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): December 3, 2020
THERMON GROUP HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction |
|7171 Southwest Parkway|
|Building 300,||Suite 200|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (512) 690-0600
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share||THR||New York Stock Exchange|
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 3, 2020, Thermon Group Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) promoted Kevin Fox, currently Vice President, Corporate Development, to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective February 12, 2021. In connection with his promotion, Mr. Fox will receive an annual base salary of $275,000 and is eligible to participate in the Company’s 2012 Short-Term Incentive Plan with a target bonus of 50% of his annual base salary, prorated for time served in his new position. In addition, Mr. Fox will receive a one-time equity award of restricted stock units under the Company’s 2020 Long-Term Incentive Plan. The award will have a grant date value of $150,000 and cliff vest on the third anniversary of the grant date.
Mr. Fox (age 36) joined the Company in March 2019 as Vice President, Corporate Development. In this role, Mr. Fox manages the Corporate Development, Investor Relations and the global Marketing activities of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Fox served in various roles of increasing responsibility in strategy, corporate development and finance with General Electric Company from 2006 to 2019. Mr. Fox holds a B.A. from Boston College and a M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
There are no family relationships between Mr. Fox and any director or executive officer of the Company and he has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
In connection with this transition, Jay Peterson, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will cease to serve in such role and will terminate employment with the Company, effective February 12, 2021. Mr. Peterson’s separation is not the result of any dispute or disagreement with respect to the Company’s accounting principles, practices or financial statement disclosures. Subject to the execution of a Transition and Consulting Agreement and General Release (the “Transition & Consulting Agreement”), Mr. Peterson will receive the severance pay and benefits for a termination without cause pursuant to the terms of the Company’s executive severance plan, as described in the Company’s proxy statement for its 2020 annual general meeting of stockholders. In addition, Mr. Peterson’s equity awards will vest on a pro-rata basis for a termination without cause in accordance with the terms of the underlying equity award agreements under the Company’s 2011 Amended and Restated Long-Term Incentive Plan. Mr. Peterson will serve as a consultant with the Company to assist in the transition of his responsibilities through June 11, 2021. In consideration for his consulting services, Mr. Peterson will receive a fixed amount equal to $20,868.75 for each month of service.
A copy of the press release issued by the Company on December 8, 2020, regarding this transition is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|December 8, 2020|
THERMON GROUP HOLDINGS, INC.
| ||By:||/s/||Ryan Tarkington|
| || || ||Ryan Tarkington|
| || || ||General Counsel & Corporate Secretary|