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CBT Cabot

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 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): April 28, 2020

 

CABOT CORPORATION

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

DELAWARE

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

1-5667

 

04-2271897

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

TWO SEAPORT LANE, SUITE 1300,

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

 

02210-2019

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

(617) 345-0100

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

(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 Securities Exchange Act of 1934:

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $1 par value per share

 

CBT

 

The New York Stock Exchange

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.  

 

 


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

(d) On April 28, 2020, the Board of Directors of Cabot, based on a recommendation of the Board’s Governance and Nominating Committee, elected Douglas Del Grosso a director of Cabot and appointed Mr. Del Grosso to the Board’s Audit Committee, both effective April 30, 2020. Mr. Del Grosso will serve as a director in the class whose term expires at the Annual Meeting in 2021.

There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Del Grosso and any other person pursuant to which he was selected to become a member of the Board, nor are there any transactions between Mr. Del Grosso and Cabot or any subsidiary of Cabot that are reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Mr. Del Grosso will receive compensation for his service as a non-employee director as described under the heading “Director Compensation” in Cabot’s Proxy Statement for the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which description is incorporated herein by reference. As part of such compensation, on April 30, 2020, Mr. Del Grosso will receive shares of Cabot common stock, par value $1.00 per share, having a value as close as possible to $80,000 on such date.

A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Del Grosso’s election is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit

    No.    

  

Description

     
 

99.1

  

Press Release issued by Cabot Corporation on April 30, 2020

     
 

104

  

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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.

CABOT CORPORATION

   

By:

 

/s/ Sean D. Keohane

Name:

 

Sean D. Keohane

Title:

 

President and Chief Executive Officer

Date: April 30, 2020