Marathon Petroleum Corporation promotes Rick Linhardt to VP Tax
Marathon Petroleum Corporation has announced the appointment of Rick Linhardt, currently director of Tax, to vice president of Tax, effective Feb. 1, 2018. Linhardt will report to Timothy T. Griffith, senior vice president and chief financial officer of MPC.
Linhardt joined Marathon Petroleum Corporation in 2013 as manager of Tax Compliance with responsibility for the company’s income tax, sales/use tax, property tax, trade and customs tax and motor fuels tax. He was named director of Tax in 2017. Linhardt has 30 years of tax experience in public accounting and the oil and gas industry, including an assignment as the head of the tax department at RRI Energy Inc., where he was instrumental in its merger with NRG Energy. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Kansas, and has been a certified public accountant since 1986.