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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):
January 8, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Commission file number: 1-1169
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
4500 Mount Pleasant Street NW
North CantonOhio 44720-5450
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:
Title of each classTrading SymbolName of each exchange on which registered
Common Shares, without par valueTKRThe New York Stock Exchange
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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 January 8, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of The Timken Company (the “Company”) approved an increase in the size of the Board from eleven to twelve members and elected Sarah C. Lauber as a director. Ms. Lauber will begin serving as a director on January 8, 2021 for a term that expires at the 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Company and will also serve on the Audit and Compensation Committees of the Board. Ms. Lauber is the Chief Financial Officer & Secretary of Douglas Dynamics, Inc., a premier manufacturer and upfitter of work truck attachments and equipment.

In connection with her appointment and service to the Board, Ms. Lauber will receive the same compensation as all other non-employee directors of the Company as disclosed in the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on March 17, 2020. Ms. Lauber and the Company will also enter into the Company’s standard director indemnification agreement, the form of which was previously filed with the SEC as Exhibit 10.1 to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019.

        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.
By:/s/ Hansal N. Patel
Hansal N. Patel
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
January 8, 2021