People: Williams Companies Inc (WMB.N)
Mr. Charles I. Cogut is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cogut is a retired partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where for many years he led the firm’s M&A and private equity practices, with a specialty in domestic, international and cross-border mergers and acquisitions; the representation of special committees of boards of directors; and buyouts and other corporate transactions. Mr. Cogut regularly advised boards of directors with respect to corporate governance matters and fiduciary responsibilities. Mr. Cogut joined Simpson Thacher in 1973 and was a partner at Simpson Thacher from 1980 through 2012. Mr. Cogut has been a member of the Board of Directors of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. since 2015 and joined the Board of Patheon N.V. in 2017. Mr. Cogut received his J.D. in 1973 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School after graduating summa cum laude from Lehigh University in 1969. He is a member of the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Co-Chair of the Board of Advisors of the University’s Institute for Law and Economics.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||372,487|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||10,000|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||382,487|