Marathon Petroleum Corp. announced that its top leadership has selected their executive teams to lead the company’s functions upon closing of the combination of MPC and Andeavor.

“Our previously announced top executives have begun building teams of talented individuals who have tremendous depth of experience in the areas critical to our ongoing success,” said MPC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gary R. Heminger. “This group of leaders will be instrumental in unlocking the extraordinary potential of this combined entity.”

The new appointments include the following:

Refining, Marketing and Supply Organization
Reporting to Donald C. Templin, previously announced as president:

  • Raymond L. Brooks, currently MPC senior vice president of Refining, will be executive vice president of Refining. Reporting to Brooks will be:
    • Richard A. Hernandez, currently general manager of MPC’s Galveston Bay Refinery, will be senior vice president of Eastern Refining Operations, based in Findlay, Ohio. Refineries will include those located in: Dickinson and Mandan, North DakotaSt. Paul Park, MinnesotaRobinson, IllinoisDetroit, MichiganCanton, OhioCatlettsburg, Kentucky; and Garyville, Louisiana.
    • C. Tracy Case, currently general manager of MPC’s Garyville, Louisiana, refinery, will be senior vice president of Western Refining Operations, based in San Antonio, Texas. Refineries will include those located in Kenai, AlaskaLos Angeles and Martinez, CaliforniaAnacortes, WashingtonSalt Lake City, UtahGallup, New Mexico; and Texas City and El Paso, Texas.
  • Rick D. Hessling, currently MPC manager of Crude Oil and Natural Gas Supply and Trading, will be senior vice president of Crude Oil Supply and Logistics.
  • David L. Whikehart, currently MPC vice president of Environment, Safety and Corporate Affairs, will be senior vice president of Light Products Supply and Logistics.
  • Brian K. Partee, currently MPC vice president of Business Development, will be senior vice president of Marketing.
  • James R. Wilkins, currently MPC director of Environment, Safety, Security and Product Quality, will be vice president of Environment, Safety and Security.
  • Michael P. Gebhardt, currently Andeavor vice president of Mid-Continent Gathering & Processing, will be vice president of Supply Chain.

MPLX LP
Reporting to Michael J. Hennigan, previously announced as president:

  • Phillip M. Anderson, currently Andeavor senior vice president, Northern Area Value Chain, will be MPLX senior vice president of Business Development.
  • Pamela K.M. Beall, currently MPLX executive vice president and chief financial officer, will retain that position and title. Reporting to Beall will be:
    • C. Kristopher Hagedorn, currently MPLX vice president and controller, will retain that position and title.
    • Peter Gilgen, currently MPLX vice president and treasurer, will retain that position and title.
  • Gregory S. Floerke, currently MPLX executive vice president of Gathering and Processing, will retain that position and title.
  • John S. Swearingen, currently MPLX executive vice president of logistics and storage, will retain that position and title.

Law Organization
Reporting to Suzanne Gagle, previously announced as general counsel:

  • Molly R. Benson, currently MPC vice president, chief securities, governance and compliance officer and corporate secretary, will retain that position and title.

Finance and Accounting Organization
Reporting to Timothy T. Griffith, previously announced as senior vice president and chief financial officer:

  • John J. Quaid, currently MPC vice president and controller, will retain that position and title. Reporting to Quaid will be:
    • Blane W. Peery, currently Andeavor vice president and controller, will be vice president, Accounting and Systems Integration, based in San Antonio.
  • Michael D. Robinson, currently MPC director of Internal Audit, will be vice president of Audit.
  • D. Rick Linhardt, currently MPC vice president of Tax, will retain that position and title.
  • Thomas Kaczynski, currently MPC vice president of Finance and Treasurer, will retain that position and title.
  • Louis W. Rubiola, currently Andeavor vice president of Business Process Redesign, will be vice president of Business Planning and Analysis.

Information Technology, Commercial and Business Development, and Corporate Affairs Organization
Reporting to Gregory J. Goff, previously announced as executive vice chairman:

  • Donald W. Wehrly, currently MPC vice president and chief information officer, will retain that position and title. Reporting to Wehrly will be:
    • Timothy J. Harris, currently vice president and chief information officer for Andeavor, will be vice president and chief technology officer, based in San Antonio.
    • Jonathon P. Coombes, currently MPC director of Corporate Cybersecurity, will be vice president and information security officer.
  • David R. Heppner, currently Speedway senior vice president of Engineering, Services and Corporate Support, will be MPC vice president of Commercial and Business Development.
  • Karma M. Thomson, currently Andeavor vice president of Logistics, will be vice president of Corporate Affairs.

Speedway LLC
Reporting to Anthony R. Kenney, previously announced as president of Speedway:

  • Matthew L. Yoder, currently Andeavor vice president of Retail, will be Speedway senior vice president and chief commercial officer, based in Enon, Ohio.
  • Glenn M. Plumby, currently Speedway senior vice president and chief operating officer, will retain that position and title.
  • Beth A. Hunter, currently Speedway senior vice president and chief financial officer, will retain that position and title.

MPC expects to close the transaction on Oct. 1, 2018, subject to regulatory and other customary closing conditions, including approval by shareholders.

About Marathon Petroleum Corporation
MPC is the nation’s second-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.9 million barrels per calendar day in its six-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,600 independently owned retail outlets across 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation’s second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,740 convenience stores in 22 states. MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude oil and light product pipelines. Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. Through MPLX, MPC has ownership interests in gathering and processing facilities with approximately 5.9 billion cubic feet per day of gathering capacity, 8.7 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas processing capacity and 610,000 barrels per day of fractionation capacity. MPC’s fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, NGLs, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company’s distribution network and midstream service businesses in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions.