London, United Kingdom | 18 - 20 November, 2019
Grigor Bambekov, Head of Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement at Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Grigor Bambekov

Head of Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement
Marathon Petroleum Corporation

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Tuesday, 19 November, 2019

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

11:00 AM Enabling and delivering Operational Excellence through Operational Discipline

Many companies have implemented formal management systems in an attempt to improve
execution and achieve Operational Excellence. While a few companies have had tremendous
success with their management systems, many other companies have found their management
system has become bureaucratic, costly, and ineffective. Even worse, they have found their
management systems added more layers of complexity that further weigh upon the companies’
performance. Grigor Bambekov is Head of Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations at Marathon
Petroleum Corporation. In this enlightening case study Grigor will share the company’s journey
to operational excellence, including how they are:
• Driving OEMS implementation through Operational Discipline: Why its not just about
• Building the most compelling case for deeper OEMS commitment by cascading discipline
• Getting leadership to focus on and support your Management System and Operational
Discipline System

Wednesday, 20 November, 2019

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

9:45 AM Workshop H: Critical Success Factors in Operations Management System Design: Why, How and What?

Many companies have implemented management systems to improve conformance and execution
in order to achieve a better state of performance in the pursuit of Operational Excellence.
Companies like Andeavor, Marathon Petroleum, Chevron, Exxon and Koch have had tremendous
success with their management systems. However, many other companies have found their
management systems bureaucratic, costly, complex, and ineffective. This session will highlight
the critical success factors in Operational Excellence Management System (OEMS) design and
• Why dynamic, constantly evolving, and combined Operational Excellence Management Systems
are needed more than ever
• How to define the “Size of the Prize” and deliver value through implementation of OEMS
• Use of Lean Principles, Plan-Do-Check-Adjust, and the Six Sigma Methodology to build new and
improve existing OEMS
• Why Operational Discipline (OD) system is needed to execute the Operational Excellence
Management System
• Bring OEMS to Life with Leadership to Life (L2L) – Sustain it with Operational Discipline (OD),
Human Factors, and Behavioral Science
• Executive Stewardship, Operational Leadership, and Tactical Ownership