Williams says three directors volunteer not to stand for re-election
Williams announced that three current members of its Board of Directors will voluntarily not stand for re-election upon the expiration of their current terms at the 2016 Annual Meeting to be held on Nov. 23. The board members are Joseph Cleveland, John Hagg, and Juanita Hinshaw. As previously announced, five new directors, Stephen Bergstrom, Stephen Chazen, Peter Ragauss, Scott Sheffield and William Spence, in addition to four Williams directors who served prior to 2016, will stand for election as nominees of the Williams Board at the 2016 Annual Meeting on Nov. 23. Additionally, the board of directors also announced in September its goal to identify two more independent candidates to join the Board prior to the 2016 Annual Meeting. If the nominees are elected, the Williams board will comprise 11 directors, 10 of whom are independent.