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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

December 2, 2020

Seaboard Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware

1-3390

04-2260388

(State or other jurisdiction of

(Commission

(I.R.S. Employer

incorporation)

File Number)

Identification No.)

9000 West 67th Street, Merriam, Kansas

66202

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number including area code

(913) 676-8800

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock $1.00 Par Value

SEB

NYSE American

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory

Arrangements of Certain Officers

On December 2, 2020, the Board of Directors of Seaboard Corporation (the “Company”) elected David H. Rankin, age 49, to the office of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.  Mr. Rankin has served as Seaboard's Senior Vice President, Taxation and Business Development since April 2015, and as its Vice President, Taxation and Business Development since April 2013. As a result of the promotion, it is expected that Mr. Rankin’s compensation will be increased, but no decision as to the new compensation terms have been made as of the date of this filing.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Rankin and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Rankin was appointed or elected to this position, and there is no family relationship between Mr. Rankin and any of the Company’s other directors or executive officers. Mr. Rankin is not a party to any current or proposed transaction with the Company for which disclosure is required under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

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SIGNATURE

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 thereunto duly authorized.

Date: December 8, 2020

Seaboard Corporation

(Registrant)

By:

/s/ Robert L. Steer

Robert L. Steer

President, Chief Executive Officer

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