Marathon Petroleum Corp. announced changes to the company’s executive team.
Donald C. Templin, president of the general partner of MPLX LP, has been named president, Marathon Petroleum Corp., effective July 1. Templin joined MPC in June 2011, as senior vice president and chief financial officer before being named executive vice president, Supply, Transportation & Marketing in March 2015. He was named to his current position of MPLX president in January 2016.
“Don has been an extraordinary asset to MPC and its shareholders since we became an independent, publicly traded company,” said Gary R. Heminger, Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) chairman, president and CEO. “Whether as CFO, running MPC’s operating organizations, or heading MPLX, Don’s strategic vision and business acumen have been integral to our success. We look forward to his continued leadership as president of MPC.”
Templin will continue to serve as a member of the board of directors of the general partner of MPLX. He will continue to report to Heminger in his new role and be located in Findlay.
Replacing Templin as president of MPLX’s general partner will be Mike Hennigan, effective June 20. Hennigan comes to the role with 35 years of industry experience, most recently as president and CEO of Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. since 2012.
“We are delighted to welcome Mike to MPLX in his new role as president,” said Heminger. “Mike brings a tremendous depth of experience, having led one of the most successful growth-oriented master limited partnerships. Mike has demonstrated outstanding commercial skills as he set the direction, vision, and strategy while serving as chief executive.”
During his 35 years of industry experience, Hennigan has held a variety of operations and leadership roles with increasing responsibility within Sunoco Logistics, including executive roles as president and chief operating officer and vice president of Business Development. At Sunoco Inc., Hennigan also held the executive role of senior vice president, Supply, Trading, Sales and Transportation. Hennigan graduated from Drexel University in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering.
Hennigan will serve as a member of the board of directors of the general partner of MPLX. He will report to Heminger, who is also chairman and CEO of MPLX’s general partner, and will be located in Findlay.