WGO Winnebago Industries
Filed: 18 Mar 21, 8:34am
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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) March 17, 2021
|Winnebago Industries, Inc.|
|(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)|
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|P.O. Box 152||Forest City||Iowa||50436|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant's telephone number, including area code 641-585-3535
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report.)
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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, $0.50 par value per share||WGO||New York Stock Exchange|
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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 March 17, 2021, the Company announced the appointment of Kevin E. Bryant and Jacqueline D. Woods to its Board effective March 17, 2021.
Mr. Bryant is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Evergy (NYSE: EVRG), an American investor-owned utility. He held several leadership positions within Evergy including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Great Plains Energy when it merged with Westar Energy, creating Evergy. Mr. Bryant also held roles at THQ, Inc., UBS, and Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Mr. Bryant will be a Class II director and will serve on the Audit and Finance Committees.
Ms. Woods is Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of NielsenIQ, an Advent International portfolio company. Prior to joining NielsenIQ, Ms. Woods was the Chief Marketing Officer of IBM Global Business Partners at IBM and held senior executive roles at Oracle Corporation, General Electric Company, Ameritech Corporation and GTE Corporation.
Ms. Woods will be a Class I director and will serve on the Nominating and Governance and Human Resources Committees.
Mr. Bryant and Ms. Woods will be compensated in accordance with the registrant’s standard compensation policies and practices for the Board, the components of which were disclosed in the registrant’s Proxy Statement for its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 2, 2020, in the section titled “Director Compensation”.
There are no transactions or relationships between the registrant either Mr. Bryant or Ms. Woods that are reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Both Mr. Bryant and Ms. Woods are expected to stand for election to the Board at the 2021 annual shareholders meeting.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On March 17, 2021, the Company issued a news releases announcing the appointment of Mr. Bryant and Ms. Woods to the Board as described above under Item 5.02. A copy of the news release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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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.
WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.
|Date:||March 18, 2021||By:||/s/ Stacy L. Bogart|
|Name:||Stacy L. Bogart|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Corporate Responsibility|