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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 11, 2020




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




Missouri   1-14756   43-1723446

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1901 Chouteau Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63103

(Address of principal executive offices and Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (314) 621-3222



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Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share   AEE   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.

(d)    On December 11, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Ameren Corporation (“Ameren”) elected Mr. Leo S. Mackay, Jr. to the Board, with a term beginning on December 14, 2020, and expiring at Ameren’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2021. Also effective December 14, 2020, the Board appointed Mr. Mackay to the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nuclear, Operations and Environmental Sustainability Committee of the Board. No arrangement or understanding exists between Mr. Mackay and Ameren or, to Ameren’s knowledge, any other person or persons pursuant to which Mr. Mackay was selected as a director. Mr. Mackay will receive compensation for Board and committee service as described on Exhibit 10.6 to Ameren’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019.

From 2005 to present, Mr. Mackay has served in multiple senior leadership roles at Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security and aerospace company, including most recently as senior vice president, ethics and enterprise assurance and chief sustainability officer. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Mr. Mackay served as chief operations officer of ACS State Healthcare, LLC from 2003 to 2005. He also held leadership roles at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

Mr. Mackay had no business relationships with Ameren or its subsidiaries in 2019 or to the date hereof in 2020 which are required to be reported under Item 404(a) of the Securities and Exchange Commission Regulation S-K.


ITEM 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure.

On December 14, 2020, Ameren issued a press release announcing Mr. Mackay’s election to the Board. A copy of that press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report.


ITEM 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits




99.1    Press release issued on December 14, 2020, by Ameren.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL)


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 thereunto duly authorized.



/s/ Chonda J. Nwamu

Name:   Chonda J. Nwamu
Title:   Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Date: December 14, 2020