AmeriGas Elects Hugh J. Gallagher Chief Financial Officer
VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AmeriGas Propane Inc., general partner of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYS: APU) announced today that Hugh J. Gallagher has been elected vice president - finance and chief financial officer of AmeriGas Propane, Inc. effective May 20, 2013. Mr. Gallagher, age 49, will also continue to serve as treasurer of UGI Corporation and AmeriGas until a successor is named to that position. Mr. Gallagher will succeed John Iannarelli, who previously announced his intention to leave the company.
Mr. Gallagher joined UGI Corporation in 1990 and has served both UGI and AmeriGas in various finance, accounting and operations roles including treasurer, director of treasury services and investor relations, director - business development and director - financial planning and analysis. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Drexel University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Jerry Sheridan, president and chief executive officer of AmeriGas said, "We are extremely excited to have Hugh rejoin the AmeriGas management team. Hugh's previous experience in both finance and operations are an asset to our organization. His demonstrated track record and hands-on business experience at both UGI and AmeriGas made him the perfect candidate to step into this important role. We're excited to have an executive with his breadth and depth of industry knowledge to help build the new AmeriGas. We also thank John Iannarelli for his 25 years of contributions to the company in a variety of positions from operations to finance; he will be missed."
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 http://www.amerigas.com.
AmeriGas Partners, L.P.
Simon Bowman, 610-337-7000 ext. 3645
Shelly Oates, 610-337-7000 ext. 3202
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