KE Kimball Electronics

Filed: 17 May 21, 4:19pm

(Amendment No. 1)
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)   April 27, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of(Commission File(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1205 Kimball Boulevard, Jasper, Indiana 47546
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
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Explanatory Note
This Amendment No. 1 on Form 8-K/A amends the Current Report of Kimball Electronics, Inc. (the “Company”) on Form 8-K, as initially filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2021 (the “Initial Form 8-K”), solely to provide the information called for under Item 5.02(c)(3) that was not previously filed with the Initial Form 8-K. Except as provided herein, the disclosures in the Initial Form 8-K remain unchanged.

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
As previously reported on the Initial Form 8-K, the Company has appointed Jana T. Croom to the role of Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective July 1, 2021, as the Company’s current Chief Financial Officer, Michael K. Sergesketter, informed the Company on April 27, 2021 of his intention to retire at the end of the fiscal year on June 30, 2021.
Ms. Croom accepted a written offer letter on May 11, 2021. In connection with Ms. Croom’s appointment as Chief Financial Officer and pursuant to the offer letter, the terms of her compensation include: (1) a base salary of $368,000, (2) continued participation in the Company’s profit sharing incentive bonus plan, at the category 1 participant level, with a target cash incentive of approximately 40% of base salary, and (3) an estimated target stock award value in performance shares of $276,000 for fiscal year 2022. Ms. Croom will continue to participate in all other employee benefit plans generally available to executive officers of the Company, which are more fully described in the Company’s proxy statement for the 2020 Annual Meeting of Share Owners. Ms. Croom’s employment relationship is at will, meaning either Ms. Croom or the Company may terminate the relationship at any time for any reason, and with or without notice.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted in Inline XBRL)

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.
By:/s/ John H. Kahle
Vice President, General Counsel,
Chief Compliance Officer, and Secretary
Date: May 17, 2021