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): December 31, 2019

 

 

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   0-5286   38-0715562

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

2700 West Front Street

Statesville, North Carolina

  28677
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 704-873-7202

N/A

(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(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $2.50 par value   KEQU   NASDAQ Global Market

 

 

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:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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.

(b)    Michael G. Rok, the former Vice President of Manufacturing Operations of Kewaunee Scientific Corporation (the “Company”), retired on December 31, 2019.

 

Item 8.01

Other Events.

On June 1, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing the hiring of Douglas J. Batdorff as Vice President of Manufacturing Operations. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits

 

Exhibit
Number
 

Description

99.1   Press Release of Kewaunee Scientific Corporation, dated June 1, 2020

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.

 

 

                (Registrant)

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation

Date: June 1, 2020  

/s/ Donald T. Gardner III

  Donald T. Gardner III
  Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
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