Dennis M. Houston
Dennis M. Houston (Independent) has been a member of our board of directors since June 2013, and he currently serves as vice-chairman and our senior independent director. At the time Mr. Houston joined the board he had approximately 40 years of total experience in the Downstream Sector of the Oil and Gas industry. Mr. Houston retired from Exxon Mobil on May 31, 2010, after over 35 years with Exxon and then Exxon Mobil.
Mr. Houston's positions at retirement were Executive Vice President Refining & Supply Company, Chairman and President of ExxonMobil Sales & Supply LLC, and Chairman of Standard Tankers Bahamas Limited. He currently serves as Director of Suncor Energy Inc., Argus Media Limited L.L.C., ABS Group and is an active member of several other energy related organisations
Mr Houston holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an Honorary Doctorate of Public Administration Degree from Massachusetts Maritime Academy.