CST Brands, Inc. Names Board of Directors
Constitution of board follows spinoff from Valero Energy Corporation
SAN ANTONIO -- May 2, 2013
CST Brands, Inc., which includes Corner Store and Dépanneur du Coin, has named
nine members to its board of directors. CST spun off from Valero Energy
Corporation on May 1, entering the market as the second-largest
publicly-traded fuel and convenience merchandise retailer in North America.
The new company’s board will be chaired by Kim Bowers, CST’s president and
CEO. Bowers served as Valero’s executive vice president and general counsel
from 2007 until her promotion to her current position in January 2013. Before
joining Valero in 1997, Bowers specialized in mergers and acquisitions with a
law firm based in Fort Worth, Texas.
San Antonio-based members of the board include Roger Burton and Ruben
Escobedo, both certified public accountants; Michael Ciskowski, executive vice
president and chief financial officer at Valero; Gene Edwards, executive vice
president and chief development officer at Valero; Bill Moll, former CEO of
KLRN and Clear Channel Television; and Alan Schoenbaum, senior vice president
and general counsel at Rackspace Hosting.
Additional members include Donna Boles, senior vice president of human
resources at Becton, Dickinson and Company, a global medical technology
company based in Franklin, NJ, and Michael Wargotz, chairman of Axcess
Ventures, a New York, NY-based affiliate of Axcess Luxury and Lifestyle, a
business development agency for prestige and ultra-luxury brands.
“Each member brings a different talent and perspective to the table that will
help CST continue its trajectory as a thriving, profitable company focused on
smart growth and excellent customer service,” said Kim Bowers.
Prior to April 30, Bowers, Ciskowski, Edwards and Burton served as sole
members of CST’s board.
For more detailed investor information, visit cstbrands.com.
CST Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CST) is one of the largest independent retailers of
motor fuels and convenience merchandise in North America. Based in San
Antonio, Texas, CST employs nearly 12,000 Team Members at nearly 1,900
locations throughout the Southwestern United States and Eastern Canada
offering a broad array of convenience merchandise, beverages, snacks and fresh
food. In the U.S., CST Corner Stores proudly sell Valero fuels and signature
products such as Fresh Choices baked and packaged goods, U Force energy and
sport drinks, Cibolo Mountain coffee, FC Soda and Flavors2Go fountain drinks.
In Canada, CST is the exclusive provider of Ultramar fuels and its Dépanneur
du Coin and Corner Stores sell signature Transit Café coffee and pastries. For
more information about CST, please visit cstbrands.com.
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Melissa Ludwig, 210-223-2772
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