November 12, 2008
WGL Holdings, Inc., Announces New Investor Relations Director
WGL Holdings, Inc., announced today that Robert Dennis has been appointed Director, Investor Relations. In his new role, Dennis will be responsible for communicating the company's strategy, financial, and operational performance to the financial community and general investment public. He will replace Melissa Adams, who will be assuming new, increased responsibilities as Division Head, Sustainability and Business Development.
Before being named Director of Investor Relations, Dennis held other director-level positions in finance at Washington Gas. He also served as a financial consultant to Washington Gas and other natural gas utilities before joining Washington Gas in 2003.
"Bob's extensive experience in various company finance roles will make him a knowledgeable resource for the financial community," said Vincent L. Amman, WGL Holdings Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. "Having worked closely with Melissa in previous assignments, I expect Bob's transition to head up our Investor Relations function to be seamless as Melissa moves on to lead a new and exciting initiative for us."
Dennis' experience in the natural gas industry spans more than 20 years. Over this time, he held various management-level finance positions in treasury and accounting for a large integrated natural gas utility.
A native of Pennsylvania, Mr. Dennis and his wife live in Northern Virginia and have three daughters.
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Washington Gas is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). The parent company holds a group of energy-related retail businesses that focus primarily on retail energy-marketing and commercial heating, ventilating and air conditioning services.
Additional information about WGL Holdings is available on its Web site, http://www.wglholdings.com/. Go to http://www.washingtongas.com/ for more information about Washington Gas Light Co.