KTOS Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Filed: 2 Jun 21, 5:15pm

Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
May 26, 2021
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
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1 Chisholm Trail
Round Rock, TX 92131
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(512) 238-9840
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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Common Stock, $0.001 par valueKTOSThe NASDAQ Global Select Market

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

(d) Election of Director
Effective May 26, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (the “Company”), upon the recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, elected Deanna Hom Lund. Ms. Lund will serve as a director of the Company until the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of stockholders. Ms. Lund has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since April 2009 and will continue to serve in such positions. Ms. Lund is a Certified Public Accountant and brings significant finance and corporate development experience to the Board.

Upon the unanimous recommendation of the Board’s Nomination & Governance Committee, the Board also voted to increase the size of the Company’s board to nine members, with Ms. Lund filling one of the two vacancies. The Board expects to fill the second vacancy within the next 18 months when a suitable candidate is identified. The Board has not appointed Ms. Lund to any committees of the Board at this time. There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Lund and any other persons pursuant to which she was elected as a director, and Ms. Lund has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Ms. Lund will not receive additional compensation for service as a director.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: May 27, 2021

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.

By: /s/ Marie Mendoza
                        Marie Mendoza
                        Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary