HollyFrontier Corp. (NYSE: HFC) has promoted George Damiris to president and CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2016. He has also been appointed to the company’s board of directors, effective today.
Damiris has been executive vice president and COO since September 2014. He previously held the positions of senior vice president, Supply and Marketing, and vice president, Corporate Development. Prior to joining the company in 2007, he progressed through numerous positions in the refining and petrochemical industries at British Petroleum and Koch Industries affiliates. Damiris holds both a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering and a Master of Business Administration degree from Case Western Reserve University.
Michael Jennings will assume the role of executive chairman of HollyFrontier Corp. on Jan. 1, 2016, and will continue as CEO and president of Holly Energy Partners (NYSE: HEP). Jennings has served as CEO of HollyFrontier since July 2011 and, prior to that, was chairman and CEO of Frontier Oil Corp. He has served as the CEO of HEP since January 2014 and as president of HEP since October.