FINDLAY, Ohio, July 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) today announced the retirement of Thomas M. Kelley, senior vice president, Marketing, effective Oct. 1, 2018.
"Tom's dedication, insight and business acumen have been tremendous assets throughout his 37-year career," said MPC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gary R. Heminger. "He has played a particularly influential leadership role in growing our marketing organization, and his impact on MPC will be recognized long after he retires. We are thankful for his dedication and service and wish him and his family all the best in his well-earned retirement."
Kelley joined MPC as a marketing associate in 1981 and has held several positions of increasing responsibility in the Marathon Brand and Wholesale Marketing organizations throughout his career. In 1990, Kelley was named district sales manager, marketing. He was named manager, Wholesale Marketing, in conjunction with the formation of Marathon Ashland Petroleum in 1998 and, two years later, he was appointed manager, Brand Marketing. In 2008, he assumed responsibilities as director, Crude Supply and Logistics and in 2010, was named senior vice president, Marketing.
Kelley is a member of the American Petroleum Institute, where he serves on the marketing subcommittee. For the past two years, he also served as chair of Toledo Classic, Inc., which organizes and operates the Marathon Classic, an LPGA tour event.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Indiana State University in 1981. He attended the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School Advanced Management Program in 2002 and the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies in 2008.
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 21 states. Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. Primarily through MPLX, MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude oil and light product pipelines. Also through MPLX, MPC has ownership interests in gathering and processing facilities with approximately 5.9 billion cubic feet per day of gathering capacity, 8.4 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.
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