Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 20, 2022



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)





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55 Waugh Drive, Suite 1000


Houston, Texas



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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 May 20, 2022, Joseph H. Reniers resigned as President – Kirby Distribution & Services, Inc. to pursue other personal and professional interests. Kirby Corporation (the “Company”) has engaged a search firm to identify a candidate to fill the role vacated by Mr. Reniers. In connection with Mr. Reniers’ departure, the Company and Mr. Reniers expect to enter into a separation agreement and release pursuant to which the Company will agree to provide Mr. Reniers certain severance benefits, contingent upon his execution, delivery and non-revocation of a release of claims against the Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates, and his compliance with certain covenants contained therein.




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.










May 25, 2022


/s/ Raj Kumar




Raj Kumar
Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer



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