DOVER, DE – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), announced today, two executive appointments for the Company’s Delmarva natural gas distribution operations and mid-Atlantic propane gas distribution operation. Shane E. Breakie has been promoted to Assistant Vice President of Chesapeake Utilities. Mr. Breakie will assume expanded responsibilities regarding the day-to-day activities of the Company’s natural gas distribution systems on the Delmarva Peninsula. Andrew R. Hesson has been promoted to Vice President of Sharp Energy, Inc., the Company’s mid-Atlantic propane distribution business unit. Bob Zola, President of Sharp Energy, will retire this month.

“Our employees are the foundation of the Company’s success,” said Jeffry M. Householder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. “Shane and Andy exemplify our core values and I am proud to promote them to these new leadership roles. Their strategic and innovative approaches have led to enhanced company performance and I have no doubt they will continue to inspire others to make a positive impact within the Company and in the community.”
In his previous role as Director of Energy Services for Chesapeake Utilities, Mr. Breakie wa