Williams promotes executive to lead corporate strategic development

Chad Zamarin, Executive Vice President at Williams (Photo: Business Wire)


Williams announced the promotion of Chad Zamarin to Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategic Development, effective immediately.

In his expanded role, Zamarin will assume responsibility for the company’s commodity marketing efforts, in addition to his current responsibilities that include corporate strategy, business development, project analysis, upstream joint ventures, new energy ventures, communications and corporate social responsibility.

“As we continue to better align our organizational structure with the ever-changing needs and growth of our business, I’m pleased to announce this well-deserved promotion for Chad,” said Alan Armstrong, Williams President and CEO.

He pointed to Zamarin’s success in leading efforts to advocate for natural gas and its role in the clean energy future.

“ I look forward to Chad using his solid commercial expertise to further capitalize on opportunities to market and deliver natural gas, natural gas liquids and LNG as low-carbon energy sources.”

Prior to joining Williams, Zamarin served as Senior Vice President and President, Pipeline and Midstream at Cheniere Energy, Inc. He also served in various executive roles at NiSource/Columbia Pipeline Group, including Chief Operating Officer at NiSource Midstream, LLC and NiSource Energy Ventures, LLC, as well as President of Pennant Midstream, LLC.

Zamarin currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America and is a member of the Department of Transportation’s Gas Pipeline Advisory Committee.