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Board of Directors
 
Board of Directors

Walter R. Arnheim* has served as an independent director of our general partner since 2009. From 2006 until 2009, he served as an independent director of the general partner of Magellan Midstream Holdings, L.P. (“MGG”), a former affiliate. From 2000 until 2002, he was Executive Director of the Washington National Opera and was previously employed by Mobil Corporation for 32 years in a number of positions of increasing responsibility including Vice President of Planning and Treasurer. He currently serves as President of Mozaik Investment, a private equity firm, and on the Board of Opera Lafayette. In 2004 and 2005, Mr. Arnheim served on the board of directors of Spinnaker Exploration until its acquisition by Norsk Hydro. Mr. Arnheim is qualified to serve on our general partner’s board of directors because of his extensive energy-related experience in finance and strategic planning.

 

Robert G. Croyle* has served as an independent director of our general partner since 2009. From 2006 until 2009, he served as an independent director of the general partner of MGG. He served as Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Administrative Officer of Rowan Companies, Inc., a major international offshore and land drilling contractor, from 2002 until 2006 and as Executive Vice President from 1993 to 2002. Prior to 1993, Mr. Croyle served as Vice President and General Counsel of Rowan Companies, Inc. He served as a director of Rowan Companies, Inc. from 2002 until 2013 and served as a director of Boots & Coots International Well Control, Inc. from 2007 until its acquisition by Halliburton in 2010. Mr. Croyle is qualified to serve on our general partner’s board of directors because of his knowledge of the energy industry and extensive management and legal experience.

 

Patrick C. Eilers* has served as a director of our general partner since 2003 and has been an independent director since 2009. He served as a director of the general partner of MGG from 2003 until 2009. Mr. Eilers is a Managing Director of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, a private equity firm, overseeing the firm’s energy, power and chemicals practice. Prior to joining Madison Dearborn Partners in 1999, he served as a Director with Jordan Industries, Inc., a private holding company, and as an Associate with IAI Venture Capital, Inc., a venture capital firm. He also played professional football with the Chicago Bears, the Washington Redskins and the Minnesota Vikings from 1990 to 1995. Mr. Eilers is qualified to serve on our general partner’s board of directors because of his financial and private equity experience with a variety of industries.

 

James C. Kempner* has served as an independent director of our general partner since 2009. From 2006 until 2009, he served as an independent director of the general partner of MGG. Since 2001, Mr. Kempner has been a private investor. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Imperial Sugar Company (“Imperial”), a major refiner of sweeteners and marketer of food service products, from 1993 to 2001 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) from 1988 to 1993. Prior to joining Imperial, he served for more than 10 years in several executive positions with Pogo Producing Company, an international oil and gas exploration company, including Treasurer and CFO. His career also includes nine years of investment banking experience with Lehman Brothers in the oil services industry. Mr. Kempner is qualified to serve on our general partner’s board of directors because of his extensive experience in finance and management.

 

Michael N. Mears currently serves as Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of our general partner. From 2008 through 2011, he served as COO. Mr. Mears was a Senior Vice President of our general partner from 2003 through 2008. Prior to joining us in 2002, he served as a Vice President of subsidiaries of The Williams Companies, Inc. ("Williams") from 1996 to 2002. Mr. Mears also worked in various management positions with Williams Pipe Line Company (now known as Magellan Pipeline Company, L.P.) since joining Williams in 1985. Mr. Mears is qualified to serve on our general partner’s board of directors because of his extensive commercial and operational experience in the energy industry.

 

James R. Montague* has served as an independent director of our general partner since 2003. He has been retired since 2003. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Montague served as President of EnCana Gulf of Mexico, Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production business. From 1996 to 2001, he served as President of two subsidiaries of International Paper Company (“International Paper”), IP Petroleum Company, an oil and gas exploration and production company, and GCO Minerals Company, a company that manages International Paper’s mineral holdings. He also served as a director of the general partner of Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. from 2001 to 2012.  He currently serves as a director of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. Mr. Montague is qualified to serve on our general partner’s board of directors because of his extensive experience in various sectors of the petroleum industry.

 

Barry R. Pearl* has served as an independent director of our general partner since 2009. He is Executive Vice President of Kealine LLC (and its WesPac Energy LLC affiliate), a private developer and operator of petroleum infrastructure facilities, and has served in such capacity since 2007. From 2006 to 2007, he was an energy consultant. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Pearl served as President and CEO of TEPPCO Partners, L.P. (“TEPPCO”), a refined products, crude oil and natural gas pipeline company, and as COO and President from 2001 to 2002. In addition, he served as a director of the general partner of TEPPCO from 2002 through 2005. From 1998 to 2001, he served as Vice President and CFO of Maverick Tube Corporation. He served in various executive positions for Santa Fe Pacific Pipeline Partners, L.P., a refined products pipeline company, from 1984 to 1998, including Vice President of Operations, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Planning and CFO. He serves as a director of Kayne Anderson Energy Development Company, Kayne Anderson Midstream/Energy Fund and the general partner of Targa Resources Partners, L.P. He served as a director of Seaspan Corporation from 2006 until 2010. Mr. Pearl is qualified to serve on our general partner’s board of directors because of his extensive operational and financial experience within the energy and publicly traded partnership sector.

 

*Independent Director who meets the independence and expertise requirements of the NYSE and the SEC 

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