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): December 10, 2021 (December 9, 2021)

Alamo Group Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
State of Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File No.)(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1627 E. Walnut, Seguin, Texas
(Address of Registrant’s principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

(830) 379-1480
Registrant's telephone number, including area code:
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value
$.10 per share
ALGNew York Stock Exchange

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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.

(d) At a meeting of the Company's Board of Directors on December 9, 2021, Ms. Nina C. Grooms was elected as a director effective immediately. The Board determined that Ms. Grooms is independent in accordance with the director independence standards established under the Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines. Ms. Grooms will initially be a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.

Ms. Grooms, 53, is Chief Product Officer of May Mobility, a leader in autonomous vehicle technology with a mission to transform communities through the development and deployment of safe and accessible autonomous vehicles. Ms. Grooms has served as May Mobility's Chief Product Officer since 2020. She served as Chief Product Owner for Ford Motor Company's Autonomous Vehicle Software Solutions Group from 2019 to 2020, as Ford's Global Chief Operating Officer for FordPass Iot Software Solutions from 2018 to 2019 and as Global General Manager of Ford's Digital Software Services for Iot Software from 2017 to 2018. From 2012 to 2017, Ms. Grooms held various managerial positions with the General Electric Company, including as Vice-President, Global Customer & Services Marketing, IoT Software at GE Digital from 2016 to 2017.

In connection with her election as a director, Ms. Grooms will receive 286 shares of restricted stock awards pursuant to the Company's 2019 Equity Incentive Plan. The restricted stock awards will vest ratably over the next three years. In addition, Ms. Grooms will be eligible to participate in the Company's director compensation arrangements which are more fully described in the Company's 2021 definitive proxy statement.

The Company is not aware of any related party transactions between Ms. Grooms, on the one hand, and the Company, on the other hand, subject to disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

A copy of the press release regarding the election of Ms. Grooms to the Board is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference into this Item 5.02(d).

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits.
The following exhibits are being furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K:

Exhibit No.Description
104Cover 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 report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
December 10, 2021
By:  /s/ Edward T. Rizzuti              
 Edward T. Rizzuti
 Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary