Daniel L. Gordon has served as our Executive Vice President since August 2014, a Vice President since November 2012, an executive vice president of Logistics GP since October 2014 and as a vice president of our former subsidiary, MAPCO Express, Inc., from 2011 until the sale of our retail segment in November 2016. Prior to joining us in 2011, Mr. Gordon served as president of Aska Energy in Atlanta, Georgia since 2009.

Donald Holmes

Mr. Donald N. Holmes is Executive Vice President of the company. Donald N. Holmes has been our Executive Vice President of human resources since August 2012 and has served as our principal human resources officer since joining us in November 2011. Mr. Holmes has also served as an executive vice president of Logistics GP since April 2012. Prior to joining us, Mr. Holmes served as senior vice president, human resources for Central Parking Corporation from January 2002 through September 2011.

Mark Smith

Mr. Mark D. Smith is Executive Vice President and as a vice president of Logistics GP of the company. Mr. Mark D. Smith has served as our Executive Vice President and as a vice president of Logistics GP since May 2014. He has served as an executive vice president of Logistics GP since October 2014 and as a member of the board of directors of Alon USA since May 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Smith spent nine years as a vice president with Tesoro. From March 2010 until May 2014, Mr. Smith served as the vice president - development supply and logistics where he was responsible for Tesoro’s strategic supply, trading, and logistics activities. From 2008 through March 2010, Mr. Smith served as vice president - trading and risk management where he led Tesoro's trading and risk management activities.

Avigal Soreq

Mr. Avigal Soreq is Executive Vice President / Chief Commercial Officer of the company. Mr. Avigal Soreq has served as our Chief Commercial Officer since November 2016, an Executive Vice President since August 2015 and as a Vice President since December 2012. He has also served as a member of the board of directors of Alon USA since May 2015. Prior to joining us in October 2011, Mr. Soreq worked in business development for SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR). Prior to joining SunPower Corporation, Mr. Soreq worked as a senior finance and business consultant for Trabelsy & Co. and as a consultant in the corporate finance department for KPMG’s Tel-Aviv office. Mr. Soreq served in the Israeli Air Force in various roles between 1996 and 2004 and reached the rank of Major. Mr. Soreq is a certified public accountant in Israel.

William Finnerty

Mr. William J. Finnerty is Lead Independent Director of the company. Mr. William J. Finnerty has served as one of our directors since April 2014, as a member of our Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee (the "NCG Committee") since August 2014, as the chairman of our Environmental Health and Safety Committee (the "EHS Committee") since its inception in August 2014 and as our Lead Independent Director since November 2015. Mr. Finnerty has over 40 years of experience leading businesses in the petroleum and refining industry. From 2011 until 2012, he served as a member of the board of directors of CVR Energy Inc. (NYSE: CVI) where he chaired the environmental, health and safety committee and was a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee. Prior to retiring from Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: TSO) (“Tesoro”) in March 2010, he served as its executive vice president, strategy and corporate development from 2008 to 2010, having responsibility for developing Tesoro’s business plan and strategic plans and multiple business development and merger and acquisition initiatives. He also served as Tesoro’s chief operating officer from 2005 to 2008 where he was responsible for overall operations for manufacturing, environmental and safety, marketing, business development and supply and trading. Mr. Finnerty served on the board of directors of the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (now known as the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers) from 2005 to 2010 and was its Vice Chairman from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Finnerty’s career began with Texaco, Inc. in 1970. Since then, he has held executive positions with Equiva Trading Company and Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) in addition to Tesoro. Mr. Finnerty holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Transportation from the State University of New York Maritime College and completed Texaco’s Global Leadership course in Vevey, Switzerland.

Carlos Jorda

Mr. Carlos E. Jorda is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Carlos E. Jorda has served as one of our directors and a member of the Board's Compensation Committee since May 2006. He has served as the chairman of the Compensation Committee since March 2013 and as a member of the EHS Committee since its inception in August 2014. Mr. Jordá served on the Board's Incentive Plan Committee from its inception in May 2010 until its dissolution in March 2013. Mr. Jordá has also served on the Board's Audit Committee from its inception in May 2006 until March 2013 and was reappointed to the Audit Committee in November 2014 and served until August 2015. In addition, he served on the NCG Committee from its inception in March 2013 until August 2014. Mr. Jordá’s experience has been primarily based in the oil and energy sector. Mr. Jordá has advised clients on potential refining and marketing projects as an employee of Gaffney Cline and Associates, a global oil and gas consulting firm, since May 2009 and as a self-employed consultant from March 2003 until May 2009. The Board believes that Mr. Jordá’s energy industry experience provides the Board with valuable expertise in energy industry matters.

Charles Leonard

Mr. Charles H. Leonard is Independent Director of the company. Charles H. Leonard has served as one of our directors and a member of the Board's Audit Committee since May 2006 and a member of the EHS Committee since its inception in August 2014. Mr. Leonard also served on the Board's Compensation Committee from March 2013 to July 2016 and served as the chairman of the Board's Incentive Plan Committee from its inception in May 2010 until its dissolution in March 2013. Mr. Leonard served on the NCG Committee from its inception in March 2013 until August 2014 and was reappointed to the NCG Committee to serve as its chairman in November 2014. Prior to retiring in November 2011, Mr. Leonard served as chief financial officer from March 2009 to November 2011, and vice president from June 2010 to November 2011, of J.A.M. Distributing Company, a privately held provider of quality products and services in vertical markets centering on the fuel, oil and lubricants industries through its lubricant, fuel, automotive, marine, specialty and equipment divisions. The Board believes that Mr. Leonard’s energy industry experience provides the Board with valuable expertise in energy industry matters.

Gary Sullivan

Mr. Gary M. Sullivan, Jr. is Independent Director of the company. Gary M. Sullivan, Jr. has served as one of our directors and as the chairman of the Board's Audit Committee since August 2015. He has also served as a member of the Board's NCG Committee since July 2016. Mr. Sullivan also served as a member of the board of directors of Logistics GP and the chairman of its audit committee from November 2012 until August 2015. Mr. Sullivan is a certified public accountant and certified global management accountant and has been an adjunct faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Business since January 2012 where he teaches accounting and auditing. From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Sullivan was a private investor. From 1975 through 2009, Mr. Sullivan served in various roles with Deloitte & Touche LLP culminating in the role of senior client partner from 2004 through 2009 and was involved in such capacity with several public companies, including sponsors of master limited partnerships. Mr. Sullivan was appointed to the Board because the Board believed that his experience as a certified public accountant and partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP provides the Board with valuable expertise in matters involving finance and accounting.

Shlomo Zohar

Mr. Shlomo Zohar is Independent Director of the company. Shlomo Zohar has served as one of our directors since May 2010, has served on the Board's Audit Committee since March 2011 and served as the chairman of the Audit Committee from November 2014 to August 2015. He has served on the Board's Compensation Committee since March 2013, has served on the NCG Committee since its inception in March 2013, served as chairman of the NCG Committee from March 2013 until November 2014 and served on the Board's Incentive Plan Committee from March 2011 until its dissolution in March 2013. Mr. Zohar has worked as an independent consultant in the financial services sector since January 2006. Between January 2006 and December 2009, Mr. Zohar served as a member and chairman of the boards of directors of Israel Discount Bank Ltd., Mercantile Discount Bank Ltd., Israel Discount Capital Markets & Investments Ltd. and Israel Credit Cards, Ltd. During this time, Mr. Zohar also served as a member and vice chairman of the board of directors of Israel Discount Bank of New York and as a member of the board of directors of Discount Bancorp, Inc. The Board believes that Mr. Zohar’s financial industry experience provides the Board with valuable expertise in the Company’s financial and accounting matters.