Biography

Kim Williams

Non-Executive Director

The EW Scripps Company, Xcel Energy, and Weyerhaeuser

A 26-year career in the Investment Management business allowed Kim Williams to develop important skills which included strong analytical abilities, significant financial and strategic awareness, leadership and communication capabilities, which are always reflected in a professional and proactive attitude. This extensive business and analytical experience has translated into an active participant in the boardroom. As a corporate board member, Kim has been required to address important issues including challenging business conditions, changing business models, corporate restructuring, asset divestitures, management succession, activist shareholders and proxy battles.

Kim is currently a director of Xcel Energy, EW Scripps, and Weyerhaeuser Company. At Xcel, she serves on the Governance, Compensation and Nominating Committee and Chairs the Finance Committee. At E.W.Scripps, she serves as Lead Director, Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee. At Weyerhaeuser, she serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Governance and Nominating Committee.

Previously, Kim worked at Wellington Management Company LLP., Boston, from 1985 until her retirement in 25 and was elected partner in 1995. She developed her career in investment management as a fundamental industry equity analyst, but prior to her retirement, she worked with the Director of Research in the management of 45 Global Industry Analysts who comprised the Global Research Department. Before joining Wellington Management Company LLP, she held leadership positions at Loomis, Sayles & Co., Inc., Boston, and Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Pension Fund, London.

Kim holds a Master of Science degree in economics from the University of London and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and French from Kingston Polytechnic, London.

She is a life trustee of Concord Academy, a member of the Women’s Health Advisory Council at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, a member of the board of Oxfam America, and a member of the board of directors of MicroVest, a global microfinance intermediary.

Kim is a member of the Boston chapter of WomenCorporate Directors and the Women Energy Directors Network. She is a member of the CFA Institute and holds the designation; Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals (UK)

Kim is married with three adult children and lives with her husband, Trevor Miller in Newbury, Massachusetts.