The Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE: WMB) have appointed John D. Chandler as senior vice president and CFO, effective Sept. 5, 2017. Chandler will replace Don Chappel, who announced his planned retirement from Williams earlier this year.
Until 2014, Chandler served as CFO of Magellan Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: MMP) beginning that role in 2002 in advance of Magellan’s spinoff from Williams in 2003. Prior to his role at Magellan, Chandler served in various financial roles at MAPCO Inc. and at Williams following MAPCO’s acquisition by Williams in 1998.
Chandler graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1992 from the University of Tulsa with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in both accounting and finance. He began his career at MAPCO, Inc. in Tulsa in 1992. Following Williams’ acquisition of MAPCO, he served in strategic planning and development leadership roles before assuming the CFO role at Magellan in 2002.