ExxonMobil taps Bryan Milton to head new ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Co.

Exxon Mobil Corporation has appointed Bryan Milton, currently president of ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants & Specialties Marketing Co., to head the combined ExxonMobil Refining and Supply Co. and ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants & Specialties Marketing Co. effective January 1, 2018. The new company will be called ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Co.

Exxon Mobil said that by combining the activities of the two divisions the company will achieve further integration to improve decision making and enhance performance in the market. The improvements will help the company to better respond to the needs of its customers and compete more effectively, it said in a press statement.

ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Co., along with ExxonMobil affiliates, will manage crude purchasing and logistics, refining, supply, trading, midstream, marketing and sales of refined products.

Milton, 53, joined Exxon Chemical in 1986 at Fawley in the UK, where he worked in various plant and developmental engineering roles, including assignments as operations manager and as plant manager. He also spent time in upstream natural gas commercial sales. He previously held various leadership positions within ExxonMobil Chemical Co. in Houston and in 2004 was named managing director for ExxonMobil Aviation fuels, based in the UK.

Milton was appointed manager of the Baton Rouge chemical plant in 2006, and in 2008 he was assigned executive assistant to the chairman and chief executive officer of Exxon Mobil Corp. In 2009, he was appointed vice president of Basic Chemicals for ExxonMobil Chemical Co.

Before his current role, Milton was president of ExxonMobil Global Services Co.

Milton was appointed to his current position in 2016.