OREANDA-NEWS. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) today announced the appointment of Tom Kaczynski to the position of vice president of finance and treasurer, effective Aug. 31.

"It's a pleasure for us to welcome Tom to Marathon Petroleum," said Tim Griffith, senior vice president and chief financial officer. "He brings broad experience in the capital markets, managing corporate capital structures, and an extensive background in capital allocation strategies that balance the interests of various stakeholders across diverse situations. His skills and experience will be instrumental as MPC continues to focus on these important areas."

At MPC, Kaczynski will have responsibilities for capital structure, cash and banking, capital budgeting, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, insurance and commercial credit. He will report to Griffith.

Kaczynski comes to MPC from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, where he served as vice president and treasurer. In that role, he was responsible for all insurance, capital market, cash management, treasury accounting, risk management, and banking and ratings agency relationships.

Kaczynski began his career with Ford Motor Company, starting as a financial analyst and moving up to international financing manager in its corporate treasury department. He then worked at Visteon Corporation as director of affiliate finance and of capital markets and bank relations before moving to Affinia Group Inc., where he served as vice president and corporate treasurer. At Affinia Group, Kaczynski managed liquidity through a multiyear restructuring program, developed strategies for financing international acquisitions and greenfield operations, managed investor relations, and managed all relationships with investment and commercial banks and credit ratings agencies.

Kaczynski earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering from Michigan State University in 1985, a Master of Science in engineering from Oklahoma State University in 1987 and a Master of Business Administration in International Business and Finance from the University of Chicago in 1992.