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TTC Toro

 

 

 

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 28, 2020

 

THE TORO COMPANY

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

Delaware

1-8649

41-0580470

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

 

 

8111 Lyndale Avenue South
Bloomington, Minnesota

 

55420

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

(952) 888-8801

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:

Not Applicable

(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:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

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

 

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share

TTC

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. 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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 28, 2020, the Board of Directors of The Toro Company (“TTC”) approved certain compensation changes as part of its measures to mitigate the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic on TTC’s business. As part of the compensation changes, effective May 1, 2020 and through the end of its fiscal year ending on October 31, 2020, (i) the base salary for Richard M. Olson, Chairman, President and CEO, will be reduced by 30% and (ii) and the base salaries for TTC’s other named executive officers will be reduced by 20%.     

 

Section 7—Regulation FD

 

Item 7.01Regulation FD Disclosure

 

Attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy of the press release issued by TTC on April 30, 2020 regarding certain compensation changes TTC’s is taking as part of its measures to mitigate the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic on TTC’s business, including those measures described in Item 5.02 above.  

 

The information contained in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any filings made by TTC under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Section 9—Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press Release dated April 30, 2020 (furnished herewith).

 

 

 

104

 

Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

 

 

 

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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 thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

THE TORO COMPANY

 

 

(Registrant)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date:  April 30, 2020

 

By:

/s/ Amy E. Dahl

 

 

 

Amy E. Dahl

 

 

 

Vice President, Human Resources, Distributor Development and General Counsel

 

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