Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (“Chesapeake”) announced today that it was awarded the Governance Professional of the Year and Corporate Governance Team of the Year awards for small to mid-cap sized companies at the Corporate Secretary magazine’s seventh annual Corporate Governance Award ceremony. The awards, which were presented on November 5, 2014 in New York City, recognize and celebrate individuals, teams and companies who have achieved a level of excellence in governance, risk and compliance.
“I’m very proud of the entire Corporate Governance team, and we are honored to have been selected to receive such prestigious awards. Chesapeake’s recognition is aligned with our commitment to good corporate governance practices,” said Michael P. McMasters, President and Chief Executive Officer. “As recipient of the Governance Professional of the Year award for small to mid-cap sized companies, Stacie Roberts, Director of Corporate Governance, was recognized for her ongoing contributions to the Company’s governance framework and commitment to excellence.”
This year, more than 100 nominations were received for 13 award categories. Other award winners included Intel, General Electric, PSEG, Target Corporation, NRG Energy, Prudential and Pepsi.
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy company engaged in natural gas distribution, transmission and marketing; electricity distribution; propane gas distribution and wholesale marketing; and other related services. Information about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and the Chesapeake family of businesses is available at www.chpk.com.
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Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation