Marathon Oil’s V.P. of corporate, government and IR to retire
HOUSTON -- Marathon Oil Corporation has announced that Howard J. Thill, V.P. of corporate, government and investor relations, has elected to retire effective April 1, 2014, following 12 years of service.
Coincident with Thill' s retirement and effective immediately, the investor relations function will move under the direction and leadership of J.R. Sult, Marathon Oil executive V.P. and CFO. Chris Phillips, currently director of investor relations, will continue in his current role and will report to Sult.
In addition, Marathon Oil' s corporate and government relations functions will be consolidated into a new organization called corporate communications, which will be under the direction of Sylvia J. Kerrigan, Marathon Oil executive V.P., general counsel and secretary. Paul Weeditz, currently general manager of corporate relations, will assume the new role of director, corporate communications, and will report to Kerrigan.