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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Edward Glotzbach

68 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Suzanne Sitherwood

52 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director, Chairman of the Board of Laclede Gas, Chairman of the Board of Alagasco

Steven Rasche

56 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

K. A. Smith

58 2015 President of Alagasco

Steven Lindsey

50 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Distribution Operations, Chief Executive Officer and President of Laclede Gas, Chief Executive Officer of Alagasco

Mark Darrell

58 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel

Michael Geiselhart

57 2015 Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Corporate Development

Maria Fogarty

57 2014 Independent Director

Rob Jones

58 2016 Independent Director

Brenda Newberry

63 2007 Independent Director

John Stupp

67 2005 Independent Director

Mary Van Lokeren

69 2000 Independent Director

Scott W. Dudley

2016 Managing Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Edward Glotzbach

Mr. Edward L. Glotzbach is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He served as Vice Chairman, Mergers and Acquisitions, of Information Services Group from November 2007, when it acquired Technology Partners International, Inc., to March 2012. From December 2004 to November 2007, he served as President and CEO of Technology Partners International, Inc., an organization that assists clients with the evaluation, negotiation, implementation and management of information technology and business process sourcing initiatives. From October 2003 to December 2004, he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the firm. From 1970 to September 2003, he served in many positions with SBC Communications, with his most recent position there being Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for six years. Mr. Glotzbach served as a director of Perficient, Inc. from 2010 to May 2012. Mr. Glotzbach brings to the Board business and leadership experience as an executive of a public company, regulated utility experience as a former executive of a telephone utility regulated by the Missouri Public Service Commission, financial expertise having served as a chief financial officer at other companies, and his information technology expertise given his experience at Information Services Group and his chief information officer experience at a major telephone company. He also provides insight to the Company as to potential exposures and risks in those areas.

Suzanne Sitherwood

Ms. Suzanne Sitherwood is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company., and Chairman of the Board of Laclede Gas, and Chairman of the Board of Alagasco a subsidiary of the Company. She has served as the Company’s President since September 1, 2011 and Chief Executive Officer since February 1, 2012. Ms. Sitherwood currently serves on the boards of Alcoa Corporation and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, both of which she joined during 2016. Ms. Sitherwood has more than 35 years’ experience in the natural gas industry. Her experience ranges from chief engineer to vice president of gas operations and capacity planning to the president of three natural gas utilities. She possesses significant experience in working in a regulatory environment while implementing strategic growth initiatives. Under Ms. Sitherwood’s leadership, the Company’s natural gas utility business has grown from 625,000 customers to nearly 1.7 million customers, and the Company’s enterprise value has grown from $1.3 billion in 2012 to $5.3 billion today.

Steven Rasche

Mr. Steven P. Rasche, CPA, is serving as an Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Rasche joined the Company as Vice President, Finance in November 2009 and became Senior Vice President, Finance and Accounting of Laclede Group and Chief Financial Officer of Laclede Gas Company in May 2012. Prior to joining Laclede Group, Mr. Rasche served as Chief Financial Officer of TLC Vision Corporation from 2004 to May 2009.

K. A. Smith

Steven Lindsey

Mr. Steven L. Lindsey is serving as an Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer - Distribution Operations of Laclede Group Inc., and Chief Executive Officer and President of Laclede Gas, and Chief Executive Officer of Alagasco., a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Lindsey served as senior vice president, southern operations of AGL Resources, Inc. and president of its Atlanta Gas Light, Chattanooga Gas and Florida City Gas subsidiaries since December 2011. In these roles, he has managed the operations, top-line growth and strategic affairs of the utilities. He also served as vice president and general manager of Atlanta Gas Light and Chattanooga Gas from 2005 to 2011, overseeing the day-to-day operations and market development of the utilities. Mr. Lindsey is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mark Darrell

Mr. Mark C. Darrell is serving as an Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel of Laclede Group Inc. He has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer of the Company, effective May 1, 2012. He joined Laclede in 2004 after serving in previous senior legal positions at Columbia Gas of Virginia and its affiliate, NiSource Corporate Services Company. He has been General Counsel from May 2004 & Senior Vice President from October 2007 of Laclede Gas. He has a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a bachelor's degree in political science from Syracuse University.

Michael Geiselhart

Mr. Michael C. Geiselhart is Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Corporate Development of the company. He was the Chief Financial Officer and Consultant for several telecommunication companies. During his tenure at MediaOne Group (now owned by Comcast), he held the positions of Executive Director of Corporate Development, the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and the Manager of Regulatory Accounting. Besides his tenure in senior management at telecommunication companies MediaOne Group (now owned by Comcast) and New England Electric System, Mr. Geiselhart served as a Senior M&A Advisor at First Commercial Group. Mr. Geiselhart received a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y. He also holds an MBA in Finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York and North Carolina.

Maria Fogarty

Ms. Maria V. Fogarty is Independent Director of the Company., Since August 1, 2014. Ms. Fogarty served as the Senior Vice President of Internal Audit and Compliance at NextEra Energy, Inc. from 2011 through June 2014. She previously served as Vice President of Internal Audit at that company from 2005 to 2010 and Director of Internal Audit from April 1993 through 2004. NextEra Energy, Inc. is a leading clean energy company with 2015 revenues of approximately $17.5 billion and the parent company of Florida Power & Light, the largest rate-regulated electric utility in Florida. Ms. Fogarty’s prior experience leading the audit function at a public energy company provides her knowledge of the audit and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements facing public companies today. Her industry experience at a company that grew significantly during her tenure at the company benefits the Board, as she can provide insights into the risks, opportunities and challenges created by growth.

Rob Jones

Mr. Rob L. Jones is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Jones served as co-head of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Commodities, Inc. (MLC) from 2007 until his retirement in March of 2012. MLC is a global commodities trading business and a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to taking leadership of MLC, he served as Head of Merrill Lynch’s Global Energy and Power Investment Banking Group. An investment banker with Merrill Lynch and The First Boston Corporation for over 20 years, Mr. Jones worked extensively with a variety of energy and power clients, with a particular focus on the natural gas and utility sectors. From September 2012 to June 2014, he served as an Executive in Residence at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin (McCombs). He continues as a guest lecturer and speaker at McCombs. Mr. Jones served as Lead Independent Director for Susser Petroleum Partners, L.P. (SUSP), a publicly traded partnership, from 2012 to 2014, and since 2014 he has served on the Board of Directors of Shell Midstream Partners GP LLC, which is the general partner of Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Mr. Jones’ experience in financial roles in the energy banking industry, with a particular focus on the natural gas and utility sectors, as well as his experience as a lead independent director of a publicly traded partnership, add a unique dimension to the Board.

Brenda Newberry

Ms. Brenda D. Newberry is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Newberry retired in May 2010 as Chairman of the Board of The Newberry Group, a provider of information technology consulting services on a global basis, specializing in information systems, technology infrastructure, data and network security and project management services. Ms. Newberry founded The Newberry Group in 1996 with her husband. Between 2007 and 2014, she also served as a director of Enterprise Financial Services Corp. Ms. Newberry provides insight into the Company’s information technology strategy and related risks and exposures. Further, her experience in creating and building her own businesses assists the Company as it considers growth opportunities, and her government contractor experience provides insight into conducting business in a highly regulated industry.

John Stupp

Mr. John P. Stupp, Jr., is Independent Director of Laclede Group, Inc. He has been President of Stupp Bros., Inc. since March 2004 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since March 2014 and Chief Executive Officer of Stupp Corporation since August 1995. He previously served as Executive Vice President of Stupp Bros., Inc. from April 1995 to March 2004 and its Chief Operating Officer from April 1996 to March 2004. Stupp Bros., Inc. has two operating divisions: Stupp Bridge Company, a fabricator of steel highway and railroad bridges; and Stupp Corporation, producer of custom-made HFW (high frequency weld) and SAWH (spiral weld) pipe for gas and oil transmission; and three subsidiaries: APCI, an integrator of linear friction welding technology; Stupp Coatings LLC, coating applicators for steel line pipe; and Midwest BankCentre, a Missouri bank holding company. During the past eight years, he has served and continues to serve as a director of Stupp Bros., Inc. and Atrion Corp. As Chairman, CEO and President of Stupp Bros., Inc., one of the Company’s largest shareholders with a long-term investment relationship with the Company, Mr. Stupp has historic institutional knowledge of the Company and directly represents shareholder interests. Further, his experience with the various subsidiaries of Stupp Bros., Inc., provides insight as to the pipeline and other infrastructure industries on a national basis as well as insight into the regional economy.

Mary Van Lokeren

Ms. Mary Ann Van Lokeren is Independent Director of Laclede Group, Inc. She retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Krey Distributing Co., an Anheuser-Busch wholesaler, in October 2006. She served in that capacity from December 1986. During the past 20 years, she has served, and continues to serve, as a director of Masco Corporation. With her prior experience as CEO of one of the largest Anheuser-Busch wholesalers in Missouri, Ms. Van Lokeren has business and leadership expertise that assists the Board as it evaluates the Company’s financial and operational risks, controls and strategy. Further, her experience on other public company boards provides insight as to the Board’s role in oversight of management as well as corporate governance.

Scott W. Dudley

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Edward Glotzbach

364,829

Suzanne Sitherwood

3,493,200

Steven Rasche

1,215,680

K. A. Smith

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Steven Lindsey

1,341,940

Mark Darrell

1,191,120

Michael Geiselhart

437,727

Maria Fogarty

201,423

Rob Jones

174,225

Brenda Newberry

211,014

John Stupp

216,187

Mary Van Lokeren

302,263

Scott W. Dudley

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As Of  29 Sep 2016