BARNES GROUP INC. (NYSE:B) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
(d) Election of Directors.
On December 8, 2017, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Barnes Group Inc. (the "Company") elected Richard J. Hipple as an independent director of the Company, effective immediately, for a term ending on the date of the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Mr. Hipple’s election increases Board membership to twelve (12) directors.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Hipple and any other persons by which he was selected as a director. Additionally, there are no transactions involving Mr. Hipple requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Mr. Hipple will participate in the standard compensation and benefit programs received by the Company's non-management directors, which are described in the Company’s proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 21, 2017.
The Board has appointed Mr. Hipple to the Corporate Governance Committee, and the Compensation and Management Development Committee of the Board.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
The Company issued a press release on December 8, 2017 announcing Mr. Hipple's election to the Board. A copy of the press release is furnished with this report as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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About BARNES GROUP INC. (NYSE:B)
Barnes Group Inc. is an industrial and aerospace manufacturer and service provider, serving a range of end-markets and customers. The Company’s engineered products, industrial technologies, and solutions are used in applications that provide transportation, manufacturing, healthcare products and technology to the world. Its segments include Industrial and Aerospace. The Industrial segment includes the Molding Solutions, Engineered Components and Nitrogen Gas Products business units. The Aerospace segment includes the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) business and the aftermarket business, which comprises maintenance overhaul and repair (MRO) services, and the manufacture and delivery of aerospace aftermarket spare parts. The Industrial segment is a manufacturer of engineered, precision parts, products and systems for critical applications serving customer base in end-markets.