SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CVR Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CVI) today announced that Melissa M. Buhrig has been named executive vice president, general counsel and secretary. Buhrig also will serve as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary for the general partner of CVR Energy’s petroleum subsidiary, CVR Refining, LP (NYSE:CVRR), and for the general partner of its nitrogen fertilizer subsidiary, CVR Partners, LP (NYSE:UAN). Buhrig’s appointments are effective July 2, 2018.
Buhrig has more than 18 years of legal experience, primarily in the refining sector. She most recently served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary for Delek US Holdings, Inc. and the general partner of Delek Logistics Partners, LP. In her new position, Buhrig will lead all corporate legal functions and provide strategic legal counsel for CVR Energy and its subsidiaries. She also will serve in the corporate secretary role.
“Melissa’s breadth of knowledge and depth of experience in the refining industry prepares her to perform well in this very critical role for our company,” said Dave Lamp, CVR Energy’s chief executive officer. “I am thrilled to welcome her to our leadership team.”
Buhrig received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami.
About CVR Energy, Inc.
Headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas, CVR Energy is a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries through its holdings in two limited partnerships, CVR Refining, LP and CVR Partners, LP. CVR Energy subsidiaries serve as the general partner and own 66 percent of the common units of CVR Refining and 34 percent of the common units of CVR Partners.
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