Susser Announces Board Appointments and
CORPUS CHRISTI and HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Susser Holdings Corporation
(NYSE: SUSS) and Susser Petroleum Partners LP (NYSE: SUSP) today announced changes to their Boards of
Directors and management promotions.
Sam L. Susser has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of SUSS, effective immediately. Mr.
Susser will retain his position as Chief Executive Officer of SUSS, which he has held since 1992. Bruce W.
Krysiak , the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of SUSS, will become Lead Independent Director.
Additionally, Rob L. Jones will become Lead Independent Director of Susser Petroleum Partners GP LLC, the
general partner of SUSP.
As separately announced, Frank A. Risch has been elected to the Board of Directors of SUSP's general partner,
and Andrew M. "Drew" Alexander has been elected to the SUSS Board of Directors.
"I'm honored to be named Chairman," commented Mr. Susser. "I'd like to thank Bruce for his 13 years of
service as our Chairman, and I look forward to working with him and our fellow directors in this new capacity.
Bruce will continue to provide strategic counsel leveraging his distinguished career in retailing as the Lead
Director at SUSS as he has in the past years. Rob joined the Board of SUSP concurrent with the IPO last
September, and his deep financial experience and natural curiosity has only enhanced our Board discussions
Mr. Krysiak stated, "Sam has led the growth of this Company since it was a chain of only five convenience
stores in 1988. He has been, and continues to be, an excellent steward of the Company for all of our
stakeholders. Now that we have active Boards at both SUSS and SUSP, we believe his appointment as
Chairman of SUSS is a natural and appropriate progression as we position the Company for continued growth
and success. I look forward to continuing to serve alongside Sam in my new role as Lead Director."
SUSS has seven Board members, five of whom are classified as independent. The SUSP general partner Board
also has seven members, five of whom are classified as independent and three of whom also serve on the
Rocky Dewbre has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of SUSP. Mr.
Dewbre joined Susser in 1992, most recently serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of SUSP's
general partner. Sam L. Susser will relinquish his position as Chief Executive Officer of SUSP but will retain
his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors of SUSP.
Gail Workman has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the general partner
of SUSP, from her previous position as Senior Vice President, Sales and Operations. Ms. Workman joined