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WAB Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies

Filed: 8 Jul 21, 5:16pm

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): July 8, 2021 (July 8, 2021)


WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 
Delaware
(State or other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
   
033-90866
(Commission File No.)
 
25-1615902
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
   
30 Isabella Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
15212
(Zip Code)
   
(412) 825-1000
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
 
Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report.)

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

Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
 WAB
 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).

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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 July 8, 2021, Byron Foster was elected to serve as a member of the board of directors of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (“Wabtec”).  Mr. Foster will join the class of directors whose term expires in 2023. Reference is made to the press release filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K, which is incorporated by reference herein.

Mr. Foster will receive compensation in the same manner as Wabtec’s other non-employee directors, as described in Wabtec’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 7, 2021. Mr. Foster was also appointed to the Compensation and Audit Committees of the Board.

Mr. Foster serves as the President, Light Vehicle Drive Systems of Dana Inc.  Wabtec, Dana Inc. and their affiliates engage in routine business transactions.  During fiscal year 2020 and year to date 2021, these transactions have amounted to approximately $27 million and approximately $7 million, respectively.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)          Exhibits.

Exhibit No.
 Description
 Press Release, dated July 8, 2021.
   
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


SIGNATURE
 
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.

 WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE
 TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
   
 By:/s/ David L. DeNinno
  David L. DeNinno
  Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Date: July 8, 2021