(The following is a reformatted version of a press release issued by Valero Energy Corporation and received via electronic mail. The release was confirmed by the sender.) VALERO NAMES JOE GORDER PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 13, 2012 -- Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) announced today that Joe Gorder, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been named President and Chief Operating Officer by the company’s Board of Directors, effective Jan. 1, 2013. As President and COO, Gorder will continue to be responsible for Valero’s refining operations, as well as commercial operations in marketing, supply and transportation. “This new title reflects Joe’s commitment to excellence in all aspects of our business and his ongoing leadership in our operations,” said Bill Klesse, who will continue as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Valero. “We thank him for his hard work and dedication to our company.” About Valero: Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, other petrochemical products and power. Valero subsidiaries employ approximately 22,000 people, and assets include 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 2.8 million barrels per day, 10 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of 1.2 billion gallons per year, and a 50-megawatt wind farm. Approximately 6,800 retail and branded wholesale outlets carry the Valero, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock and Beacon brands in the United States and the Caribbean; Ultramar in Canada; and Texaco in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Valero is a Fortune 500 company based in San Antonio. Please visit www.valero.com for more information. CONTACTS: Bill Day (Media) (210) 345-2928 Ashley Smith (Investor Relations) (210) 345-2744 (bjh) NY #<873920.6606188.8.131.52.0.76>#
VALERO NAMES JOE GORDER PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
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