Kazarian Joins Marathon Petroleum Corp. as VP of Investor Relations

Kazarian previously served as managing director of MLP, Midstream and Refiners Equity Research at Credit Suisse.

Marathon Petroleum Corp. has appointed Kristina Kazarian to the position of vice president, Investor Relations, effective April 2.

Kazarian will serve as a corporate officer for both MPC and MPLX, the master limited partnership sponsored by MPC, and report to MPC Chairman and CEO Gary Heminger. She will maintain offices in Findlay and New York City.

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“Kristina’s experience at two of Wall Street’s premier financial institutions as the leader of equity research teams covering petroleum refiners, midstream companies and master limited partnerships is an excellent fit for our executive management team,” said MPC Chairman and CEO Gary Heminger. “Her deep understanding of our business and the competitive landscape in which we operate will be a tremendous asset as we develop our corporate strategy and continue to create long-term value for our shareholders.”

Kazarian joins MPC after serving as managing director of MLP, Midstream and Refiners Equity Research at Credit Suisse. Prior to that role, Kazarian was managing director of MLP and Midstream Equity Research at Deutsche Bank AG. Her career began at Fidelity Management & Research Co. where she served as an analyst specializing in various energy subsectors.

Kazarian earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Wellesley College and a master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.