Senior Vice President, Human Resources
As senior vice president, human resources, Dave Smith is responsible for leading the human resources strategy at AGL Resources (NYSE:GAS), including benefits and compensation, payroll, staffing, labor relations and employee relations. Under Mr. Smith's leadership, AGL Resources has built a track record of hiring great people who are talented, dedicated, willing to learn and open to new ideas. One reason the company is able to attract and retain good employees is that Mr. Smith and other leaders at the company work hard to provide the kind of career environment where employees can thrive.
Mr. Smith has more than 35 years of experience in human resources with leading U.S. companies. Before joining AGL Resources in 2005, he was the vice president, global rewards and recognition, at Delta Air Lines. Earlier in his career, he held various positions in management at Motorola, including director of human resources for Motorola's commercial, government and industrial systems sector. Mr. Smith began his career in human resources at U.S. Steel.
Mr. Smith serves on the teaching faculty and as lead director of the board for WorldatWork, the global association for compensation and benefits professionals. He has a professional certification in compensation from WorldatWork.
He earned a bachelor of arts in behavioral sciences from Indiana University and a master of arts in industrial relations from St. Francis University.
Mr. Smith, a native of Indiana, and his wife, Beckie, have two children.
About Southern Company Gas
Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.5 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in seven states and more than 1 million retail customers through its companies that market natural gas and related home services. Other nonutility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit Southern Company Gas at southerncompanygas.com.