UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
August 31, 2020
ORION ENGINEERED CARBONS S.A.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Grand Duchy of Luxembourg|
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
|(Commission file number)|
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
|4501 Magnolia Cove Drive Suite 106|
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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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, no par value||OEC||New York Stock Exchange|
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors of Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On August 27, 2020, the Company appointed Bob Hrivnak to serve as its new Chief Accounting Officer (CAO). Mr. Hrivnak succeeds André Schulze Isfort, who served as the Company’s CAO since 2014.
Mr. Hrivnak has over 30 years of experience as an accomplished financial executive with an extensive track record for leading corporate finance and accounting control functions of public companies. A Certified Public Accountant who started his career as an auditor with KPMG, Bob joins the Company from Clearwater Paper Corp. (NYSE: CLW), a manufacturer of paper products based in Spokane, Washington, where he served as Chief Financial Officer and CAO. Immediately prior to Clearwater Paper Corp., Mr. Hrivnak held the position of CAO at Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a global technology and services company for utilities and municipalities. He previously served as CAO and Chief Tax Officer at Education Management Corp., Assistant Corporate Controller at Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) and as Senior Director, External Reporting and Global Consolidation at Tyco International. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business and accounting from Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Mr. Hrivnak will be primarily based in the Company’s Houston office.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
|ORION ENGINEERED CARBONS S.A.|
|Date: August 31, 2020||By||/s/ Lorin Crenshaw|
|Chief Financial Officer|