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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.
Karleen M. Oberton was appointed to the Board of Directors of AMETEK, Inc., or the “Company,” effective February 9, 2021, to serve as a Class III Director until the 2021 Annual Meeting. Ms. Oberton joined the Board as an independent director. There is no arrangement or understanding between Ms. Oberton and any other person pursuant to which she was appointed as a director.
Non-employee directors receive compensation for service as a director as described in the Company’s proxy statement for the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 24, 2020. Non-employee directors receive an annual basic retainer fee of $100,000, payable in advance in equal quarterly installments. Accordingly, Ms. Oberton will receive the pro rata portion of the annual fee for 2021. Non-employee directors also receive an annual equity award with a target value of $155,000.
On February 11, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing Ms. Oberton’s appointment, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is hereby incorporated by reference in this Form 8-K.
Item 8.01 Other Events
On February 11, 2021, AMETEK, Inc. issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has approved an 11% increase in its quarterly cash dividend on its common stock to $0.20 per share from $0.18 per share. A copy of the release is attached as Exhibit 99.2 hereto and is hereby incorporated by reference in this Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit No. Description
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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.
February 11, 2021By:
Name: Thomas M. Montgomery
Title: Senior Vice President - Comptroller