HF Sinclair Corp. Adds Industry Veteran to Its Board of Directors

Jeanne Johns was CEO and a managing director of Incitec Pivot Ltd., an Australian listed multinational manufacturer and distributor of fertilizers, civil explosives, and chemicals, from November 2017 until June 2023.

Jeanne M. Johns has been appointed as an independent director to the board of Dallas-based HF Sinclair Corp.

Her appointment increases the size of the board to 13 directors and increases the number of independent directors on the board from 10 to 11.

“Jeanne is an accomplished business leader; she brings strong executive and industry experience and expertise to the HF Sinclair Board. We look forward to her contributions to our board and HF Sinclair,” Board Chair Franklin Myers said in a statement.

Johns joins the HF Sinclair board after most recently serving as CEO and managing director at Incitec Pivot Ltd., an Australian listed multinational manufacturer and distributor of fertilizers, explosives and chemicals, from November 2017 to June 2023.

She also brings over 30 years of experience in senior leadership roles at energy giant BP across global downstream, petrochemical and upstream operations. This included terms as BP’s global head of downstream safety and risk management as well as president of Asian petrochemicals and North American natural gas liquids businesses.

Also, on Feb. 13, Norman J. Szydlowski delivered his offer to resign as a member of the board pursuant to the terms of the stockholders agreement, dated as of Aug. 2, 2021, by and among HF Sinclair, REH Co. and certain stockholders of REH Co. On Feb. 14, the board accepted Szydlowski’s offer to resign, effective as of HF Sinclair’s 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

“On behalf of the board, I want to thank Norm for his service and contributions to HF Sinclair. He has been a valued member of the board, and we wish him well in his future pursuits,” Myers said.

HF Sinclair is an independent energy company that produces and markets high-value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, renewable diesel and other specialty products.

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