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): February 5, 2021 (February 4, 2021)



CARRIER GLOBAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware
001-39220
83-4051582
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

13995 Pasteur Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33418
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(561) 365-2000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock ($0.01 par value)
CARR
New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 8.01
Other Events.
 
On February 4, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Carrier Global Corporation (the “Company”) elected David Gitlin, the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, to the additional position of Chairman of the Board, effective immediately upon his election at the 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareowners on April 19, 2021 (the “Annual Meeting”), to succeed John V. Faraci.  Mr. Faraci will continue to serve on the Board upon his election at the Annual Meeting.  In addition, the independent members of the Board designated Jean-Pierre Garnier to continue in the role of lead independent director upon his election at the Annual Meeting.
 
A copy of the press release announcing these changes is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated in this Item 8.01 by reference.
 
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)
Exhibits
 
Press release of Carrier Global Corporation, issued February 5, 2021
104
The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL


SIGNATURE
 
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.
 
 
CARRIER GLOBAL CORPORATION
 
(Registrant)
   
Date:  February 5, 2021
By:
/s/ Mark G. Thompson
   
Mark G. Thompson
   
Vice President, Secretary & Deputy Legal Officer