Frank S. Hermance
Principal Occupation and Business Experience
Mr. Hermance serves as the Company’s Chairman of the Board (since January 2020). He is the retired Chairman (2001 to 2017) and Chief Executive Officer (1999 to 2016) of AMETEK, Inc. (a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices). He previously served as AMETEK’s President and Chief Operating Officer (1996 to 1999). Mr. Hermance serves as Director Emeritus of the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, as Vice Chairman of the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, and as an advisory board member at American Securities LLP (a private equity firm). He previously served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Rochester Institute of Technology (until November 2016) and as a Director of AmeriGas Propane, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, until its merger into UGI Corporation in August 2019. In connection with the suspension of voluntary reporting obligations under the Exchange Act, Mr. Hermance also served as a Director of UGI Utilities, Inc. until April 2020.
Key Skills and Qualifications
Mr. Hermance’s qualifications to serve as a director include his extensive senior management experience in the roles of Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer of a large global company. The Board also considered Mr. Hermance’s relevant experience in the areas of international operations, logistics, distribution, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, human resources management and executive compensation.