Richard Slifka, Chairman of the Board

Richard Slifka was elected Vice Chairman of the Board of our general partner in March 2005 and became Chairman in March 2014. He had been employed with Global Companies LLC or its predecessors since 1963. Mr. Slifka served as Treasurer and a director of Global Companies LLC since its formation in December 1998. Mr. Slifka also is a shareholder, a director and the President of Global Petroleum Corp., a privately held affiliated company that had owned, operated and leased to us our petroleum products storage terminal located in Revere, Massachusetts until we acquired the terminal in January 2015. Mr. Slifka is a past director of the New England Fuel Institute and currently serves as president of the Independent Fuel Terminal Operators Association. He also currently serves on the board of directors of St. Francis House and the board of trustees of Boston Medical Center. He has been a director of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society since 1988. Mr. Slifka’s extensive knowledge of the oil industry in general and of our history, customers and suppliers make him uniquely qualified to serve as our Chairman of the Board. Richard Slifka is the brother of the late Alfred A. Slifka.

Eric Slifka, Director

Eric Slifka was elected President, Chief Executive Officer and director of Global GP LLC, the general partner of Global Partners LP, in March 2005. He has been employed with Global Companies LLC or its predecessors since 1987. Mr. Slifka served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Global Companies LLC since July 2004 and as Chief Operating Officer and a director of Global Companies LLC from its formation in December 1998 to July 2004. Prior to 1998, Mr. Slifka held various senior positions in the accounting, supply, distribution and marketing departments of the predecessors to Global Companies LLC. He is a member of the National Petroleum Council and serves on the board of directors of the Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc., Massachusetts General Hospital President’s Council and Partners HealthCare System, Inc. Mr. Slifka is the son of the late Alfred A. Slifka and the nephew of Richard Slifka.

John T. Hailer, Director

John T. Hailer was elected to serve as a director of our general partner and a member of the audit, compensation and conflicts committees of the board of directors of our general partner in July 2018. Mr. Hailer is President of the 1251 Asset Management division of 1251 Capital Group, a Boston-based financial services company. He served from 1999 to 2017 at Natixis Investment Managers, where he was President and Chief Executive Officer for the Americas and Asia. Before joining Natixis Investment Managers, Mr. Hailer was responsible for new business development in North and Latin America at Fidelity Investments Institutional Services Company and was director of retail business development for Putnam Investments. Mr. Hailer’s broad experience in the financial services industry, as well as his significant capital markets and financial experience, make him a valuable member of our board of directors.

Robert J. McCool, Director

Robert J. McCool was elected to serve as a director of our general partner, the chair of the conflicts committee of the board of directors of our general partner, and a member of the compensation and audit committees of the board of directors of our general partner in October 2005. He had served as an Advisor to Tetco Inc., a privately held company in the energy industry, for 15 years and has been in the refined petroleum industry for over 40 years. He worked for Mobil Oil for 33 years in various positions including manager, planning and financial analysis, controller, manager U.S. lubricants operations and manager, budget and controls for U.S. acquisitions. Mr. McCool retired in 1998 having served as Executive Vice President responsible for Mobil Oil’s North and South America marketing and refining business. Mr. McCool’s extensive experience with the financial, accounting and managerial aspects of the refined petroleum products industry make him well qualified to serve as a director of our general partner.

Robert W. Owens, Director

Robert W. Owens was elected to serve as a director of our general partner and a member of the audit, compensation and conflicts committees of the board of directors of our general partner in October 2020. Mr. Owens has more than 40 of experience in the energy industry. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunoco LP from 2012 until his retirement in 2017. Mr. Owens helped successfully grow Sunoco through a series of strategic transactions, including the acquisition of Susser Holdings Corporation. Prior to joining Sunoco in 1997, he served in executive roles for Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Corporation, Amerada Hess Corporation and Mobil Oil Corporation. Mr. Owens served as a member of the Board of Directors of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, Inc. (PES) from 2012 through the sale of the PES refinery to Hilco Redevelopment Partners in June 2020. Mr. Owens’ deep executive leadership experience and governance expertise, built over more than four decades in diverse arenas of the energy industry, make him well qualified to serve as a director of our general partner.

Jaime Pereira, Director

Jaime Pereira was elected to serve as a director of our general partner and a member of the audit, compensation and conflicts committees of the board of directors in October 2021. Mr. Pereira has over 40 years of experience working with a wide variety of domestic and international companies, particularly in Europe and South America, aiding with IPO’s, mergers and acquisitions and various financing transactions. Mr. Pereira was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP (EY) for 20 years where he was responsible for EY’s Consumer Products practice in the Northeast Region and served as the coordinating partner for clients such as Global Partners LP, Bruker Corp., PAREXEL International, Dunkin Donuts, Au Bon Pain and Tom's of Maine. Mr. Pereira currently serves as a director on the Boards of Roche Bros. Supermarkets Co. and Civic Capital Group LLC and serves on the Business Advisory Council for the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Mr. Pereira has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Pereira's broad accounting and financial experience, as well as his extensive board advisory and consumer products experience, make him a valuable member of our board of directors.