SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Date of report) June 3, 2021
(Date of earliest event reported) June 2, 2021
ONE Gas, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
15 East Fifth Street
Tulsa, OK 74103
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s Telephone Number, including area code (918) 947-7000
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|Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||OGS||New York Stock Exchange|
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 2, 2021, ONE Gas, Inc. (“ONE Gas” or the “Company”) announced that its Board of Directors elected Robert S. McAnnally to serve as the Company’s president and chief executive officer and Curtis L. Dinan to serve as the Company’s senior vice president and chief operating officer, effective June 28, 2021. Mr. McAnnally will also join the ONE Gas Board of Directors effective June 28, 2021.
Mr. McAnnally, 57, has served as the Company’s senior vice president and chief operating officer since July 2020. He served as the Company’s senior vice president, operations from March 2015 to July 2020. He worked with Alabama Gas Corporation, the largest natural gas distribution company in Alabama, from 2009 to 2015, serving as the senior vice president of customer service and marketing for nearly three years. Before joining Alabama Gas, McAnnally practiced law, representing utility, financial and corporate clients.
Mr. Dinan, 53, has served as the Company’s senior vice president and chief commercial officer since July 2020. He served as the Company’s senior vice president, commercial from March 2019 to July 2020, and as the Company’s senior vice president and chief financial officer from the Company’s separation from ONEOK, Inc. (“ONEOK”) in February 2014 until March 2019. He served as president, natural gas of ONEOK Partners, responsible for commercial activities in its natural gas gathering and processing and natural gas pipelines segments. Before that, Mr. Dinan was senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of ONEOK and ONEOK Partners from 2007 to 2011. He served on the ONEOK Partners board of directors from October 2007 to March 2011. He joined ONEOK in 2004 as vice president and chief accounting officer, after being an audit partner with Arthur Andersen LLP and Grant Thornton LLP.
Messrs. McAnnally and Dinan are eligible to participate in the benefit plans described under the “Compensation Discussion and Analysis” on pages 39 through 50 of the ONE Gas Proxy Statement relating to its 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, as filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on April 7, 2021 (and such descriptions are incorporated herein by this reference).
There are no arrangements or understandings between either Mr. McAnnally or Mr. Dinan and any other person pursuant to which either of them was selected as an officer, and there are no family relationships between either Mr. McAnnally or Mr. Dinan and any director or executive officer of the Company. Neither Mr. McAnnally nor Mr. Dinan has any direct or indirect interest in any transaction that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Regulation FD Disclosure
On June 2, 2021, the Company announced that its Board of Directors elected Robert S. McAnnally to serve as the Company’s president and chief executive officer and Curtis L. Dinan to serve as the Company’s senior vice president and chief operating officer, effective June 28, 2021. Mr. McAnnally will also join the ONE Gas Board of Directors effective June 28, 2021. A copy of the news release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information disclosed in Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or other subject to the liabilities under that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Financial Statements and Exhibits
|99.1||News release issued by ONE Gas, Inc. dated June 2, 2021.|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused the report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|ONE Gas, Inc.|
/s/ Brian K. Shore
|Date: June 3, 2021||Brian K. Shore|
Vice President, Associate General Counsel and