FINDLAY, Ohio, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Timothy J. Aydt, president, Marathon Pipe Line LLC, and vice president, operations of MPLX GP LLC, the general partner of MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX), has been appointed vice president, business development, MPLX, effective Nov. 1. He will continue to be located in Findlay, Ohio, and report to Michael J. Hennigan, MPLX president.
"With 33 years of experience in our industry, Tim brings a wealth of operating knowledge to this role and will provide seasoned leadership and expertise as we execute our plans to grow our business," said Hennigan. "As an experienced business leader, Tim has a strong track record of driving growth and shaping strategies across our business areas throughout his career."
Aydt began his career with MPC in 1985 as a pipeline engineer. He has held senior management positions throughout the company, including assignments in Marketing & Transportation Engineering and at MPC's refineries in Detroit and Robinson, Illinois. Aydt was named general manager of Terminal, Transport & Rail in 2013, following the completion of the $2.2 billion Detroit Coker Project where he served as project director. Aydt graduated from the University of Missouri-Rolla with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and attended the Wharton Advanced Management Program at University of Pennsylvania.
Shawn M. Lyon, who is currently vice president, operations for Marathon Pipe Line, will replace Aydt and report to John Swearingen, executive vice president of Logistics and Storage.
"We are fortunate to be able to tap Shawn's comprehensive 29-year experience to head up our pipeline company," Hennigan added. "We anticipate his leadership will contribute to the value-enhancing growth we are pursuing in our pipeline system."
About MPLX LP
MPLX is a diversified, large-cap master limited partnership that owns and operates midstream energy infrastructure and logistics assets, and provides fuels distribution services. MPLX's assets include a network of crude oil and refined product pipelines; an inland marine business; light-product terminals; storage caverns; refinery tanks, docks, loading racks, and associated piping; and crude and light-product marine terminals. The company also owns crude oil and natural gas gathering systems and pipelines as well as natural gas and NGL processing and fractionation facilities in key U.S. supply basins. More information is available at www.mplx.com.
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