KRA Kraton

Filed: 16 Nov 21, 4:09pm





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): November 15, 2021

Commission File Number






Kraton Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware 20-0411521

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

15710 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 300

Houston, TX 77032

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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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. ☐

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01 KRA New York Stock Exchange




Item 8.01.

Other Events.

Reduction in Board Size

As previously disclosed, on November 3, 2021, Mark A. Blinn provided the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Kraton Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the “Corporation”), his written resignation as a member of the Board effective immediately. On November 15, 2021, following the departure of Mr. Blinn, and as permitted by the Second Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Corporation, dated February 6, 2020, the Board fixed the size of the Board at eight directors.


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.


Date: November 16, 2021   

/s/ James L. Simmons

   James L. Simmons
   Senior Vice President and General Counsel