Dallas-based independent energy company HF Sinclair Corp. has promoted Tim Go to chief executive officer and president and appointed him to its board of directors, effective May 9.
Go’s appointment as an independent director increased the size of the board by one to 13. Go will serve on the executive committee of the board.
He has served as president and chief operating officer since November 2021.
Go succeeds Michael C. Jennings, who currently serves as the chief executive officer of HF Sinclair and will continue serving in that role through May 8.
“Tim is a key member of our senior management team and has been instrumental in our recent growth,” Jennings said in a statement. “Since joining the company in June 2020, Tim has provided great leadership for our refining and lubricants and specialty products segments. I look forward to Tim taking on the larger scope of the chief executive officer role and leading the organization into the future.”
Energy industry veteran
Go served as EVP and Chief Operating Officer of HF Sinclair from June 2020 to November 2021. Before coming to HF Sinclair, Go was chief executive officer of the general partner of Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP, an independent producer of specialty hydrocarbon products, from January 2016 to April 2020. He retired from Calumet in June 2020.
Prior to joining Calumet, he held various leadership roles at Koch Industries Inc. and Flint Hills Resources LP, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries from August 2008 to September 2015.
Before Koch Industries, Go held various roles of increasing responsibility in downstream operations during his 18 years at ExxonMobil Corp.
HF Sinclair said that Go brings to the Board extensive industry experience and familiarity with the day-to-day operations of HF Sinclair.
To ensure an orderly transition of the CEO duties HF Sinclair announced that Jennings was appointed to the position of executive vice president, corporate of HF Sinclair, effective May 9. He is expected to serve in that role through his currently planned retirement date of Nov. 9.
After retiring, Jennings will provide consulting services to HF Sinclair until Feb. 9, 2024.
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