8-K 1 d106055d8k.htm 8-K 8-K

 

 

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): January 29, 2016

 

 

The Sherwin-Williams Company

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

 

Ohio   1-04851   34-0526850

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

 

101 West Prospect Avenue

Cleveland, Ohio

  44115  
  (Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)  

(216) 566-2000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

N/A

(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:

 

  ¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

  ¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

  ¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

  ¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 


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

On January 29, 2016, Richard K. Smucker notified The Sherwin-Williams Company (“Sherwin-Williams”) of his decision to retire from the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Sherwin-Williams at the end of his current term. Mr. Smucker will continue to serve as a director until Sherwin-Williams’ 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held on April 20, 2016 and will not be standing for re-election to the Board at such meeting. Mr. Smucker has served as a director of Sherwin-Williams since 1991. Mr. Smucker’s decision to retire was not due to any disagreement with Sherwin-Williams on any matter relating to Sherwin-Williams’ operations, policies or practices.

 

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SIGNATURES

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.

 

        THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY
February 2, 2016     By:  

/s/ Catherine M. Kilbane

      Catherine M. Kilbane
      Senior Vice President, General Counsel and
      Secretary

 

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