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Sempra Energy to appoint new member to board

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Sempra Energy has announced that it intends to appoint Cynthia (C.J.) Warner to the company's board of directors in June 2019.

Warner is President and CEO, and on the board of directors, of Renewable Energy Group, a US producer of biofuels. She has more than 35 years of experience in the global energy industry, serving in prior executive leadership roles with Andeavor (formerly Tesoro Corp.), Sapphire Energy and BP.

"Our strategic mission is to become North America's premier energy infrastructure company," said Jeffrey W. Martin, Chairman and CEO of Sempra Energy. "With C.J.'s considerable management experience in the international oil and natural gas industry, she will add critical global energy experience to our board as we look to become a leader in our industry in electric and natural gas infrastructure, including the development of vital export infrastructure for liquified natural gas."

Warner, 60, has served in her current role with Renewable Energy Group since January 2019. Prior to joining Renewable Energy Group, she served as Executive Vice President, operations for Andeavor, an integrated marketing, logistics and refining company, and as Executive Vice President, strategy and business development for Andeavor. Before joining Andeavor, Warner served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of Sapphire Energy, a biofuels company. Prior to Sapphire Energy, Warner served as Group Vice President of global refining and Group Vice President of health, safety, security, environmental and technology for BP.

Warner serves as a member of the board of directors for IDEX Corp. and serves as a member of the National Petroleum Council.

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