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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): January 20, 2021

WEIS MARKETS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Pennsylvania

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

1-5039

(Commission File Number)

 

 

24-0755415

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

1000 South Second Street

Sunbury, PA

(Address of principal executive offices)

 


17801

(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (570) 286-4571

N/A

(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

Name of exchange on which registered

Common stock, no par value

WMK

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.

Resignation of Chief Financial Officer

Weis Markets, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release on January 19, 2021 announcing the retirement of Scott F. Frost, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. After 42 years of distinguished service, Mr. Frost provided notice announcing his intention to retire from the Company. Mr. Frost will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer until, March 12, 2021, at which time Michael T. Lockard will assume the role.

Mr. Frost joined the Company in 1979 and held various positions since then, including but not limited to, Controller, Assistant Secretary, Assistant Treasurer and Acting Chief Financial Officer. The Company appointed Mr. Frost as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in October 2009. In January 2011, Mr. Frost was promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.

Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

On January 19, 2021, the Company announced Michael T. Lockard will assume the role of Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, to be effective March 12, 2021.

Mr. Lockard, age 51, most recently held the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. Mr. Lockard initially joined K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. in 2012 and prior to that held several senior level positions with Walmart and UPS.

A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1, which, in its entirety, is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibit

(d) Exhibit.

99.1 Weis Markets, Inc. January 19, 2021 news release announcing executive leadership change.



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.

 

WEIS MARKETS, INC.

By: /s/Scott F. Frost

Name: Scott F. Frost

Title: Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

(Principal Financial Officer)

           

Dated: January 20, 2021



EXHIBIT INDEX

 

 

Exhibit No.

Description

 99.1

Weis Markets, Inc. January 19, 2021 news release announcing executive leadership change.