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Edward G. Galante Human Capital Committee, Chairperson
Nomination and Governance Committee, Member


Edward G Galante

Edward Galante was Senior Vice President and a member of the Management Committee of ExxonMobil Corporation from 2001 until his retirement in 2006. His principal responsibilities included the worldwide downstream business: refining & supply, fuels marketing, lubricants and specialties, and research and engineering.  Immediately prior to that, Galante was Executive Vice President of ExxonMobil Chemical Company.

Galante is a director of Celanese Corporation, where he serves as Chairman of the Compensation and Management Development Committee and is a member of the Environmental, Health, Safety, Quality and Public Policy Committee. He is also a director of Clean Harbors, Inc., where he is Chairman of the Environmental, Safety and Health Committee and serves on the Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee. He is also a director of Marathon Petroleum Corporation, where he Chairs the Compensation and Organizational Committee and is a member of the Sustainability Committee. 

Galante served as a director of Praxair, Inc. from 2007 until the Business Combination of Praxair, Inc. and Linde AG in October 2018. Immediately prior to the Business Combination he was the Chairman of the Compensation & Management Development Committee of the Board of Directors of Praxair, Inc. Galante was also a director of Foster Wheeler Ltd., where he served on the Audit Committee and was the Chairman of the Compensation and Executive Development Committee. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Andeavor Corporation (formerly Tesoro Corporation), where he served on the Compensation Committee and the Environmental, Health and Safety Committee until the company merged into Marathon Petroleum in October 2018.

Galante sits on the Board of Artis-Naples, the United Way Foundation of Metropolitan Dallas, and is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Northeastern University.