Williams Cos.Inc.'s stockholders have until Aug. 25 to nominate candidates tostand for election to the company's board of directors.
The company is looking for "highly qualified directorcandidates" and extended the board election period to give itsshareholders time to suggest director nominees, according to a July 15 newsrelease.
Williams lostsix directors early in July in the wake of the of its merger with .
The extension is in line with Williams' practice to set thenomination deadline 90 days prior to its annual meeting, which for 2016 isscheduled to occur on Nov. 23.