8-K 1 a8kvrt04082020.htm 8-K Document


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 6, 2020
VERTIV HOLDINGS CO
Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter
Delaware001-3851881-2376902
(State or other Jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification Number)
1050 Dearborn Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43085
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 614-888-0246
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Units, each consisting of one share of Class A common stock, $0.0001 par value per share, and one-third of one redeemable warrant to purchase one share of Class A common stock
VERT.UNew York Stock Exchange
Class A common stock, $0.0001 par value per shareVRTNew York Stock Exchange
Redeemable warrants to purchase Class A common stock

VRT WSNew 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
(§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 T
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. o







Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On April 6, 2020, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Vertiv Holdings Co resolved that, as a precautionary measure against the potential impact of COVID-19 on the company’s business and operations, the base salary of the following executive officers shall be reduced by ten percent (10%) effective March 30, 2020: Rob Johnson, David Fallon, Jason M. Forcier, John Hewitt, and Stephen Liang, each one of our “named executive officers,” as well as Giordano Albertazzi, Andrew Cole, Colin Flannery, Sheryl Haislet, Patrick Johnson, Steve Lalla, and Gary Niederpruem. In addition, the Board of Directors resolved that the cash compensation of all non-employee directors of the company will likewise be reduced by ten percent (10%) effective March 31, 2020. The foregoing reductions in base salary and cash compensation will stay in place until lifted by subsequent resolutions of the Compensation Committee and Board of Directors.



SIGNATURE

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: April 7, 2020Vertiv Holdings Co
/s/ Rob Johnson
Name: Rob Johnson
Title: Chief Executive Officer