8-K 1 d554806d8k.htm 8-K 8-K





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): March 20, 2018



Welltower Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-8923   34-1096634

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


4500 Dorr Street, Toledo, Ohio   43615
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (419) 247-2800

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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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.

On March 20, 2018, Welltower Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Joshua Fieweger, age 37, as the Company’s Vice President – Controller, effective March 20, 2018. Mr. Fieweger joined the Company in August of 2011. Since that time, he has held leadership positions in the Company’s Accounting Department and has developed a deep knowledge of the Company’s business and all aspects of Corporate Accounting. Previous to this appointment as Vice President – Controller, Mr. Fieweger served as the Company’s Vice President - Accounting since December of 2014, where he was responsible for supervising the accounting function for the Company’s Seniors Housing Triple-Net and Operating segments. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Fieweger worked for Ernst & Young for nine years, where he last held the position of Audit Senior Manager and was responsible for supervising engagement teams and coordinating audit and internal control procedures for key clients. 

In connection with Mr. Fieweger’s promotion to Vice President – Controller, the Company approved an increase in Mr. Fieweger’s base salary from $200,000 per year to $240,000 per year, effective March 20, 2018. The Company also increased Mr. Fieweger’s annual cash bonus opportunity from 40% of base salary at target to 60% of base salary at target. Additionally, the Company will recommend to the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors that it approve an increase in Mr. Fieweger’s incentive opportunity under the Company’s 2018-2020 long-term incentive program.

Mr. Fieweger will succeed Paul D. Nungester, with whom the Company entered into a Resignation Agreement (the “Resignation Agreement”) on March 20, 2018. Mr. Nungester served as the Company’s Senior Vice President – Controller until March 20, 2018, when he entered into the Resignation Agreement. Pursuant to the terms of the Resignation Agreement, Mr. Nungester will continue to provide services to the Company through May 15, 2018 in a non-executive capacity in order to ensure an orderly transition.


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: March 20, 2018    

/s/ Matthew McQueen

    Name:   Matthew McQueen

Senior Vice President - General Counsel &

Corporate Secretary