Senior Vice President of Refining
Herman Seedorf joined PBF Energy in February of 2011 and is now the Senior Vice President of Refining. Mr. Seedorf originally joined PBF Energy as the Delaware City Refinery Plant Manager and became Senior Vice President, Eastern Region Refining, in September of 2013. Prior to this he served for nine years as the refinery manager of the Wood River Refinery in Roxana, Illinois, and also as an officer of the joint venture between ConocoPhillips and Cenovus. His oversight responsibilities include the development and execution of a multi-billion dollar upgrade project which enabled the expanded processing of Canadian crude oils. He also served as the refinery manager of the Bayway Refinery in Linden, New Jersey for four years during the time period that it was an asset of the Tosco Corporation. Herman began his career in the petroleum industry with Exxon in 1980. His assignments with Exxon included the trading of international crude oils and a number of managerial assignments at the Baytown Refinery in Texas. Before embarking on his career in the petroleum industry, Mr. Seedorf served five years in the U.S. Navy’s submarine corps following his graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy.