SUGAR LAND, Texas, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CVI), a refiner and marketer of petroleum fuels and majority owner in nitrogen fertilizer manufacturer CVR partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), announced today that Angela J. Dasbach will become the companies' vice president of corporate affairs, effective immediately.
Dasbach has more than 16 years of experience in corporate public relations and business news journalism. She joined CVR Energy predecessor Coffeyville Resources in 2004 as director of corporate affairs and has been intimately involved with all aspects of the company's corporate public relations, communications, advertising and community relations programs since then.
During her tenure, CVR Energy became a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, spun off subsidiary CVR Partners into its own publicly traded entity, acquired and grew a variety of additional business assets, and expanded revenues. Today CVR Energy ranks No. 477 on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest companies. CVR Energy and its subsidiaries have more than 1,100 employees.
"Angie has played an important role in CVR Energy's success every step of the way, ensuring the smooth flow of accurate information to our investors, customers, employees, the news media and the communities where we do business," said Chief Executive Officer Jack Lipinski. "We look forward to having continuing access to her counsel on communications matters and her ability to plan and execute programs that ensure stakeholders have access to the critical information they need about our companies."
Prior to joining CVR Energy, Dasbach was a senior communications specialist at Harley-Davidson Motor Company in Kansas City from 2003-2004. Before that from 1996 to 2003, she worked various assignments as a business reporter and online journalist at the Kansas City Star, the Topeka Capital-Journal, the Business Journal of Kansas City and the Johnson County Business Times.
She holds both bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from the University of Kansas.
About CVR Energy, Inc. Headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas, CVR Energy, Inc.'s subsidiary and affiliated businesses operate independent refining assets in Coffeyville, Kan. and Wynnewood, Okla. with more than 185,000 barrels per day of processing capacity, a marketing network for supplying high value transportation fuels to customers through tanker trucks and pipeline terminals, and a crude oil gathering system serving Kansas, Oklahoma, western Missouri, southwestern Nebraska and Texas. In addition, CVR Energy subsidiaries own a majority interest in and serve as the general partner of CVR Partners, LP, a producer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate, or UAN, fertilizers.
For further information, please contact:
Investor Relations: Jay Finks CVR Energy, Inc. 281-207-3588 InvestorRelations@CVREnergy.com
Media Relations: Angie Dasbach CVR Energy, Inc. 913-982-0482 MediaRelations@CVREnergy.com
SOURCE CVR Energy, Inc.