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 Nominating & Governance Committee.
He is also a member of the boards of directors of Marathon Petroleum Corporation, MPLX GP LLC, the general partner of MPLX LP (which is a controlled, consolidated subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation), Public Service Enterprise Group Incoporated and Trane Technologies plc (formerly known as Ingersoll-Rand plc).
Additionally, Mr. Surma is on the board of directors of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. 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.