People: Atmos Energy Corp (ATO.N)
21 Sep 2017
Mr. Kim R. Cocklin serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Atmos Energy Corporation. Mr. Cocklin formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of Atmos Energy from October 2010 through September 2015 and President and Chief Operating Officer of Atmos Energy from October 2008 through September 2010. Mr. Cocklin, has been a director of Atmos Energy since 2009. Mr. Cocklin was promoted to Chief Executive Officer on October 1, 2015, after having led Atmos Energy as President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2010 through September 2015. Mr. Cocklin has served on the Company’s senior management team since June 2006, having served as President and Chief Operating Officer from October 2008 through September 2010, Senior Vice President, Regulated Operations from October 2006 through September 2008 and Senior Vice President from June 2006 through September 2006. Mr. Cocklin has over 33 years of experience in the natural gas industry, most of that serving in senior management positions at Atmos Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas Company and The Williams Companies. Mr. Cocklin has a strong background in the natural gas industry, including interstate pipeline companies, local distribution companies and gas treatment facilities. He also has extensive experience in rates and regulatory matters, business development and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance matters. In addition, Mr. Cocklin has held leadership roles within leading natural gas industry associations, including the Southern Gas Association and the American Gas Association. Due to his professional experience in the energy industry and leadership roles with Atmos Energy, other energy companies and industry associations, as well as possessing those attributes discussed in the “Qualifications for Directors” section, the Board has nominated Mr. Cocklin to continue serving as a director of Atmos Energy.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||2,099,540|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||2,543,220|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||4,058,050|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||8,700,820|