Phillips 66 appoints Renee Semiz as managing director, UK marketing

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Renee Semiz will assume the position of managing director, UK marketing, Phillips 66 Limited in January 2021. Renee relocates to the UK from Phillips 66’s Houston office in the USA and takes over from Mary Wolf who, following a smooth transition period, will relocate to the Houston office and assume the role of general manager, Global Specialties.

Having joined the business in 1998, Semiz has an extensive and diverse background across refining, process engineering, commercial commodities, optimization and marketing. She has held various roles in Phillips 66, most recently as manager, brand U.S. marketing. In this role she was responsible for leading the rebranding of service stations, advertising and programs for Phillips 66’s large network in the United States. Semiz has also spent time working internationally in China, India, Turkey, Lithuania and Germany in her early career.

Mary Wolf, currently managing director UK marketing at Phillips 66 Limited, comments: “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 said: “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.”