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Northwest Natural Gas Company (NWN)

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Northwest Natural Gas Company

250 S.W. Taylor Street
Portland, OR 97204
United States
503 226 4211

IndustryUtilities—Regulated Gas
Full-time employees1,200

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. David Hugo AndersonPres, CEO & Director1.57MN/A1962
Mr. Frank H. BurkhartsmeyerSr. VP & CFO773.73kN/A1965
Ms. Kimberly A. HeitingSr. VP of Operations & Chief Marketing Officer527.2kN/A1970
Ms. MardiLyn SaathoffSr. VP of Regulation & Gen. Counsel669.38kN/A1957
Mr. Justin B. PalfreymanVP Strategy and Bus. Devel.522.88kN/A1979
Mr. Brody J. WilsonVP, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller & TreasurerN/AN/A1979
Mr. James R. DowningVP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/A1970
Ms. Nikki Sparley CPADirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Shawn M. FilippiVP, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1973
Ms. Kathryn M. WilliamsVP of Public Affairs & SustainabilityN/AN/A1976
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Northwest Natural Holding Company, through its subsidiary, Northwest Natural Gas Company, provides regulated natural gas distribution services to residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation customers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. The company also owns and operates 20 Bcf of underground gas storage capacity in Oregon. In addition, it is involved in water businesses and other investment activities. It serves approximately 2.5 million natural gas customers in approximately 140 communities through 770,000 meters; and 63,000 people through approximately 26,000 connections in the Pacific Northwest and Texas. The company was founded in 1859 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

Corporate governance

Northwest Natural Gas Company’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 26 September 2021 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder rights: 5; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.