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Kenneth Applegate

Kenneth Applegate

OkChE Advisory Board Member

Vice President, Wholesale Marketing

Valero Energy


Kenneth (Ken) Applegate has been in the oil industry for over 25 years. His experience includes over 20 years with Fina Oil & Chemical Company/TOTAL in a variety of technical, planning and commercial roles in the petrochemical and downstream refining & marketing areas. Mr. Applegate joined Valero Energy in 2000 heading the U.S. gasoline trading operation and is currently Vice-President of Wholesale Marketing managing the team responsible for U.S. rack marketing activity.

Mr. Applegate graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1979 with a BS degree in Chemical Engineering and attended Wharton's Executive Development program. Ken and his wife have two children and reside in San Antonio, Texas.