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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 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 9, 2021

 

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

1-13703

 

13-3995059

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

1000 Ballpark Way, Suite 400

 

 

Arlington, Texas

 

76011

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

(972) 595-5000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

      Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

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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, $0.025 par value per share

SIX

New York Stock Exchange

Preferred Stock Purchase Rights

SIX

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 Exchange Act of 1934 of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging Growth Company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Item 5.02             Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On February 9, 2021, Nancy Krejsa, a member of the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (the “Company”) since 2017, advised the Company of her intention to retire from the Board at the end of her current term and that she will not stand for re-election at the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of stockholders. There are no disagreements between Ms. Krejsa and the Company or its management on any matters relating to the Company’s operations, policies, or practices.

On February 10, 2021, in connection with the Company’s earlier announcement that Selim Bassoul would succeed Richard Roedel as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, the Board determined that Mr. Bassoul’s appointment as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board would be effective immediately.

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.

 

SIX FLAGS ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Laura W. Doerre

 

 

Name:

Laura W. Doerre

 

 

Title:

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer

Date: February 12, 2021