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CVR Energy Inc (CVI.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

SungHwan Cho

45 2018 Chairman of the Board

David Lamp

62 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Tracy Jackson

50 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Melissa Buhrig

44 2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

David Landreth

63 2018 Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Mark Pytosh

55 2018 Executive Vice President - Corporate Services

Matthew Bley

38 2018 Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller

Patricia Agnello

64 2018 Director

Jonathan Frates

37 2016 Director

Hunter Gary

45 2018 Director

Jaffrey Firestone

63 2020 Independent Director

Stephen Mongillo

58 2012 Independent Director

James Strock

63 2012 Independent Director

Richard Roberts

2019 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

SungHwan Cho

Mr. SungHwan Cho serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. 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, real estate and home fashion, since March 2012. Prior to that time, he was senior vice president and previously portfolio company associate at IEP, from October 2006 until March 2012. Mr. Cho serves as a director of certain wholly-owned or majority-owned subsidiaries of IEP, including: IAG; PSC Metals, LLC (“PSC”), a metal recycling company; 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 and a director of Ferrous Resources Limited (“Ferrous”), an iron ore mining company with operations in Brazil, from June 2015 until August 2019. IEP, CVR Energy, CVR Partners, LP (“CVR Partners”), CVR Refining, LP (“CVR Refining”), IAG, WestPoint Home, PSC, and Viskase Companies, Inc. (“Viskase”) are, and Federal-Mogul Holdings LLC (“Federal Mogul”), ARI, and ARL were, each indirectly controlled by Mr. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has or previously had a non-controlling interest in each of Tenneco, Inc. (“Tenneco”), Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (“Hertz”), and Take-Two Interactive Software (“Take-Two”) 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. Except as listed herein, Mr. Cho has served on no other public company boards in the past five years. Based upon Mr. Cho’s deep understanding of finance and risk obtained from his past experience, we believe that Mr. Cho’s set of skills make him qualified serve as our Chairman and director.

David Lamp

Mr. David L. Lamp is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. Mr. Lamp has served as President and CEO of CVR Energy and Executive Chairman of the general partner of CVR Partners since December 2017. Mr. Lamp has more than 40 years of technical, commercial and operational experience in the refining and chemical industries. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Western Refining, Inc. (“WNR”) from 2016 until its sale to Andeavor in 2017 and as president and chief executive officer and a director of the general partner of Northern Tier Energy, L.P. (“NTE”) from 2013 until its merger with WNR in 2016. Mr. Lamp graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers Association and is a past chairman. 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 our director.

Tracy Jackson

Ms. Tracy D. Jackson CPA serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. 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.

Melissa Buhrig

Ms. Melissa M. Buhrig J.D. serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Previously, 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 until June 2018, and held various positions with 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 and secretary of the general partner of NTE (a WNR affiliate) from March 2014 until August 2016; and vice president, assistant general counsel and assistant secretary of WNR and its affiliated MLP prior to March 2014. Ms. Buhrig received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctorate with honors from the University of Miami School of Law.

David Landreth

Mr. David L. Landreth serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for the general partner of CVR Refining from January 2018 until February 2019 and as Senior Vice President – Economics and Planning from its inception in September 2012 until December 2017. Mr. Landreth has more than 38 years of 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, primarily in refining and marketing positions. Mr. Landreth received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

Mark Pytosh

Mr. Mark A. Pytosh serves as Executive Vice President - Corporate Services of the Company. Mr. Pytosh has served as our Executive Vice President - Corporate Services since January 2018 and as the President and CEO of CVR Partners since May 2014. Previously, Mr. Pytosh served as our Senior Vice President - Administration from October 2014 until December 2017. Mr. Pytosh served as executive vice president and CFO for Alberta, Canada-based Tervita Corporation, an environmental and energy services company, from 2010 until 2014. He also serves on the boards of directors of the University of Illinois Foundation and The Fertilizer Institute. Mr. Pytosh received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Matthew Bley

Mr. Matthew W. Bley CPA serves as Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller of the Company. 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.

Patricia Agnello

Ms. Patricia Anne Agnello J.D. serves as Director of the Company. Ms. Agnello has been the chief human resources officer & employment counsel for IEP since March 2020, and for its former affiliate, Insight Portfolio Group (“ISG”), from May 2007 until February 2020. In this capacity, Ms. Agnello provides human resources advice to a variety of companies with which Mr. Icahn has a relationship. Prior to joining ISG, 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. American Railcar Industries, Inc. (“ARI”) was and 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 herein, 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’s requisite skills make her qualified to serve as our director.

Jonathan Frates

Mr. Jonathan Frates serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Frates has been a managing director at IEP, a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, food packaging, metals, real estate and home fashion, 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 also been a member of the Executive Committee of ACF Industries LLC (“ACF Industries”), a railcar manufacturing company, since September 2018. Mr. Frates has served as a director of Ferrous, a majority-owned subsidiary of IEP, from December 2016 until July 2019. ARI was and ACF Industries, Viskase, CVR Energy, CVR Refining, and CVR Partners are each indirectly controlled by Mr. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has a non-controlling interest in Herc Holdings Inc. (“Herc Holdings”) and SandRidge Energy, Inc. (“Sandridge”) through the ownership of securities. Mr. Frates received a BBA from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Mr. Frates’ significant board experience and broad financial background make him qualified to serve as our director.

Hunter Gary

Mr. Hunter Clark Gary serves as 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.

Jaffrey Firestone

Mr. Jaffrey A. Firestone serves as Independent Director of the Company. Since 2006, Mr. Firestone has served as chairman and chief executive officer at Prodigy Pictures Inc., a leader in the production of quality film, television and cross-platform media. Previously, Mr. Firestone established Fireworks Entertainment in 1996 to produce, distribute and finance television programs and feature films. In 1998, Fireworks Entertainment was acquired by CanWest Global Communications Corporation and Mr. Firestone was named chairman and chief executive officer and oversaw the company’s Los Angeles and London based television operations as well as its Los Angeles feature film division, Fireworks Pictures. In addition, Mr. Firestone oversaw the company’s interest in New York based IDP Distribution, an independent distribution and marketing company formed by Fireworks Entertainment in 2000 as a joint venture with Samuel Goldwyn Films and Stratosphere Entertainment. Mr. Firestone has served on the board of directors for the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences International Council in Los Angeles. Mr. Firestone has led two successful initial public offerings and in 1998, was nominated for entrepreneur of the year. Voltari Corporation (“Voltari”), a commercial real estate company was and CVR Energy is indirectly controlled by Mr. Icahn. Mr. Firestone obtained a degree in commerce from McMasters University. Mr. Firestone has extensive experience in dealing with financial reporting, which, in addition to his past service on other boards, enables him to advise our board on a range of matters including financial matters and make him qualified to serve as our director.

Stephen Mongillo

Mr. Stephen A. Mongillo serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mongillo is a private investor. Mr. Mongillo is currently the chairman and chief executive officer of AMPF, Inc., a distributor of picture frame mouldings and supplies of which he is the principal shareholder. From January 2008 to 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. 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 was and WestPoint International is 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’s set of skills make him qualified to serve as our director.

James Strock

Mr. James M. Strock J.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Strock is the chief executive officer 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’s set of skills make him qualified to serve as our director.

Richard Roberts

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