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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 15, 2023
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On February 15, 2023, Cheniere Energy, Inc. (the “Company”) and Aaron Stephenson, 67, the Company’s Senior Vice President, Operations Support and Development, entered into a letter agreement (the “Letter Agreement”) setting forth the terms of Mr. Stephenson’s retirement and transition from the Company. Mr. Stephenson and the Company agreed that Mr. Stephenson’s employment with the Company will continue through March 2, 2023, at which time his employment will terminate, and that Mr. Stephenson will remain available to assist the Company in the transition of Mr. Stephenson’s duties and other matters reasonably requested by the Company through December 31, 2023.

The Letter Agreement provides that, subject to Mr. Stephenson signing an effective release of claims and not resigning his employment prior to March 2, 2023, Mr. Stephenson will be entitled to (i) a cash lump sum payment equal to $1,875,000; (ii) treatment of Mr. Stephenson’s outstanding restricted stock unit awards and performance stock unit awards in accordance with the terms of the Cheniere Energy, Inc. Retirement Policy, as amended; and (iii) continued subsidized health benefits for up to 24 months.

A copy of the Letter Agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. The foregoing description of the Letter Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Letter Agreement.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

d) Exhibits
Exhibit No.Description
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    Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date:February 15, 2023By:/s/ Zach Davis
Name:Zach Davis
Title:Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer