2013-07-31 13:30:01 -
FINDLAY, Ohio, July 31, 2013 - Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) today
announced that Steven A. Davis and James E. Rohr were elected to the company's
board of directors, effective July 30, 2013.
"With the extensive experience of both of these leaders, we are pleased to have
Steve and Jim join our board. Their respective backgrounds each provide a unique
perspective that will be beneficial to Marathon Petroleum," said Thomas J.
Usher, the company's non-executive chairman of the board. "The board will
continue to remain focused on increasing shareholder value and maintaining a
strong financial profile." Their election increases the size of the board to 12.
Steven A. Davis is chairman of the board and chief executive officer for Bob
Evans Farms. Prior to joining the Bob Evans team in
2006, Davis served in a
variety of restaurant and consumer packaged goods leadership positions,
including president of Long John Silver's and A&W All-American Food Restaurants
in 2002. In addition, he held executive and operational positions in Yum!
Brands' Pizza Hut division and at Kraft General Foods.
Currently, Davis serves as a board member of the Walgreen Co. He is also a
member of the board of the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove
Research Institute Foundation.
In 2011, Davis was appointed to the board of JobsOhio, Ohio's private non-profit
corporation, which leads the state's job creation and economic development
activities. He is also a member of the Columbus Partnership, which supports
regional economic development in central Ohio.
Davis graduated with a bachelor in business administration from the University
of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and received a master in marketing and finance from
the University of Chicago.
James E. Rohr is executive chairman of The PNC Financial Services Group, a large
diversified financial services company. He joined PNC in 1972. Rohr has held
numerous leadership positions with PNC, including chief executive officer, vice
chairman, director and chief operating officer.
Rohr is a director of BlackRock Inc., ATI Corporation and EQT Corporation. He
also currently serves as president of the Federal Advisory Council of the
Federal Reserve System. Rohr is involved in several educational and civic
organizations, including The Heinz Endowment, Carnegie Mellon University and the
University of Notre Dame.
Rohr earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1970 from the University of Notre
Dame and his masters in business administration from The Ohio State University
Davis and Rohr join Marathon Petroleum's current board members Evan Byah, David
A. Daberko, William L. Davis, Gary R. Heminger, Donna A. James, Charles R. Lee,
Seth E. Schofield, John Surma, John W. Snow and Thomas J. Usher.
About Marathon Petroleum Corporation
MPC is the nation's fourth-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity
of approximately 1.7 million barrels per calendar day in its seven-refinery
system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,000
independently owned retail outlets across 17 states. In addition, Speedway LLC,
an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's fourth-largest convenience
store chain, with approximately 1,470 convenience stores in nine states. MPC
also owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 8,300 miles of
pipeline. Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a
midstream master limited partnership. MPC's fully integrated system provides
operational flexibility to move crude oil, feedstocks and petroleum-related
products efficiently through the company's distribution network in the Midwest,
Southeast and Gulf Coast regions. For additional information about the company,
please visit our website at www.marathonpetroleum.com
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