Skip to main content

Edward Galante Director since 2018
Compensation Committee, Chairman
Audit Committee, Member

Edward G Galante

Mr. Galante is a former 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, Mr. Galante was Executive Vice President of ExxonMobil Chemical Company.  

Mr. Galante is the Lead Independent director of Celanese Corporation (where he serves on the Compensation and Management Development Committee and the Governance and Nominating Committee), 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), and a director of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (where he serves on the Compensation Committee and the Sustainability Committee). He also serves on the Board of the United Way Foundation of Metropolitan Dallas, and is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Northeastern University. During the past five years, Mr. Galante served as a director of Praxair, Inc. from 2007 until the business combination of Praxair, Inc. and Linde AG in October, 2018, and immediately prior to the business combination, was the Chairman of the Compensation & Management Development Committee. He also was a director of Foster Wheeler Ltd. (where he served on the Audit Committee and was the Chairman of the Compensation and Executive Development Committee) and 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.