Board of Directors

Lee Tillman

Lee Tillman

Chairman, President and CEO
Marathon Oil Corporation

Lee Tillman

Lee Tillman
Chairman, President and CEO
Marathon Oil Corporation

Mr. Tillman was appointed chairman of the Marathon Oil board of directors in 2019, in addition to his responsibilities as president and CEO. He became a director, president and CEO of Marathon Oil in 2013.

Prior to joining Marathon Oil, he served as vice president of engineering for ExxonMobil Development Company (a project design and execution company), where he was responsible for all global engineering staff engaged in major project concept selection, front-end design and engineering. He served as North Sea production manager and lead country manager for subsidiaries of ExxonMobil in Stavanger, Norway, from 2007 and 2010, and as acting vice president, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Tillman began his career in the oil and gas industry at Exxon Corporation in 1989 as a research engineer and has extensive operations management and leadership experience that has included assignments in Jakarta, Indonesia; Aberdeen, Scotland; Stavanger, Norway; Malabo, Equatorial Guinea; Dallas and New Orleans.

He is a board member of the American Petroleum Institute and the American Exploration & Production Council, and a member of the University of Houston Energy Advisory Board and the Chemical and Engineering Advisory Councils of Texas A&M University. He is also a member of the National Petroleum Council, the Business Roundtable and the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Mr. Tillman is chairman of the board of Spindletop Charities, a board member of the American Heart Association, and serves as a member of the Celebration of Reading Committee within the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation.

Mr. Tillman holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Auburn University.

Greg Boyce

Greg Boyce

Retired Executive Chairman
Peabody Energy Corporation

Greg Boyce

Greg Boyce
Retired Executive Chairman
Peabody Energy Corporation

Mr. Boyce was appointed lead independent director of Marathon Oil's board of directors in 2019. He's been a board member since 2008.

Mr. Boyce retired as executive chairman of Peabody Energy Corporation (a private-sector coal company) in December 2015. He was named Chief Executive Officer Elect in 2005, and served as CEO from 2006 until 2015. Mr. Boyce was president of Peabody from 2003 to 2008 and was chief operating officer from 2003 to 2005. He was a director of Peabody since 2005, was appointed chairman in 2007 and executive chairman in 2015. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Boyce served as chief executive officer-Energy of Rio Tinto plc (an international natural resource company). He served as president and CEO of Kennecott Energy Company from 1994 to 1999 and as president of Kennecott Minerals Company from 1993 to 1994, having served in positions of increasing responsibility with Kennecott since 1977.

Mr. Boyce serves on the board of directors of Newmont Mining Corporation, a world-leading gold producer, and is a member of the Business Council. He is a past director on the board of Monsanto Company, past chairman of the National Mining Association, and served on the board of directors of the U.S.-China Business Council. Mr. Boyce is past chairman of the Coal Industry Advisory Board of the International Energy Agency, past member of the National Coal Council and past member of the board of trustees of Washington University of St. Louis. Mr. Boyce is on the Advisory Council of the University of Arizona’s Lowell Institute of Mineral Resources. He is a trustee of the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

Mr. Boyce holds a B.S. in mining engineering from the University of Arizona and completed the Advanced Management Program from the Graduate School of Business at Harvard University.

Chad Deaton

Chad Deaton

Retired Executive Chairman
Baker Hughes, Inc.

Chad Deaton

Chad Deaton
Retired Executive Chairman
Baker Hughes, Inc.

Mr. Deaton joined the Marathon Oil board of directors in 2014.

He retired as executive chairman of the board of Baker Hughes Incorporated (an oilfield services company) in April 2013, having served in that position since 2012 and as chairman of the board from 2004 to 2012. He served as CEO of Baker Hughes from 2004 through 2011, and as president from 2008 through 2010.

Prior to joining Baker Hughes, Mr. Deaton was president and CEO of Hanover Compressor Company from 2002 through 2004. He was a senior advisor to Schlumberger Oilfield Services from 1999 to September 2001 and was an executive vice president from 1998 to 1999.

Mr. Deaton serves on the boards of directors of Ariel Corporation, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., CARBO Ceramics Inc., Transocean Ltd. and Piri Technologies.

Mr. Deaton is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He also serves on the board of the University of Wyoming Foundation and on the Wyoming Governor’s Engineering Task Force.

Mr. Deaton earned a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Wyoming.

Marcela Donadio

Marcela Donadio

Retired Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

Marcela Donadio

Marcela Donadio
Retired Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

Ms. Donadio joined the Marathon Oil board of directors in 2014.

She retired as a partner of Ernst & Young LLP (a multinational professional services firm) in 2014. Prior to her retirement, Ms. Donadio was Americas Oil & Gas Sector Leader for Ernst & Young LLP from 2007, with responsibility for one of Ernst & Young’s significant industry groups helping set firm strategy for oil and gas industry clients in the United States and throughout the Americas. Ms. Donadio joined Ernst & Young LLP in 1976, and from 1989 served as an audit partner for multiple companies in the oil and gas industry. During her tenure as a partner with Ernst & Young LLP, Ms. Donadio held various energy industry leadership positions. She has audit and public accounting experience with a specialization in domestic and international operations in all segments of the energy industry.

Ms. Donadio is a member of the board of directors of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (an oilfield products and services company), Norfolk Southern Corporation and Theatre Under the Stars. She is also a trustee for the Great Commission Foundation of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, and a member of the Corporation Development Committee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the National Board of the Louisiana State University Foundation.

Ms. Donadio holds a B.S. in accounting from Louisiana State University and is a licensed certified public accountant in the State of Texas.

Jason Few

Jason Few

President and Director
Sustayn, L.L.C.

Jason Few

Jason Few
President and Director
Sustayn, L.L.C.

Mr. Few joined Marathon Oil's board of directors in 2019.

He is president and director of Sustayn L.L.C., a cloud-based software waste and recycling optimization company. He is also the founder and senior managing partner of BJF Partners, LLC, a privately held strategic transformation consulting firm, where he has served since 2016. Mr. Few has overseen transformational opportunities in the energy and technology sectors, including as president and CEO of Continuum Energy, EVP NRG Energy and president of Reliant Energy.

Mr. Few is on the board of FuelCell Energy, Inc., a fuel cell solutions company for the supply, recovery and storage of energy, and previously served on the board of Syniverse Technologies. He is a board member of Memorial Herman Healthcare System, American Heart Association, MD Anderson Cancer Center and St. John's School.

He holds an MBA from Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg School of Management, and bachelor’s degree in computer systems from Ohio University's School of Business.

Doug Foshee

Doug Foshee

Founder and Owner
Sallyport Investments, LLC

Doug Foshee

Doug Foshee
Founder and Owner
Sallyport Investments, LLC

Mr. Foshee joined the Marathon Oil board of directors in 2018.

He is founder and owner of Sallyport Investments. He previously served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of El Paso Corporation until its merger with Kinder Morgan in 2012. Prior to joining El Paso in 2003, he worked for Halliburton Company in various roles including executive vice president and chief operating officer, and executive vice president and chief financial officer. Prior to Halliburton, he was president, CEO and chairman of Nuevo Energy Company from 1998 to 2000, and served in various positions including chief operating officer and CEO at Torch Energy Advisors from 1993 to 1997.

Mr. Foshee is a founder and director of NextOp Vets and founder of Houstonians for Great Public Schools. He is an executive board member of KIPP Houston, serves on the board of trustees of Rice University and is on the council of overseers of the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University. Mr. Foshee also serves as a board member for various charitable and non-profit organizations, including the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation, Welch Foundation and the Houston Endowment. He is a past board member of Cameron International.

He holds an MBA from Rice University and a bachelor’s degree from Southwest Texas State University.

Lisa Hyland

Lisa Hyland

Retired Senior Vice President
EQT Corporation

Lisa Hyland

Lisa Hyland
Retired Senior Vice President
EQT Corporation

Ms. Hyland joined the Marathon Oil board of directors in 2018.

She most recently served as senior vice president of EQT Corporation and senior vice president and chief operating officer of EQT Midstream Services, LLC until her retirement in 2018. During her career at EQT, she also served as executive vice president of midstream operations and engineering, president of commercial operations, and president of Equitable Gas Company. Prior to joining EQT Corporation in 2000, Ms. Hyland was employed with Alcoa, Inc. for 18 years where she held roles of increasing responsibility in research, materials and business development.

Ms. Hyland is a board member of Entergy Corporation. She previously served as a member of the board of directors at EQT Midstream Partners, LP and was secretary and member of the board of directors of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation.

She holds an MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business, and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in metallurgical engineering and materials science from Carnegie-Mellon.

Kent Wells

Kent Wells

Retired CEO and President
Fidelity Exploration & Production Company

Kent Wells

Kent Wells
Retired CEO and President
Fidelity Exploration & Production Company

Mr. Wells joined Marathon Oil's board of directors in 2019.

He retired in 2015 from Fidelity Exploration & Production Company, an oil and natural gas production company. Wells had served as president and CEO of Fidelity since 2011, and as vice chairman and board member of MDU Resources, the parent company of Fidelity, since 2013.

Prior to joining Fidelity, Wells spent 32 years with Amoco and BP. He held positions including senior vice president of BP America, general manager of Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations, and vice president of BP America with responsibility over the Rockies and the Gulf of Mexico.

He served on the board of Newfield Exploration Company from 2015 until February 2019. Mr. Wells currently serves on the boards of directors of the MS Society and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Queen's University.

Director Audit and Finance 
Committee
Compensation Committee Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee Health, Environmental, Safety and Corporate Responsibility Committee
Greg Boyce Member  Member Member  
Chad Deaton   Member Chair Member
Marcela Donadio Chair Member   Member
Jason Few Member   Member  
Doug Foshee   Chair Member  
Lisa Hyland Member     Chair
Kent Wells   Member   Member

Board Committees and Charters

Audit & Finance

All the members of the Audit and Finance 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 and Finance Committee has a written charter adopted by the Board of Directors. The Audit and Finance Committee Charter, as amended and restated effective December 11, 2018, is set forth below. The charter requires the committee to reassess and report to the Board on the adequacy of the charter on an annual basis, which the committee did in 2018.

Audit and Finance Committee Charter

Compensation

The Compensation Committee is composed solely of directors who satisfy all criteria for independence under applicable law and rules of the New York Stock Exchange and who, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, are free of any relationship that would interfere with their exercise of independent judgment as members of the committee.

Compensation Committee Charter

Governance & Nominating

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’ responsibility related to public policy matters, 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.

Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee Charter

HES/Corporate Responsibility

The Health, Environmental, Safety and Corporate Responsibility Committee assists the Board in identifying and monitoring health, environmental, safety, social and political trends, issues and concerns which affect the Company. Additionally, the committee analyzes the Company's global reputation and develops recommendations to strategically position the Company to support its business objectives.

HES and Corporate Responsibility Committee CHARTER


Communications

Interested parties, including security holders, can send communications to the Board by emailing the Committee Chairman for the respective committee. The Secretary will forward to the directors all communications that, in his judgment, are appropriate for consideration by the directors. Examples of communications that would not be considered appropriate include commercial solicitations and matters not relevant to the affairs of Marathon Oil.

Or, you may communicate with our outside directors, individually or as a group, by sending an e-mail to non-managedirectors@marathonoil.com.

 

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