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HSII Heidrick & Struggles International

Filed: 2 Jul 21, 4:06pm

 

 

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) June 30, 2021

 

 

HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES INTERNATIONAL, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware 0-25837 36-2681268

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

233 South Wacker Drive, Suite 4900, Chicago, IL 60606-6303
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (312) 496-1200

N/A

(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):

 

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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, $0.01 par value HSII The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

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.

As previously disclosed, on June 18, 2021, Kamau Coar, former Chief Legal Officer and Chief Inclusion Officer of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (the “Company”), notified the Company of his resignation for personal reasons, effective June 18, 2021. In connection with his resignation, the Company and Mr. Coar entered into a Separation Agreement and General Release, dated June 30, 2021 (the “Separation Agreement”). Pursuant to the Separation Agreement, Mr. Coar will receive a separation payment totaling $87,500.00 and certain continued benefits provided under the Company’s group health plan. The Separation Agreement also contains a general release of claims against the Company. The foregoing description of the Separation Agreement does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by, the full text of the Separation Agreement, a copy of which is filed hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit
No.

  

Description

10.1  Confidential Separation Agreement and General Release, dated June 30, 2021, by and between Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. and Kamau Coar.
104  Cover Page Interactive Data File, formatted in Inline XBRL.


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.

 

  

HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES INTERNATIONAL, INC.

                                            (Registrant)

Date: July 2, 2021  By: 

/s/ Krishnan Rajagopalan

  Name: Krishnan Rajagopalan
  Title: President & Chief Executive Officer