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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
The Williams Companies, Inc. Stockholder Meeting to be Held on May 9, 2019
Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual meeting of stockholders are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on and the location of the annual meeting are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!
This communication is not a form for voting and presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials which contain important information and are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The proxy statement and annual report to stockholders are available at:
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|Obtaining a Copy of the Proxy Materials If you want to receive a paper copy or an email with a link to these documents, you must request one or you will not otherwise receive a paper copy or email with a link. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. Please make your request for a copy as instructed on the reverse side on or before April 29th to facilitate timely delivery.|
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The Williams Companies, Inc.s Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on May 9, 2019 at One Williams Center Tulsa, Oklahoma 74172, at 2:00 p.m. CDT. Directions to the annual meeting of stockholders may be obtained by calling 1-800-600-3782 or by writing to us at The Williams Companies, Inc., One Williams Center, MD 50, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74172, Attn: Investor Relations.
Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors recommendations.
The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR all nominees and FOR Proposals 2 and 3:
Election of Directors.
Ratification of Ernst &Young LLP as auditors for 2019.
Approval, by nonbinding advisory vote, of the Companys executive compensation.
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g Internet Go to www.envisionreports.com/WMB. Click Cast Your Vote or Request Materials. Follow the instructions to log in and order a copy of the current meeting materials and submit your preference for email or paper delivery of future meeting materials.
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To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a paper copy of the proxy materials must be received by April 29, 2019.