SJM J.M. Smucker
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): November 8, 2019
The J. M. Smucker Company
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction|
|One Strawberry Lane|
|(Address of Principal|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (330) 682-3000
|(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)|
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading symbol||Name of each exchange on|
|Common Shares, no par value||SJM||New York Stock Exchange|
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This Amendment No. 1 to Current Report on Form 8-K (this “Form 8-K/A”) amends the Current Report on Form 8-K of The
J. M. Smucker Company (the “Company”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 13, 2019 (the “Original Form 8-K”). The Original Form 8-K reported, among other items, the appointment of Tucker H. Marshall as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective May 1, 2020. Pursuant to Instruction 2 to Item 5.02 of Form 8-K, this Form 8-K/A is being filed solely to provide information called for in Item 5.02(c)(3) of Form 8-K that had not been determined at the time of filing of the Original Form 8-K.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
(c) Effective May 1, 2020, Mr. Marshall’s base salary will be $570,000, and his short-term cash incentive and long-term equity incentive opportunities as a percentage of base salary will be consistent with those previously provided for the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Marshall will also participate in all employee plans and benefits consistent with other senior executives of the Company.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|104||The cover page of this Current Report on Form 8-K/A, formatted in Inline XBRL|
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.
|THE J. M. SMUCKER COMPANY|
|By:||/s/ Jeannette L. Knudsen|
|Name: Jeannette L. Knudsen|
|Title: Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and|
Date: April 28, 2020