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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) September 28, 2021



Paycom Software, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-36393   80-0957485

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


7501 W. Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   73142
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (405) 722-6900

Not Applicable

(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:


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $0.01 par value   PAYC   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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

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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.

Resignation of Director

On September 23, 2021, Janet B. Haugen tendered her resignation from the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Paycom Software, Inc. (the “Company”). The compensation committee of the Board determined to accelerate the vesting of one half of Ms. Haugen’s unvested shares of restricted stock of the Company that she previously received in connection with her service as a director.

Appointment of Director

Effective September 28, 2021, the Board accepted Ms. Haugen’s resignation and appointed Sharen Jester Turney to serve as a Class I director to fill the resulting vacancy. Ms. Turney will receive a prorated portion of the standard compensation package for the Company’s non-management directors, which is described in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 1, 2021. Ms. Turney has been appointed to serve on both the compensation committee and the nominating and corporate governance committee of the Board.

Ms. Turney served as the Chief Executive Officer of denim brand Gloria Jeans from November 2018 until November 2019. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s Secret, a division of L Brands, Inc., from July 2006 until February 2016, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s Secret Direct, from May 2000 until July 2006. Prior to that, Ms. Turney spent 10 years in various executive roles, including President and Chief Executive Officer of Neiman Marcus Direct, the direct commerce division of Neiman Marcus Group. Ms. Turney has also served as an advisor to several retailers and technology companies.

Currently, Ms. Turney serves on the Board of Directors of Alliance Data Systems Corp., including on its Nominating and Governance Committee and as Chair of its Compensation Committee, and on the Board of Directors of Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc., including on its Compensation and Nominating and Governance Committees. Previously, Ms. Turney spent two years on the Board of Directors of Sweden-based designer sock and underwear brand Happy Socks AB, seven years on the Board of Directors of M/I Homes, Inc., and two years on the Board of Directors of FULLBEAUTY Brands. Additionally, Ms. Turney serves as a Director of the University of Oklahoma Foundation, including on its Investment Committee, and served as a Director of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Inc., including as Chairman of the Board of its Research Institute. Ms. Turney received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and serves on the Baker Retailing Center Industry Advisory Board at Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Company issued a press release announcing Ms. Turney’s appointment, a copy of which is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No.


Description of Exhibit

99.1    Press Release, dated September 28, 2021, issued by Paycom Software, Inc.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


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: September 28, 2021     By:  

/s/ Craig E. Boelte

    Name:   Craig E. Boelte
    Title:   Chief Financial Officer