Simpson Manufacturing (SSD)

Filed: 13 Oct 20, 4:25pm
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): October 13, 2020
Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. 
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 1-13429 94-3196943
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission file number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
5956 W. Las Positas Boulevard, Pleasanton, CA 94588

 (Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code): (925) 560-9000
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading SymbolName of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per shareSSDNew York Stock Exchange

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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

Appointment of Michael Olosky as Chief Operating Officer

On October 13, 2020, Simpson Manufacturing Co, Inc. (the “Company” or “Simpson”) announced that Michael Olosky, age 52, will join the Company, effective November 30, 2020, as Chief Operating Officer.

Before joining Simpson, Mr. Olosky served in numerous leadership positions, over 22 years, at Henkel, a values-based chemical and consumer goods company. In his last role at Henkel, from July 2019 to November 2020 he served as Head of Industrials & Electronics. He previously served as the Head of Electronics from May 2017 to July 2019 and Head of Innovation from April 2013 to May 2017. Mr. Olosky has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University, an MBA from Michigan State University, and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Oakland University.

In connection with Mr. Olosky’s appointment as Chief Operating Officer, the Company and Mr. Olosky entered into an offer letter, dated July 20, 2020, which provides for, among other things: (i) annual base salary of $620,000; (ii) target annual Cash Profit Sharing (CPS) bonus opportunity of $465,000 per year (earned from 0% to 200% of target); (iii) target long-term incentive award opportunity of $715,000 for the 2021 grant in the form of target performance stock units (PSUs) (earned from 0% to 200% of target) and restricted stock units (RSUs); (iv) customary employee benefits and fringe benefits on the same basis as other senior executives of the Company; and (v) customary and non-recurring relocation costs including up to two years of temporary housing assistance of up to $5,000 per month, and up to two years of travel expenses to commute from Southern California to Northern California.

Item 8.01    Other Events

On October 13, 2020, the Company issued a press release related to Mr. Olosky’s appointment. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference into this Form 8-K.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No. Description
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

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.
   Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc.
DATE:October 13, 2020 By/s/Terry Hammons
    Terry Hammons
    Senior Vice President and General Counsel