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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 3, 2019

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

2225 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler, Arizona 85224
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(480) 917-6000
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Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Common Stock,
par value $1.00 per share
New York Stock Exchange
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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 September 3, 2019, Helen Zhang, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Power Electronic Solutions, and President, Rogers Asia, notified Rogers Corporation (the “Company”) of her decision to retire from the Company, effective March 31, 2020. Until her retirement, Ms. Zhang will continue to serve as President, Rogers Asia and will also take on the role of Senior Strategic Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer.
In connection with this transition, Ms. Zhang entered into an agreement with the Company pursuant to which, effective January 1, 2020, Ms. Zhang will receive a monthly base salary of 115,000 renminbi (or approximately $16,800 using the exchange rate of 6.8356 renminbi per United States dollar as of September 6, 2019), but she will no longer be eligible for awards under the Company’s annual incentive compensation plan or long-term incentive program. Ms. Zhang will remain eligible to receive an allowance for housing and travel and pension insurance until March 31, 2020.

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.

Date: September 9, 2019
/s/ Benjamin Buckley
Benjamin Buckley
Vice President, EH&S and Chief Human Resources Officer

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