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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Anne-Marie N. Ainsworth
Retired President and CEO, general partner of Oiltanking Partners, L.P. and Oiltanking Holding Americas, Inc.
Ms. Ainsworth served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Oiltanking Partners, L.P. and of Oiltanking Holding Americas, Inc. from 2012 until her retirement in 2014. Ms. Ainsworth was Senior Vice President of Refining for Sunoco, Inc. (2009-2012) and previously was the General Manager of the Motiva Enterprises, LLC refinery in Norco, LA (2006-2009). Before she joined Motiva, Ms. Ainsworth was director of process safety management (2003-2006) and Vice President of Technical Assurance at Shell Deer Park Refining Company (2000-2003). Ms. Ainsworth serves as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee. She is currently on the boards of Pembina Pipeline Corporation (serves as chair of its safety and environment committee and a member of its major projects committee), HollyFrontier Corporation (member of the environmental, health, safety, and public policy committee and a member of its finance committee), and Archrock, Inc. (serves as chair of its nominating and corporate governance committee and a member of its audit committee). Ms. Ainsworth graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, and she holds a Masters in Business Administration from Rice University where she served as an adjunct professor (2000-2009). She is also a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors Education Program (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto) and holds the ICD.D designation.

Ms. Ainsworth has over 35 years of experience in executive and managerial positions in the United States refining industry with companies providing services for products that included crude oil and refined petroleum products, which constitute a significant percentage of the cargoes carried by the Company’s marine transportation business. She also has served as Chief Executive Officer of a public company.
Richard J. Alario
Retired Chairman, President and CEO of Key Energy Services, Inc.
Mr. Alario served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of Key Energy Services, Inc. (“Key Energy”), a publicly traded oilfield service company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”), from 2004 until his retirement in March 2016. Prior to joining Key Energy, Mr. Alario served as Vice President of BJ Services Company, an oilfield service company, from 2002 to 2004, and prior to that served for over 21 years in various capacities, most recently Executive Vice President, of OSCA, Inc., also an oilfield service company. He serves as Chairman of the Company’s Governance Committee, is a member of the Audit Committee and has been chosen by the non-management directors to serve as the presiding director at executive sessions of the non-management directors. He currently serves as Ex-Officio Chairman of the National Ocean Industries Association. Mr. Alario is also a director and chairman of the compensation committee of NOW, Inc.

Mr. Alario has over 35 years of experience in the oilfield service business, serving as Chief Executive Officer with both operating and financial responsibility for one of the largest oilfield service companies in the United States. That experience is valuable to the Board in its oversight of the Company’s distribution and services business which serves the oilfield services industry as a significant part of its customer base. As a former public company Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Alario adds that perspective to the collective experience of the independent directors.
Barry E. Davis
Executive Chairman of Enlink Midstream GP, LLC and Enlink Midstream Manager, LLC
Mr. Davis is Executive Chairman of both EnLink Midstream GP, LLC, the general partner of EnLink Midstream Partners, LP, and EnLink Midstream Manager, LLC, the managing member of EnLink Midstream, LLC. EnLink Midstream Partners, LP and EnLink Midstream, LLC (collectively “EnLink Midstream”) are both publicly traded and listed on the NYSE. Mr. Davis served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of EnLink Midstream from 2014 to January 2018. Prior to the formation of EnLink Midstream in 2014 through the combination of Crosstex Energy and substantially all of the United States midstream assets of Devon Energy, Mr. Davis had served since 1996 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Crosstex Energy, as a director of Crosstex Energy since 2002 and in management roles with other companies in the energy industry since 1984. Mr. Davis serves as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. He is also a member and former president of the Natural Gas and Electric Power Society and the Dallas Wildcat Committee.

EnLink Midstream provides midstream energy services, including gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, brine services and marketing of natural gas, natural gas liquids, condensate and crude oil. EnLink Midstream’s assets include an extensive pipeline network, processing plants, fractionation facilities, storage facilities, rail terminals, barge and truck terminals and an extensive fleet of trucks. Mr. Davis has extensive knowledge and experience in the transportation of hydrocarbons, which is the primary business of EnLink Midstream and its predecessors.
C. Sean Day
Chairman Emeritus of Teekay Corporation
Mr. Day is Chairman Emeritus of Teekay Corporation, a diversified foreign flag shipping group. He serves as Chairman of the Company’s Compensation Committee and is a member of the Governance Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Teekay GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P., and Chairman of Compass Diversified Holdings.

Mr. Day has over 45 years of experience in the marine transportation business, serving for the past 21 years as Chairman, currently Chairman Emeritus, of one of the largest tanker companies in the world and 10 years before that as chief executive officer of an international bulk shipping company. In addition, Mr. Day has been active in the private equity investment business for the last 34 years, gaining extensive experience in financial management and analysis.
David W. Grzebinski
President and Chief Executive Officer of Kirby Corporation
Mr. Grzebinski has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since April 2014. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from January 2014 to April 2014, Executive Vice President from March 2010 to January 2014, as Chief Financial Officer from March 2010 to April 2014 and as Chairman of the Company’s principal offshore marine transportation subsidiary from February 2012 to April 2013. Prior to joining the Company in February 2010, he served in various operational and financial positions with FMC Technologies Inc. (“FMC”), a global provider of advanced technology systems and products for the energy industry, including Controller, Energy Services, Treasurer, and Director of Global SAP and Industry Relations. Prior to joining FMC, he was employed by The Dow Chemical Company in manufacturing, engineering and financial roles. Mr. Grzebinski serves as a director of The Coast Guard Foundation and as a director of the American Bureau of Shipping.

Mr. Grzebinski has primary responsibility for the business and strategic direction of the Company and is an essential link between the Board and the Company’s day-to-day operations. He has overall knowledge of all aspects of the Company, its operations, customers, financial condition and strategic planning.
Monte J. Miller
Retired Executive Vice President, Chemicals, of Flint Hills Resources, LP
Mr. Miller is a consultant and private investor. He served as Executive Vice President, Chemicals, of Flint Hills Resources, LP (“Flint Hills”), a company engaged in crude oil refining, transportation and marketing, and the production of petrochemicals, from 2003 to 2006. From 1999 to 2003, he was Senior Vice President of Koch Chemical Company, a predecessor company of Flint Hills. Mr. Miller serves as a member of the Company’s Compensation Committee and the Governance Committee.

Mr. Miller has 30 years of experience in the petrochemical and refining business. A significant volume of petrochemical products and refined petroleum products are transported coastwise and on the inland waterways. Petrochemicals and refined petroleum products represent a major portion of the Company’s business, so Mr. Miller’s extensive knowledge about petrochemical and refining companies, which constitute a substantial part of the Company’s customer base, as well as the products they ship and the end users of the products, is valuable to the Board. He also has experience in developing and administering incentive compensation programs at companies similar in size to the Company.
Joseph H. Pyne
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Pyne is the Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Pyne retired as Executive Chairman of the Board on April 30, 2018, but continues to serve as Chairman of the Board in a non-executive capacity. Mr. Pyne is also a director and member of the audit, compensation and governance committees of DHT Holdings, Inc. and a director and member of the compensation committee of Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Pyne had been an employee of the Company for 40 years, having served as President of its principal marine transportation subsidiary before serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from 1995 to 2010, then as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer or Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company until April 2014 and then as Executive Chairman of the Board from April 2014 through April 2018. Mr. Pyne has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the Company, its history, operations, customer base, financial condition and strategic planning. He has long been active in industry associations that, among other benefits, monitor significant legislative and regulatory developments affecting both the marine transportation and distribution and services businesses.
Richard R. Stewart
Retired President and CEO of GE Aero Energy
Mr. Stewart served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Aero Energy, a division of GE Energy, and as an officer of General Electric Company, from 1998 until his retirement in 2006. From 1972 to 1998, Mr. Stewart served in various positions at Stewart & Stevenson, including Group President and member of the Board of Directors. He serves as Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee. Mr. Stewart is also a director and Chairman of Eagle Materials Inc. and a former director of Exterran Corporation and Lufkin Industries, Inc.

During a 35-year business career, Mr. Stewart has been the principal executive officer with both operating and financial responsibility for the diesel engine and gas turbine power and service businesses at Stewart & Stevenson and then at GE Aero Energy. Mr. Stewart’s extensive experience in the engine and power products business is valuable to the Board in its oversight of the Company’s distribution and services business and complements the marine transportation and petrochemical industry experience of a number of the Company’s other directors.
William M. Waterman
Retired President and CEO of Penn Maritime Inc.
Mr. Waterman served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Penn Maritime Inc. (“Penn”) from 1983 through 2012 until the acquisition of Penn by the Company in 2012. Penn was a coastal tank barge operator, transporting primarily refinery feedstocks, asphalt and crude oil along the East Coast and Gulf Coast of the United States. He is also a director and past Chairman of The American Waterways Operators, the national trade association for the United States barge industry. Mr. Waterman serves as a member of the Company’s Governance Committee.

Mr. Waterman has over 36 years of experience in the coastal tank barge business with Penn and its predecessor companies, building Penn into one of the largest coastal tank barge operators in the United States. Mr. Waterman’s extensive experience in that business and knowledge of its markets and customers are valuable to the Board in its oversight of the Company’s coastal business and complement the inland marine transportation, midstream energy services and petrochemical industry experience of other Company directors.