Richard Ware - Independent Director of Atmos Energy Corporation

Richard Ware

Independent Director since 1994

Total compensation: $310,835
Age: 71

Richard Ware, II, is an Independent Director of Atmos Energy Corporation. He served as Chairman and President of Amarillo National Bank in Amarillo, Texas since May 2014; formerly President of Amarillo National Bank from January 1982 to May 2014. Mr. Ware has been a director of Atmos Energy since 1994. Mr. Ware has developed substantial knowledge of the financial services industry during his 45-year career with a nationally recognized banking institution. Mr. Ware has a strong background in assessing and overseeing complex financial matters, as well as leadership experience in supervising principal financial officers and experience on the audit or finance committees of Atmos Energy, Southwest Coca Cola Bottling Company and the board of trustees of Southern Methodist University. Due to his valuable insight into financial-related matters gained through his extensive banking industry experience and demonstrated leadership, particularly in his past and present directorships, as well as his demonstration of those attributes discussed in the “Qualifications for Directors” section, the Board has nominated Mr. Ware to continue serving as a director of Atmos Energy.

Atmos Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the regulated natural gas distribution, and pipeline and storage businesses in the United States. It operates through Distribution, and Pipeline and Storage segments. The Distribution segment is involved in regulated natural gas distribution, and related sales and storage operations. This segment distributes natural gas to approximately three million residential, commercial, public authority, and industrial customers. As of September 30, 2017, it owned 70,605 miles of underground distribution and transmission mains. The Pipeline and Storage segment engages in pipeline and storage operations. This segment transports natural gas for third parties and manages five underground storage reservoirs in Texas; and provides ancillary services to the pipeline industry, including parking arrangements, lending, and inventory sales. It owns 5,682 miles of gas transmission lines. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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