Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):
November 10, 2014

Marathon Oil Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 (State or other jurisdiction
 (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)
5555 San Felipe Street, Houston, Texas
 (Address of principal executive offices)
 (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code:
(713) 629-6600

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Election of Director
On November 10, 2014, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Marathon Oil Corporation elected Marcela E. Donadio as a member of the Board, effective December 1, 2014. At this time, no determination has been made with respect to committee appointments for Ms. Donadio.
Ms. Donadio will receive compensation for her services as a director consistent with that provided to our other non-employee directors, as previously disclosed in our annual proxy statement. There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Donadio and any other person pursuant to which she was elected as a director.
On November 12, we announced the election of Ms. Donadio to the Board. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Designation of Principal Accounting Officer
On November 10, 2014, Gary E. Wilson, 52, Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, was designated as our principal accounting officer, effective November 12, 2014. Mr. Wilson has served as our Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since October 1, 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Wilson served in various finance and accounting positions of increasing responsibility at Noble Energy, Inc. since 2001, including as International Finance Manager from September 2009 through March 2011, Director Controls and Reporting from April 2011 through September 2012, Director Global Operations Services Finance from October 2012 through February 2014, and most recently as Director Corporate Accounting. Mr. Wilson earned a Bachelor in Accounting from the University of Arkansas and an MBA from the University of Texas and is a licensed CPA.
Other than as disclosed herein, we do not have any other agreement with Mr. Wilson, either written or oral, that guarantees salaries, salary increases, bonuses or benefits. There are no other arrangements or understandings between Mr. Wilson and any other person pursuant to which he was selected as an officer. There are no family relationships between Mr. Wilson and any of our other executive officers or directors.
Upon Mr. Wilson’s designation as our principal accounting officer, John R. Sult, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ceased serving as our principal accounting officer. Mr. Sult will continue serving as our principal financial officer.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

99.1    Press release of Marathon Oil Corporation, dated November 12, 2014


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Marathon Oil Corporation
November 12, 2014
/s/ John R. Sult

Name: John R. Sult
Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.     Description

99.1        Press release of Marathon Oil Corporation, dated November 12, 2014