PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprague Resources LP ("Sprague") (NYSE: SRLP) has announced that the Board of Directors of Sprague Resources GP LLC, Sprague's general partner, has appointed Beth A. Bowman as independent director, effective today. Ms. Bowman will become Sprague's third independent director and serve on the Board's audit and conflicts committees.
"Beth brings an outstanding background of energy experience to the Board, including fuels and markets outside our current footprint. We look forward to incorporating her knowledge and expertise into Sprague's strategic growth plans," said David Glendon, Sprague's President and CEO.
Ms. Bowman has served at Shell Energy North America for the past fifteen years where she is currently the Senior Vice President for Sales and Origination North America. Prior to joining Shell, Ms. Bowman held management positions at Sempra Energy Trading and Sempra's San Diego Gas & Electric utility. In 2014, Ms. Bowman was named one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil and Gas in the U.S. by the National Diversity Council. Ms. Bowman currently serves on the boards of the California Power Exchange and the California Foundation of Energy and Environment.
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Sprague Resources LP is engaged in the purchase, storage, distribution and sale of refined petroleum products and natural gas. The company also provides storage and handling services for a broad range of materials.
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