Paul M Ladner is currently the Chief Operating Officer of UGI International based in Paris, France. UGI International is wholly owned by UGI Corp, marketing and distributing Propane, Butane, Natural Gas and Electricity in 17 European countries, employing over 2,500 and serving well over 1 million customers. In addition, Paul is a Past President and Board Member of Liquid Gas Europe, the European LPG association, and a Board Member of the POGP, the Polish LPG association. Prior to his present position, Paul was the Group CEO for UGI International’s Eastern European businesses based in Warsaw, Poland, and the Vice President of Marketing for UGI International, based in Vienna, Austria. Paul’s LPG experience also extends to UGI’s US based LPG company, AmeriGas Propane, where he worked in several positions throughout the US, in both commercial and operational management roles.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Richmond, and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Penn State University. Paul is originally from the Philadelphia area. He and his wife Ida maintain a home in Wayne, PA, and have remained loyal Eagles, Sixers, Flyers, Phillies and Union fans.
About UGI Corporation:
UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) distributes, stores, transports, and markets energy products and related services in the United States and internationally. The company operates through four segments: AmeriGas Propane, UGI International, Midstream & Marketing, and UGI Utilities. It distributes propane to approximately 1.6 million residential, commercial/industrial, motor fuel, agricultural, and wholesale customers through 1,800 propane distribution locations; and sells, installs, and services propane appliances, including heating systems and propane-powered generators. The company also distributes liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) to residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, wholesale and automobile fuel customers; and provides logistics, storage, and other services to third-party LPG distributors. In addition, it engages in the retail sale of natural gas, liquid fuels, and electricity to approximately 13,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers at 41,000 locations. Further, the company distributes natural gas to approximately 655,000 customers in the portions of 44 eastern and central Pennsylvania counties through its distribution system of 12,300 miles of gas mains; and supplies electricity to approximately 62,000 customers in northeastern Pennsylvania through 2,500 miles of lines and 14 substations. Additionally, it operates electric generation facilities, which include landfill gas-fueled, solar-powered, and natural gas-fueled facilities; a natural gas liquefaction, storage, and vaporization facility; propane storage and propane-air mixing stations; and rail transshipment terminals. It also manages natural gas pipeline and storage contracts; develops, owns, and operates pipelines, gathering infrastructure, and gas storage facilities; and offers heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, mechanical, and electrical contracting services. UGI Corporation was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, and has paid common dividends for more than 134 consecutive years.