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): January 16, 2020

 

 

LSB INDUSTRIES, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delaware

 

1-7677

 

73-1015226

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

 

3503 NW 63rd Street, Suite 500, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

 

73116

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (405) 235-4546

Not applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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))

 

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, Par Value $.10

 

LXU

 

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.

On January 16, 2020, LSB Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Mr. John Diesch will resign as Executive Vice President of Manufacturing of the Company, effective as of February 3, 2020.  Mr. Diesch, who has served in the role since August 2016, will be retiring after over 30 years in the chemical industry. In notifying the Company of his decision to resign from his role, Mr. Diesch indicated that his decision was not due to a disagreement with the Company, the Board or the management of the Company.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

Also on January 16, 2020, the Company announced the appointment of John Burns as Executive Vice President of Manufacturing of the Company, effective as of February 3, 2020.   

Also on January 16, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing the retirement of Mr. Diesch and appointment of Mr. Burns disclosed above.  A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference into this Item 8.01.

The information contained in Item 8.01 and Exhibit 99.1 of this Current Report shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.


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Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

 

 

 

Exhibit
Number

  

Description

 

 

99.1

  

Press Release, dated January 16, 2020

 


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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated: January 17, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LSB INDUSTRIES, INC.

 

 

By:

 

/s/ Cheryl A. Maguire

Name:

 

Cheryl A. Maguire

Title:

 

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

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