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WAB Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies

Filed: 14 Sep 21, 4:51pm

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): September 14, 2021 (September 9, 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).

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.  ☐



Item 5.02.Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

As previously announced by Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (the “Company”) on August 11, 2021, Patrick A. Dugan, Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will leave the Company to pursue other opportunities, and is expected to do so in the fourth quarter of 2021.

On September 9, 2021, the Company and Mr. Dugan entered into a Transition Agreement (the “Agreement”) whereby Mr. Dugan will receive a cash payment of $2,520,000 (two times the sum of his annual salary and his targeted 2021 bonus), reimbursement of certain expenses, accelerated vesting of his outstanding stock option and restricted stock awards, eligibility to receive a pro-rated award of performance units and continued participation in Wabtec’s healthcare plans for 24 months. The Agreement also includes customary release, non-competition and non-solicitation provisions.


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: September 14, 2021