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Valero Energy Corporation Elects Marie A. Ffolkes to Board of Directors

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Valero Energy Corporation has announced that Marie A. Ffolkes has been elected as an independent director to Valero’s board of directors and has joined the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, effective immediately.

Ms. Ffolkes is currently the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Axxelist LLC, a technology real estate company. She recently served as Chief Executive Officer of TriMark USA, LLC, a provider of design services, equipment, and supplies to the food services industry. Ms. Ffolkes has extensive experience in operations, international markets and multiple sectors, including industrial gas production and the automotive business. She previously served as President, Industrial Gases, Americas of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., and in various executive and senior management roles at Tenneco, Inc. and Johnson Controls International plc.

“We are honored to welcome Marie to our board. She brings a valuable perspective on global operations and multiple industrial sectors through her experience as a business leader,” said Joe Gorder, Valero’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Ms. Ffolkes currently serves on the board of directors of Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), a global manufacturing company. She also serves on the Global Advisory Board of the Jerome A. Chazen Institute for Global Business at Columbia Business School.

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