Global is committed to excellence throughout the organization. Our executive team brings decades of proven leadership to their respective areas.

Eric Slifka, President & Chief Executive Officer


Eric Slifka was elected President, Chief Executive Officer and director of Global GP LLC, the general partner of Global Partners LP, in March 2005 and became Vice Chairman in March 2014. He has been employed with Global since 1987, and has served a variety of past roles, including 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, Slifka held various senior positions in the accounting, supply, distribution and marketing departments. His first job with Global was painting tanks at the Revere Terminal.

He is a member of the National Petroleum Council and serves on the board of directors of the Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc. and is a member of the President’s Council of Massachusetts General Hospital. Slifka is the son of the late Alfred Slifka and the nephew of Richard Slifka.

Mark Romaine, Chief Operating Officer


Mark Romaine is Chief Operating Officer of Global Partners. He served as the Senior Vice President of Light Oil Supply and Distribution for Global from 2006 until June 2013. He joined a predecessor company to Global in 1998 as Premium Fuels Marketing Manager. His experience in the petroleum products industry includes operations and marketing positions with Volta Oil. Romaine received a bachelor’s degree from Providence College and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts.

Gregory B. Hanson, Chief Financial Officer


Gregory B. Hanson is Chief Financial Officer of Global Partners. He previously served as Treasurer of Global Partners and has more than 20 years of finance experience. Prior to joining Global in 2013, Hanson served as a Senior Vice President at G.E. Energy Financial Services and RBS Citizens Financial Group. Before that, he was a Vice President for Merrill Lynch Capital and a Principal for Bank of America. Hanson received a bachelor’s degree from Colby College and an M.B.A. from Babson College’s Franklin W. Olin School of Business.

Sean T. Geary, Chief Legal Officer

Sean T. Geary is Chief Legal Officer of Global Partners. He previously served as Deputy General Counsel (2005-2021), Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions (2008-2022) and Acting General Counsel (2021-2022) of Global Partners. Prior to joining Global, he spent more than a decade as a transactional attorney at McDermott, Will & Emery and K&L Gates. Geary received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law.

Matthew Spencer, Chief Accounting Officer


Matthew Spencer was appointed by the Board of Directors of the general partner to serve as the Chief Accounting Officer of Global Partners beginning January 1, 2018. He served as Controller of the general partner from September 2012 until December 2017. Previously, Spencer was Assistant Controller at SharkNinja Operating LLC (formerly Euro-Pro Operating LLC). He has also served as a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young.