GCP APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES INC. (NYSE:GCP) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

GCP APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES INC. (NYSE:GCP) 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.

On June 28, 2018, the Board of Directors of GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (the “Company”) elected James F. Kirsch as a director of the Company, effective October 1, 2018. Mr. Kirsch served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ferro Corporation, a producer of specialty materials and chemicals, from 2004 to 2012. Prior to joining Ferro in 2004, Mr. Kirsch was President of Quantum Composites, Inc., a manufacturer of thermoset molding compounds, parts and assemblies for the automotive, aerospace, electrical and HVAC markets.

Mr. Kirsch, who will stand for election by the stockholders at the Company’s 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, has been appointed to serve on the Audit, Compensation, Corporate Responsibility, and Nominating and Governance Committees of the Board of Directors. As a non-employee director, Mr. Kirsch will receive compensation as described in the “Director Compensation” section of the Company’s 2018 Proxy Statement.

A copy of the press release announcing the election of Mr. Kirsch is included with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits


GCP Applied Technologies Inc. Exhibit
EX-1.99.1 2 pressreleasejune2018.htm PRESS RELEASE JULY 2 2018 Exhibit GCP Applied Technologies Elects James F. KirschTo Board of DirectorsCAMBRIDGE,…
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About GCP APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES INC. (NYSE:GCP)

GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (GCP) is engaged in the production and sale of specialty construction chemicals, specialty building materials, and packaging sealants and coatings. The Company operates through three segments: Specialty Construction Chemicals (SCC), Specialty Building Materials (SBM) and Darex Packaging Technologies (Darex). The SCC segment manufactures and markets products to manage the performance of Portland cement, and materials based on Portland cement, such as concrete admixtures and cement additives, as well as concrete production management systems. The SBM segment manufactures and markets building envelope products, residential building products and specialty construction products. The Darex segment manufactures and markets sealants and coatings for use in beverage and food containers, and other consumer and industrial applications. Its brands include ADVA, CBA, SYNCHRO, HEA2, TDA, STRUX, MIRA, ADPRUFE, HYDRODUCT, ADCOR, DARABLEND and APPERTA.

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