Current Report Filing (8-k)

Date : 01/06/2020 @ 4:11PM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Koppers Holdings Inc (KOP)
Quote : 23.5351  -1.9749 (-7.74%) @ 8:41PM

Current Report Filing (8-k)

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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):  January 1, 2020

KOPPERS HOLDINGS INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Pennsylvania

1-32737

20-1878963

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

(Commission

File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

 

 

436 Seventh Avenue

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

15219

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

 

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (412) 227-2001

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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))

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.

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

KOP

The New York Stock Exchange

 


 

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

 

On January 6, 2020, Koppers Holdings Inc. (the “Company”) announced the election of James A. Sullivan as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and Koppers Inc. (“KI” and, together with the Company, “Koppers”), effective January 1, 2020.

Mr. Sullivan, age 56, served as Senior Vice President, Railroad Products and Services and Global Carbon Materials and Chemicals for KI from May 2018 through December 2019.  Previously, he served as Senior Vice President, Global Carbon Materials and Chemicals for KI from April 2014 to May 2018 and Vice President of Business Development from June 2013 to April 2014. 

In connection with his election as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Sullivan will receive an annual base salary of $500,000. Mr. Sullivan will also be entitled to receive an annual cash incentive with a target value of 75 percent of his annual base salary and an annual long-term incentive award with a target value of 200 percent of his annual base salary.

Item 8.01

Other Events.

On January 6, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing Mr. Sullivan’s election as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Koppers, effective January 1, 2020. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.  

 

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press Release dated January 6, 2020

 

104

 

Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

 


 

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.

Dated: January 6, 2020

 

KOPPERS HOLDINGS INC.

 

 

By:

 

/s/ Michael J. Zugay

 

 

Michael J. Zugay

 

 

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

 

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