President & Chief Executive Officer, Teekay Gas Group Ltd.
Mark Kremin was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Teekay Gas Group Ltd., a company that provides services to Teekay LNG Partners L.P. and its subsidiaries, in 2017. He had previously been appointed as President of Teekay Gas Services in 2015, having acted as its Vice President since 2006. Mr. Kremin joined Teekay Corporation as in-house counsel in 2000, and subsequently held various commercial roles within Teekay Gas. He presents Teekay Gas on the 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 as Chief Financial Officer of Teekay Gas Group Ltd., a company that provides services to Teekay LNG Partners L.P. and its subsidiaries, in 2018. Mr. Gayton has over 20 years of finance and accounting experience, including most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer of Tanker Investments Ltd. from the time of its initial public offering until its merger with Teekay Tankers Ltd. in 2017. 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 as Vice President of Teekay Gas Services in 2004. Mr. Luna has over 35 years of experience in the shipping industry. He joined Teekay in 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, Gas Operations
Chris McDade was appointed as Vice President, Gas Operations, in 2020 and has 24 years’ experience in the LNG shipping industry as well as Upstream Operations with Exploration and Production. In 2016, he joined Teekay as LNG Assurance Manger followed by roles as Director, Marine HR and Fleet Director for Teekay Gas. Mr. McDade represents Teekay Gas on the boards of joint ventures with partners in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Before joining Teekay, Mr. McDade worked for an Oil Major as a senior officer on LNG Vessels before moving into Upstream Operations working on major LNG/FPSO projects in West Africa and Australia.
N. Angelique Burgess
N. Angelique Burgess was appointed as Corporate Secretary of Teekay GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P., on June 10, 2020. She joined Teekay Corporation in 2020 and currently serves as Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs. Prior to joining Teekay, Mrs. Burgess was employed as the General Manager at Concordia Maritime (Bermuda) Ltd., an international tanker shipping company. She has over 25 years of international shipping experience, having started her career at the Bermuda Ship Registry where she held the positions of Assistant Registrar of Shipping and Registrar of Shipping. Mrs. Burgess holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management Studies and has completed postgraduate training in Maritime Law. She is a Member of the Institute of Directors and has held several director positions over the years. Her current external roles include Deputy Chairperson of the Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority Board and President and Founding Member of WISTA Bermuda.
Board of Directors of Teekay GP L.L.C., the General Partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P.
Kenneth Hvid joined the board of Teekay GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P., in 2018, having previously served as a director from 2011 to 2015, and was appointed as its chairman in May 2019. Mr. Hvid was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Teekay Corporation in 2017 and has served as a director since June 2019. He has also served as director of Teekay Tankers Ltd since 2017 and was appointed as its chairman in June 2019. Mr. Hvid joined Teekay Corporation in 2000 and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Teekay Gas Services, in 2004 and to President of the Teekay Navion Shuttle Tankers and Offshore division in 2006. He served as Teekay Corporation’s Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President from 2011 to 2015. He also served as a director of Altera Infrastructure GP L.L.C. (formerly known as Teekay Offshore GP L.L.C.) from 2011 to June 2020, and as President and Chief Executive Officer 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 a director of Teekay GP L.L.C. since it was formed in 2004, and he served as its chairman from 2004 until 2015. Mr. Day served as a director of Teekay Corporation from 1999 until his retirement in 2019, and also served as its chairman from 1999 to 2017. He was appointed as Chairman Emeritus of Teekay Corporation in December 2017. Mr. Day served as a director and chairman of Altera Infrastructure GP L.L.C. (formerly known as Teekay Offshore GP L.L.C.) since it was formed in 2006 until 2017. He also served as a director and as 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 Corporation’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. in May 2019. Mr. Semple has also served as a director of Teekay Corporation since 2015. He currently serves as the chairman of the Audit Committees of both Teekay GP L.L.C and Teekay Corporation. Mr. Semple brings over 30 years of finance experience, primarily in the energy industry, to these roles. He was formerly a 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: WHD) where he is the chairman of the Audit Committee. He also served as a director and chairman of the Audit Committee of Cobham PLC (LSE: COB) until 2018.
David Schellenberg joined the board of Teekay GP L.L.C. in May 2019. Mr. Schellenberg joined the board of Teekay Corporation in 2017 and was appointed as its chairman in June 2019. He also joined the board of Teekay Tankers Ltd. in June 2019. He is a member of the Audit Committees of both Teekay Tankers Ltd. and Teekay Corporation. Mr. Schellenberg brings over 25 years of financial and operating leadership experience to these roles. He 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 specialty aviation and aerospace businesses, Conair Group and its subsidiary Cascade Aerospace, from 2000 to 2013 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer 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. in May 2019. Mr. Paterson also served on the board of Teekay Tankers Ltd. from 2017 until May 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. Prior 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 currently also serves on the board of 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 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 resigned as a member of the board of Saipem Canada, Inc., a private company, in 2017. Mr. Paterson also resigned from the board of Parker Drilling Company in March 2019, where he was the Presiding Director and chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Paterson holds an MBA.
Sylvia Barnes joined the board of Teekay GP L.L.C. in May 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 also on the board of Pure Acquisition Corp (NYSE:PACQ), where she is the chairperson 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 chairperson 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 chairperson 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