Susser Holdings Elects Chain Veteran to Board of Directors

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Susser Holdings Elects Chain Veteran to Board of Directors

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Susser Holdings Corp., operator of 330 convenience stores in Texas and Oklahoma under the Stripes banner, elected management consultant David P. Engel to its board of directors. With the addition, Susser's board expands to seven directors, including a majority of independent directors, the company stated.

"David brings to our board more than 30 years of experience in business management, both as a business owner and as a management consultant," Sam L. Susser, president and chief executive officer of Susser Holdings, said in a statement. "He served on our board from 2000-2005, and his experience and expertise will prove very valuable to our company as we continue to grow the business."

Engel is currently the principal of Corpus Christi, Texas-based Engel and Associates LLC, a provider of business management consulting services focusing on financial performance improvement, acquisitions and divestitures, to public and private companies.

Prior to his current position, Engel was president of Airgas Southwest Inc., a distributor of welding supplies and packaged gases. Engel has also served as CEO, president and owner of Welders Equipment Co., which he sold to Airgas Southwest's parent, Airgas Inc., in 1996.

Engel also serves on the board of directors of First Victoria National Bank, Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation, CHRISTUS Spohn Health System, the Lexington Museum and the South Texas Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He is also an advisory board member to Heldenfel's Enterprises.