SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Questar Corp. (NYSE: STR) announced today that Thomas C. Jepperson, Questar’s chief operating officer (COO), has elected to retire effective Jan. 1, 2016. Jepperson has been with Questar 27 years, serving as the corporation’s chief legal officer since 2005.
“Tom has been an influential leader in the transformation of Questar over the past several years,” said Ron Jibson, Questar chairman, president and CEO. “He has been a primary liaison with our board of directors and a key advisor on our executive management team. We owe much of our success during Tom’s tenure to his unique insights, experience and knowledge. Questar’s board, shareholders and employees wish him well in his retirement.”
Jepperson joined Questar in 1988 as an attorney for Questar’s E&P subsidiary, Questar’s Exploration and Production Company. By 2002, he worked his way up to division counsel for Questar Market Resources, parent company of all Questar E&P operations.
Three years later, Jepperson was named Questar Corporation’s vice president and general counsel. Following the 2010 spin-off of most of Questar’s exploration and production affiliates, he was also named corporate secretary with responsibility for human resources, corporate audit, as well as environment, health and safety. He was named COO in March 2015.
Questar is a Rockies-based integrated natural gas company with an enterprise value of over $5 billion, operating through three principal subsidiaries:
- Questar Gas Company provides retail natural gas distribution in Utah, Wyoming, and Idaho;
- Wexpro Company develops and produces natural gas from cost-of-service reserves for Questar Gas customers; and
- Questar Pipeline Company operates interstate natural gas pipelines and storage facilities in the western U.S. and provides other energy services.
Questar is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.
For more information, visit Questar’s website at: http://www.questar.com.