SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 10, 2011
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
19100 Ridgewood Pkwy
San Antonio, Texas
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number,
including area code)
(Former name or former address, if
changed since last report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(e) Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 10, 2011, after review of compensation relative to competitive market data, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Tesoro Corporation (the “Company”) approved an increase in base salary for G. Scott Spendlove, the Company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, from $400,000 to $460,000, effective as of September 11, 2011.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: September 14, 2011
/s/ CHARLES S. PARRISH
Charles S. Parrish
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary