People: Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc (CFR.N)
24 May 2019
Mr. Charles W. Matthews is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Charles W. Matthews, formerly general counsel of Exxon Mobil Corporation, spent his entire career at Exxon, the world’s largest energy company. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government, he earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Houston and joined Humble Oil, now known as Exxon Mobil, upon graduation. He rose in the law department to become vice president and general counsel of Exxon Mobil. He was responsible for coordinating the legal and regulatory efforts to facilitate the merger between Exxon Corporation and Mobil Corporation. As general counsel, Mr. Matthews oversaw the company’s law department, consisting of more than 460 lawyers with offices in 40 countries. A native of Houston, he is a member of the advisory board and the past chair of the University of Houston Law Foundation. Mr. Matthews is also past chair and past president of the Ex-Students Association and a member of the Texas Exes Scholarship Foundation of the University of Texas. He serves on the board of Trinity Industries Inc. where he is a member of the human resources committee and chair of the corporate governance and directors nominating committee and past director of Forestar Group, Inc. Also, Mr. Mathews serves on the board of Children’s Health of Dallas and is past chair of the Texas Cultural Trust and has served as a national trustee for the Southwestern Region of The Boys and Girls Clubs of America. It is because of his experience in corporate governance and the in-depth knowledge of the opportunities and challenges facing energy companies, as well as his knowledge of the communities we serve, that our Board has concluded that Mr. Matthews should continue serving on the Board.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||135,333|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||60,050|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||195,383|