Willie Chiang

Chairman of the Board & CEO

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Mr. Chiang has served as Chairman of the Board of PAA GP Holdings LLC since January 2020, and previously served as a director since February 2017. In addition, Mr. Chiang has been Chief Executive Officer since October 2018 and previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Plains All American GP LLC, the general partner of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. Mr. Chiang joined PAA in 2015 from Occidental Petroleum Corporation where he served as Executive Vice President, Operations since 2012. From 1996 until 2012, he served in various positions at ConocoPhillips, including most recently as Senior Vice President - Refining, Marketing, Transportation, and Commercial. He has served on the boards of DCP Midstream and Chevron Phillips Chemical and has been extensively involved in the American Petroleum Institute. He currently serves in director roles on the United Way of Greater Houston Board and the Society for the Performing Arts. Mr. Chiang holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and completed the Advanced Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.

Harry Pefanis

President & Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Director, Plains All American GP LLC

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Mr. Pefanis has served as a director of PAA GP Holdings LLC since February 2017.  Mr. Pefanis is President and Chief Commercial Officer of Plains All American GP LLC, the general partner of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.  Mr. Pefanis has held the position of President of PAA and its predecessors since 1988.  Mr. Pefanis joined Plains Resources (which formerly owned 100% of PAA's GP interest) in 1983.  Prior to joining Plains Resources in 1983, Mr. Pefanis was an auditor for the national accounting firm of Price Waterhouse & Co.  He is a director of the American Petroleum Institute (API), and the Association of Oil Pipelines, and is currently serving as Chair of the Association of Oil Pipelines.  He also served on the New York Mercantile Exchange's Crude Oil Advisory Committee from 1996 through 2003.  Mr. Pefanis serves as a director of the Memorial Hermann Foundation; and serves on the Advisory Board of the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma.  Mr. Pefanis has a BBA in accounting from the University of Oklahoma.

Al Swanson

Executive Vice President and CFO

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Al joined PAA in 2000 from Santa Fe Snyder Corporation.  Al’s responsibilities include executing our financial growth strategy, maintaining relationships with our various capital providers, overseeing our financial reporting processes and safeguarding our assets.

Chris Chandler

Executive Vice President and COO

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Chris is responsible for our US and Canadian operations, engineering, and health, safety and environmental organizations. He has more than 20 years of energy industry experience, joining Plains in 2018. Previously, Chris served in a number of leadership roles at Phillips 66, most recently as General Manager, Corporate Strategy, and prior to that as General Manager, Midstream Commercial and Business Development, as well as numerous leadership roles in refining.

Jeremy Goebel

Executive Vice President, Commercial

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Jeremy joined PAA in 2013 from Simmons & Company International. He is responsible for our US Transportation and US Facilities businesses. Jeremy has more than 18 years of energy and investment banking experience, and has been with Plains All American for more than six years in roles of increasing responsibility, from Managing Director, Strategic Planning and Acquisitions to his most recent role as Sr. Group Vice President, Commercial.

Richard McGee

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

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Richard joined PAA in 2009 from Duke Energy, where he was President of Duke Energy International.  Richard is responsible for overseeing our corporate legal activities, including our acquisition efforts.

Chris Herbold

Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

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Chris joined PAA in 2002 from Arthur Andersen, LLP. Chris is responsible for all aspects of our accounting, from maintaining the books and records to reporting our results to the financial community.

Sharon Spurlin

Senior Vice President, Treasurer

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Sharon joined PAA in 2014 from PetroLogistics L.P.  Sharon is responsible for financial planning activities, customer credit functions, insurance risk management, foreign exchange and interest rate management activities, and coordination of our banking transactions and lending arrangements.

Walter van Zanten

Vice President, Tax

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Walter joined PAA in 2008, having previously worked for Chimerical, Inc.  Walter is responsible for our tax compliance and tax planning for PAA’s business activities.