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AES AES

Filed: 15 Jul 21, 4:52pm



UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): July 15, 2021
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THE AES CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Delaware001-1229154-1163725
(State of Incorporation) (Commission File No.) (IRS Employer Identification No.)

4300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1100
Arlington, VA 22203
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(703) 522-1315
NOT APPLICABLE
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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:
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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 Stock, par value $0.01 per shareAESNew York Stock Exchange
Corporate UnitsAESCNew 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. ☐
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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.
Election of Directors

On July 15, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of The AES Corporation (the “Company”) elected Maura Shaughnessy to the Board, effective immediately, and appointed her to the Financial Audit Committee and Innovation and Technology Committee of the Board.

Ms. Shaughnessy is a former Global Portfolio Manager at MFS Investment Management (“MFS”). She joined MFS in 1991 and launched MFS’ Utilities Fund, which included utilities, power, telecommunications and energy infrastructure. Under Ms. Shaughnessy’s leadership, the MFS Utilities Fund invested globally across various capital structures. She retired from MFS in 2019. Ms. Shaughnessy graduated with a B.S. in Economics from Colby College and an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Ms. Shaughnessy will participate in the non-employee director compensation arrangements described in the Company’s 2021 proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 3, 2021. Also, consistent with initial grants previously offered to non-employee directors of the Company, Ms. Shaughnessy will receive an initial equity grant consisting of deferred stock units valued at $40,000.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.Description
101Inline XBRL Document Set for the Cover Page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted as Inline XBRL
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)






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 of the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
THE AES CORPORATION
Date:July 15, 2021By:/s/ Paul L. Freedman
Name:Paul L. Freedman
Title:Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary