HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today that
Marcela E. Donadio has been elected to the Company’s board of
directors, effective Dec. 1, 2014.
Donadio, 60, previously served as Americas Oil & Gas Sector
Leader of Ernst & Young LLP, until her retirement this year
after a nearly four-decade career.
“Marathon Oil welcomes Marcela E. Donadio to our Company’s board
of directors,” said Dennis H. Reilley, non-executive chairman of
Marathon Oil’s board of directors. “Marcela’s many years of
experience and leadership in the energy sector, as well as her
strong background in accounting and audit, will be of great benefit
to our board, and we look forward to working with her.”
As Americas Oil & Gas Sector Leader from 2007 until her
retirement, Donadio oversaw more than 3,300 oil and gas
professionals across the Americas, directing firm oil and gas
industry initiatives involving assurance, tax transactions and
advisory services. She also sat on Ernst & Young’s Global Oil
and Gas Leadership Committee, helping set global strategy in
connection with the firm’s oil and gas clients.
Donadio joined Ernst & Young in 1976 as a staff auditor and
served as a senior manager before being made an audit partner in
1989. In 2003, she was named leader for the energy trading and risk
management practice, managing professionals serving Gulf Coast-area
clients in the trading, electricity, exploration and production,
and transmission segments of the energy industry.
Donadio currently serves on the board of National Oilwell Varco.
She is also a trustee for the Great Commission Foundation of the
Episcopal Diocese of Texas and a member of the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology’s Corporation Development Committee.
Donadio served a six-year term as a member of the Texas State Board
of Public Accountancy, chairing its Enforcement Committee.
A graduate of Louisiana State University, Donadio holds a
bachelor’s degree in accounting.
Marathon Oil Corporation is a global exploration and production
company. Based in Houston, Texas, the Company had net proved
reserves at the end of 2013 of approximately 2.2 billion barrels of
oil equivalent in North America, Europe and Africa.
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