SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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 24, 2020
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
3801 South Oliver, Wichita, Kansas 67210
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (316) 526-9000
(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||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Class A Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||SPR||New York Stock Exchange|
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On March 24, 2020, the Board of Directors of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) approved 10% reductions to the current base salaries of Thomas Gentile (President and Chief Executive Officer), Mark Suchinski (Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer), Samantha Marnick (Executive Vice President, Chief Administration Officer and Strategy), Duane Hawkins (Senior Vice President; President of Defense and Fabrication Division of Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.) and John Pilla (Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer). The reduced salaries will stay in place until such time as the Board, or Compensation Committee, takes further action.
In addition, the Company’s Board of Directors approved 10% reductions to each element of non-employee director compensation applicable to the upcoming 2020-2021 term. The current non-employee director compensation package is described on pg. 27 of the Company’s Proxy Statement relating to the 2020 annual meeting of the Company’s stockholders.
The actions described above are being taken to lower costs in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the Company’s operations.
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.
|SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS HOLDINGS, INC.|
|Date: March 27, 2020||By:||/s/ Stacy Cozad|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary|