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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): May 4, 2021



Apria, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Delaware   001-40053   82-4937641

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

7353 Company Drive

Indianapolis, Indiana 46237

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(800) 990-9799

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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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, par value $0.01 per share   APR   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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  ☐

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.  ☐




Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On May 4, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Apria, Inc. (the “Company”), upon the recommendation of the Board’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, increased the size of the Board by two directors (to a total size of 11 directors) and filled the vacancies created by such increase by appointing Teresa Kline as a Class I director and Susannah Gray as a Class II director, in each case, to hold office until the next election of the class of directors for which such director has been appointed and until her successor shall be elected and qualified or until her earlier death, resignation, retirement, disqualification or removal. Mses. Kline and Gray will each also serve on the Board’s Audit Committee.

The Board has determined that each of Mses. Kline and Gray qualify as an independent director under the Company’s Corporate Governance Guidelines, the rules and regulations of the Nasdaq Global Select Market and the independence requirements of Rule 10A-3 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Each of Mses. Kline and Gray will receive compensation as a non-employee director in accordance with the Company’s compensation program for eligible non-employee directors as described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020.


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.



/s/ Michael-Bryant Hicks

Name:   Michael-Bryant Hicks
Title:   Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Date: May 6, 2021