Greg C. Garland, a director of our company, is the chairman and chief executive officer of Phillips 66, an independent downstream energy company with industry-leading businesses in refining and marketing, midstream, and chemicals.
Prior to this role, Mr. Garland served as senior vice president, Exploration and Production, Americas for ConocoPhillips. Prior to joining ConocoPhillips in 2010, Garland was president and chief executive officer of Chevron Phillips, a joint venture between ConocoPhillips and Chevron. Before his election to that position, Garland served Chevron Phillips as senior vice president, Planning & Specialty Chemicals.
His prior experience includes serving as general manager of Qatar/Middle East for Phillips, a position he assumed in 1997. From 1995 to 1997, he served as general manager of natural gas liquids after serving as manager of planning and development in planning and technology. From 1992 to 1994, he was manager of the K-Resin® business unit. Garland began his career with Phillips in 1980 as a project engineer for the Plastics Technical Center. He later worked as a sales engineer for Phillips' plastics resins, business service manager for advanced materials, business development director, and olefins manager for chemicals.
A chemical engineer, Mr. Garland has more than 30 years of industry experience in technical and executive leadership positions. Mr. Garland is the chair of the Compensation Committee.