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Senior Management of the General Partner

Clark C. Smith was named Chairman, President and Chief Executive officer of Buckeye GP LLC ("Buckeye GP") in August 2014. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Buckeye GP from February 2012 to August 2014 and President and Chief Operating Officer of Buckeye GP from February 2009 to February 2012. Prior to joining the management team in February 2009, he served on the board of directors of Buckeye GP from October 2007 until February 2009. From June 2004 through June 2007, Mr. Smith served as Managing Director of Engage Investments, L.P., a private company established to provide consulting services to, and to make equity investments in, energy‑related businesses. Mr. Smith was Executive Vice President of El Paso Corporation and President of El Paso Merchant Energy Group, a division of El Paso Corporation, from August 2000 until May 2003, and a private investor from May 2003 to June 2004.

Robert A. Malecky was named Executive Vice President of Buckeye GP and President, Domestic Pipelines and Terminals in January 2017. Mr. Malecky was Senior Vice President of Buckeye GP and President, Domestic Pipelines and Terminals from January 2012 to December 2016 and Senior Vice President, Customer Services of Buckeye GP from August 2011 to January 2012. He previously held the position of Vice President, Customer Services of Buckeye GP from February 2010 through August 2011 and held the same position with Services Company since July 2009. From July 2000 to July 2009, Mr. Malecky served as Vice President, Marketing of Services Company. Mr. Malecky commenced his employment with the Partnership in 1988.

Khalid A. Muslih was named Executive Vice President of Buckeye GP and President, Global Marine Terminals in January 2017. Mr. Muslih was Senior Vice President of Buckeye GP and President, Global Marine Terminals from February 2014 to December 2016, Senior Vice President of Buckeye GP and President, International Pipelines and Terminals, from June 2013 to February 2014, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategic Planning of Buckeye GP from January 2012 to June 2013, and Senior Vice President, Corporate Development of Buckeye GP from August 2011 to January 2012. He previously held the position of Vice President, Corporate Development of Buckeye GP from February 2010 until August 2011 and held the Vice President, Corporate Development position with Services Company since June 2007. Mr. Muslih also was the President of Buckeye’s Development & Logistics segment from May 2009 to January 2012.

Keith E. St.Clair was named Executive Vice President and CFO of Buckeye GP in January 2012. He served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Buckeye GP from November 2008 to January 2012.

Mark S. Esselman has been Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources of Buckeye GP LLC ("Buckeye GP") since January 2012. He previously held the position of Vice President of Human Resources of Buckeye Pipe Line Services Company (“Services Company”) from May 2011 through January 2012. Mr. Esselman was the Vice President of Human Resources for Fleetpride, Inc. from 2008 until joining Buckeye in May 2011.

William J. Hollis was appointed Senior Vice President of Buckeye GP and President, Buckeye Services effective July 14, 2014. Prior to joining Buckeye Partners, L.P. (the "Partnership") in July 2014, Mr. Hollis served BP and its affiliates in a wide variety of management and executive roles from 1984 to June 2014, during which he has gained extensive experience in asset optimization, crude and refined products supply, logistics and trading. From August 2007 to January 2010, Mr. Hollis served as the Vice President of Marketing Supply for BP’s U.S. operations, and was responsible for managing all of BP’s refined products supply activities in the U.S. From January 2010 to June 2014, Mr. Hollis was the Vice President — Crude and Products Supply for the BP East of Rockies region, during which time he was responsible for all crude and refined products supply activities in that region.

Patrick L. Pelton was appointed Principal Accounting Officer of the Partnership and Vice President and Controller of Buckeye GP effective April 7, 2014. Mr. Pelton joined the Partnership in March 2010. He served as the Assistant Controller—Operations of Services Company from July 2012 to April 2014 and Division Controller of our former Energy Services segment from March 2010 to July 2012. Prior to joining the Partnership, Mr. Pelton was Director of Accounting at BG Group from March 2009 until March 2010.

Todd J. Russo has been Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Buckeye GP since July 2014.  Prior to this, Mr. Russo was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Buckeye GP from March 2013 to July 2014. From November 2010 to March 2013, Mr. Russo was Deputy General Counsel and Secretary of Buckeye GP. Mr. Russo served as Associate General Counsel of Services Company from April 2008 to November 2010.

Joseph M. Sauger was appointed Senior Vice President, Engineering and Compliance Services of Buckeye GP on June 30, 2014. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Engineering & Construction Services of Services Company from February 2013 to June 2014, Vice President, Engineering & Construction Services of Services Company from January 2012 to February 2013, and Vice President, Technical Services of Services Company from July 2009 to January 2012. Mr. Sauger joined the Partnership in June 2006.

 

 

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