President & Chief Executive Officer, Teekay Gas Group Ltd.
Mark Kremin was appointed President and CEO of Teekay Gas Group Ltd., a company that provides services to Teekay LNG Partners L.P. and its subsidiaries, in 2017. He was appointed President of Teekay Gas Services in 2015, having acted as its Vice President since 2006. In 2000, Mr. Kremin joined Teekay Corporation as in-house counsel and subsequently held commercial roles within Teekay Gas. He presents Teekay Gas on boards of joint ventures with partners in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Mr. Kremin has over 20 years’ experience in shipping. Prior to joining Teekay, he was an attorney in an admiralty law firm in Manhattan. Prior to attending law school in New York City, he worked for a leading owner and operator of container ships.
Chief Financial Officer, Teekay Gas Group Ltd.
Scott Gayton was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Teekay Gas Group Ltd., a company that provides services to Teekay LNG Partners L.P. and its subsidiaries in June 2018. Mr. Gayton has over 20 years of finance and accounting experience, including most recently serving as CFO of Tanker Investments Ltd. from the time of its initial public offering until its merger with Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE:TNK). Mr. Gayton joined Teekay Corporation in 2001 and has worked in progressively more senior roles in Finance and Accounting. In 2013 he was promoted to Vice President, Finance, where he continues to play an instrumental role in supporting Teekay’s strategy and capital market transactions. Prior to joining Teekay Corporation, he worked as a Chartered Accountant in the Vancouver, Canada office of Ernst & Young LLP.
Vice President LNG Commercial, Teekay Gas Services
Andres Luna was appointed Vice President of Teekay Gas Services in 2004. Andres Luna has over 35 years of experience in the shipping industry. He joined Teekay in April 2004 as a result of Teekay’s acquisition of Naviera F. Tapias S.A. where he served as Chief Executive Officer. He represents Teekay Gas on the boards of joint ventures with partners in Europe and Asia and as Vice President of the Spanish Association of Ship Owners.
Vice President, LNG Operations
Iain Relf was appointed Vice President, LNG Operations in 2015 and has 42 years of experience in the shipping industry. In 2003, he joined Teekay and worked in various technical and operational roles in the Vancouver office before moving to Glasgow in 2012 where he assumed the role of Fleet Director for Teekay Gas. Iain Relf represents Teekay Gas on the boards of joint ventures with partners in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Before joining Teekay, Iain Relf worked in a variety of shore management roles globally after coming ashore in 1989. Prior to that he sailed with a major chemical tanker operator where he completed his seagoing career as Chief Engineer.
Secretary, Teekay GP LLC, the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P.
Edith Robinson was appointed as the Secretary of Teekay GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P., in 2014 and was appointed Secretary of Teekay Gas Group Ltd. in 2017. Ms. Robinson joined Teekay Corporation in 2014 and currently serves as an Associate General Counsel. Prior to joining Teekay Corporation, Ms. Robinson served as the General Counsel for a utility group in Bermuda. She has over 20 years of legal experience and is qualified to practice law in Bermuda, Ontario Canada, and England. Ms. Robinson has an MBA from Cornell University in addition to her legal qualifications.
Board of Directors of Teekay GP L.L.C., the General Partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P.
Kenneth Hvid was appointed Chairman of Teekay GP L.L.C. on May 29, 2019. Mr. Hvid was reappointed director of Teekay GP L.L.C. in September 2018, having previously served from 2011 to 2015. Mr. Hvid was appointed President and CEO of Teekay Corporation in 2017 and appointed as a director on June 10, 2019. He has served as a director of Teekay Offshore GP L.L.C. since 2011 and director of Teekay Tankers Ltd since 2017. He was appointed Chairman of Teekay Tankers Ltd. on June 12, 2019. He joined Teekay Corporation in 2000 and was responsible for leading its global procurement activities until he was promoted in 2004 to Senior Vice President, Teekay Gas Services. During that time, Mr. Hvid was involved in leading Teekay Corporation through its entry and growth in the liquefied natural gas business. He held that position until the beginning of 2006, when he was appointed President of the Teekay Navion Shuttle Tankers and Offshore division. In that role, he was responsible for Teekay Corporation’s global shuttle tanker business as well as initiatives in the floating, storage and offtake business and related offshore activities. Mr. Hvid served as Teekay Corporation’s Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President from 2011 to 2015, and as President and CEO of Teekay Offshore Group Ltd., from 2015 to 2016. Mr. Hvid has 30 years of global shipping experience, 12 of which were spent with A.P. Moller in Copenhagen, San Francisco and Hong Kong. In 2007, Mr. Hvid joined the board of Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd.
C. Sean Day
C. Sean Day has served as director of Teekay GP L.L.C. since it was formed in 2004, he served as Chairman from 2004 until 2015. Mr. Day has served as a director of Teekay Corporation from 1999, served as Chairman from 1999 to June 2017, and was appointed Chairman Emeritus in December 2017. Mr. Day served as director and Chairman of Teekay Offshore GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P., since it was formed in 2006, retiring as Chairman in June 2017 and retiring as director in September 2017. He served as a Chairman of Teekay Tankers Ltd. from 2007 until 2013. From 1989 to 1999, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Navios Corporation, a large bulk shipping company based in Stamford, Connecticut. Prior to this, Mr. Day held a number of senior management positions in the shipping and finance industry. He is currently serving as a director of Kirby Corporation and Chairman of Compass Diversified Holdings. Mr. Day is engaged as a consultant to Kattegat Limited, the parent company of Teekay’s largest shareholder, to oversee its investments, including that in the Teekay group of companies.
Alan Semple joined the board of Teekay GP L.L.C. on May 29, 2019. He has served as a director of Teekay Corporation since 2015. Mr. Semple brings over 30 years of finance experience primarily in the energy industry to the Company’s Board. He was formerly Director and Chief Financial Officer at John Wood Group PLC (Wood Group), a provider of engineering, production support and maintenance management services to the oil and gas and power generation industries, a role he held from 2000 until his retirement in 2015. Prior to this, he held a number of senior finance roles in Wood Group from 1996. Mr. Semple currently serves on the Board of Cactus, Inc. (NYSE) where he is Chair of the Audit Committee. He also served as director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Cobham PLC (LSE) until April 26, 2018.
David Schellenberg joined the board of Teekay GP L.L.C. on May 29, 2019. Mr. Schellenberg joined the Board of Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK) in 2017 and was appointed as Chairman of the Board on June 10, 2019. He was also appointed director of Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE:TK) on June 12, 2019. Mr. Schellenberg is currently a Managing Director and Principal with Highland West Capital, a private equity firm in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to that, Mr. Schellenberg was with Conair Group and its subsidiary Cascade Aerospace, specialty aviation and aerospace business, from 2000 to 2013 and was President and CEO from 2007 to 2013. Mr. Schellenberg also acted as a Managing Director in the Corporate Office of the Jim Pattison Group, Canada’s second largest private company, from 1991 to 2000. Mr. Schellenberg is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, holds an MBA and is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (FCPA, FCA).
Richard D. Paterson
Richard D. Paterson joined the board of Teekay GP L.L.C. on May 29, 2019. Mr. Paterson was on the board of Teekay Tankers Ltd. from August 2017 until May 29, 2019. He is a certified public accountant who retired from PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) in 2011 after 37 years of service. At the time of his retirement, Mr. Paterson served as the global leader of PwC’s Consumer, Industrial Products and Services Practices comprising the automotive, consumer and retail, energy utilities and mining, industrial products, pharmaceutical and health industry sectors. Mr. Paterson also served as Managing Partner of PwC’s Houston Office and U.S. Energy Practice and supervised audits of ExxonMobil Corporation from 2002 to 2006. Previous to this position, Mr. Paterson lived in Moscow, Russia where he led PwC’s Energy Practice for Europe, Middle East and Asia and also supervised the audits of OAO Gazprom. Mr. Paterson is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and serves on the boards of Parker Drilling Company and Montage Resources Corporation. He is a past board member of Zaff GP LLC, the U.S./Russia Business Council and the U.S. Energy Association and stepped down in July 2017, from the Board and Chairmanship of the Audit Committee of Tidewater, the leading offshore vessel service provider to the oil and gas industry. He also resigned as a member of the Board of Saipem Canada, Inc., a private company, in September 2017.
Sylvia Barnes joined the board of Teekay GP L.L.C. on May 29, 2019. Ms. Barnes brings extensive financial experience, energy sector expertise and an engineering background to the Company’s board from her 37-year career. Since 2015, she has been Principal and Head of Energy Advisory Services at Tanda Resources LLC. From 2011 to 2014, she was Managing Director/Group Head Oil & Gas Investment and Corporate Banking at Keybanc Capital Markets. From 2009 to 2011, she was Managing Director and Head of Energy Investment Banking Group at Madison Williams and Company and from 2003 to 2009, she was Managing Director of Merrill Lynch/Petrie Parkman. Ms. Barnes is currently on the Board of Ultra Petroleum (NASDAQ:UPL), where she is a member of the Compensation Committee, and is on the Board of Pure Acquisition Corp (NYSE:PACQ), where she is the Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation and Nominating and Governance Committees. Previously, Ms. Barnes served on the Board of Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) and as a member of its Audit Committee and Reserves Committee, and on the Board of Sandridge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD), and as a member and Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Barnes has an MBA from York University and a B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manitoba. Ms. Barnes is also Chair of the Santa Maria Hostel Foundation and is a member of the Independent Petroleum Association of American (IPAA) Capital Markets Committee and also a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).
Board Committee Composition
|Name of Director||Audit Committee||Conflicts Committee||Governance Committee|
|C. Sean Day||X|
|Richard D. Paterson||X||Chair||X|
* Employee Director