US terminal and pipeline operating company NuStar Energy has announced that director James ‘Fully’ Clingman Jr has retired, and that Ed Grier and Martin Salinas Jr have joined the board of directors.
Clingman served as a director of NuStar GP Holdings from December 2006 to July 2018, before joining the NuStar GP board, where he has served since. Bill Greehey, NuStar’s chairman, praised Clingman’s business and civic leadership, as well as his vast experience and caring nature. Clingman says that the decision to retire has been difficult, and that it has been an ‘honour’ to serve on the board.
‘NuStar’s board and leadership team have developed a very special culture and work environment with a strong commitment to excellence, safety, and environmental stewardship, not to mention their unparalleled commitment to the community and their employees. Watching Bill Greehey lead this company has been one of the most educational and inspirational opportunities of my lifetime. And I will miss serving alongside such outstanding fellow board members,’ he says.
Grier is the Dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University in California, US, and was previously the Dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Business. From 1981-2010, greyer worked with the Walt Disney Company, eventually becoming president of the Disneyland Resort. He has held a number of other senior and financial roles throughout his career.
Salinas, meanwhile, has wide experience in the liquid terminals business, having previously worked with Phase 4 Energy Partners, Energy Transfer Partners, Sunoco Logistics, Sunoco Partners, and Noble Midstream Partners. He worked at KPMG from 1994-2004, auditing oil and gas industry clients. He has been a director of Green Plains Partners since July 2018.
‘We are excited to be bringing aboard Ed and Martin as they are both accomplished, distinguished and respected leaders in their fields of expertise who bring pertinent and relevant experience to our board that will help NuStar achieve its strategic goals and help us maintain the culture that has been so important to our success,’ says Greehey.