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Peter Cella

Position: Director, Chair of the Major Projects Review Committee and Member of the Human Resources and Governance Committee

Date of Appointment: May 7, 2018

Municipality of Residence: Florida, USA

Age: 62

Mr. Cella has more than 36 years of general management and financial experience in the energy and related sectors, including nearly 30 years in the petrochemicals and polymers industry. From 2011 until his retirement in 2017, Mr. Cella was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, where he led Chevron Phillips Chemical through the development and construction of an ethane cracker and two polyethylene units. Previously, Mr. Cella served in a variety of executive posts at BASF Corporation, INEOS Nitriles (part of the INEOS Group), BP, and Innovene, LLC. He began his career at Amoco Corporation in 1981. Mr. Cella is an independent director on the Board and member of the audit, compensation, and environmental, health, and safety committees of ServiceMaster, a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services in the U.S. Mr. Cella also recently served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Chemistry Council and served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the financial literacy and work-readiness of young people. Mr. Cella holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University.