DUCOMMUN INC /DE/ false 0000030305 0000030305 2021-01-27 2021-01-27





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): January 27, 2021




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-08174   95-0693330

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

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200 Sandpointe Avenue, Suite 700,

Santa Ana, California

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

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Common Stock, $.01 par value per share   DCO   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.

On January 27, 2021 Ducommun Incorporated (“Ducommun” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DCO) announced the appointment of Christopher D. Wampler, the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Controller and Treasurer. The appointment is effective January 27, 2021.

Mr. Wampler, 53, has served as the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since June 2019 and as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since 2016. Mr. Wampler was Vice President and Assistant Controller for several of the Company’s subsidiaries from 2013 to 2015. Prior to joining Ducommun, he served as the Controller of Just Fabulous, Inc., an online subscription retailer, from 2012 to 2013, and as the Division Controller of A.O. Smith Electrical Products Co. from 2004 to 2012. Mr. Wampler holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Wright State University and holds CPA, CMA, CFM designations. There is no information that is required to be disclosed with respect to Mr. Wampler pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

In connection with Mr. Wampler’s promotion, Mr. Wampler’s annual base salary has been increased to $360,000, and he be will eligible for participation in the Company’s Officer Annual Incentive Plan. Mr. Wampler will also be entitled to participate in the Company’s long-term incentive plan, which provides annual grants of equity awards, and receive other employee benefits and perquisites provided to similarly situated employees of the Company.

A copy of the press release regarding Mr. Wampler’s appointment is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.





   Title and Description
  99.1    Ducommun Incorporated press release issued on January 27, 2021.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


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.





Date: January 27, 2021     By:  

/s/ Stephen G. Oswald

      Stephen G. Oswald

Chairman, President and CEO

Ducommun Incorporated