Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Paul Shlanta was named senior vice president and general counsel of AGL Resources (NYSE:GAS) in September 1998. In September 2002, Mr. Shlanta took on the added responsibilities of chief corporate compliance officer.
As general counsel, Shlanta is responsible for managing all of AGL Resources' corporate legal affairs as well as compliance and ethics matters, corporate insurance matters, claims, internal audit, corporate and information security; and the corporate secretary and chief risk officer organizations. He also served as corporate secretary from June 2002 until February 2005. He was named executive vice president in September 2005.
Prior to joining AGL Resources, Shlanta served as a partner with Rowe, Foltz and Martin, P.C. Before that time he was with Long Aldridge and Norman.
Shlanta is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia and the Atlanta Bar Association. He is a member of the executive committee of the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Georgia. He is a past chairman of the legal committee of the American Gas Association and is currently the chairman of the board of governors of The Center for Ethics and Corporate Responsibility at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business.
Shlanta received his bachelor's degree in political economy from Williams College in 1979 and his juris doctor degree from Emory University School of Law in 1983.
Shlanta, a native of Pleasantville, N.Y., resides in Atlanta with his family.
About AGL Resources
AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) is an Atlanta-based energy services holding company which owns and operates natural gas utilities, as well as retail energy and services, wholesale services and midstream businesses. AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves more than one million retail customers through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Pivotal Home Solutions, which market natural gas and related home services. Other non-utility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers through Sequent Energy Management and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. AGL Resources is a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit aglresources.com.