Fiona C. Laird
Chief Human Resources Officer
Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Ms. Laird is chief Human Resources officer of Marathon Petroleum Corporation.
Ms. Laird joined MPC in 2018, where she leads the company’s Human Resources function. Most recently, she served as chief Human Resources officer at Andeavor. Prior to that, Ms. Laird was the chief Human Resources and Communications officer for Newell Brands. Previously, Ms. Laird served in many HR, communications and legal positions over a 25-year career at Unilever. Her latter responsibilities at Unilever were as executive vice president global Human Resources based in London; and as senior vice president, Human Resources and Communications for Unilever’s North and Latin American geographies. Prior to joining Unilever, Ms. Laird practiced law at the New York law firm of Mudge, Rose, Guthrie, Alexander & Ferdon; and in the Cleveland office of Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur LLC.
Ms. Laird is a graduate of the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, where she completed a double major program in English and history. She holds a Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
From 2013-2018, Ms. Laird was a non-executive director of N. Brown Group PLC, a leading United Kingdom clothing, footwear and household goods retailer, where she chaired both the Remuneration and Corporate Social Responsibility Committees.