UGI Corporation Elects Kelly A. Romano to Its Board of Directors
VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 4, 2019--UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) announced today that Kelly A. Romano, age 56, was elected a director of UGI Corporation, effective January 30, 2019. She was also elected to the board of UGI Utilities, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of UGI Corporation. Ms. Romano is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of BlueRipple Capital, LLC, a consultancy firm focused on strategy, acquisitions, deal structure, and channel development for high technology companies.
Marvin O. Schlanger, Chairman of UGI Corporation, said, “We are pleased to welcome Kelly to our Board of Directors. Kelly has extensive global senior management and strategic planning experience and her expertise in operations, technology, sales, marketing, distribution, business development, corporate governance and executive compensation will be very valuable to UGI. We look forward to benefiting from her contributions in the future.”
Ms. Romano retired from United Technologies Corporation in 2016 after serving in various positions of increasing responsibility since 1984. While at United Technologies Corporation, her roles included President, Intelligent Building Technologies, Building Systems & Services (2014 to 2016), Corporate Vice President, Business Development, UTC Corporate Headquarters (2012 to 2014), President, Global Security Products, UTC Fire & Security (2011 to 2012), Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing, UTC Fire & Security (2010 to 2011), President, Building Systems & Services, Carrier Corporation (2006 to 2009), and President, Distribution Americas, Carrier Corporation (2004 to 2006).
Since 2016, Ms. Romano also has been an executive advisory board member and senior advisory partner of Gryphon Investors and Sand Oak Capital Partners, LLC, respectively, both private equity firms, as well as managing partner of Xinova, LLC, an innovation development and banking firm. She is a director and co-chair of the Board of Potter Electric Signal and a director of Dorman Products, Inc.
About UGI Corporation
UGI is a distributor and marketer of energy products and services. Through subsidiaries, UGI operates natural gas and electric utilities in Pennsylvania, distributes propane both domestically and internationally, manages midstream energy and electric generation assets in Pennsylvania, and engages in energy marketing in eleven eastern states, the District of Columbia and internationally in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. UGI, through subsidiaries, is the sole General Partner and owns 26% of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: APU), the nation’s largest retail propane distributor.
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