AGL Resources Announces Senior Management Appointment; Jeffrey P. Brown Named Associate General Counsel

AGL Resources Inc. today announced the appointment of Jeffrey P. Brown to the position of associate general counsel. Brown will report to Paul R. Shlanta, general counsel of AGL Resources.

Brown comes to AGL Resources as an accomplished general counsel. Most recently, he served as vice president and general counsel for Evolution Networks, Inc., a startup telecommunications company.

Prior to that role, Brown held a number of executive positions with BellSouth Corporation. He last served at BellSouth as vice president and group counsel - BellSouth Corporation. In that capacity, he was responsible for the legal affairs of the Customer Markets and Network Services divisions, which together represent 70 percent of the gross revenues of the company. Before then he served as vice president and general counsel - BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc., BellSouth's largest business ($17 billion gross revenues). Brown's other BellSouth management positions include vice president and general counsel - BellSouth International, and general attorney.

Before BellSouth, Brown worked as a partner in the Atlanta offices of two international law firms, Hunton & Williams and Hansell & Post, respectively.

At both of these firms, Brown specialized in securities and mergers and acquisitions transactions.

"We are gratified to attract a candidate of Jeff's caliber to our management team," said Shlanta. "He is a respected and knowledgeable leader. I am confident his depth of experience and track record in managing dynamic change will support our company's growth strategy, and will particularly enhance our telecommunications business."

AGL Resources Inc. is a regional energy services holding company, which serves more than 1.8 million customers throughout Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the company is the second- largest natural gas-only distributor in the United States. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, AGL Resources is engaged in natural gas distribution; wholesale and retail energy services; telecommunications infrastructure; and wholesale and retail propane sales. For more information, visit the company's web site at .


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