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Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG.A)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

G. Andrea Botta

65 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jack Fusco

56 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Wortley

42 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Anatol Feygin

50 2016 Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Douglas Shanda

49 2016 Senior Vice President - Operations

Sean Markowitz

45 2016 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

David Foley

51 2012 Director

Vicky Bailey

67 2006 Independent Director

Nuno Brandolini

65 2000 Independent Director

Michele Evans

53 2019 Independent Director

David Kilpatrick

69 2016 Independent Director

Andrew Langham

46 2017 Independent Director

Courtney Mather

42 2018 Independent Director

Donald Robillard

67 2014 Independent Director

Neal Shear

64 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

G. Andrea Botta

Mr. G. Andrea Botta is an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Botta has served as President of Glenco LLC (“Glenco”), a private investment company, since February 2006. Prior to joining Glenco, Mr. Botta served as Managing Director of Morgan Stanley from 1999 to February 2006. Before joining Morgan Stanley, he was President of EXOR America, Inc. (formerly IFINT-USA, Inc.) from 1993 until September 1999 and for more than five years prior thereto, Vice President of Acquisitions of IFINT-USA, Inc. From March 2008 until February 2018, Mr. Botta served on the board of directors of Graphic Packaging Holding Company. Mr. Botta earned a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Torino in 1976. He has over 30 years of investing experience primarily in private equity investing.

Jack Fusco

Mr. Jack A. Fusco is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2016 and as a director since June 2016. In addition, Mr. Fusco serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cheniere and the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P., a publicly-traded limited partnership that is operating the Sabine Pass LNG terminal. Mr. Fusco also serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC, a publicly-traded subsidiary of Cheniere. Mr. Fusco is also a Manager, President and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. and Chief Executive Officer of Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC. Mr. Fusco received recognition as Best CEO in the electric industry by Institutional Investor in 2012 as ranked by all industry analysts and for Best Investor Relations by a CEO or Chairman among all mid-cap companies by IR Magazine in 2013. Mr. Fusco served as Chief Executive Officer of Calpine Corporation (“Calpine”) from August 2008 to May 2014 and as Executive Chairman of Calpine from May 2014 through May 11, 2016. Mr. Fusco currently serves as a director of Calpine and has been a member of the board of directors since August 2008. Mr. Fusco was recruited by Calpine’s key shareholders in 2008, just as that company was emerging from bankruptcy. Calpine is now America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas, safely and reliably meeting the needs of an economy that demands cleaner, more fuel-efficient and dependable sources of electricity. As Chief Executive Officer of Calpine.

Michael Wortley

Mr. Michael J. Wortley serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Cheniere Energy, Inc. Mr. Wortley has served as Chief Financial Officer since January 2014 and as Executive Vice President since September 2016 (Senior Vice President from January 2014 to September 2016). Mr. Wortley joined Cheniere in February 2005. He served as Vice President, Strategy and Risk of Cheniere from January 2013 to January 2014 and as Vice President-Business Development of Cheniere and President of Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cheniere, from September 2011 to January 2013. He served as Vice President-Strategic Planning from January 2009 to September 2011 and Manager-Strategic New Business from August 2007 to January 2009. Mr. Wortley serves as a director and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cheniere and the general partner of Cheniere Partners. He also served as a director and Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere Holdings from January 2014 to September 2018 and Executive Vice President from August 2017 to September 2018 (Senior Vice President from January 2014 to August 2017). Prior to joining Cheniere in February 2005, Mr. Wortley spent five years in oil and gas corporate development, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (“Anadarko”), a publicly-traded oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Wortley began his career with Union Pacific Resources Corporation, a publicly-traded oil and gas exploration and production company subsequently acquired by Anadarko. Mr. Wortley received a B.B.A. in Finance from Southern Methodist University.

Anatol Feygin

Mr. Anatol Feygin serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer since September 2016. Mr. Feygin joined Cheniere in March 2014 as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development. Mr. Feygin also currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Cheniere Partners GP, LLC, and previously served as a director and Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Cheniere Holdings from September 2016 and August 2017, respectively, to September 2018. Prior to joining Cheniere, Mr. Feygin worked with Loews Corporation from November 2007 to March 2014, most recently as its Vice President, Energy Strategist and Senior Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Loews, Mr. Feygin spent three years at Bank of America, most recently as Head of Global Commodity Strategy. Mr. Feygin began his banking career at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. as Senior Analyst, Natural Gas Pipelines and Distributors. Mr. Feygin earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

Douglas Shanda

Mr. Douglas D. Shanda is Senior Vice President - Operations of the Company. Mr. Shanda has served as Senior Vice President of Operations since September 2016. Mr. Shanda joined Cheniere in October 2012 as Vice President, Sabine Pass Operations leading the effort to prepare for liquefaction operations. His role was expanded to include Corpus Christi Operations in 2015. Mr. Shanda currently serves as a director and Senior Vice President, Operations of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC and previously served as director and Senior Vice President, Operations of Cheniere Holdings from September 2016 and August 2017, respectively, to September 2018. Mr. Shanda serves as President of Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC and Senior Vice President, Terminal Operations of Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC. Mr. Shanda is responsible for safe, reliable operations at Cheniere’s LNG terminals. Mr. Shanda has been professionally involved in the power, chemical, petrochemical, refining and LNG industries for over 25 years. Prior to joining Cheniere, Mr. Shanda served as the Senior Project Engineer, Technical Manager and Plant Manager of the PERU LNG liquefaction plant in Melchorita, Peru where he was responsible for the overall management of the facility including production, marine, maintenance, technical services, EHS, security and administration. Mr. Shanda has over 25 years of experience in project management and operations management. Mr. Shanda also serves as a director for The Alley Theatre and The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA). He has a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University.

Sean Markowitz

Mr. Sean Nathaniel Markowitz is General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company since September 2016. Mr. Markowitz joined Cheniere in October 2015 as Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Markowitz served as Interim General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from June 2016 to September 2016. Mr. Markowitz also currently serves as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC and previously served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Cheniere Holdings from November 2016 and December 2015, respectively, to September 2018. Prior to joining Cheniere, Mr. Markowitz served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Sizmek, Inc. (and its predecessor company, Digital Generation, Inc.) from August 2012 to May 2015. Prior to joining Digital Generation, Inc., Mr. Markowitz served as Chief Legal Counsel—Commercial for Alon USA Energy, Inc. from August 2010 to August 2012 (and as Assistant General Counsel from December 2008 to July 2010). From January 2006 to December 2008, Mr. Markowitz served as Counsel—Corporate Acquisitions and Finance for Electronic Data Systems Corporation which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard Company in August 2008. Mr. Markowitz’s earlier career experience includes service with the law firms of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. (now a part of Norton Rose Fulbright), Hughes & Luce L.L.P. (now a part of K&L Gates LLP) and Andrews Kurth LLP (now a part of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP). Mr. Markowitz earned his J.D., with honors, from The University of Texas School of Law and graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

David Foley

Mr. David I. Foley serves as Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. Mr. Foley is a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group of The Blackstone Group L.P., an investment and advisory firm (“Blackstone”), and Chief Executive Officer of Blackstone Energy Partners L.P. Prior to joining Blackstone in 1995, Mr. Foley was an employee of AEA Investors Inc., a private equity investment firm, from 1991 to 1993, and a consultant with The Monitor Company, a business management consulting firm, from 1989 to 1991. Mr. Foley previously served on the board of directors of PBF Energy, Inc., from 2008 to 2014, Kosmos Energy Ltd., from 2004 to 2018, and Falcon Minerals Corp., from 2011 to 2018. Mr. Foley received a B.A. and an M.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Foley brings industry expertise and a unique financial perspective to our Board based on his extensive experience having actively managed private equity investments for over 20 years. Mr. Foley’s appointment to the Board of Cheniere was made pursuant to an Investors’ and Registration Rights Agreement that was entered into by the Company, Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, Blackstone CQP Holdco, LP (“Blackstone Holdco”) and various other related parties in connection with Blackstone Holdco’s purchase of Class B units in Cheniere Partners.

Vicky Bailey

Ms. Vicky A. Bailey serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Since November 2005, Ms. Bailey has been President of Anderson Stratton International, LLC, a strategic consulting and government relations company in Washington, D.C. She was a partner with Johnston & Associates, LLC, a public relations firm in Washington, D.C., from March 2004 through October 2006. Prior to joining Johnston & Associates, LLC, Ms. Bailey served as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Policy and International Affairs of the U.S. Department of Energy from 2001 through February 2004. From February 2000 until May 2001, she was President and a director of PSI Energy, Inc., the Indiana electric utility subsidiary of Cinergy Corp. Prior to joining PSI Energy, Ms. Bailey was a Commissioner on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission beginning in 1993. Ms. Bailey currently serves on the board of directors of Equitrans Midstream Corporation, a publicly-traded natural gas midstream company, PNM Resources, Inc., an investor-owned energy holding company and Battelle Memorial Institute, a private nonprofit applied science and technology development company in Columbus, Ohio. Ms. Bailey previously served on the board of directors of EQT Corporation, a publicly-traded petroleum and natural gas exploration and pipeline company, from July 2004 to November 2018. In January 2010, Ms. Bailey was appointed as a member of the Secretary of Energy’s Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future. She received a B.S. in Industrial Management from Purdue University and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School in 2013.

Nuno Brandolini

Mr. Nuno Brandolini is an Independent Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. Mr. Brandolini was a general partner of Scorpion Capital Partners, L.P., a private equity firm organized as a small business investment company, until June 2014. Prior to forming Scorpion Capital and its predecessor firm, Scorpion Holding, Inc., in 1995, Mr. Brandolini served as Managing Director of Rosecliff, Inc., a leveraged buyout fund co-founded by Mr. Brandolini in 1993. Prior to 1993, Mr. Brandolini was a Vice President in the investment banking department of Salomon Brothers, Inc., and a Principal with the Batheus Group and Logic Capital, two venture capital firms. Mr. Brandolini began his career as an investment banker with Lazard Freres & Co. Mr. Brandolini currently serves as a director of Lilis Energy, Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Brandolini received a law degree from the University of Paris and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School. Mr. Brandolini brings a unique financial perspective to our Board based on his extensive experience as an investment banker and having actively managed private equity investments for approximately 20 years.

Michele Evans

Ms. Michele A. Evans is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Evans has served as Executive Vice President of the Aeronautics business area for Lockheed Martin Corporation since 2018, leading the full portfolio of Aeronautics’ lines of business and platforms. Ms. Evans served as the Deputy Executive Vice President, Aeronautics for Lockheed Martin in 2018 prior to her appointment as Executive Vice President, Aeronautics. From 2016 to 2018, Ms. Evans was Vice President and General Manager, Integrated Warfare and Sensor Systems for Lockheed Martin. Ms. Evans has held positions of increasing responsibility throughout her time at Lockheed Martin and since 1987 has been responsible for multiple platform programs including the A-10 weapons system, as well as avionics programs on the F-35, F-22, F-16 and C-130 and served as the executive manager on multiple domestic and international campaign wins. Ms. Evans currently serves on the board of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and is a member of Clarkson’s Coulter School of Engineering Advisory Board. Ms. Evans graduated magna cum laude from Clarkson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.

David Kilpatrick

Mr. David B. Kilpatrick serves as Independent Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. Mr. Kilpatrick previously served as our Lead Director from June 2015 to January 2016. Mr. Kilpatrick has over 30 years of executive, management and operating experience in the oil and gas industry. He has been the President of Kilpatrick Energy Group, which invests in oil and gas ventures and provides executive management consulting services, since 1998. Mr. Kilpatrick served on the board of directors and as Chairman of the Compensation and Governance Committee of the general partner of Breitburn Energy Partners, L.P., a publicly traded MLP, from 2008 to 2018. Mr. Kilpatrick served on the board of managers of Woodbine Holdings, LLC, a privately held company engaged in the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas properties in Texas from 2011 to 2016. In May 2013, he was elected Chairman of the Board of Applied Natural Gas Fuels, Inc., a producer and distributor of liquefied natural gas fuel for the transportation and industrial markets, until the company was sold in 2018. He also served on the board of directors of PYR Energy Corporation, a publicly-traded oil and gas exploration and production company, from 2001 to 2007, and of Whittier Energy Corporation, a publicly-traded oil and gas field exploration services company, from 2004 to 2007. He was the President and Chief Operating Officer for Monterey Resources, Inc., a publicly traded oil and gas company, from 1996 to 1998 and held various positions with Santa Fe Energy Resources, an independent oil and gas production company, from 1983 to 1996. Mr. Kilpatrick received a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in Geology and Physics from Whittier College. Mr. Kilpatrick has over 30 years of executive, management and operating experience in the oil and gas industry and brings significant executive-level and consulting experience in the oil and gas industry to our Board.

Andrew Langham

Mr. Andrew N. Langham is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Langham has been General Counsel of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, food packaging, metals, mining, real estate and home fashion) since 2014. From 2005 to 2014, 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: Welbilt, Inc. (formerly Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc.), a commercial food service equipment manufacturer, since 2016; and CVR Partners LP, a nitrogen fertilizer company, since 2015. Mr. Langham was previously a director of CVR Energy, Inc., a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries, from 2014 to 2017; CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership, from 2014 to 2019; Freeport-McMoRan Inc., the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer, from 2015 to 2018; and Newell Brands Inc., a global marketer of consumer and commercial products, in 2018. Mr. Langham received a B.A. from Whitman College and a J.D. from the University of Washington. Mr. Langham brings a unique perspective to our Board based on his significant corporate governance, compliance, regulatory, finance and mergers and acquisitions expertise. Mr. Langham was initially appointed to the Board of Cheniere in accordance with a Nomination and Standstill Agreement that was entered into on August 15, 2015 by the Company, Icahn Capital LP and certain affiliates of Icahn Capital LP.

Courtney Mather

Mr. Courtney R. Mather is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mather has served as Portfolio Manager of Icahn Capital, the entity through which Carl C. Icahn manages investment funds, since December 2016, and was previously Managing Director of Icahn Capital from April 2014 to November 2016. Mr. Mather is responsible for identifying, analyzing, and monitoring investment opportunities and portfolio companies for Icahn Capital. Prior to joining Icahn Capital, Mr. Mather was at Goldman Sachs & Co. from 1998 to 2012, most recently as Managing Director responsible for Private Distressed Trading and Investing, where he focused on identifying and analyzing investment opportunities for both Goldman Sachs and clients. Mr. Mather has served as a director of: Caesars Entertainment Corporation, a global casino-entertainment and hospitality services provider, since March 2019; Newell Brands Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of a broad range of consumer products, since March 2018; Conduent Inc., a provider of business process outsourcing services, since December 2016; Herc Holdings Inc., an international provider of equipment rental and services, since June 2016; TER Holdings I, Inc. (formerly known as Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc.), a company engaged in real estate holdings, since February 2016; and Ferrous Resources Limited, an iron ore mining company with operations in Brazil, since June 2015. Mr. Mather holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) professional designations.

Donald Robillard

Mr. Donald F. Robillard, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. Mr. Robillard served as a director and the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer of Hunt Consolidated, Inc. (“Hunt”), a private holding company with interests in oil and gas exploration and production, refining, real estate development, private equity investments and ranching, from July 2015 until his retirement on January 31, 2017. Mr. Robillard began his association with Hunt in 1983 as Manager of International Accounting for Hunt Oil Company, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hunt. Serving nine of his 34 years of service to the Hunt organization in Yemen in various accounting, finance and management positions, Mr. Robillard returned to the United States to join Hunt’s executive team in 1992. Mr. Robillard was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hunt in April 2007. Mr. Robillard also served, from February 2016 through August of 2017, as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of ES Xplore, LLC, a direct hydrocarbon indicator technology company which in 2016 was spun out of Hunt. He is currently President of Robillard Consulting, LLC, an oil and gas advisory firm. Mr. Robillard is currently on the board of directors of Helmerich & Payne, Inc., a publicly-traded oil and gas drilling company, and the Board of Directors of Avalon Exploration and Production, LLC, a private oil and gas company. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Robillard received a B.B.A. from the University of Texas, Austin.

Neal Shear

Mr. Neal A. Shear is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Shear is Senior Advisor and Chair of the Advisory Committee of Onyxpoint Global Management LP. Mr. Shear served as Interim Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Cheniere from May 2016 to November 2016 and as Interim Chief Executive Officer and President of Cheniere from December 2015 to May 2016. Mr. Shear was the Chief Executive Officer of Higgs Capital Management, a commodity focused hedge fund until September 2014. Prior to Higgs Capital Management, Mr. Shear served as Global Head of Securities at UBS Investment Bank from January 2010 to March of 2011. Previously, Mr. Shear was a Partner at Apollo Global Management, LLC, where he served as the Head of the Commodities Division. Prior to Apollo Global Management, Mr. Shear spent 26 years at Morgan Stanley serving in various roles including Head of the Commodities Division, Global Head of Fixed Income, Co-Head of Institutional Sales and Trading and Chair of the Commodities Business. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Green Key Technologies, a financial Voice over Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) technology company. Mr. Shear also serves as a director of Galileo Technologies S.A., a global provider of modular technologies for compressed natural gas and LNG production and transportation, since February 2017; Sable Permian Resources LLC, an independent oil and natural gas company focused on the acquisition, development and production of unconventional oil and natural gas reserves within the Permian Basin of West Texas, since May 2017; and Narl Refining Inc., the refining arm of North Atlantic Holdings St John’s Newfoundland, since November 2014. Mr. Shear received a B.S. from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business Management in 1976 and an M.B.A. from Cornell University, Johnson School of Business in 1978.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

G. Andrea Botta

362,525

Jack Fusco

21,266,900

Michael Wortley

10,064,600

Anatol Feygin

8,875,590

Douglas Shanda

5,377,780

Sean Markowitz

4,386,330

David Foley

210,059

Vicky Bailey

212,559

Nuno Brandolini

215,059

Michele Evans

--

David Kilpatrick

210,059

Andrew Langham

255,118

Courtney Mather

210,118

Donald Robillard

235,118

Neal Shear

230,118
As Of  30 Dec 2018