IIIN Insteel Industries

Filed: 22 Dec 20, 3:00pm
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 21, 2020
Commission File Number 1-9929
Insteel Industries, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
North Carolina
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
1373 Boggs Drive, Mount Airy, North Carolina
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (336) 786-2141
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Securities registered subject to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading Symbol(s)Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock (No Par Value)IIINThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
  (Nasdaq Global Select Market)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On December 21, 2020, the Executive Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Insteel Industries Inc. (the “Company”) took action to increase the annual base salaries of certain of the Company’s executive officers.
The increases in annual base salaries, which will be effective December 28, 2020, are shown below:
Name and Position Current Annual Base Salary New Annual Base Salary
H.O. Woltz III $635,000 $675,000
President and Chief Executive Officer    
James F. Petelle $225,000 $250,000
Vice President – Administration, Secretary and Chief Legal Officer    
Richard T. Wagner $330,000 $350,000
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer    
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.
Date: December 22, 2020By:
 /S/  James F. Petelle
  James F. Petelle
Vice President Administration, Secretary
    and Chief Legal Officer