Exxon Mobil Corp. will combine its refining and marketing operations into a single company, ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Co., in 1Q18. Bryan Milton, currently president of ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants & Specialties Marketing Co., has been appointed president of the combined division by ExxonMobil’s board of directors, effective 1 January 2018.
By combining the activities of ExxonMobil Refining and Supply Co. and ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants & Specialties Marketing Co., the new company will achieve further integration to improve decision making and enhance performance in the market. The improvements will help the company to better respond to the needs of its customers and compete more effectively.
ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Co., along with ExxonMobil affiliates, will manage crude purchasing and logistics, refining, supply, trading, midstream, marketing and sales of refined products.
Milton joined Exxon Chemical in 1986 at Fawley in the UK. He previously held various leadership positions within ExxonMobil Chemical Co. in Houston and in 2004 was named managing director for ExxonMobil Aviation fuels, based in the UK.
Milton was appointed manager of the Baton Rouge chemical plant in 2006, and was assigned executive assistant to the chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp. in 2008. In 2009, he was appointed vice president of Basic Chemicals for ExxonMobil Chemical Company. Before his current role, Milton was president of ExxonMobil Global Services Co.
Milton was appointed to his current position in 2016.