John L. Walsh
Principal Occupation and Business Experience
Mr. Walsh previously served as UGI Corporation’s President (2005 – 2021), Chief Executive Officer (2013 – 2021), Chief Operating Officer (2005 to 2013) and as the 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 2000). Mr. Walsh also serves as a Director at Main Line Health, Inc., the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the Mastery Charter School, the Satell Institute, and the Philadelphia Zoo, and as Trustee at the Saint Columbkille Partnership School. Mr. Walsh previously served as a Director (since 2005) and Chairman of the Board (since 2016) of AmeriGas Propane, Inc. until its merger into UGI Corporation in August 2019. In connection with the suspension of voluntary reporting obligations under the Exchange Act, Mr. Walsh also served as a Director and Vice Chairman (since 2005) of UGI Utilities, Inc. until April 2020.
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 prior executive leadership experience as the Company’s President (2005 – 2021), Chief Executive Officer (2013 – 2021) and Chief Operating Officer (2005 – 2013) as well as his other prior senior management experience with a global public company. Mr. Walsh has in-depth knowledge of the Company’s businesses, competition, and risks. Mr. Walsh, by virtue of his previous positions at UGI and a multinational industrial gas company, possesses international experience, as well as management development and compensation experience.