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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): March 17, 2021



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


Delaware   001-33892   26-0303916
(State or Other Jurisdiction of   (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification
Incorporation)       Number)


One AMC Way

11500 Ash Street, Leawood, KS 66211

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)


(913) 213-2000

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code)


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Title of each class   Trading Symbol   Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A common stock   AMC   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.


On March 17, 2021, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) approved a cash retention bonus for Sean Goodman, the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. The retention bonus will be payable as follows, subject to Mr. Goodman continuing to be actively employed by the Company on a full-time basis as of each of the dates below:


March 17, 2022    $450,000

March 17, 2023    $450,000

March 17, 2024    $900,000


Each tranche will be paid in cash in a lump sum, less applicable tax withholdings, within three business days of each vesting date. If Mr. Goodman leaves employment at the Company for any reason, voluntarily or involuntarily, any amounts not yet paid as of such date shall be forfeited and canceled with no further amount due with respect to the retention bonus.


An amendment to Mr. Goodman’s employment agreement with respect to the retention bonus is filed with this Form 8-K as Exhibit 10.1 and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits


  10.1 Amendment executed March 19, 2021, to the Employment Agreement between AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. and Sean D. Goodman executed on October 6, 2020.
  104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted in Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)







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.


Date: March 19, 2021 By:   /s/ Sean D. Goodman
    Name: Sean D. Goodman
    Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer