Wouter van Kempen
Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer
DCP Midstream (NYSE: DCP)
Wouter has served in his current role as chairman, president, chief executive officer of DCP Midstream since January 1, 2013. Wouter joined DCP in 2010 as the president of the midcontinent business unit and chief development officer, and has held roles of increasing responsibility, including as the president and chief operating officer of DCP, leading the gathering and processing business unit, the marketing and logistics business unit, and all corporate functions.
Prior to joining DCP in 2010, Wouter was president of Duke Energy’s Generation Services, a renewable and natural gas power business. Prior to Duke Energy, Wouter was employed by General Electric Corp., with roles throughout GE Corporate Headquarters, GE International, GE Lighting, and GE Plastics in Fairfield, Connecticut, Singapore, Belgium, the Netherlands, London, and Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Wouter is past chairman of the American Heart Association’s Denver board of directors. He is also past chairman of GPA Midstream, the national trade association for the midstream industry. He also serves on the board of trustees for ACE Scholarships, a multi-state nonprofit focused on equity in education and expanded school choice.
Wouter was born in the Netherlands and has dual citizenship in the United States. He graduated from Erasmus University Rotterdam with a master’s degree in business economics. He has extensive business and financial training from General Electric, IMD International Switzerland, Harvard Business School, and Kellogg Graduate School.
He and his wife, Yolanda, have two daughters. They reside in Denver.