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South Jersey Industries Inc (SJI.N)

SJI.N on New York Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Walter Higgins

72 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Renna

49 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Stephen Clark

58 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Jeffrey DuBois

58 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Kathleen McEndy

63 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Kenneth Lynch

51 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Gregory Nuzzo

42 2017 Senior Vice President, President - South Jersey Energy Solutions, Chief Operating Officer - South Jersey Energy Solutions

David Robbins

2017 Senior Vice President, President of South Jersey Gas Company

Gina Merritt-Epps

49 2017 Chief Governance Officer, Corporate Secretary

Sarah Barpoulis

52 2012 Independent Director

Thomas Bracken

69 2004 Independent Director

Keith Campbell

62 2000 Independent Director

Victor Fortkiewicz

65 2010 Independent Director

Sheila Hartnett-Devlin

58 1999 Independent Director

Sunita Holzer

55 2011 Independent Director

Joseph Petrowski

62 2008 Independent Director

Joseph Rigby

60 2016 Independent Director

Frank Sims

66 2012 Independent Director

Marissa Travaline

2017 Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Walter Higgins

Mr. Walter M. Higgins III, is Independent Chairman of the Board of South Jersey Industries Inc. Mr. Higgins has served as chairman of the board since April 2015. He served as Director, President and CEO of Ascendant Group Ltd. from May 2012 to October 2016. Mr. Higgins also served as President and CEO of Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited from September 2012 until October 2016. He is the retired chairman, president, and CEO of Sierra Pacific Resources (now called NVEnergy). Mr. Higgins serves as a member of the board of AEGIS.

Michael Renna

Mr. Michael J. Renna is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of South Jersey Industries Inc., effective May 1, 2015. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of South Jersey Industries, Inc. from January 2014 to April 30, 2015; as President of South Jersey Energy Solutions, LLC from April 2011 to April 30, 2015; as President of South Jersey Energy Company from 2004 to April 30, 2015; as President of Marina Energy LLC from April 2011 to April 30, 2015; as President of South Jersey Energy Service Plus, LLC from April 2007 to April 30, 2015; as President of SJESP Plumbing Services, LLC from 2011 to April 30, 2015; as President of South Jersey Resources Group, LLC from 2012 to April 30, 2015; and as member of Executive Committee of Energenic-US, LLC since 2008. Mr. Renna previously served as Senior Vice President of South Jersey Industries, Inc. from January 2013 to January 2014; as Vice President of South Jersey Industries, Inc. from 2004 to 2013; as Chief Operating Officer of South Jersey Energy Solutions, LLC from 2005 to 2011; as Vice President of SJESP Plumbing Services, LLC from 2007 to 2011; as Vice President of South Jersey Resources Group, LLC from 2008 to 2010.

Stephen Clark

Mr. Stephen H. Clark is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the company. He will oversee all company accounting practices, direct financial strategy and provide guidance on opportunities for future company growth. In addition, he will ensure the integrity of the company's financials and will continue to be responsible for the company's investor relations function, all financial activities including banking relationships, cash management, and long- and short-term borrowings, and the regulatory function within SJI's subsidiary, South Jersey Gas. Clark joined SJI in 1997. He holds a master's in business administration from the College of William and Mary.

Jeffrey DuBois

Mr. Jeffrey E. DuBois is a Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, effective January 1, 2017. Previously, he joined the Company in 1987 and currently serves as Executive Vice President of the Company. He was serving as a Senior Vice President of South Jersey Industries Inc. He holds a bachelor's degree in industrial technology from Rowan University.

Kathleen McEndy

Ms. Kathleen A. McEndy serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of the company. In her new role, McEndy will be responsible for strategic human resource planning as well as directing all human resource activities including organizational development, recruitment and staffing, employment law, performance management, employee relations, and compensation and benefits. Also, she will provide management, leadership and direction to the HR staff. McEndy, who has an MBA from St. Joseph's University most recently owned an HR consulting firm and was previously Sr. Vice President HR and Administration at Independence Blue Cross of Philadelphia,

Kenneth Lynch

Mr. Kenneth A. Lynch is Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of the company. Mr. Kenneth As senior vice president and chief risk officer for South Jersey Industries, Kenneth A. Lynch is charged with identifying and managing risks to our business. In this role, Mr. Lynch is also responsible for SJI’s insurance function. He also serves as treasurer and secretary of the company’s non-regulated subsidiary, South Jersey Energy Solutions. Mr. Lynch joined SJI in 2003 as Director, Internal Audit, before advancing to assistant vice president of financial reporting and risk management in 2006, and then to Chief Accounting Officer in 2012. He was elected to his current role in 2016. Mr. Lynch is active in many professional and civic organizations, serving on the board of directors and as chairman of the Finance and Audit committee of the Treatment Research Institute, based in Philadelphia. He also serves on the Virtua Foundation’s board of trustees. Mr. Lynch holds professional affiliations with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Financial Executives International, Risk Management Society, National Association of Credit Management, SEC Compliance Council and the New Jersey Utilities Association. An alumnus of Drexel University, where he received his undergraduate degree in accounting and finance, Mr. Lynch also holds a Master in Taxation degree from Villanova University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Gregory Nuzzo

Mr. Gregory M. Nuzzo is a Senior Vice President, President - South Jersey Energy Solutions, Chief Operating Officer - South Jersey Energy Solutions of the company. Mr. Nuzzo assumed responsibility for all non-utility operations, including natural gas and electricity commodity marketing, fuel management services, and energy production. In addition to leading the strategic planning and execution of business operations, Mr. Nuzzo is accountable for continued revenue growth within South Jersey Energy Group and South Jersey Energy Services. Mr. Nuzzo also serves as President, SJI Midstream, which houses the company’s interest in the PennEast pipeline partnership. Mr. Nuzzo joined the company in 2003 as supervisor, non-utility accounting. He later served as general manager, Gas Marketing, within South Jersey Resources Group from 2006 to 2010 before being promoted to vice president. In 2012, he also became vice president, South Jersey Energy Solutions, directing the operations of the natural gas trading strategies in a competitive market. Mr. Nuzzo assumed responsibility as senior vice president, SJI, and SJI Midstream, and president of South Jersey Energy Group in 2014. Prior to joining SJI, Mr. Nuzzo was a senior auditor at Deloitte & Touche. He is an active member of the SJI Risk Management Committee and the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association. He serves as a board member of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and a steering committee member of its Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team. Mr. Nuzzo earned his Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Rutgers University.

David Robbins

Gina Merritt-Epps

Ms. Gina Marie Merritt-Epps is Chief Governance Officer, Corporate Secretary of the company. She has served as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary since December 2007 - April 2009, as Director, Legal Affairs (SJI Services LLC) since June 2006 - November 2007 and Assistant County Counsel since October 2002 – May 2006.

Sarah Barpoulis

Ms. Sarah M. Barpoulis is Independent Director of the company. Since 2003, Ms. Barpoulis has provided asset management and advisory services to the merchant energy sector through Interim Energy Solutions, LLC, a company she founded. Ms. Barpoulis serves on the following boards: Director, SemGroup Corporation; Director, Educare Washington, DC; and was previously a director of Reliant Energy, Inc.

Thomas Bracken

Mr. Thomas A. Bracken is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Bracken has served as president of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce since February 2011; and as president of TriState Capital Bank-New Jersey from January 2008 to February 2011. Currently, Mr. Bracken serves on the following boards: director and chairman, N.J. Alliance for Action Foundation; director, NJ Alliance for Action; director, Public Media NJ; director, Rutgers Cancer Institute of N.J. Foundation; director, Solix, Inc.; president, Bedens Brook Club; member, advisory board, Investors Bancorp; director, NJ Hall of Fame; director, Junior Achievement of NJ.

Keith Campbell

Mr. Keith S. Campbell is Independent Director of South Jersey Industries Inc. Mr. Campbell has served as chairman of the board for Mannington Mills, Inc. since 1995, as director on the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia from 2008 to 2013 and as a director of Skytop Lodge, Inc. from 2000 to 2015. Mr. Campbell is a member of the board of Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ.

Victor Fortkiewicz

Mr. Victor A. Fortkiewicz is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Fortkiewicz has been Of Counsel, Cullen and Dykman, LLP since October 2011. He served as executive director, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities from 2005 to 2010.

Sheila Hartnett-Devlin

Ms. Sheila Hartnett-Devlin is Independent Director of South Jersey Industries Inc. Ms. Hartnett-Devlin has been vice president, American Century Investments since 2008 and senior vice president since 2011. She is a member of the NY Society of Security Analysts. Ms. Hartnett-Devlin is a member of the board of Mannington Mills, Inc.

Sunita Holzer

Ms. Sunita Holzer is Independent Director of South Jersey Industries Inc. Ms. Holzer has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer, Realogy Holdings Corp. since March 2015; served as president, Human Capital insight, LLC from June 2014 to February 2015; served as executive vice president and chief human resources officer, CSC from June 2012 to May 2014; and served as executive vice president, chief human resources officer, Chubb Insurance Company from 2003 to June 2012. Ms. Holzer is an advisory board member of Re: Gender.

Joseph Petrowski

Mr. Joseph H. Petrowski is Independent Director of South Jersey Industries Inc. Mr. Petrowski has served as Managing Partner and Founder, Mercantor Partners, LLC since 2014, and is the former CEO of the Gulf Oil/Cumberland Farms Groups. Mr. Petrowski is Chairman of Gulf Oil LP; Trustee of Boston College High School and Trinity Catholic Academy and is also on the Board of Advisors of VNG.co LLC.

Joseph Rigby

Mr. Joseph M. Rigby is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rigby served as the former Chairman, President and CEO of Pepco Holdings, Inc. from March 2009 through March 2016. He also served as a Director of Dominion Midstream Partners. Mr. Rigby currently serves as a Director, Dominion Resources, Inc.; Director, Energy Insurance Mutual; and Director, Rutgers Board of Governors.

Frank Sims

Mr. Frank L. Sims is Independent Director of South Jersey Industries Inc. Mr. Sims has served as Interim President for Fisk University since September 2015; as board member, PolyMet Mining Co. from 2008 through July 2014; and as board member, Piper Jaffray Co. from 2004 to June 2013.

Marissa Travaline