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CrossAmerica Partners LP: CST Brands and CrossAmerica Partners Announce Leadership Reorganization

CST Brands and CrossAmerica Partners announce leadership reorganization

SAN ANTONIO and ALLENTOWN, PA (March 27, 2015)
- CST Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CST) ("CST Brands") and CrossAmerica Partners LP
(NYSE:CAPL) ("CrossAmerica") announced today that Joe Topper, the Chief
Executive Officer and President of CrossAmerica, has decided to retire as CEO
effective September 30, 2015. In order to ensure a smooth leadership
transition, Topper will resign as President of CrossAmerica effective
immediately and Jeremy Bergeron, who served as CST Brands' Senior Vice
President of Integration and Development Operations, has been named
CrossAmerica's President.

Topper will continue the day-to-day management of CrossAmerica until September
30th. Bergeron will report to Topper until Topper retires as CEO. Topper
will also continue to serve on the boards of both CrossAmerica and CST Brands
after he formally steps down as CEO.

"I look forward to working side-by-side with Jeremy and introducing him to our
great employees, as well as the Allentown, Pennsylvania community," said
Topper. "One thing is certain, he will definitely need warmer clothes."

"Without a doubt," said Bergeron, "Joe's shoes are big ones to fill, but my
family and I are thrilled with the prospect of joining the Allentown

David Hrinak, CrossAmerica's current Executive Vice-President and COO, will
continue in his role and report directly to Bergeron. Hrinak brings decades
of experience in the industry, and a calm, steady leadership presence to the

"We want to thank Joe for his tremendous leadership and for graciously giving
us six months to make this a seamless transition," said Kim Lubel, Chairman,
CEO and President of CST Brands. "With this strong leadership succession
plan, we hope to continue to create value for our shareholders and unit
holders. We are excited for the next phase in the growth of our integrated

About CST Brands, Inc.

CST Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CST), a Fortune 500 Company, is one of the largest
independent retailers of motor fuels and convenience merchandise in North
America. Based in San Antonio, Texas, CST employs nearly 12,000 Team Members
at nearly 1,900 locations throughout the Southwestern United States, New York
and Eastern Canada offering a broad array of convenience merchandise,
beverages, snacks and fresh food. In the U.S., CST Corner Stores proudly sell
fuel and signature products such as Fresh Choices baked and packaged goods, U
Force energy and sport drinks, Cibolo Mountain coffee, FC Soda and Flavors2Go
fountain drinks. In Canada, CST is the exclusive provider of Ultramar fuel
and its Dépanneur du Coin and Corner Stores sell signature Transit Café
coffee and pastries. CST also owns the general partner of CrossAmerica
Partners LP, a master limited partnership and wholesale distributor of motor
fuels, based in Allentown, Pennsylvania. For more information about CST,

About CrossAmerica Partners LP

CrossAmerica Partners, headquartered in Allentown, PA, is a leading wholesale
distributor of motor fuels and owner and lessee of real estate used in the
retail distribution of motor fuels. Its general partner, CrossAmerica GP
LLC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of CST Brands, Inc., one of the largest
independent retailers of motor fuels and convenience merchandise in North
America. Formed in 2012, CrossAmerica Partners distributes fuel to over
1,100 locations and owns or leases more than 625 sites in sixteen states:
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, New York, Massachusetts, Kentucky,
New Hampshire, Maine, Tennessee, Maryland, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, West
Virginia and Virginia. The Partnership has long-term established
relationships with several major oil brands, including ExxonMobil, BP, Shell,
Chevron, Sunoco, Valero, Gulf and Citgo. CrossAmerica Partners ranks as one
of ExxonMobil's largest distributors by fuel volume in the United States and
in the top 10 for many additional brands. For additional information, please

Source: CST Brands, Inc. and CrossAmerica Partners LP
CST Brands, Inc.
Investor Relations:
Randy Palmer, Director of Investor Relations, 210-692-2160
Media Relations:
Lisa Koenig, Director of Communications, 210-692-2659 or
The DeBerry Group
Melissa Ludwig, 210-223-2772 or Trish DeBerry, 210-223-2772
CrossAmerica Partners LP
Investor Relations:
Karen Yeakel, Vice President of Investor Relations, 610-625-8126


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The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Lehigh Gas Partners LP via Globenewswire


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