John L. Walsh, Jr. was named President and Chief Executive Officer of UGI Corp in April 2013. In addition, Mr. Walsh has served as Vice Chairman of AmeriGas Propane, Inc. and UGI Utilities, Inc. since 2005. Prior to these roles, Mr. Walsh served as President and Chief Executive Officer for UGI Utilities from 2009 to 2011.
Prior to joining UGI, Mr. Walsh spent 19 years with BOC Group plc, serving as Vice President of Special Gases before holding several senior management position, including President of Process Gas Solutions, President of BOC Process Plants, and Chief Executive of the Industrial and Special Products Division. He was also an Executive Director of BOC from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Walsh holds a BA in Economics and an MBA in Finance and Marketing, both from Harvard University.
UGI Corporation is an LPG distribution company headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, with extensive operations in the United States, Europe and the United Kingdom. In July 2014 the company disclosed it was acquiring Totalgaz S.A.'s LPG distribution operations in France for €450 million ($615 million).