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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 19, 2021




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




State of Delaware   1-4018   53-0257888

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


3005 Highland Parkway    
Downers Grove, Illinois   60515
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(630) 541-1540

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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:


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Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock   DOV   New York Stock Exchange
1.250% Notes due 2026   DOV 26   New York Stock Exchange
0.750% Notes due 2027   DOV 27   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).

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.

Effective as of February 19, 2021, the Board of Directors of Dover Corporation (the “Company”) extended the term of the employment agreement between the Company and Richard J. Tobin, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, dated March 16, 2018, which would otherwise expire in accordance with its terms on May 1, 2021, until May 1, 2024 under the same terms and conditions, as previously disclosed on the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K dated March 20, 2018.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.


10.1    Amendment to Employment Agreement of Richard J. Tobin dated as of February 19, 2021.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: February 19, 2021  











/s/ Ivonne M. Cabrera






  Ivonne M. Cabrera






  Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary