Chesapeake Utilities announces promotions


    Matthew M. Kim was appointed Vice President of Chesapeake Utilities at a board of directors meeting. In addition, Thomas E. Mahn was appointed  Treasurer; and William D. Hancock was appointed  as Assistant Vice President of Peninsula Energy Services Company, Inc.

    “Beginning with the merger with Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU), Matt has successfully led the Company through several different accounting integrations and was instrumental in working with our Florida team in securing approval of the recovery of the FPU acquisition adjustment and merger-related costs,” said Beth W. Cooper, chief financial officer.

    Kim joined Chesapeake in March 2009 as Controller. He was appointed to Assistant Vice President in June 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kim was a Vice President and Assistant Controller for The Carlyle Group, a global private equity firm based in Washington, D.C

    Prior to joining the company, Mahn was Vice President and Treasurer for Perdue Incorporated, a privately held food and agribusiness company with $5 billion in sales. Mahn held several positions in finance during his 35-year career with Perdue including Treasurer, Manager of Banking and Finance, Corporate Credit Manager and Property Accounting Manager.


    Hancock’s promotion to Assistant Vice President of Peninsula Energy Services Company, Inc. is the result of his success in growing the subsidiary throughout Florida, on the Delmarva Peninsula and into Pennsylvania, according to company officials.

    Hancock has been actively involved in commodity markets for 16 years, and has been involved in energy marketing and energy risk management for over a decade. 

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