NuStar CEO to retire at year's end, general counsel to replace him

|About: NuStar Energy L.P. (NS)|By:, SA News Editor

NuStar (NS +3.1%) CEO Curt Anastasio, 56, plans to retire at year's end. EVP/general counsel Brad Barron will replace him. (PR)

Anastasio has been NuStar's CEO since 2001. the year the oil terminal/pipeline owner went public. Shares performed quite well over the first six years of his tenure, but haven't done as well over the last six.

NuStar has gradually rallied today, and is close to its 52-week high of $54.95.