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SANDERS NAMED HUMAN RESOURCES VICE PRESIDENT FOR EXXON CORPORATION

 IRVING, Texas, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Exxon Corporation (NYSE: XON) today announced the anticipated election of Daniel S. Sanders as vice president, human resources of Exxon Corporation effective January 1, 1994. He succeeds Manly E. "Gene" Gillis who has elected to retire after more than 42 years of service with the company.
 Mr. Sanders joined Exxon in 1961 as an engineer at the company's Baton Rouge Refinery in Louisiana. After moving to Exxon's chemical company in 1963, he held a number of technical and managerial positions, leading to his appointment as vice president of the olefins business line in the United States and Latin America in 1974, followed by worldwide responsibility for that same business line in 1977. Mr. Sanders was named executive vice president of Exxon Chemical Americas in 1981, the unit responsible for Exxon's chemical operations in the United States and Latin America, and in 1985 moved to Hong Kong as president of the company responsible for Exxon Chemical's operations in the Asia Pacific region.
 Upon his return to the United States, Mr. Sanders held several positions including executive assistant to the Chairman and President of Exxon Corporation, and in 1990 was appointed senior vice president of Exxon Company, U.S.A., the division of the Corporation responsible for oil and gas operations in the United States. In that role, he was responsible for the company's refining, marketing, and supply operations. Mr. Sanders in 1992 became president of the Basic Chemical's group with worldwide responsibility for the chemicals used to make a wide range of products such as plastics and rubbers.
 A native of Cartersville, Georgia, Mr. Sanders earned a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of South Carolina in 1961. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Houston Symphony Society, as well as a member of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, and the Human Resources Committee of the Greater Metropolitan YMCA of Houston. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of St. Joseph Hospital Foundation in Houston and the Southern Region Advisory Board for the Institute of International Education.
 Mr. Gillis began his Exxon career in 1951 as a chemical engineer at the Baytown Texas Chemical Plant. He then held a series of engineering and supervisory positions, including an assignment as investment coordination manager for Exxon Chemical's domestic operations, before being named manager of the Baytown Chemical Plant. After a series of increasingly responsible executive positions with Exxon Chemical, he became president of Exxon Chemical Americas in 1986 with regional responsibility for the United States and Latin America and simultaneously served as a senior vice president of Exxon Chemical Company. Mr. Gillis was appointed to his present position as Exxon Corporation's vice president for human resources in 1990.
 In addition to being a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Mr. Gillis has been named a Distinguished Graduate of the University of Texas School of Engineering and serves on the Engineering Foundation Advisory Council for the University. He is a native of Fentress, Texas.
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 /CONTACT: Ed Burwell of Exxon Corp., 214-444-1108/
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