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February 15, 2021
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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 February 15, 2021, J. Stuart Miller notified Workiva Inc. (the “Company”) of his intention to retire from his roles as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Miller's retirement will be effective as of February 26, 2021.
The Company deeply appreciates Mr. Miller’s service and commitment and wishes him well.
On February 17, 2021, the Company announced that Jill Klindt, age 44, had been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective February 27, 2021. Ms. Klindt has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer since 2017, and will continue in these capacities. Before that, she served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company from 2014 to 2017. Ms. Klindt also served Workiva LLC as Senior Director of Finance and Accounting from 2013 to 2014, Director of Finance and Accounting from 2011 to 2013 and Controller from 2008 to 2011. Prior to joining Workiva, Ms. Klindt served in various accounting and finance roles at Wells Fargo Financial, CitiMortgage, Principal Residential Mortgage and EAI. Ms. Klindt is a CPA (inactive) and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Iowa State University.
In connection with the appointment, the Company will grant Ms. Klindt 2,469 restricted stock units as of March 1, 2021 pursuant to the Workiva Inc. 2014 Equity Incentive Plan, vesting in three equal annual installments commencing on the first anniversary of the grant date, and receive an indication of eligibility for an annual cash incentive award opportunity.
Ms. Klindt does not have a direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized on this 17th day of February, 2021.
|/s/ Brandon Ziegler|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|