People: Atmos Energy Corp (ATO)
24 May 2017
Mr. Richard K. Gordon is Lead Independent Director of Atmos Energy Corporation. Mr. Gordon is General Partner of Juniper Capital LP in Houston, Texas since March 2003, General Partner of Juniper Energy LP in Houston, Texas since August 2006, and co-founder of Juniper Capital II in Houston, Texas since September 2014; currently a director of ExoStat Medical, Inc. Mr. Gordon has been a director of Atmos Energy since 2001. For private equity funds Juniper Capital LP, Juniper Energy LP, and Juniper Capital II, Mr. Gordon has been responsible for managing various portfolios that collectively include power generation, mineral, oil and gas, natural gas gathering and oilfield services assets. Prior to working with Juniper Capital, Juniper Energy and Juniper Capital II. Mr. Gordon spent 29 years working with such financial services firms as Dillon, Read & Co., The First Boston Corporation and Merrill Lynch & Co. At such firms, Mr. Gordon was responsible for investment banking activities related to energy and power companies, including natural gas distribution companies. Based upon his extensive business experience in investment banking and the energy industry and his in-depth leadership experience as the lead director and chair of the HR Committee of Atmos Energy and as a member of the Board of ExoStat Medical, Inc., as well as possessing those attributes discussed in the “Qualifications for Directors” section, the Board has nominated Mr. Gordon to continue serving as a director of Atmos Energy.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||100,167|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||210,330|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||310,497|