Laclede Gas Selects Mark D. Waltermire to Implement Business Planning Program

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from Laclede Gas Company

    ST. LOUIS, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Board of Directors of
 Laclede Gas Company (NYSE:   LG) elected Mark D. Waltermire to the position of
 Assistant Vice President - Planning, effective May 1st.
     Mr. Waltermire, 42, has been Laclede's Director of Internal Audit since
 1996. In his new position, Mr. Waltermire will be responsible for implementing
 the company's strategic business planning program.
     D. Michael Gibson, 41, has been promoted to the position of Manager of
 Internal Audit and will head that Department, succeeding Mr. Waltermire. He
 has been Assistant Manager of Internal Audit since September 1999.
     Mr. Waltermire holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Accounting (1980)
 from the University of Illinois, graduating with high honors, and is a
 Certified Public Accountant.  He became a Senior Accountant for Deloitte,
 Haskins & Sells (now known as Deloitte & Touche) before joining St. Joe
 Minerals Corporation in 1983, where he eventually became Division Controller
 of the National Zinc Division in Bartelsville, Oklahoma. He returned to St.
 Louis in 1986 as Vice President and Treasurer of Newhard, Cook & Co.
 Incorporated, and joined Laclede in 1990 as Assistant to the Manager of Budget
 and Financial Planning and soon became Staff Assistant to the Vice President
 of Finance.  He was promoted to Manager of Rate and Financial Planning in 1992
 and to Director of Internal Audit in 1996.  He is a member of the American
 Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of
 Certified Public Accountants.
     Mr. Gibson joined Laclede in 1981 as a Methods Coordinator and became
 Assistant Manager of Methods and Procedures in 1986.  He held supervisory
 positions in the Information Systems Department before moving to Internal
 Audit in 1996 as Information Systems Auditor. He holds a Bachelor of Science
 degree in Finance (1981) from the University of Illinois and a Master of
 Business Administration degree (1988) from Southern Illinois University-
 Edwardsville, and is a Certified Internal Auditor.
     Laclede Gas is the largest natural gas distribution company in Missouri,
 serving more than 630,000 natural gas customers in St. Louis and surrounding
 counties in Eastern Missouri.
 
 

SOURCE Laclede Gas Company
    ST. LOUIS, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Board of Directors of
 Laclede Gas Company (NYSE:   LG) elected Mark D. Waltermire to the position of
 Assistant Vice President - Planning, effective May 1st.
     Mr. Waltermire, 42, has been Laclede's Director of Internal Audit since
 1996. In his new position, Mr. Waltermire will be responsible for implementing
 the company's strategic business planning program.
     D. Michael Gibson, 41, has been promoted to the position of Manager of
 Internal Audit and will head that Department, succeeding Mr. Waltermire. He
 has been Assistant Manager of Internal Audit since September 1999.
     Mr. Waltermire holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Accounting (1980)
 from the University of Illinois, graduating with high honors, and is a
 Certified Public Accountant.  He became a Senior Accountant for Deloitte,
 Haskins & Sells (now known as Deloitte & Touche) before joining St. Joe
 Minerals Corporation in 1983, where he eventually became Division Controller
 of the National Zinc Division in Bartelsville, Oklahoma. He returned to St.
 Louis in 1986 as Vice President and Treasurer of Newhard, Cook & Co.
 Incorporated, and joined Laclede in 1990 as Assistant to the Manager of Budget
 and Financial Planning and soon became Staff Assistant to the Vice President
 of Finance.  He was promoted to Manager of Rate and Financial Planning in 1992
 and to Director of Internal Audit in 1996.  He is a member of the American
 Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of
 Certified Public Accountants.
     Mr. Gibson joined Laclede in 1981 as a Methods Coordinator and became
 Assistant Manager of Methods and Procedures in 1986.  He held supervisory
 positions in the Information Systems Department before moving to Internal
 Audit in 1996 as Information Systems Auditor. He holds a Bachelor of Science
 degree in Finance (1981) from the University of Illinois and a Master of
 Business Administration degree (1988) from Southern Illinois University-
 Edwardsville, and is a Certified Internal Auditor.
     Laclede Gas is the largest natural gas distribution company in Missouri,
 serving more than 630,000 natural gas customers in St. Louis and surrounding
 counties in Eastern Missouri.
 
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