Carlin G. Conner has served as a director and as President and Chief Executive Officer of SemGroup since April 2014. Mr. Conner also serves as chairman of the board of directors, president and chief executive officer of our wholly owned subsidiary Rose Rock Midstream GP, LLC, the general partner of Rose Rock Midstream, L.P. From June 2012 until March 2014, Mr. Conner served as managing director of Oiltanking GmbH, an independent worldwide storage provider of crude oil, refined petroleum products, liquid chemicals and gases. He served as a member of the board of directors of the general partner of Oiltanking Partners, L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership engaged in independent terminaling, storage and transportation of crude oil, refined petroleum products and liquefied petroleum gas (“Oiltanking Partners”), from March 2011 until March 2014, and was elected chairman in July 2011 in connection with the completion of Oiltanking Partners’ initial public offering. Mr. Conner also served as president and chief executive officer of Oiltanking Partner’s general partner from March 2011 to November 2012 and as president and chief executive officer of Oiltanking Holding Americas, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Oiltanking GmbH from July 2006 to November 2012. Previously, from 2003 to 2006, he worked at Oiltanking GmbH’s corporate headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, where he was responsible for international business development and sat on the boards of several Oiltanking GmbH ventures. He joined Oiltanking Houston, L.P. in 2000. He began his career at GATX Terminals Corporation and served in various roles, including operations and commercial management.
He graduated from McNeese State Univesity with a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science.