FT - Renee Semiz, md, UK marketing, Phillips 66

Phillips 66 Limited will have a new managing director of UK marketing from January 2021.

Renee Semiz will take over the role from Mary Wolf who will relocate to the Houston, USA, office and assume the role of general manager, Global Specialties; Renee - who has been based in the Houston office will move in the opposite direction to the UK.  

Having joined the business in 1998, Semiz is described as having an extensive and diverse background across refining, process engineering, commercial commodities, optimisation and marketing. She has held various roles in Phillips 66, most recently as manager, brand US marketing. In this role she was responsible for leading the re-branding of service stations, advertising and programmes for Phillips 66’s large network in the United States. Smiz has also spent time working internationally in China, India, Turkey, Lithuania and Germany during her career.

Wolf said: “I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome Renee to the UK marketing family. She brings a great deal of experience and enthusiasm to the team, and I’m sure she will lead the business to new heights. We have a great UK team and incredible, wonderful customers that it has been my privilege to serve. I would like to sincerely and deeply thank everyone for their business and friendship over the last five years. I will dearly miss you all.”

Semiz commented: “I am looking forward to joining the UK business and building on the strong working relationships that Mary established with our customers. Mary and her team have done a fantastic job transforming the UK business and I’m looking forward to continuing our strategic initiatives. I wish Mary continued successes as she transitions into her new role in Houston.”