Ferrellgas promotes legal team leader to COO

June 15, 2018 By    

Ferrellgas named Trent Hampton as its COO.


Hampton joined Ferrellgas’ general partner in 2001 as corporate counsel. He was promoted to director of the legal department in 2006 and vice president of legal and risk management as well as corporate secretary in 2008. In 2013, he was promoted to senior vice president of legal and risk management. Hampton also joined the executive committee in January of 2017.

In addition to the legal and risk management departments, Hampton is responsible for several administrative departments, including safety, human resources, information technology, acquisitions, procurement and asset management, and real estate.

“I am excited about the recent announcement of our promotion of Trent Hampton to chief operating officer,” says James E. Ferrell, interim CEO and president of Ferrellgas. “He has long tenure with the company, understands all aspects of our business and is working well with our distribution, supply, and administrative teams throughout the company.”

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