OREANDA-NEWS. August 30, 2016. UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) announced today that

G. Gary Garcia, 49, has been elected Treasurer effective September 6, 2016. Mr. Garcia previously served as Treasurer of GenOn, one of the largest power producers in the country, prior to its merger with NRG Energy. Following the merger of GenOn and NRG, Mr. Garcia served as Treasurer of the combined company.

Prior to his roles with GenOn and NRG, Mr. Garcia was Treasurer at Mirant Corporation and served as a senior fixed income utility analyst at Wachovia Corporation. Mr. Garcia previously spent 12 years at Edison Mission Energy, a subsidiary of Edison International, in positions of increasing responsibility.

"Gary is a highly experienced and well-rounded executive with over 25 years of finance experience in the energy industry,” said Kirk R. Oliver, UGI’s Chief Financial Officer. “He has exemplified UGI’s culture of leadership, operational excellence, and integrity throughout his career. We look forward to Gary’s contributions to UGI and his support of our company’s long-term strategic goals.”

About UGI

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 the Mid-Atlantic region. 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.