Alcoa 8-K 2012
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): January 19, 2012 (January 16, 2012)
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(d) Effective January 16, 2012, the Board of Directors of Alcoa Inc. (Alcoa), upon recommendation of its Governance and Nominating Committee, increased the size of the Board of Directors from ten to eleven directors and appointed Sir Martin Sorrell, founder and Chief Executive of WPP plc, as a director of Alcoa. Sir Martin Sorrell was appointed to the class of directors whose terms expire at the annual meeting of shareholders in 2014. He was named to the Public Issues Committee of the Board of Directors.
Sir Martin Sorrell will receive compensation for his service on the Board in accordance with the compensation program for non-employee directors described on pages 56-57 of Alcoas proxy statement dated March 1, 2011. In addition, Alcoa will enter into an indemnity agreement with him in the form approved in principle by Alcoa shareholders and which Alcoa has entered into with each of its directors to supplement the indemnification coverage provided by Alcoas Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws and the Pennsylvania Business Corporation Law. (See Form of Indemnity Agreement between Alcoa and individual directors or officers, incorporated by reference to exhibit 10(j) to Alcoas Annual Report on Form 10-K (Commission file number 1-3610) for the year ended December 31, 1987.)
A copy of Alcoas press release announcing the appointment of Sir Martin Sorrell is attached hereto as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The following is filed as an exhibit to this report:
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.
Date: January 19, 2012