Form 8-K CONNS INC For: Sep 29
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): September 28, 2017
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
4055 Technology Forest Blvd., Suite 210
The Woodlands, Texas
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (936) 230-5899
(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.
Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers. In connection with the appointments of Mr. Norman L. Miller as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company, Mr. Lee A. Wright as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. C.R. Gaines as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Retail, and Mr. Brian A. Daly, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, the Board of Directors (“Board”) had previously approved each officer’s compensation package, which included, inter alia, an Annual Base Salary and Annual Cash Incentive.
On September 28, 2017, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors approved increases as set forth below, with the Annual Base Salary increases to be effective October 1, 2017, and the Annual Cash Incentive increases effective starting in fiscal year 2019 (February 1, 2018):
Annual Base Salary: An increase from $875,000 to $925,000; and
Annual Cash Incentive Plan: Target cash bonus opportunity increase from 100% to 150% of Base Salary with a maximum cash bonus opportunity equal to 300% of Base Salary.
Annual Base Salary: An increase from $480,000 to $550,000; and
Annual Cash Incentive Plan: Target cash bonus opportunity increase from 60% to 100% of Base Salary with a maximum cash bonus opportunity equal to 200% of Base Salary.
Annual Cash Incentive Plan: Target cash bonus opportunity increase from 60% to 75% of Base Salary with a maximum cash bonus opportunity equal to 150% of Base Salary.
Annual Base Salary: An increase from $300,000 to $320,000; and
Annual Cash Incentive Plan: Target cash bonus opportunity increase from 50% to 75% of Base Salary with a maximum cash bonus opportunity equal to 150% of Base Salary.
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.
September 29, 2017
/s/ Mark L. Prior
Mark L. Prior
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary