FINDLAY, Ohio, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) today announced the appointment of Kristina A. Kazarian to the position of vice president, Investor Relations, effective April 2. Kazarian will serve as a corporate officer for both MPC and MPLX (NYSE: MPLX), the master limited partnership sponsored by MPC, and report to MPC Chairman and CEO Gary R. Heminger. She will maintain offices in Findlay and New York City.
"Kristina's experience at two of Wall Street's premier financial institutions as the leader of equity research teams covering petroleum refiners, midstream companies and master limited partnerships is an excellent fit for our executive management team," said MPC Chairman and CEO Gary Heminger. "Her deep understanding of our business and the competitive landscape in which we operate will be a tremendous asset as we develop our corporate strategy and continue to create long-term value for our shareholders."
Kazarian joins MPC after serving as managing director of MLP, Midstream and Refiners Equity Research at Credit Suisse. Prior to that role, Kazarian was managing director of MLP and Midstream Equity Research at Deutsche Bank AG. Her career began at Fidelity Management & Research Company where she served as an analyst specializing in various energy subsectors.
Kazarian earned a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from Wellesley College and a master's degree in business administration from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.
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, 8.2 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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