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HNI (HNI)

Filed: 22 Apr 20, 4:36pm






UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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):  April 22, 2020

Commission File Number: 1-14225

HNI Corporation

Iowa 42-0617510
(State of incorporation) (IRS Employer No.)

600 East Second Street
P. O. Box 1109
Muscatine, Iowa 52761-0071
(563) 272-7400

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common StockHNINew York Stock Exchange
 
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Section 2 — Financial Information

Item 2.02    Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
    
On April 22, 2020, HNI Corporation (the "Corporation") issued a press release announcing its financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended March 28, 2020.  A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

The information furnished in this Item 2.02, including the attached Exhibit, shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Section 5 — Corporate Governance and Management

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

On April 20, 2020, in addition to other measures being taken in response to the continuing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, Jeff Lorenger, the Corporation's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, agreed with the Board of Directors to reduce his 2020 base salary by 25%.  The 2020 base salaries of the Corporation's other named executive officers and certain other officers have been reduced by 15%. The salary reductions are effective immediately and will be re-evaluated in six months.

Section 9 — Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01          Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit No.Description
  
99.1









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.


   
HNI CORPORATION
 
 
Date:April 22, 2020 By/s/ Marshall H. Bridges
    
Marshall H. Bridges
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer