Executive Officers

Kenneth F. Owen - President and Chief Executive Officer
Kenneth F. Owen has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of our general partner and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Oiltanking Holding Americas, LLC (“OTA”) since March 2014. Mr. Owen previously served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of our general partner and OTA from March 2011 to July 2013 and as Terminal Manager for our Houston terminals from July 2013 to March 2014.  Prior to joining the Oiltanking Group, Mr. Owen was employed in the investment banking group with Citigroup Global Markets Inc. from October 2010 to March 2011. From March 2005 through October 2010, Mr. Owen was employed in the investment banking group with UBS Investment Bank. At both Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and UBS Investment Bank, he focused primarily on the energy sector. Prior to March 2005, Mr. Owen worked as an equity research analyst at UBS Investment Bank and Credit Suisse.  We believe Mr. Owen’s background and prior experience in the financial industry and familiarity with our assets brings substantial value to the board of directors of our general partner.

Jonathan Z. Ackerman - Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Jonathan Z. Ackerman has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of our general partner and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of OTA since July 2013.  Prior to joining the Oiltanking Group, Mr. Ackerman worked for UBS Investment Bank beginning in April 2006, where he was most recently Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions and Co-Head, Strategic Solutions Group.  Prior to joining UBS, Mr. Ackerman served as Senior Counsel and lead technical policy advisor to President George W. Bush’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform from February 2005 to December 2005.  Mr. Ackerman was a policy advisor in the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy from October 2003 to February 2005 and from December 2005 to March 2006.  As an attorney in private practice from 1999 to 2003, he advised large businesses on complex transactions.  Mr. Ackerman is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and began his career with a leading global public accounting firm.

Robert "Bo" J. McCall - Senior Vice President, Commercial and Business Development
Robert “Bo” McCall has served as Senior Vice President of Commercial and Business Development of our general partner and as Senior Vice President of Commercial and Business Development of OTA since January 2013.  Prior to January 2013, Mr. McCall was Vice President of Marketing and Sales of our general partner from March 2011 and Vice President of Marketing and Sales of OTA from March 2007.  Mr. McCall has been in the midstream oil and gas business for 26 years.  Prior to joining the Oiltanking Group in 2003, he worked for Conoco and other small oil and gas companies with responsibilities ranging from engineering, sales, commercial and executive capacities.  At OTA, he has worked in the commercial department as a sales manager for six years and as the Vice President of Marketing for an additional seven years supporting all of OTA’s facilities.

Brian C. Brantley - Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Brian C. Brantley has served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of our general partner and Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of OTA since September 2012.  Prior to joining the Oiltanking Group, Mr. Brantley practiced corporate law at Vinson & Elkins LLP from April 2006 through August 2012, and at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP from September 2003 through March 2006.  Mr. Brantley has represented public and private companies, investment funds and investment banking firms in numerous mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions, primarily in the oil and gas industry.  

Kevin L. Campbell - Vice President, Operations
Kevin L. Campbell has served as Vice President of Operations of our general partner since March 2011 and Vice President of Operations of OTA since April 2010.  Prior to that, he was the Terminal Manager for Oiltanking Texas City, L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of OTA, from January 2008 until April 2010.  Prior to becoming Terminal Manager, he served as the Operations Manager for Oiltanking Texas City, L.P. from July 2004 until January 2008. Mr. Campbell has been employed by the Oiltanking Group since 1985, serving in various roles, including operations, scheduling and health, safety and environmental.

Clayton K. Curtis - Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
Clayton K. Curtis has served as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs of our general partner since February 2013 and as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs of OTA since January 2010.  Prior to January 2010, Mr. Curtis was Director of Regulatory Affairs for OTA from July 2007 to January 2010.  Prior to joining the Oiltanking Group in 2007, Mr. Curtis worked for Baker Hughes Incorporated for twenty years, including seventeen years in various positions in the corporate regulatory affairs and health and safety department.  Mr. Curtis has been a certified safety professional since 1990 and has served as a member of the board of directors on the Houston Ship Channel Security District since its inception in 2010.

Javier Del Olmo B. - Vice President, Engineering
Javier Del Olmo has served as Vice President of Engineering of our general partner since February 2013 and as Vice President of Engineering of OTA since January 2013.  Prior to that, he was General Manager of Engineering for OTA from June 2011 until December 2012 and Business Development Manager of OTA from June 2010 to June 2011.  Prior to becoming Business Development Manager, Mr. Del Olmo was Trading Business Development Manager in Latin America for the Oiltanking Group from January 2009 to June 2010, managing director of Oiltanking Mexico from June 2008 to August 2010, and commercial director for Oiltanking Mexico from June 2005 to June 2008.  Mr. Del Olmo has been employed by the Oiltanking Group since 1997, serving in various roles, including project coordinator, business development, commercial and operations.  Mr. Del Olmo has been a member of the board of directors and has served as a legal representative for Oiltanking Mexico since June 2008.

Kim M. Ivy - Vice President, Business Planning and Strategy
Kim M. Ivy has served as Vice President of Business Planning and Strategy of our general partner and as Vice President of Business Planning and Strategy of OTA since November 2013.  Prior to that, Mr. Ivy was Vice President of Business Development of Oiltanking Beaumont Partners, L.P. from June 2011 until October 2013 and as Vice President of Business Development of our general partner from February 2013 until October 2013.  Prior to becoming Vice President of Business Development, Mr. Ivy was Vice President and Terminal Manager of OTB and Oiltanking Port Neches, LLC from September 2008 until May 2011. Prior to becoming Vice President and Terminal Manager, he served as Vice President of Finance of OTA from 2000 to August 2008. Mr. Ivy has been employed by the Oiltanking Group since July 1982, serving in various roles primarily related to accounting, administration and finance.

 

 
 
     
 
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