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CVR Energy Inc (CVI.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Lamp

61 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Tracy Jackson

49 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Stephen Lieberman

43 2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Mark Pytosh

54 2018 Executive Vice President - Corporate Services

Matthew Bley

37 2018 Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller

Janice DeVelasco

60 2018 Vice President - Environmental, Health, Safety & Security

Patricia Agnello

63 2018 Director

Robert Alexander

85 2012 Independent Director

SungHwan Cho

44 2012 Independent Director

Jonathan Frates

36 2016 Independent Director

Hunter Gary

44 2018 Independent Director

Stephen Mongillo

57 2012 Independent Director

James Strock

62 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. Mr. Lamp has served as a director since January 2018. Mr. Lamp has served as our Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of CVR Energy, and as executive chairman and a director of the general partner of CVR Partners, since December 2017. He previously served as president and chief operating officer of Western Refining, Inc., formerly a publicly traded petroleum refining and marketing company, from 2016 until its sale to Andeavor in 2017; as president and chief executive officer and a director of Northern Tier Energy, L.P., formerly a publicly traded master limited partnership with refining and marketing operations in the upper Midwest, from 2013 until its merger with Western Refining, Inc. in 2016; and held various roles at HollyFrontier Corporation, a publicly traded petroleum refiner and distributor of petroleum products, or its affiliates, from 2004 until 2013, including chief operating officer and executive vice president, from 2011 until 2013. Mr. Lamp was previously a director of CVRR, from January 2018 until February 2019. Mr. Lamp serves on the board of directors of the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers Association and is a past chairman. Mr. Lamp graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. We believe that Mr. Lamp’s extensive knowledge and experience in the refining and chemical industries, as well as his significant background serving in key executive roles at public and private companies and strong leadership skills make him well qualified to serve as a Board member.

Tracy Jackson

Ms. Tracy D. Jackson is appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the company effective May 4, 2018. She has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since May 2018. Prior to joining CVR, Ms. Jackson held various positions at Tesoro Corporation and Tesoro Logistics LP including vice president and controller from March 2015 to October 2016, vice president of financial planning and analytics from September 2013 to March 2015, vice president of finance and treasurer from October 2010 to September 2013 and vice president of internal audit from May 2007 to September 2010. Ms. Jackson obtained her undergraduate Bachelor of Business Administration and Accounting in 1993 and a Masters of Business Administration in May 2012 from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Ms. Jackson is a CPA, a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Stephen Lieberman

Ms. Melissa M. Buhrig is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Ms. Buhrig has served as our Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since July 2018. Prior to joining CVR Energy, Ms. Buhrig served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Delek US Holdings, Inc. and the general partner of Delek Logistics Partners, LP from October 2017 to June 2018 and held various positions with Western Refining, Inc. (“WNR”) from November 2005 until June 2017 including senior vice president - services and compliance officer from August 2016 until WNR’s acquisition by Andeavor in July 2017, executive vice president, general counsel, secretary and compliance officer of the general partner of Northern Tier Energy, LP (a WNR affiliate) from March 2014 until August 2016 and vice president, assistant general counsel and assistant secretary prior to March 2014. 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 has served as our Executive Vice President, Corporate Services since October 2014 and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of CVR Partners since May 2014. Previously, 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 until 2010 and 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, from 2006 to 2010. He also serves on the boards of directors of the University of Illinois Foundation, the Fertilizer Institute and the University of Illinois Foundation. Except as listed above, Mr. Pytosh has served on no other public company boards in the past five years. 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 has served as our Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller since May 2018. Prior to joining CVR Energy, Mr. Bley held the roles of assistant controller of reporting from March 2015 to April 2018, senior manager of financial reporting from September 2013 to March 2015 and manager of accounting research from May 2012 to September 2013 for Andeavor (formerly Tesoro). Mr. Bley received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Accounting from Trinity University in 2004 and 2005, respectively. In addition, he received a Master of Business Administration from Baylor University and is a CPA.

Janice DeVelasco

Ms. Janice T. DeVelasco is Vice President - Environmental, Health, Safety & Security of the company. She has served as our Vice President - Environmental, Health, Safety and Security since April 2014. Before joining CVR Energy in 2014, Ms. DeVelasco 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 served as a director since September 2018. Ms. Agnello has been the Chief Human Resources Officer & Employment Counsel for Insight Portfolio Group LLC (“Insight Portfolio Group”), a group purchasing organization focused on leveraging the aggregated spend of its collective members and an entity affiliated with Mr. Icahn, since May 2007. In this capacity, Ms. Agnello provides human resources advice to a variety of 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 spent approximately 15 years with Exxon Corporation. Ms. Agnello has been a director of: Icahn Automotive Group LLC (“IAG”), an automotive parts installer, retailer and distributor, since 2017; and PSC Metals, LLC (“PSC”), a metal recycling company, since 2012. Ms. Agnello was previously a director of American Railcar Industries, Inc. (“ARI”), a railcar manufacturing company, from November 2017 until December 2018. ARI, IAG and PSC are each indirectly controlled by Mr. Icahn. 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. Except as listed above, Ms. Agnello has served on no other public company boards in the past five years. Based on Ms. Agnello’s extensive experience in human resources, business acumen and extensive board experience, we believe Ms. Agnello has the requisite skills to serve as a member of the Board.

Robert Alexander

Mr. Robert G. Alexanderis Independent Director of CVR Energy, Inc. Mr. 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. Mr. Alexander served as a director of Seventy Seven Energy Inc., a diversified oilfield services company from June 2014 until April 2017. Mr. Alexander previously served on the board of directors of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (“Chesapeake”), 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 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of National Energy Group, Inc., an oil and gas property management company, from 1998 to 2006. National Energy Group was previously indirectly controlled by Mr. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also previously held a non-controlling interest in Chesapeake through the ownership of securities. Mr. Alexander also served on the board of Quest Resource Corporation, from June until 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. Mr. Cho has served as a director since May 2012 and has been Chairman of the Board since June 2018. Mr. Cho has served as Chief Financial Officer of IEP, a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, 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: Tenneco, Inc. (“Tenneco”), a manufacturer of products for light vehicles and trucks, since April 2019; Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (“Hertz”), a company engaged in the car rental business, since May 2017; Ferrous Resources Limited (“Ferrous”), an iron ore mining company with operations in Brazil, since June 2015; and IEP, since September 2012. In addition, Mr. Cho serves as a director of certain wholly-owned subsidiaries of IEP, including: IAG; PSC; and WestPoint Home LLC (“WestPoint Home”), a home textiles manufacturer. Mr. Cho was previously: a member of the Executive Committee of American Railcar Leasing LLC (“ARL”), a lessor and seller of specialized railroad tank and covered hopper railcars, from September 2013 until June 2017; a director of CVR Partners LP (“UAN”), a nitrogen fertilizer company, from May 2012 until April 2017; a director of CVR Refining, LP (“CVRR”), an independent downstream energy limited partnership, from January 2013 until February 2019 (and was Chairman of the Board, from June 2018 until February 2019); a director of Viskase Companies, Inc. (“Viskase”), a meat-casing company, from November 2006 until April 2017; a director of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., a publisher of interactive entertainment products, from April 2010 until November 2013; a director of ARL from June 2011 and Chairman of the Board of ARL, from July 2014 until December 2018; and a director of Federal-Mogul Holdings LLC (formerly known as Federal-Mogul Holdings Corpora

Jonathan Frates

Mr. Jonathan Frates is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Frates has served as a director since 2016. Mr. Frates been a managing director at IEP since June 2018. From November 2015 until June 2018, Mr. Frates served as a portfolio company associate at IEP. Prior to joining IEP, 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: Chairman of the board of directors of SandRidge Energy, Inc. (“Sandridge”), an oil and natural gas company with a principal focus on exploration and production activities in the U.S., since June 2018; a director of Ferrous since December 2016; a director of UAN since April 2016; and a director of Viskase since March 2016. Mr. Frates was previously a director of ARI from March 2016 until December 2018 and a director of CVRR from March 2016 until February 2019. Ferrous, ARI, Viskase, CVR Energy, CVRR and UAN are each indirectly controlled by Mr. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has a non-controlling interest in SandRidge through the ownership of securities. Mr. Frates received a BBA from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Except as listed above, Mr. Frates has served on no other public company boards in the past five years. 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.

Hunter Gary

Mr. Hunter Clark Gary is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gary has served as a director since 2018. Mr. Gary has served as Senior Managing Director of IEP and has been employed by IEP since November 2010. 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 (f.k.a. IEH Technology LLC), since December 2015. Prior to that time, Mr. Gary has been employed by Icahn Associates Corporation, an affiliate of IEP, in various roles since June 2003, most recently as the chief operating officer of Insight Portfolio Group. Mr. Gary has been 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 to June 2018. Mr. Gary has been a director of: Ferrous, since June 2015; Herbalife Ltd. (“Herbalife”), a nutrition company, since April 2014; and UAN, since September 2018. In addition, Mr. Gary serves as a director of certain wholly-owned subsidiaries of IEP, including: IAG, since February 2016; PSC, since May 2012; The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack (“PBYS”), an automotive parts installer and retailer, since February 2016; and WestPoint Home, since June 2007. Mr. Gary has also been a member of the Executive Committee of ACF Industries LLC (“ACF Industries”), a railcar manufacturing company, since July 2015. Mr. Gary was previously a director of: Cadus, from February 2014 until June 2018; Federal-Mogul, from October 2012 until February 2016; Voltari Corporation (“Voltari”), a mobile data services provider, from October 2007 until September 2015; ARI, from January 2008 until June 2015; IEH Auto Parts LLC (“IEHAP”), a distributor of automotive aftermarket parts, from June 2015 until May 2017.

Stephen Mongillo

Mr. Stephen A. Mongillo is Independent Director of CVR Energy, Inc. Mr. Mongillo has served as a director since May 2012. Mr. Mongillo is a private investor. From 2009 until 2011, Mr. Mongillo served as a director of ARI. From January 2008 until January 2011, Mr. Mongillo served as a managing director of Icahn Capital LP, the entity through which Mr. Icahn managed third-party investment funds. From March 2009 until January 2011, Mr. Mongillo served as a director of WestPoint International Inc (“WestPoint International”), a manufacturer, sourcing, distributor, marketer and seller of home fashion consumer products. 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. ARI and WestPoint International are each, directly or indirectly, controlled by Mr. 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. Mr. 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 as 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

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