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WFC Wells Fargo & Co.

Filed: 10 Aug 21, 9:45am

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): August 9, 2021

WELLS FARGO & COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 001-02979 No.41-0449260
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 (Commission File
Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
            
420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California 94104
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 1-866-249-3302


    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:
        Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading Symbol
Name of
Each Exchange on
Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $1-2/3WFCNYSE
7.5% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Class A Preferred Stock, Series LWFC.PRLNYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series OWFC.PRONYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of 5.85% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series QWFC.PRQNYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of 6.625% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series RWFC.PRRNYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series XWFC.PRXNYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series YWFC.PRYNYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series ZWFC.PRZNYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series AAWFC.PRANYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series CCWFC.PRCNYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series DDWFC.PRDNYSE
Guarantee of Medium-Term Notes, Series A, due October 30, 2028 of Wells Fargo Finance LLCWFC/28ANYSE

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act (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. o



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


(b)     On August 9, 2021, Charles H. Noski, a member of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Wells Fargo & Company (the “Company”), informed the Company of his decision to retire as Chairman of the Board and as a director of the Company. Mr. Noski has stepped down as Chairman, and he will remain as a director until he retires on September 30, 2021.

On August 9, 2021, the Board elected director Steven D. Black, an independent director under the New York Stock Exchange’s corporate governance listing standards and the Company’s Corporate Governance Guidelines, to succeed Mr. Noski as Chairman, effective immediately. The Board also appointed Wayne M. Hewett as a member of the Board’s Governance and Nominating Committee (the “GNC”) and designated him as Chair of the GNC to succeed Mr. Noski as GNC Chair, in each case effective immediately.

The Company’s news release announcing these events is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 5.02.



Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

    (d)    Exhibits
    
Exhibit No.DescriptionLocation
Filed herewith
104Cover Page Interactive Data FileEmbedded within the Inline XBRL document
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SIGNATURE
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.
 
Dated:August 10, 2021WELLS FARGO & COMPANY
By: /s/ ANTHONY R. AUGLIERA
Anthony R. Augliera
Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary

    
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