AmeriGas Elects Anne Pol to Its Board of Directors; Dr. Stephen Ban Retires
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. -- February 1, 2013
AmeriGas Propane Inc., general partner of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU),
announced today that Anne Pol has been elected a director of AmeriGas Propane,
Lon R. Greenberg, chairman of the board of AmeriGas, and chairman and chief
executive officer of UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI), said, “In Anne Pol, AmeriGas
has found an individual who has been successful in a variety of senior
management roles in both publicly traded companies and in the private sector.
Anne has served as a director of UGI Corporation and UGI Utilities, Inc. for
nearly 18 years and AmeriGas will certainly benefit from her experience and
input in the future.”
Pol, 65, retired in 2005 as President and Chief Operating Officer of Trex
Enterprises Corporation (a high technology research and development company).
Previously, she served as Senior Vice President of Thermo Electron Corporation
(an environmental monitoring and analytical instruments company and a major
producer of recycling equipment, biomedical products and alternative energy
systems). Mrs. Pol also served as President of Pitney Bowes Shipping and
Weighing Systems Division, a business unit of Pitney Bowes Inc.
Concurrently, Dr. Stephen Ban retired from the boards of AmeriGas Propane,
Inc., UGI Corporation and UGI Utilities, Inc. having reached the mandatory
retirement age. Greenberg noted, “Steve’s contribution to both AmeriGas and
UGI is clearly reflected in the success we have achieved during his nearly 22
year tenure. His strong leadership, outstanding judgment, and extensive
knowledge of gas markets will be missed and all of us wish him well in
AmeriGas is the nation’s largest retail propane marketer, serving over two
million customers in all 50 states from over 2,100 locations. UGI Corporation,
through subsidiaries, is the sole General Partner and owns 26% of the
Partnership. An affiliate of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. owns 32% of the
Partnership and the public owns the remaining 42%.
Comprehensive information about AmeriGas is available on the Internet at
Hugh J. Gallagher, 610-337-7000 ext. 1029
Simon Bowman, 610-337-7000 ext. 3645
Shelly Oates, 610-337-7000 ext. 3202
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