President and CEO
October 28, 2011
Go inside one of the largest independent oil refiners in the country with HollyFrontier CEO and President Michael Jennings.
Learn how proximity to excess crude supply in the middle of the country gives the company an advantage over its coastal competitors. Jennings shares key strategies for the company’s success and details the challenges of operating in a capital-intensive industry with environmental and regulatory pressures.
Mr. Jennings was named Chief Executive Officer and President of HollyFrontier Corporation and was elected as a Director of the Company on July 1, 2011. Mr. Jennings previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Oil Corporation since 2009 and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Frontier in 2010 after being elected a Director in 2008.
He joined Frontier in 2005 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and came to Frontier with 18 years of experience in finance and acquisitions with Cooper Cameron, Unimin Corporation, British Petroleum and U.S. Trust Company of New York. Prior to joining Frontier, Mr. Jennings was most recently Vice President and Treasurer at Cooper Cameron Corporation. He earned an MBA in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in economics and government from Dartmouth College.