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Williams Appoints Chad Zamarin as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategic Development

  • Mr. Zamarin, who previously served as senior vice president and president, Pipeline and Midstream at Cheniere Energy, Inc., brings to Williams significant experience in delivering strategic growth across diverse segments of the energy industry, especially in pipeline transportation and in the development of growing LNG exports.

    “Chad is an energy industry veteran who brings to Williams a strong track record of setting strategic direction, fostering business relationships and delivering on customer commitments,” said Mr. Armstrong. “We are pleased to have this outstanding leader join our team in this expanded CSD role.”

    Mr. Armstrong continued: “Williams’ position between growing natural gas demand markets and the best supply areas in the U.S. differentiates us from many others in the energy space. I’m confident Chad will immediately begin contributing as we deliver predictable, long-term growth through our natural gas-focused business strategy.”

    Mr. Zamarin stated: “I’m very excited and honored to be joining the Williams team. The company is positioned well for the future and I look forward to engaging with customers, employees and the company’s stakeholders as Williams continues delivering growth to shareholders.”

    About Chad Zamarin

    Beginning in 2014 Mr. Zamarin served in executive leadership roles at Cheniere Energy, Inc., including senior vice president and president, Pipeline and Midstream and also president, Cheniere Pipeline Company. Prior to Cheniere Energy, from 2009-2014 he served in various executive roles at NiSource/Columbia Pipeline Group, including chief operating officer at NiSource Midstream, LLC and NiSource Energy Ventures, LLC, as well as president of Pennant Midstream, LLC. From 2004-2009 Mr. Zamarin held technical services and asset integrity leadership roles at Colonial Pipeline Company. Previous to Colonial, from 1998-2004 he served in product, engineering and project management roles at both GE Energy and Panhandle Energy (formerly CMS Energy and Duke Energy, respectively).

    Mr. Zamarin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in materials engineering from Purdue University and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston.

    About Williams & Williams Partners

    Williams (NYSE: WMB) is a premier provider of large-scale infrastructure connecting U.S. natural gas and natural gas products to growing demand for cleaner fuel and feedstocks. Headquartered in Tulsa, Okla., Williams owns approximately 74 percent of Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ). Williams Partners is an industry-leading, large-cap master limited partnership with operations across the natural gas value chain from gathering, processing and interstate transportation of natural gas and natural gas liquids to petchem production of ethylene, propylene and other olefins. With major positions in top U.S. supply basins, Williams Partners owns and operates more than 33,000 miles of pipelines system wide – including the nation’s largest volume and fastest growing pipeline – providing natural gas for clean-power generation, heating and industrial use. Williams Partners’ operations touch approximately 30 percent of U.S. natural gas. www.williams.com

    Portions of this document may constitute “forward-looking statements” as defined by federal law. Although the company believes any such statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there is no assurance that actual outcomes will not be materially different. Any such statements are made in reliance on the “safe harbor” protections provided under the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. Additional information about issues that could lead to material changes in performance is contained in the company’s annual and quarterly reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


    Contacts

    Williams
    Media Contact:
    Keith Isbell, 918-573-7308
    or
    Investor Contact:
    Brett Krieg, 918-573-4614

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  • Mr. Zamarin, who previously served as senior vice president and president, Pipeline and Midstream at Cheniere Energy, Inc., brings to Williams significant experience in delivering strategic growth across diverse segments of the energy industry, especially in pipeline transportation and in the development of growing LNG exports.

    “Chad is an energy industry veteran who brings to Williams a strong track record of setting strategic direction, fostering business relationships and delivering on customer commitments,” said Mr. Armstrong. “We are pleased to have this outstanding leader join our team in this expanded CSD role.”

    Mr. Armstrong continued: “Williams’ position between growing natural gas demand markets and the best supply areas in the U.S. differentiates us from many others in the energy space. I’m confident Chad will immediately begin contributing as we deliver predictable, long-term growth through our natural gas-focused business strategy.”

    Mr. Zamarin stated: “I’m very excited and honored to be joining the Williams team. The company is positioned well for the future and I look forward to engaging with customers, employees and the company’s stakeholders as Williams continues delivering growth to shareholders.”

    About Chad Zamarin

    Beginning in 2014 Mr. Zamarin served in executive leadership roles at Cheniere Energy, Inc., including senior vice president and president, Pipeline and Midstream and also president, Cheniere Pipeline Company. Prior to Cheniere Energy, from 2009-2014 he served in various executive roles at NiSource/Columbia Pipeline Group, including chief operating officer at NiSource Midstream, LLC and NiSource Energy Ventures, LLC, as well as president of Pennant Midstream, LLC. From 2004-2009 Mr. Zamarin held technical services and asset integrity leadership roles at Colonial Pipeline Company. Previous to Colonial, from 1998-2004 he served in product, engineering and project management roles at both GE Energy and Panhandle Energy (formerly CMS Energy and Duke Energy, respectively).

    Mr. Zamarin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in materials engineering from Purdue University and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston.

    About Williams & Williams Partners

    Williams (NYSE: WMB) is a premier provider of large-scale infrastructure connecting U.S. natural gas and natural gas products to growing demand for cleaner fuel and feedstocks. Headquartered in Tulsa, Okla., Williams owns approximately 74 percent of Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ). Williams Partners is an industry-leading, large-cap master limited partnership with operations across the natural gas value chain from gathering, processing and interstate transportation of natural gas and natural gas liquids to petchem production of ethylene, propylene and other olefins. With major positions in top U.S. supply basins, Williams Partners owns and operates more than 33,000 miles of pipelines system wide – including the nation’s largest volume and fastest growing pipeline – providing natural gas for clean-power generation, heating and industrial use. Williams Partners’ operations touch approximately 30 percent of U.S. natural gas. www.williams.com

    Portions of this document may constitute “forward-looking statements” as defined by federal law. Although the company believes any such statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there is no assurance that actual outcomes will not be materially different. Any such statements are made in reliance on the “safe harbor” protections provided under the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. Additional information about issues that could lead to material changes in performance is contained in the company’s annual and quarterly reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


    Contacts

    Williams
    Media Contact:
    Keith Isbell, 918-573-7308
    or
    Investor Contact:
    Brett Krieg, 918-573-4614

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TULSA, Okla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE: WMB) (“Williams”) today announced
that Chad Zamarin has been appointed senior vice president of Corporate
Strategic Development (CSD), effective June 26. He succeeds Frank
Billings, who previously announced his retirement. In this role, Mr.
Zamarin will be responsible for enterprise-level strategy, business
development, customer-relationship management, and have additional
responsibility for government affairs and project analysis. He will
report to Alan Armstrong, president and chief executive officer of
Williams.

Mr. Zamarin, who previously served as senior vice president and
president, Pipeline and Midstream at Cheniere Energy, Inc., brings to
Williams significant experience in delivering strategic growth across
diverse segments of the energy industry, especially in pipeline
transportation and in the development of growing LNG exports.

“Chad is an energy industry veteran who brings to Williams a strong
track record of setting strategic direction, fostering business
relationships and delivering on customer commitments,” said Mr.
Armstrong. “We are pleased to have this outstanding leader join our team
in this expanded CSD role.”

Mr. Armstrong continued: “Williams’ position between growing natural gas
demand markets and the best supply areas in the U.S. differentiates us
from many others in the energy space. I’m confident Chad will
immediately begin contributing as we deliver predictable, long-term
growth through our natural gas-focused business strategy.”

Mr. Zamarin stated: “I’m very excited and honored to be joining the
Williams team. The company is positioned well for the future and I look
forward to engaging with customers, employees and the company’s
stakeholders as Williams continues delivering growth to shareholders.”

About Chad Zamarin

Beginning in 2014 Mr. Zamarin served in executive leadership roles at
Cheniere Energy, Inc., including senior vice president and president,
Pipeline and Midstream and also president, Cheniere Pipeline Company.
Prior to Cheniere Energy, from 2009-2014 he served in various executive
roles at NiSource/Columbia Pipeline Group, including chief operating
officer at NiSource Midstream, LLC and NiSource Energy Ventures, LLC, as
well as president of Pennant Midstream, LLC. From 2004-2009 Mr. Zamarin
held technical services and asset integrity leadership roles at Colonial
Pipeline Company. Previous to Colonial, from 1998-2004 he served in
product, engineering and project management roles at both GE Energy and
Panhandle Energy (formerly CMS Energy and Duke Energy, respectively).

Mr. Zamarin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in materials engineering
from Purdue University and holds a Master of Business Administration
degree from the University of Houston.

About Williams & Williams Partners

Williams (NYSE: WMB) is a premier provider of large-scale infrastructure
connecting U.S. natural gas and natural gas products to growing demand
for cleaner fuel and feedstocks. Headquartered in Tulsa, Okla., Williams
owns approximately 74 percent of Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ).
Williams Partners is an industry-leading, large-cap master limited
partnership with operations across the natural gas value chain from
gathering, processing and interstate transportation of natural gas and
natural gas liquids to petchem production of ethylene, propylene and
other olefins. With major positions in top U.S. supply basins, Williams
Partners owns and operates more than 33,000 miles of pipelines system
wide – including the nation’s largest volume and fastest growing
pipeline – providing natural gas for clean-power generation, heating and
industrial use. Williams Partners’ operations touch approximately 30
percent of U.S. natural gas. www.williams.com

Portions of this document may constitute “forward-looking statements”
as defined by federal law. Although the company believes any such
statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there is no assurance
that actual outcomes will not be materially different. Any such
statements are made in reliance on the “safe harbor” protections
provided under the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. Additional
information about issues that could lead to material changes in
performance is contained in the company’s annual and quarterly reports
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contacts

Williams
Media Contact:
Keith Isbell, 918-573-7308
or
Investor
Contact:

Brett Krieg, 918-573-4614