BRADY CORPORATION (NYSE:BRC) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

BRADY CORPORATION (NYSE:BRC) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
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DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS

(d)On February 7, 2019, the Board of Directors of Brady Corporation (the “Company”) elected David S. Bem, PhD, and Michelle E. Williams, PhD, to the Board of Directors, effective February 18, 2019. Dr. Bem and Dr. Williams had been nominated for election to the Board of Directors through a process conducted by the Corporate Governance Committee of the Board. Dr. Bem and Dr. Williams have each been appointed to the Technology Committee of the Board of Directors.

Dr. Bem is Vice President of Science and Technology and Chief Technology Officer of PPG Industries, Inc. There are no actual or proposed transactions between Dr. Bem or any of his related persons and the Company that would require disclosure under Item 404 (a) of Regulation S-K in connection with his appointment as a director of the Company.

Dr. Williams is Global Group President, Altuglas International, an affiliate of Arkema S.A. There are no actual or proposed transactions between Dr. Williams or any of her related persons and the Company that would require disclosure under Item 404 (a) of Regulation S-K in connection with her appointment as a director of the Company.

Dr. Bem and Dr. Williams are each eligible to participate in the Company’s equity incentive and other benefit plans on a basis similar to other non-employee directors. Dr. Bem and Dr. Williams will each receive an award of $109,000 of unrestricted Class A Nonvoting Common Stock, with a grant date of February 18, 2019.

On February 8, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Dr. Bem and Dr. Williams to the Board of Directors. A copy of the press release is being provided to the Securities and Exchange Commission as Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.

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FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

(d) Exhibits

BRADY CORP Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 exhibit991-pressrelease282.htm PRESS RELEASE Exhibit EXHIBIT 99.1For More Information:Investor contact: Ann Thornton 414-438-6887Media contact: Kate Venne 414-358-5176David S. Bem and Michelle E. Williams join Brady Corporation Board of DirectorsMILWAUKEE (February 8,…
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About BRADY CORPORATION (NYSE:BRC)

Brady Corporation is a manufacturer and supplier of identification solutions and workplace safety products that identify and protect premises, products and people. The Company has two segments: Identification Solutions (IDS) and Workplace Safety (WPS). The IDS segment includes identification and healthcare products, and the WPS segment includes workplace safety and compliance products. The IDS segment offers products that are manufactured under various brands, including the Brady brand, and are primarily sold through distribution to a range of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) and original equipment manufacturing (OEM) customers, and through other channels. The WPS segment offers a range of product categories, such as safety and compliance signs, tags, and labels; informational and architectural signage; industrial warehouse and office equipment, and labor law compliance posters. Its brands include Electromark, Identicard, PromoVision, Scafftag, Seton and Emedco.

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