Ferrellgas Partners Names Founder James Ferrell Interim CEO

By Ciara Linnane Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Propane supplier Ferrellgas Partners L.P. said Wednesday it has named founder James Ferrell as interim chief executive. Ferrell will replace Stephen Wambold, who is stepping down. Shares were not yet active in premarket trade, but are down 0.6% in the year so far, while the S&P 500 has gained 6%.

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