Tesoro Corporation has announced the appointment of Edward G. Galante to the company's Board of Directors, increasing the Board from nine to ten members, effective 1 March 2016.
Galante served as Senior Vice President and a member of the Management Committee of ExxonMobil Corporation from 2001 until his retirement in 2006. Prior to that, he held various management positions of increasing responsibility during his more than 30 years with ExxonMobil, including serving as Executive Vice President of ExxonMobil Chemical Company from 1999 to 2001.
Galante serves on the board of directors of Celanese Corporation, Clean Harbors, Inc. and Praxair, Inc. He also serves on the boards of the United Way Foundation of Metropolitan Dallas and the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, and is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Northeastern University.
"We are delighted to welcome Ed to our Board of Directors," said Greg Goff, Chairman, President and CEO of Tesoro. "His strong industry knowledge, operational leadership, strategic planning, risk management and financial expertise will bring additional strengths and perspectives to our Board."
Galante will serve on Tesoro's Board of Directors until the company's annual meeting of stockholders in May 2016, at which time he will be a nominee for election by stockholders.
Adapted from press release by Rosalie Starling
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