The Williams Companies Inc.

11/30/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/30/2021 06:02

Management Change/Compensation - Form 8-K




Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 30, 2021 (November 24, 2021)

The Williams Companies, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 1-4174 73-0569878

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

One Williams Center

Tulsa, Oklahoma

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (918)573-2000


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Item 5.02.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Vicki L. Fuller notified The Williams Companies, Inc. (the "Company") that, effective December 1, 2021, she is resigning from the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") to fully devote her time to a new management position. Alan S. Armstrong, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, said, "Vicki Fuller has delivered tremendous value to our Board since joining in 2018, and I am personally grateful for her enthusiastic engagement and thoughtful counsel as a Board member. While Williams is losing a valuable advisor, I know I speak for our entire Board and leadership team in wishing Vicki much success in her new opportunity."

Ms. Fuller was a member of the Board's Audit and Environmental, Health and Safety committees. The size of the Board following Ms. Fuller's resignation will be reduced to twelve directors.

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.



104 Cover Page Interactive Data File. The cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the inline XBRL document (contained in Exhibit 101).


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated: November 30, 2021 By:

/s/ Robert E. Riley, Jr.

Robert E. Riley, Jr.
Corporate Secretary