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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)
November 10, 2020



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)


Delaware   001-10435   06-0633559
(State or Other Jurisdiction of   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification
Incorporation)       Number)



(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (203) 259-7843


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


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock RGR NYSE


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).


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Explanatory Note


Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. is filing an amendment to its Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 12, 2020 (the “Original Filing”) solely for the purpose of clarifying the Original Filing with respect to the current base salary of Christopher J. Killoy, the Chief Executive Officer. The updated disclosure regarding the Killoy Agreement (as defined below) is included below.


Item 1.01Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement


Agreement with Christopher J. Killoy


On November 10, 2020, Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (Company entered into an Amended and Restated Agreement (the “Killoy Agreement”) with Christopher J. Killoy (“Killoy”), the Chief Executive Officer of the Company.


The Killoy Agreement provides for (i) Killoy to continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer of the Company until the 2025 Annual Meeting of the Company’s stockholders, and to resign from such position on such date, (ii) Killoy to receive a base salary of $700,000 per annum for such services, (iii) Killoy to provide certain consulting, advisory and other services to the Company following such resignation until December 31, 2026, (iv) the Company to compensate Killoy for such services at the rate of $500,000 per annum, (v) the continued vesting of Killoy’s restricted stock unit awards as if Killoy remained employed as the CEO of the Company and (vi) a prohibition against Killoy engaging in certain activities that compete or interfere with the Company during the period he is providing services under the Killoy Agreement.


The foregoing description of the Killoy Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete terms and conditions of the Killoy Agreement, which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 5.02Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


Reference is made to the Killoy Agreement described under Item 1.01.


Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits


Exhibit No.Description


10.1Amended and Restated Agreement, dated as of November 10, 2020 by and between Sturm, Ruger, & Co., Inc. and Christopher J. Killoy.


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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.


    Name: Thomas A. Dineen
    Title: Principal Financial Officer,
      Principal Accounting Officer,
      Senior Vice President, Treasurer and
      Chief Financial Officer
Dated: November 12, 2020