This excerpt taken from the VLG DEF 14A filed Oct 2, 2006.
See biographical information regarding Messrs. West, Indelicato and Hart under the heading Election of Directors.
Gerald W. Zehala, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Zehala has served as the Companys Chief Operating Officer since June 2003. From 2001 to 2003 he managed the Companys Florida Operations. Prior to that, from 1996 to 2001, Mr. Zehala served as Vice President of Acquisitions and Assimilations for the Company. He has also served in various other management positions during his 30 years in the industry. Before joining the Company in 1991, he spent 15 years with the Harvey Company, an industrial gas distribution company, and the Linde Division of Union Carbide.