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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):

October 21, 2021
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Commission
File Number
Registrant; State of Incorporation;
Address; and Telephone Number
IRS Employer
Identification No.
001-09057 WEC ENERGY GROUP, INC. 39-1391525
(A Wisconsin Corporation)
231 West Michigan Street
P.O. Box 1331
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(414) 221-2345


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, $.01 Par Value WEC New York Stock Exchange

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.


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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.

As part of its ongoing director succession planning process, on October 21, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of WEC Energy Group, Inc. (“WEC Energy”) increased the number of directors constituting the Board from 10 to 11 and elected Glen E. Tellock to fill the vacancy, effective January 1, 2022. He will also join the Audit and Oversight Committee of the Board at that time. Mr. Tellock is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Lakeside Foods Inc., a food processing company based in Wisconsin. Before joining Lakeside Foods, he served in a variety of leadership roles at The Manitowoc Company, Inc., including chairman, president and chief executive officer. The Manitowoc Company is a global manufacturer of engineered lifting solutions.

Mr. Tellock will be compensated according to WEC Energy’s standard compensation program for non-employee directors as described in WEC Energy’s Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 25, 2021.



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SIGNATURES
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.
WEC ENERGY GROUP, INC.
(Registrant)
/s/ William J. Guc
Date: October 21, 2021 William J. Guc, Vice President and Controller





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