John L. Walsh
Principal Occupation and Business Experience
Mr. Walsh is a Director and President (since 2005) and Chief Executive Officer (since 2013) of UGI Corporation. In addition, Mr. Walsh serves as a Director (since 2005) and Chairman of the Board of AmeriGas Propane, Inc. (since 2016) where he had served as a director and vice chairman since 2005. He also serves as a Director and Vice Chairman of UGI Utilities, Inc. (since 2005). Both AmeriGas Propane, Inc. and UGI Utilities, Inc. are subsidiaries of UGI Corporation. Mr. Walsh served as Chief Operating Officer of UGI Corporation (2005 to 2013) and as President and Chief Executive Officer of UGI Utilities, Inc. (2009 to 2011). Previously, Mr. Walsh was the Chief Executive of the Industrial and Special Products division of the BOC Group plc (an industrial gases company), a position he assumed in 2001. He was an Executive Director of BOC (2001 to 2005), having joined BOC in 1986 as Vice President – Special Gases and having held various senior management positions in BOC, including President of Process Gas Solutions, North America (2000 to 2001) and President of BOC Process Plants (1996 to 11 2000). Mr. Walsh also serves as Director at Main Line Health, Inc., the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the Satell Institute, and the Philadelphia Zoo, and as Trustee at the Saint Columbkille Partnership School.
Key Skills and Qualifications
Mr. Walsh’s qualifications to serve as a director include his extensive strategic planning, logistics and distribution and operational experience and his executive leadership experience as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as his previous service as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, and his other prior senior management experience with a global public company. Mr. Walsh has in-depth knowledge of the Company’s businesses, competition, risks and health, environmental and safety issues. Mr. Walsh, by virtue of his current position and his previous position at a multinational industrial gas company, possesses international experience, as well as management development and compensation experience.