Howard J. Thill, vice president of Corporate, Government and Investor Relations at Marathon Oil Corp., 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 vice president 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 vice president, 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. This organizational change also is effective immediately.