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): May 10, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction|
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
600 East Second Street, P.O. Box 1109, Muscatine, Iowa 52761-0071
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (563) 272-7400
(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.):
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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||HNI||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 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
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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 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or By-Laws; Change in Fiscal Year
On May 10, 2021, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of HNI Corporation (the "Corporation") adopted the Amended and Restated By-laws of HNI Corporation (the "By-laws") to supersede and replace the existing by-laws of the Corporation. Specifically, the Board revised Section 4.02 of the By-laws to eliminate the requirement that election of the officers of the Corporation take place at the first Board meeting following the annual meeting of shareholders. The By-laws now require such elections to occur annually.
The above description of the amendments to the By-laws is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amended and Restated By-laws, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|HNI Corporation Amended and Restated By-laws, effective May 10, 2021|
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:||May 11, 2021||By||/s/ Steven M. Bradford|
Steven M. Bradford
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary