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On January 27, 2021, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Woodward, Inc. ("Woodward") appointed David P. Hess to serve on the Board, effective immediately. Mr. Hess was also appointed to the Board's Compensation Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Hess will be included in the class of directors who have been elected to hold office until Woodward's 2022 annual meeting of stockholders (to be held in or about January 2023) and until their successors have been duly elected and qualified. In connection with this appointment, the Board increased the approved number of its directors from eight to nine.
Mr. Hess will receive both an initial equity grant of non-qualified Woodward stock options and the same cash compensation for service as a director as is provided to Woodward's other directors (in each case, prorated for the balance of Woodward's fiscal year 2021), as provided for in the Company's Outside Director Compensation Policy, filed with the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2020.
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|99.1 Press Release of Woodward, Inc. dated January 27, 2021|
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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.
|Dated: January 27, 2021||By:||/s/ A. Christopher Fawzy|
|A. Christopher Fawzy|
|Corporate Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer|