|John B. Hess|
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
John Hess was appointed chairman of our board of directors in September 2014 and has served as chief executive officer of our general partner since July 2014. Mr. Hess is chief executive officer of Hess Corporation. He joined Hess in May 1977, was elected a director in November 1978 and served as chairman of the board from 1995 until 2013.
Mr. Hess is a member of the board of directors of KKR Management LLC, the general partner of KKR & Co. L.P. He also served as a member of the board of directors of Dow Chemical Company from 2006 until 2013.