MANAGEMENT

Kay Berg is Chairman and CEO of Centillion Corporation. She guides all areas of executive management and operations, oversees all E&P, trading, marketing and downstream acquisitions and developments as well as the planning and implementation of the company's current operations and strategic direction. Kay has over 40 years of executive management and international business experience. Ms. Berg founded a number of diverse businesses in other industries. She operated trading companies, medical device research, development and manufacturing companies and commercial real estate properties. Including establishing a global distribution network for products, creating partnerships and trading operations in Europe, Asia, North America, South America and the Middle East. Kay was a Co-Founder and Director of Hemocue U.S. which distributes medical device products in over 130 countries and is a subsidiary of Danaher, NYSE: DHR.

John Bree is a Director of Centillion Corporation and is a former Senior Executive with Exxon Mobil and Sea River Maritime with 38 years of experience managing Downstream and Midstream businesses for Exxon world-wide. John has extensive operational, commercial, technical and financial experience and a consistent track record of strong leadership. He has been recognized for achievements in operational excellence, large project management, strategic planning and organizational development. John is a seasoned board member and has held Board positions in both for profit and not-for-profit organizations. He was the Managing Director of Exxon’s international shipping organization in the U.K. and Board Chairman for its Singapore affiliate. John served on the Board for several of Exxon’s marine transportation companies, international shipping joint ventures and its downstream affiliated company in Argentina. John Bree is currently Vice Chairman, on the Board of Directors of SUNY Maritime Foundation for the SUNY Maritime College.

Bruce Johnson is a Director of Centillion Corporation and is a former Senior Executive with Chevron for 35 years and has over 40 years of industry of experience. Johnson has held assignments throughout the United States and in Indonesia, and has worked on assets and with partners, suppliers and governments in major basins around the world including the United States, Indonesia, the United Kingdom, Venezuela, the Philippines, China, Angola and Nigeria.  He has experience with conventional oil and gas fields, LNG, tight oil and heavy oil development and has worked in new basins applying new technology to develop discoveries and in mature basins, applying advanced recovery techniques to drive margin improvement.  Johnson was responsible for Chevron’s California E&P business, a member of Chevron’s Management Committee, and on the boards of several international E&P joint ventures. 

David Kultgen is a Director of Centillion Corporation and former General Counsel of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) with 43 years of experience with Saudi Aramco, its predecessor the Arabian American Oil Company (Aramco) and their affiliated companies. He was the lead lawyer that developed Saudi Aramco’s refining and marketing joint ventures in the U.S.  (now Motiva Enterprises), Europe, and Asia. David joined the Arabian American Oil Company (Aramco) in 1973 and retired from Saudi Aramco, its successor on October 1, 2016. From January 1, 2010 until May 1, 2016, he was the Company’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. From May 1, 2016 until his retirement he was Senior Vice President, Special Assignment. While a member of the Corporate Management team (01/01/2010 – 10/01/2016), he was a member of the Company’s Strategy Council, Management Committee and several other corporate level bodies.

John Ricketti is a Director at Centillion Corporation and resided at Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) for over 33 years including 15 years as a senior officer of the Bank. As a senior officer in the Financial Institution Supervision Group, John was in key positions on Federal Reserve System Committees. He engaged and assessed bank’s C-Suite and outside directors and its governance practices and attended board meetings to communicate FRBNY regulatory assessments and recommendations for improvements.  He was chosen by the Federal Reserve to work as a consultant for the World Bank and IMF to perform technical analysis in countries.


Joseph Michael is Executive Vice President of Centillion Corporation and leads the process as project manager for physical trading, exploration and production, midstream, downstream acquisitions and developments. Joseph has been involved in Oil and Gas Mergers and Acquisitions, strategic planning, corporate finance and business development for over 20 years. He was also a former Manager of Business Development at RSM Equico, formerly part of McGladrey Capital Markets, a Mergers and Acquistitions company. Joseph completed the Oxford Princeton programs for physical Crude Oil Trading and Operations and Principles of International Oil Trading in 2008.

 

Craig Kenkelen is Senior Vice President of Centillion Corporation and has a forty-year background in refining and worked for Hess Corporation, Buckeye Partners, L.P. in multiple downstream and midstream managerial capacities. Craig has built economic and financial analyses for overall refinery budgeting and capital projects. Including the development of 10-year strategic plans. He has negotiated third party refinery processing arrangements. Craig also handled terminal coordination operations, refined product blending and conducted refinery audits. He has optimized crude slate selection which resulted in increased margins and coordinated between refining and marketing segments reducing supply disruptions increasing refinery performance. Craig has overseen crude purchase / refinery linear program (LP) modeling for several refineries in North America.

Hugo Zagaria is Director of Trading for Centillion Corporation with a 43-year background in the physical commodities trading sector. Including ship chartering of all classifications. Hugo has experience in trading domestic and international crude oil, refined products, metals, iron ore and soft commodities. Hugo was responsible for negotiations with National Oil Companies, OPEC countries and Major Oil Companies. He was formerly with Delta Air Lines, Plains All American, Shell Oil Company and Cargill Inc, where he held multiple positions from Director, Commodity trader and Crude Manager.