Dave Sauber will join Marathon Petroleum Corp. as vice-president of human resources and labor relations, effective Feb. 1. He will report to Rod Nichols, MPC's senior vice-president of human resources and administrative services.
Sauber previously retired from Shell Oil Co. as vice-president of human resources policy, benefits and services, for the company’s US business. During his 27 years at Shell, he held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility, starting as a human resources analyst in the company's exploration and production organization.
After also working in the company's refining and chemical businesses, he served in management positions at Shell's Norco, Convent, and Deer Park refineries. In his role as human resources and industrial relations manager for Shell, Sauber was the lead negotiator for the oil industry national oil bargaining with the United Steelworkers International Union in 2012 and 2009. Sauber was appointed vice-president at Shell in 2013.