8-K 1 form8-kschmidtannouncement.htm 8-K Form 8-K Schmidt Announcement





UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 of 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
June 10, 2013


Heartland Financial USA, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

Commission File Number:

001-15393

Delaware
 
42-1405748
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)    

 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)

1398 Central Avenue
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
(Address of principal executive offices)

(563) 589-2100
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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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 June 10, 2013, Heartland Financial USA, Inc. issued a press release announcing that John K. Schmidt, the company's Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, will be resigning effective mid-July 2013 to accept a position at A.Y. McDonald Industries, Inc. Mr. Schmidt will remain a member of Heartland's Board of Directors. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits.

99.1 Press Release dated June 10, 2013.



SIGNATURES

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: June 10, 2013
 
HEARTLAND FINANCIAL USA, INC.
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Lynn B. Fuller, Chairman
 
 
 
President and CEO