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, Mr. 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, Mr. Shlanta served as a partner with Rowe, Foltz and Martin, P.C. Before that time he was with Long Aldridge and Norman.
Mr. 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 immediate past chairman of the legal committee of the American Gas Association and is the incoming 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.
Mr. 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.
Mr. 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 with operations in natural gas distribution, retail operations, wholesale services, midstream operations and cargo shipping. As the nation's largest natural gas-only distributor based on customer count, AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves more than 1.5 million retail customers through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Nicor National, which market natural gas and related home services. Other non-utility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers through Sequent Energy Management, ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities, and ownership of Tropical Shipping, one of the largest containerized cargo carriers serving the Bahamas and Caribbean region. AGL Resources is a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit www.aglresources.com.