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FINDLAY, Ohio -- Marathon Petroleum Corp. has brought Timothy T. Griffith to the company to serve as vice president of finance and treasurer. He joins the fifth-largest refiner from Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.
"We are delighted to welcome Tim to Marathon Petroleum," said Don Templin, senior vice president and CFO. "His extensive capital markets, risk management, cash management and investment experience across a wide variety of industries makes him a perfect fit for our leadership team."
Templin added that Griffith will play a key role in the newly independent and publicly traded company. "As a well-established company that is newly listed on the NYSE, maintaining our investment grade profile and capital efficiency are among our primary strategic objectives. Tim will be an instrumental part of that ongoing focus," he said.
Prior to taking the position with Marathon Petroleum, Griffith had executive responsibility for Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.'s investor interface and treasury operations, including capital structure, cash management, insurance and investment oversight.
His resume also includes posts at Comerica Inc., Citicorp Securities and Lear Corp. In addition, he served as vice president and treasurer of Cooper-Standard Automotive.
Griffith earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan. He is a chartered financial analyst.