Ezra Uzi Yemin (Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Delek US Holdings)
Ezra Uzi Yemin has served as our chief executive officer since June 2004 and as our president and a director since April 2001. Mr. Yemin’s duties include the formulation of our policies and direction, oversight of top executives, and overall responsibility for our operation and performance. Prior to joining us, Mr. Yemin served from 2000 to 2001 as the chief financial officer of Delek – The Israel Fuel Corporation, Ltd., a fuel corporation in Israel and one of our affiliated entities. Additionally, he spent two years with CLAL Insurance Company Ltd., an insurance company in Israel and two years in the Insurance Commissioner’s Office of the Israel Ministry of Finance.
Assi Ginzburg (Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Delek US Holdings)
Assi Ginzburg has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Delek US Holdings since January 2013. Prior to this position, he served as an executive vice president and general advisor to Delek US Holdings from May 2009 to January 2013. Previously, he served as a vice president at Delek US between February 2005 and May 2009. Prior to joining us in November 2004, Mr. Ginzburg served as a financial advisor from July 2001 to March 2003 for Swary-Yohman Financial Consultants. In addition, from April 1999 to July 2001, he worked for Itzhak Swary Ltd., two consulting firms in Israel. Mr. Ginzburg has been a member of the Israel Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 2001 and served as trustee of court for a large Israeli public company in 2003 and 2004.
Frederec Green (President and Chief Operating Officer, Delek Refining; Executive Vice President, Delek US Holdings)
Frederec Green is the primary operational officer for our refining and wholesale marketing operations. He has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Delek Refining since 2006 and Executive Vice President of Delek US Holdings since May 2009. Prior to joining us, from January 2004 to January 2005, Mr. Green operated Green Energy Advisors LLC, an independent consulting practice servicing commercial insurance carriers on petroleum refining and electrical matters. Mr. Green has 18 years experience in the refining industry working for UOP LLC, a refinery technology licensing firm, from 1987 to 1990 and Murphy Oil USA, Inc., from 1990 to 2004, where he served as a senior vice president during his last six years. Mr. Green has experience ranging from crude oil and feedstock supply, through all aspects of managing a refining business to product trading, transportation and sales.
Pete Daily (Chief Operating Officer, Delek Marketing & Supply)
Pete Daily has served as the chief operating officer and a vice president of Delek Marketing & Supply since September 2006. Since January 2007, Mr. Daily has also served as the vice president of wholesale marketing for Delek Refining and the vice president of fuel supply for MAPCO Express. Mr. Daily’s duties include supervising the purchase and supply of fuels for our convenience stores, marketing the refined products from the Tyler refinery, and marketing our supply of refined products in west Texas. Mr. Daily has over 30 years of experience in marketing and supply of refined products. Mr. Daily served as the vice president of supply of MAPCO Express, Inc. from October 2001 until November 2004. Prior to rejoining us in September 2006, Mr. Daily worked for Truman Arnold Companies as vice president of wholesale marketing from November 2004 to September 2006, where his responsibilities included managing a wholesale marketing division with sales of petroleum products in 48 states.
Michael Norman (Vice President of Regulatory & Environmental Affairs, Delek Refining)
Michael Norman has served as the vice president of environmental and regulatory affairs for Delek Refining since April 2006 and Delek Marketing & Supply since July 2006. Prior to joining us, Mr. Norman provided environmental management consulting services to businesses in the downstream oil sector for over 20 years. From 2003 to April 2006, he served as a senior program manager with ARCADIS G&M, Inc., an environmental and infrastructure consulting and engineering firm. From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Norman was a vice president with CH2M Hill, Inc., a worldwide consulting and engineering company.
Kent Thomas (General Counsel and Secretary, Delek US Holdings)
Kent Thomas has served as our general counsel and secretary since August 2005. Prior to joining us, Mr. Thomas spent ten years in private practice in Nashville, Tennessee, focused on litigating employment, commercial and copyright disputes and providing transactional representation in the banking, transportation, entertainment, restaurant and alcoholic beverage retail industries.
Greg Intemann (Vice President and Treasurer, Delek US Holdings)
Greg Intemann joined Delek US as its Treasurer and Vice President in the Summer of 2008. Mr. Intemann has worked in various Treasury capacities since 1997 and, prior to joining Delek US, had spent more than 10 years in the corporate Treasury department of Levi Strauss & Co., a multinational apparel retailer and marketer. His Treasury responsibilities have included extensive bank debt and bond market transactions, domestic and international subsidiary capital transactions, and employee benefit plans asset investment management. Prior to his Treasury roles, Mr. Intemann worked for 10 years in the Aerospace industry with McDonnell Douglas Corporation in various engineering and management capacities. Mr. Intemann obtained his MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Engineering from the University of Florida.
Donald Holmes (Vice President of Human Resources, Delek US Holdings)
Donald Holmes was named Vice President of Human Resources at Delek US Holdings in November 2011. Mr. Holmes brings more than 30 years of experience to Delek US as a senior advisor specializing in human resources strategy and administration, including talent management and employee development. During his career, Mr. Holmes has served in a variety of executive-level roles at both public and privately-held entities in transportation, consumer and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to joining Delek US, he served as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Nashville-based Central Parking System, Inc. for nearly a decade. While at Central Parking System, he managed the human resources function for more than 15,000 employees nationally. Earlier in his career, he served as Assistant Vice President of Human Resources at CSX Corporation, Director of Human Resources at SmithKline Beecham Corporation and Personnel Manager at Aramark Services, Inc.
Mark Davison (Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Delek US Holdings)
Mark Davison was named Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Delek US Holdings in August 2011. Mr. Davison brings more than 25 years of experience to Delek US as a senior executive specializing in information technology, process development, and system deployments. Previously, he served as Vice President of Business Technology at Bridgestone Americas, the world's largest tire and rubber company, where he led and IT department that included more than 350 employees and 100 consultants worldwide. Prior to that, he was employed in a variety of executive-level positions at Bandag, Inc., a leading supplier to the trucking industry for more than 20 years, culminating in his appointment to Vice President and Chief Information Officer in 2000. Mr. Davison began his career as a production engineer at Quintana Petroleum.
Andrew L. Schwarcz (Vice President, Delek US Holdings)
Andy Schwarcz joined Delek in October 2007 and is our principal transactional and strategic attorney. His primary focus is on advising with respect to the Company’s capital structure and credit facilities and in representing the Company and its subsidiaries in all transactions. Prior to joining Delek, Mr. Schwarcz was the General Counsel for a NADSAQ traded Nashville health care company for three years and the primary transactional counsel for a NYSE traded Nashville restaurant holding company for six years. Mr. Schwarcz has also practiced corporate and securities law with two major law firms in Nashville and New Orleans. He is a 1993 graduate of Vanderbilt Law School and a 1990 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin where he majored in Finance.
Danny Norris (Vice President, Finance, Delek US Holdings)
Danny Norris has served as the Vice President of Finance for Delek US Holdings since December 2009. Prior to his appointment, Norris served in various senior finance roles at Delek US Holdings and MAPCO Express over a three year period. Prior to joining Delek US, Norris served in management-level accounting roles at petroleum jobber and convenience store companies. Prior to his work in the petroleum industry, Norris was employed at a regional CPA firm in South Central Kentucky as a Senior Auditor.