Senior Vice President, AGL Resources and President, Nicor Gas
Melvin D. Williams was named senior vice president of AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) and president of Nicor Gas, the largest natural gas provider in Illinois, in May 2015. He is responsible for ensuring that natural gas is delivered safely to more than 2.2 million homes and businesses in 646 northern Illinois communities.
With AGL Resources for more than 25 years, Williams has a depth of operations, new business development and regulatory experience. He previously served as senior vice president of planning and business services, and also held the position of vice president and general manager for Atlanta Gas Light and Florida City Gas. In that role, Williams oversaw field operations in Port St. Lucie, Brevard and Hialeah, Fla., and much of the Atlanta Gas Light territory in Georgia outside of metro Atlanta.
Williams is on the board of the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta and AGL Resources Foundation and is a member of the American Association of Blacks in Energy. He actively supports numerous community and youth organizations in both Georgia and Florida.
Williams received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Savannah State University in 1987.
About AGL Resources
AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) is an Atlanta-based energy services holding company with operations in natural gas distribution, retail operations, wholesale services and midstream operations. AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves approximately 630,000 retail energy customers and approximately 1.2 million customer service contracts through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Pivotal Home Solutions, which market natural gas and related home services. Other non-utility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers through Sequent Energy Management and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. AGL Resources is a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit www.aglresources.com.