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Gary R. Heminger
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Marathon Petroleum Corporation

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Gary R. HemingerChairman and Chief Executive Officer Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Mr. Heminger is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Marathon Petroleum Corporation. He is also chairman of the board and chief executive officer of MPLX GP LLC.

Mr. Heminger joined Marathon in 1975. His more than 40 years with Marathon include experience in a variety of groups and functions. In addition to five years in various financial and administrative roles, he spent three years in London, United Kingdom, as audit supervisor of the Brae Project. He worked with Emro Marketing, the predecessor of Speedway, for eight years in several marketing and commercial roles. In 1991, Mr. Heminger was named vice president of Emro Marketing's Western Division. From 1995 to 1996, he served as president of Marathon Pipe Line Company. He assumed the position of manager, Business Development and Joint Interest of Marathon Oil Company in November 1996. Mr. Heminger was named vice president of Business Development for Marathon Ashland Petroleum1 upon its formation in January 1998, and was named senior vice president, Business Development in 1999. In January 2001, he was named executive vice president, Supply, Transportation and Marketing. Mr. Heminger was appointed president of Marathon Petroleum Company LLC2, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon, in September 2001. In addition, he was named executive vice president – Downstream of Marathon Oil Corporation and served as a member of Marathon’s Executive Committee. He was named president and chief executive officer of Marathon Petroleum Corporation on July 1, 2011, and chairman of the board in 2016.

Mr. Heminger earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Tiffin University in 1976 while already employed by Marathon Oil Company in Findlay, Ohio. He earned a master's degree in business administration from the University of Dayton, Ohio, in 1982. He is a graduate of the Wharton School Advanced Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Heminger is past-chairman of the board of trustees of Tiffin University. He serves on the boards of directors and executive committees of the American Petroleum Institute (API) and American Fuel & Petrochemicals Manufacturers Association (AFPM). He also serves on the boards of directors of Fifth Third Bancorp and PPG Industries, Inc. Mr. Heminger is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Ohio State University and a member of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.

1 Name changed to Marathon Petroleum Company LLC, Sept. 1, 2005 

2 Name changed to Marathon Petroleum Company LP, Oct. 1, 2010

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Abdulaziz F. Alkhayyal
Retired Senior Vice President, Industrial Relations, Saudi Aramco

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Abdulaziz F. AlkhayyalRetired Senior Vice President, Industrial Relations, Saudi Aramco


Director Since 2016

Mr. Alkhayyal is retired senior vice president, industrial relations of Saudi Aramco.

Mr. Alkhayyal joined Saudi Aramco in 1981, where he served in various company field operations. From 1993 to 1996, he served as a member of general management. Mr. Alkhayyal was named vice president, sales and marketing in 1996, vice president employee relations and training in 1997, and vice president, corporate planning in 1998. He was named senior vice president, international operations in 2000, where he was responsible for the development of Saudi Aramco downstream international business. Mr. Alkhayyal was named senior vice president, refining, marketing and international in 2001, and senior vice president industrial relations in 2007. He served in this position until his retirement from Saudi Aramco in 2014.

Mr. Alkhayyal received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1977, and a master’s degree in business administration in 1979, both from the University of California, Irvine. He attended the Advanced Management Program in 1995, at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Alkhayyal serves on the boards of directors of Halliburton Company, Saudi Electricity Company and the International Youth Foundation.

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Evan Bayh
Senior Advisor, Apollo Global Management

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Evan BayhSenior Advisor, Apollo Global Management


Director since 2011

Sen. Bayh is a senior advisor with Apollo Global Management.

As a former U.S. senator and the governor of Indiana, Sen. Bayh has held numerous leadership positions. He was elected as Indiana's secretary of state in 1986 and as its governor in 1988. After two terms as governor, Sen. Bayh was elected to the U.S. Senate where he served for 12 years. Sen. Bayh’s committee assignments included Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Armed Services; Energy and Natural Resources; the Select Committee on Intelligence; Small Business and Entrepreneurship; and the Special Committee on Aging. During his time in office, he focused on job creation, national security, small business growth and many other critical domestic issues.

Sen. Bayh received his bachelor’s degree in business with honors from Indiana University in 1978 and received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1981.

Sen. Bayh is a member of the boards of directors of Berry Global Group, Inc., Fifth Third Bancorp, RLJ Lodging Trust and Zenith American Solutions.

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Charles E. Bunch
Retired Chairman of the Board and CEO, PPG Industries, Inc.

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Charles E. BunchRetired Chairman of the Board and CEO, PPG Industries, Inc.


Director since 2015

Mr. Bunch is retired chairman of the board and chief executive officer of PPG Industries, Inc.

Mr. Bunch joined PPG Industries, Inc. in 1979, and held various positions in finance and planning, marketing, and general management in the United States and Europe. He later served as senior vice president of strategic planning and corporate services and executive vice president, coatings. He was named president, chief operating officer and board member in 2002, and chairman and CEO in 2005. He retired as chief executive officer in 2015, and as chairman of the board in 2016.

Mr. Bunch received a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from Georgetown University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration.

Mr. Bunch serves on the boards of directors of ConocoPhillips, Mondel─ôz International, Inc. and The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

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Steven A. Davis
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bob Evans Farms, Inc.

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Steven A. DavisFormer Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bob Evans Farms, Inc.


Director since 2013

Mr. Davis is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Bob Evans Farms, Inc.

Mr. Davis served as chairman and chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Bob Evans Farms, Inc. from May 2006 to January 2015. He also has held 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 addition, he served in senior executive and operational positions at Yum! Brands’ Pizza Hut division and at Kraft General Foods.

Mr. Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago.

Mr. Davis currently serves on the boards of directors of Albertsons Companies, Inc. and the Legacy Acquisition Corporation. He has previously served on the publicly traded company boards of CenturyLink, Walgreens and the Sonic Corporation. He also serves on the International Board of Directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

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Edward G. Galante
Retired Senior Vice President and Management Committee Member, ExxonMobil Corporation

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Edward G. GalanteRetired Senior Vice President and Management Committee Member, ExxonMobil Corporation


Director Since 2018

Mr. Galante is retired senior vice president and management committee member of ExxonMobil Corporation.

Mr. Galante served as senior vice president and a member of the management committee of ExxonMobil Corporation from 2001 until his retirement in 2006. Previously, he held various management positions of increasing responsibility during his more than 30 years with ExxonMobil Corporation, including serving as executive vice president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company from 1999 to 2001.

Mr. Galante holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Northeastern University.

Mr. Galante is on the boards of directors of Celanese Corporation, Clean Harbors, Inc. and Linde PLC. He also serves on the board of the United Way Foundation of Metropolitan Dallas and is a vice chairman of the board of trustees of Northeastern University.

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Gregory J. Goff
Executive Vice Chairman, Marathon Petroleum Corporation

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Gregory J. GoffExecutive Vice Chairman, Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Director Since 2018

Mr. Goff is executive vice chairman of Marathon Petroleum Corporation.

Prior to joining Marathon Petroleum in 2018, Mr. Goff was chairman, president and chief executive officer for Andeavor and chairman and chief executive officer of the general partner for Andeavor Logistics LP. Before joining Andeavor in 2010, Mr. Goff worked for ConocoPhillips where he held a number of senior leadership positions including senior vice president Commercial from 2008 to 2010; president Specialty Business and Business Development from 2006 to 2008; president Lower 48, Gulf of Mexico and South America for Exploration and Production from 2004 to 2006; president International Downstream from 2002 to 2004; chairman and managing director Conoco Limited 2000 to 2002; managing director and chief executive officer for Conoco JET Nordic (based in Stockholm, Sweden) from 1998 to 2000 and a number of positions in the company’s supply, trading and logistics operations. He has extensive international business experience across Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Mr. Goff earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1978 and a Master of Business Administration in 1981, both from the University of Utah.

Mr. Goff served as chairman of the board for the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) and is a member of several other boards of directors, including MPLX GP LLC, PolyOne Corporation, the National Advisory Board for the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business and the National Society for High School Scholars. He is a member of the Business Council and the San Antonio Economic Development Forum.

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James E. Rohr
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

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James E. RohrRetired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.


Director since 2013

Mr. Rohr is retired chairman and chief executive officer of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Mr. Rohr joined PNC in 1972. After serving in various capacities of increasing responsibility and in several leadership roles, he was named chief executive officer in 2000. Mr. Rohr oversaw PNC’s expansion into new markets and led PNC to record growth. He retired as chief executive officer in April 2013 with more than 40 years of service with the company and as executive chairman of the board in April 2014.

Mr. Rohr earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1970 and a master's degree in business administration from The Ohio State University in 1972.

Mr. Rohr serves on the boards of directors of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated, ECHO Realty and EQT Corporation. Additionally, he is on the board of directors of The Heinz Endowments, is chair of the board of trustees of Carnegie Mellon University and a member of the boards of trustees of the University of Notre Dame and the Dietrich Foundation, and is a past chair of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. He is also a Board Member Emeritus of the Salvation Army and a member of the Allegheny Foundation. 

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Kim K.W. Rucker
Former Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Andeavor

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Kim K.W. Rucker Former Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Andeavor


Director Since 2018

Ms. Rucker is former executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Andeavor.

Ms. Rucker served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary for Andeavor and as executive vice president and general counsel for the general partner of Andeavor Logistics LP from 2016-2018. Prior to joining Andeavor, Ms. Rucker was executive vice president, Corporate and Legal Affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary of Kraft Foods Group, Inc. from 2012 to 2015, where she led the legal, corporate affairs and government affairs functions. In 2008, Ms. Rucker served as senior vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer of Avon Products, Inc., and assumed the Corporate Secretary position in 2009. From 2004 to 2008, Ms. Rucker served as senior vice president, corporate secretary and chief governance officer for Energy Future Holdings, Corp. She was also corporate counsel for Kimberly-Clark Corporation and a Partner in the corporate and securities group at the law firm of Sidley Austin LLP. 

Ms. Rucker holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in economics from the University of Iowa, a master’s degree in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

Ms. Rucker is a member of the boards of directors for Lennox International Inc. and Celanese Corporation. She is also a member of the board of trustees of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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J. Michael Stice
Dean, Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy, University of Oklahoma

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J. Michael SticeDean, Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy, University of Oklahoma


Director since 2017

Mr. Stice is dean, Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy at the University of Oklahoma.

Mr. Stice began his career in 1981 with Conoco, as an associate engineer. He held engineering positions of increasing responsibility prior to being named plant manager of Louisiana Gas System Inc. in 1987. In 1991, Mr. Stice was named district manager for the Oklahoma district. He was appointed managing director of Conoco Australia Pty. Ltd. in 1995 and president, Conoco Asia Pacific Ltd. in 1997. Mr. Stice was promoted to president of Conoco Energy Solutions in 2001 and president of ConocoPhillips Qatar in 2003. In 2008, Mr. Stice was named president and chief operating officer of Chesapeake Midstream Development, L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, and senior vice president of natural gas projects for Chesapeake. In 2008, he was named chief executive officer of Chesapeake Midstream Partners, L.P. Mr. Stice was designated a director of Chesapeake Midstream Partners, which changed its name to Access Midstream in 2012. He continued as chief executive officer until his retirement in 2015. Mr. Stice assumed his current position in August 2015.

Mr. Stice holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma, a master’s degree in business from Stanford University, and a doctorate in education from The George Washington University.

Mr. Stice serves on the boards of directors of MPLX GP LLC, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. and Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp. He is a former director on the MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. board.

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John P. Surma
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, United States Steel Corporation

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John P. SurmaRetired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, United States Steel Corporation


Director since 2011

Mr. Surma is retired chairman and chief executive officer of United States Steel Corporation.

Mr. Surma retired as the chief executive officer of United States Steel Corporation in September 2013 and as executive chairman in December 2013. Prior to joining United States Steel, Mr. Surma served in several executive positions with Marathon. He was named senior vice president, Finance & Accounting of Marathon Oil Company in 1997, president, Speedway SuperAmerica LLC in 1998, senior vice president, Supply and Transportation of Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC in 2000 and president of Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC in 2001. Prior to joining Marathon, Mr. Surma worked for Price Waterhouse LLP where he was admitted to the partnership in 1987. In 1983, Mr. Surma participated in the President’s Executive Exchange Program in Washington, D.C., where he served as executive staff assistant to the vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.

Mr. Surma earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University in 1976.

Mr. Surma is a member of the boards of directors of MPLX GP LLC, Concho Resources Inc. and Ingersoll-Rand plc. He is also on the board of directors of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Mr. Surma formerly served as the chair of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He was appointed by President Barack Obama to the President's Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations and served as its vice chairman.

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Susan Tomasky
Retired President of AEP Transmission, American Electric Power

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Susan Tomasky Retired President of AEP Transmission, American Electric Power


Director Since 2018

Ms. Tomasky is retired president, AEP Transmission of American Electric Power.

Ms. Tomasky served as president of AEP Transmission, a business division of American Electric Power, from 2008 until July 2011. Ms. Tomasky previously served in other executive officer positions at American Electric Power Co., including executive vice president and general counsel from 1998 to 2001, executive vice president of Finance and chief financial officer from 2001 to 2006 and executive vice president of Shared Services from 2006 to 2008. Prior to joining AEP, Ms. Tomasky served as a partner at the law firm of Hogan & Hartson (now Hogan Lovells), where she was a member of the firm’s energy group, and as general counsel of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Ms. Tomasky received a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from the University of Kentucky and a Juris Doctor in law from The George Washington University Law School.

Ms. Tomasky currently serves on the board of directors of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated.  She is a trustee of the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) and is on the Board of Trustees of Kenyon College.

Board Committees and Charters

All of the members of the Board’s three principal committees – Audit, Compensation, and Corporate Governance and Nominating – are independent, non-employee directors. The table below sets forth the current committee memberships of each director.

Director Audit Committee Compensation Committee Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee Sustainability Committee
Gary R. Heminger       Member
Abdulaziz F. Alkhayyal Member Member   Chair
Evan Bayh Member   Member  
Charles E. Bunch   Member Member  
Steven A. Davis   Member Member  
Edward G. Galante   Member   Member
Gregory J. Goff       Member
James E. Rohr Member Chair    
Kim K. W. Rucker       Member
J. Michael Stice Member   Member  
John P. Surma Member   Chair  
Susan Tomasky Chair     Member

All the members of the Marathon Petroleum Corporation Audit Committee are independent (as independence is defined in Exchange Act Rule 10A-3, as well as the general independence requirements of NYSE Rule 303A.02). The Audit Committee Charter, as revised effective January 26, 2019, is set forth below.

Audit Committee Charter

Audit Committee Financial Expert

Pursuant to Section 407 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and associated regulations, the Marathon Petroleum Corporation board of directors has determined that John P. Surma and Susan Tomasky each qualify as an "Audit Committee Financial Expert."

 

The Marathon Petroleum Corporation Compensation Committee is composed solely of directors who satisfy all criteria for independence under applicable law and the rules of the New York Stock Exchange. The Compensation Committee Charter is set forth below.

Compensation Committee Charter

The Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee is composed solely of independent directors in accordance with the rules of the New York Stock Exchange. The committee's primary purpose is to discharge the board of directors' responsibilities related to the development and implementation of a set of Corporate Governance Principles, the identification of individuals qualified to become members of the board of directors, and the review of the qualifications and make-up of the board membership. The Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee Charter is set forth below.

Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee Charter

The Sustainability Committee assists the Board in matters related to the health, environment, safety and security of personnel and physical assets, and oversees our Perspectives on Climate-Related Scenarios report and our annual Citizenship Report.

Sustainability Committee Charter

Communications from Interested Parties

Interested parties, including security holders, may send communications to the board through the secretary of the company.

You may communicate with the chairs of our Audit, Compensation, and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committees by sending an email to auditchair@marathonpetroleum.com, compchair@marathonpetroleum.com,  corpgovchair@marathonpetroleum.com, or sustainabilitychair@marathonpetroleum.com respectively. You may communicate with our independent directors, individually or as a group, by sending an email to non-managedirectors@marathonpetroleum.com.

The secretary will forward to the directors all communications that, in his or her judgment, are appropriate for consideration by the directors. Examples of communications that would not be considered appropriate for consideration by the directors include commercial solicitations and matters not relevant to the affairs of the company.
 

Leadership

Our values are of utmost importance at MPC and that commitment starts from the top down. Our leadership team is committed to making sure those values permeate throughout our organization and everything we do. Meet the people responsible for leading MPC forward.

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Our Core Values

MPC is dedicated to creating value for shareholders, but we believe that how we conduct business is just as important as what we do. As such, we keep our core values at the forefront of what we do. Explore our core values and find out what we're all about.

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Corporate Governance

The leadership team at MPC is committed to accountability and transparency to all of our stakeholders. This commitment manifests itself in a set of governing principles that guide our actions in everything we do. Discover how we hold ourselves accountable. 

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