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 17, 2019

 

FUTUREFUEL CORP.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

Delaware

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

 

0-52577

20-3340900

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

 

8235 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 400
St. Louis, Missouri 63105

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(314) 854-8385
(Registrant’s Telephone Number)

 

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

 

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

 

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

FF

NYSE

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

 

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.

 

On September 17, 2019, the Board of Directors (“Board”) of FutureFuel Corp. (the “Company”), approved the appointment of Rose M. Sparks to the Board effective immediately. Mrs. Sparks will serve as a Class B director whose term will expire at the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders when the Class B directors will next be elected by the Company’s shareholders. Mrs. Sparks is currently serving as the Company’s principal financial officer and treasurer and principal accounting officer.

 

There are no arrangements or understandings between Mrs. Sparks and any other persons pursuant to which Mrs. Sparks was named as a director. Neither Mrs. Sparks nor any of her immediate family members is a party to any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

 

In connection with her appointment, Mrs. Sparks was granted options to purchase 10,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, which options vested immediately upon granting. Mrs. Sparks will also receive standard director compensation commensurate with our non-employee directors, which compensation can be found in the Company’s most recent proxy statement filed with the SEC on July 29, 2019.

 

Biographical information concerning Mrs. Sparks is as follows:

 

Rose M. Sparks has been our principal financial officer and treasurer and principal accounting officer since November 8, 2012 and our chief financial officer since June 1, 2013. Prior to June 1, 2013, Mrs. Sparks served as the controller of FutureFuel Chemical Company since its acquisition in 2006 and has over twenty-five years of experience at the Batesville facility. Prior to our acquisition of FutureFuel Chemical Company, Mrs. Sparks worked for Eastman Chemical as controller at the Batesville plant. Mrs. Sparks holds a certified public accounting certificate but has elected inactive status.

 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

 

 

FUTUREFUEL CORP.

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Jordan Federko

 

 

 

Jordan Federko, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

       
  Date: September 19, 2019