Irving, TX – Exxon Mobil Corp. is anticipated to approve the consolidation of ExxonMobil Fuels Marketing Company and ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Company into ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants & Specialties Marketing Company, effective February 1, 2012.
It is expected that the board of directors will appoint A. J. (Alan) Kelly, currently president, ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Company, as president of the consolidated company.
Kelly, 54, was born in Iserlohn, Germany, and raised in the United Kingdom. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Bristol University in the UK.
Kelly began his career with the company in 1981. He held a variety of positions in the UK, the Netherlands, Japan and the US, working in areas including the company’s fuels and lubricants marketing activities, and refinery logistics and supply operations. In 2001, he was appointed regional director, North America, ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Company. Kelly became general manager, Corporate Planning, Exxon Mobil Corporation, in 2003. In 2006 he commenced a special assignment as project director of the National Petroleum Council’s Global Oil and Gas Study, commissioned by the US Department of Energy.
In 2007, the board of directors appointed him as president of ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Company, and elected him a vice-president of the corporation.