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ST. LOUIS – Thomas C. Skaggs has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Missouri Operations. The announcement was made by Patrick J. Murphy, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer.

Skaggs has been a member of the Murphy team for more than 25 years, serving as Vice President of Operations since 2014. He recently led the Missouri Operations Group through a realignment of resources. Earlier, he oversaw the company’s safety program for two decades, building Murphy Co.’s training program and establishing an enviable record for safety performance. He also started and served as General Manager, then COO, of QualSafe Solutions.

Skaggs has been active on an industry national level, serving for over a decade as a past chairman of the National Safety and Health Committee for the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA), which represents approximately 2,600 firms. Locally, he serves on the board of directors for the MCA of Eastern Missouri.

“Tom’s leadership to streamline Missouri operations and expand our safety programs while also maintaining high-quality standards has been a tremendous asset,” commented Patrick Murphy, Jr. “I’m delighted to have him take on this expanded role for the company.”