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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

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Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on February 3, 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

ATMOS ENERGY CORPORATION

 
 

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ATMOS ENERGY CORPORATION

C/0 BROADRIDGE CORPORATE ISSUER SOLUTIONS, INC.

P.O. BOX 1342

BRENTWOOD, NY 11717

 

 

 
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Meeting Information

     
       
   

 

Meeting Type:            Annual Meeting

     
    For holders as of:     December 11, 2020      
    Date:    February 3, 2021      Time:    9:00 a.m. CST      
    Location:  Meeting live via the Internet-please visit      
   

     www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/ATO2021.

 

The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/ATO2021 and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow LOGO (located on the following page).

     
 

 

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      Voting Items       
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The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR the following listed nominees:

 

1.  ELECTION OF DIRECTORS

 

Nominees:

 

1a.    J. Kevin Akers

 

1b.    Robert W. Best

 

1c.    Kim R. Cocklin

 

1d.    Kelly H. Compton

 

1e.    Sean Donohue

 

1f.     Rafael G. Garza

 

1g.    Richard K. Gordon

 

1h.    Robert C. Grable

 

1i.     Nancy K. Quinn

 

1j.     Richard A. Sampson

 

1k.    Stephen R. Springer

 

1l.     Diana J. Walters

 

1m.   Richard Ware II

 

1n.    Frank Yoho

    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    

The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR proposals 2-4.

 

2.

Proposal to amend the Company’s 1998 Long-Term Incentive Plan.

 

 

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Proposal to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2021.

 

 

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Proposal for an advisory vote by shareholders to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers for fiscal 2020 (“Say-on-Pay”).

 
 


 

 

 

 

 

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