SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): February 17, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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3700 West Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On February 17, 2021, Harley-Davidson, Inc. (the “Company”) announced the retirement of Lawrence G. Hund, Chief Commercial Officer, and the appointment of Edel M. O’Sullivan Coyne (Edel O’Sullivan) as his replacement. Mr. Hund is retiring from the Company after 18 years of service and will work closely with Ms. O’Sullivan through the transition. Ms. O’Sullivan will join the Company as Chief Commercial Officer, effective March 1, 2021. Mr. Hund will retire effective April 2, 2021 from the Company and will remain chairman of the board of directors of Harley-Davidson Financial Services.
Ms. O’Sullivan has served as a partner at Bain & Company for the last 5 years of her 14-year tenure, where she led the development of major corporate transformations, including the strategic delivery of profitable growth initiatives across multiple industries, with an emphasis on retail, advanced manufacturing and OEMs. She previously managed financial planning and analysis for a division at Procter & Gamble.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
(d)Exhibits. The following exhibit is being furnished herewith:
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: February 17, 2021||/s/ Paul J. Krause|
|Paul J. Krause|