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August 12, 2019

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported)

The Chemours Company

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)







(State or Other Jurisdiction




(I.R.S. Employer

Of Incorporation)


File Number)


Identification No.)


1007 Market Street

Wilmington, Delaware, 19801

(Address of principal executive offices)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (302) 773-1000


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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 ($.01 par value)




New York Stock Exchange








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


On August 12, 2019, The Chemours Company (“Chemours”) announced certain appointments within its finance leadership team as further described below.


Appointment of Matthew S. Abbott

Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller


Matthew S. Abbott, age 43, has been appointed to the position of Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller. Mr. Abbott will serve as principal accounting officer for purposes of Chemours’ filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Abbott served as Chemours’ Vice President and Chief Audit Executive since January 2017. Prior to joining Chemours, Mr. Abbott was a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for five years, with nearly 20 total years of experience serving industrial products and technology clients.


In connection with his appointment, Mr. Abbott will receive an annual base salary of $325,000 and be eligible for a target Annual Incentive Plan (AIP) award of 50% of base salary and a target Long Term Incentive Plan (LTIP) award of $250,000. He will participate in the Chemours’ Senior Executive Severance Plan and in other benefit plans offered to Chemours’ officers.


There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Abbott and any other persons in connection with his appointment. Mr. Abbott does not have any family relationships with any executive officer or director of Chemours and he is not a party to any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


Appointment of Amy P. Trojanowski

Vice President, Business Finance and Shared Services


Amy P. Trojanowski, age 50, has been appointed to the position of Vice President, Business Finance and Shared Services. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Trojanowski served as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller since Chemours’ separation from E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (“DuPont”). Prior to joining Chemours, Ms. Trojanowski held several senior finance positions at DuPont, including roles in external reporting, controllership and investor relations. Ms. Trojanowski began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where she worked for 10 years before joining Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. and, later, Exelon Generation in external reporting roles.





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.







/s/ Sameer Ralhan



Sameer Ralhan



Senior Vice President, Chief Financial



Financial Officer and Treasurer




August 12, 2019




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