John Surma joined Concho’s Board of Directors in 2014 after retiring as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of United States Steel Corporation. Mr. Surma currently serves on the Company’s Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Reserves Committee.
He is also a member of the boards of directors of Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Ingersoll-Rand plc and MPLX GP LLC, the general partner of MPLX L.P.
Additionally, Mr. Surma is on the boards of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and is the chairman of the National Safety Council board of directors. He was appointed by President Barack Obama to the President’s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations and served as its vice chairman.
Prior to joining United States Steel, Mr. Surma served in several executive positions with Marathon Petroleum Corporation and as a Partner with Price Waterhouse LLP.
Mr. Surma holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University.