Mr. Dwight Williams, Corporate Secretary and Compliance Officer
Mr. Williams has a background in international business and corporate finance. After earning his Juris Doctor degree at Columbia Law School, he practiced law at Chadbourne & Parke in New York City. He has resided in Germany and Italy and speaks both languages. He served as a director of TerraTek, Inc. until its acquisition by Schlumberger. From 2003 to 2010, he was a Member of the Executive Committee of First Law International, Sprl., Brussels, Belgium, where he represented U.S., European and Asian enterprises in trans-border transactions, U.S. securities law, mergers, acquisitions and foreign compliance issues. Mr. Williams has served as general counsel for a multinational agrigenetics corporation, a specialty steel company with offices in Texas, Germany, and Japan, and an investment management firm based in Hong Kong. He was listed in Who’s Who in the World (7th edition, 1984-85). While practicing law, he earned an “AV” rating in Martindale-Hubbell (beginning in 1985) and an AVVO rating of 10. He has been an Adjunct Professor at the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, where he taught a course on International Business Transactions, and he also taught Business Law in the Management Department, College of Business at his alma mater (B.A., magna cum laude, 1967), the University of Utah. Mr. Williams was Board Chair from 1993-95 of the National Council for International Visitors (now Global Ties U.S.).