Kosmos Energy announced that Steven Sterin has joined its Board of Directors, effective as of July 18, 2019.
Sterin is a senior executive with more than 25 years of extensive oil and gas, manufacturing, and financial experience. Sterin currently serves on the Board of Directors of DuPont de Nemours, Inc. and is the Chair of its Audit Committee and a member of its Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee. He also serves as a Senior External Advisor to McKinsey & Company.
Most recently, Sterin was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Andeavor and Andeavor Logistics from 2014 until the merger with Marathon Petroleum Company in October 2018. He also served as president of Andeavor Logistics from 2017 to October 2018 and was a member of the Board of Directors for Andeavor Logistics GP, LLC from 2014 to 2018. He was also responsible for Corporate Strategy & Business Development for both companies from 2016-2017. Before joining Andeavor, Sterin was the senior vice president and CFO for Celanese Corporation, a global technology and specialty material company, a position he held for seven years. Prior to that, he served as corporate controller and principal accounting officer for Celanese, as well as held other financial and business leadership roles.
Sterin holds a Master’s degree in Professional Accounting and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accounting, which he earned concurrently at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in Texas.
“We are delighted to have Steven join Kosmos’ Board of Directors,” said Andrew G. Inglis, chairman and chief executive officer. “He has a successful track record of delivering shareholder value as part of the executive leadership of Celanese and Andeavor. I am confident he will provide extensive financial expertise and fresh insights as we continue to build a full-cycle exploration and production company.”