New Jersey Resources’ Shareowners Re-Elect Codey, Downes, Evans and Koeppe to Board of Directors at Annual Meeting
Executive Appointments Announced
Today, New Jersey Resources (NYSE:NJR) held its 63rd Annual
Meeting at the Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale, New
Jersey, where shareowners re-elected Lawrence R. Codey, Laurence M.
Downes, Robert B. Evans and Alfred C. Koeppe to the Company’s board of
directors for new three-year terms.
“New Jersey Resources has an exceptional board of directors, whose
leadership, experience and insight has served our Company, customers and
shareowners well,” said Laurence M. Downes, chairman and chief executive
officer of New Jersey Resources. “I appreciate the confidence of our
shareowners, and remain committed to delivering performance of which we
all can be proud.”
At the meeting, shareowners also approved a non-binding advisory
resolution on the compensation of NJR’s named executive officers and
ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche, LLP as its independent
registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September
In other business, Rhonda Figueroa was named the Company’s corporate
diversity officer. Ms. Figueroa joined NJR in 1981, and has served as
corporate secretary since 2006. In her new role, she will be responsible
for leading the Company’s efforts to advance diversity as a core value
and competitive advantage. Additionally, assistant general counsel
Richard Reich was appointed the new corporate secretary. Mr. Reich
joined NJR’s Legal Department in 2006. In addition to his current
responsibilities, he will serve as the secretary to the board of
directors of NJR and its subsidiaries, as well as the Company’s
registered agent and keeper of records.
“With the leadership, professionalism and dedication they both continue
to demonstrate, I am confident Rhonda and Rich will distinguish
themselves in their new roles,” stated Downes. “Our Company is fortunate
to have such talented people on our team.”
About New Jersey Resources
New Jersey Resources (NYSE: NJR) is a Fortune 1000 company
that provides safe and reliable natural gas and clean energy services,
including transportation, distribution and asset management. With annual
revenues in excess of $3 billion, NJR is comprised of five primary
New Jersey Natural Gas is NJR’s principal subsidiary that operates
and maintains over 7,000 miles of natural gas transportation and
distribution infrastructure to serve over half a million customers in
New Jersey’s Monmouth, Ocean and parts of Morris, Middlesex, Sussex
and Burlington counties.
NJR Energy Services manages a diversified portfolio of natural
gas transportation and storage assets and provides physical natural
gas services to its customers across North America.
NJR Clean Energy Ventures invests in, owns and operates solar
and onshore wind projects with a total capacity of over 195 megawatts,
providing residential and commercial customers with low-carbon
NJR Midstream serves customers from local distributors and
producers to electric generators and wholesale marketers through its
equity ownership in a natural gas storage facility and its stake in
Dominion Midstream Partners, L.P.
NJR Home Services provides heating, central air conditioning,
standby generators, solar and other indoor and outdoor comfort
products to residential homes and businesses throughout New Jersey.
NJR and its nearly 1,000 employees are committed to helping customers
save energy and money by promoting conservation and encouraging
efficiency through Conserve to Preserve® and initiatives such
as The SAVEGREEN Project® and The Sunlight Advantage®.
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(January 20, 2016 - 3:16 PM EST)
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