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Sigmund L. Cornelius

Director since 2018 

Mr. Cornelius is president and chief operation officer of Freeport LNG. 

Mr. Cornelius has 38 years of experience in the energy industry. Since 2014, he has served as president and chief operating officer of Freeport LNG. From 1980 to 2010, he worked for ConocoPhillips where he retired in 2010 as senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer after serving in a variety of executive management positions including: senior vice president, planning, strategy and corporate affairs; president, exploration and production, lower 48; president, global gas; and president lower 48, Latin America and midstream. Prior to that, he served in a variety of commercial, operational and administrative positions in the midstream and upstream business units in both domestic and international locations. 

Mr. Cornelius received a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University, a Master of Science in management from Purdue University and a Master of Science in management from Stanford University. 

Ms. Cornelius serves on the board of directors of Carbo Ceramics Inc. He also serves on the non-profit boards of Theatre Under the Stars, Upbring and Citizens for Animal Protection.