BOK Financial 8-K 2013
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
August 16, 2013
BOK FINANCIAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changes since last report)
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INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
ITEM 502(e) Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On July 30, 2013, BOK Financial Corporation (the “Company” ) issued a press release announcing the retirement of its Chief Executive Officer, Stanley A. Lybarger, the appointment of a new chief executive officer, Steven G. Bradshaw, and the appointment of a new chief operating officer, Daniel H. Ellinor, effective the end of 2013.
Consistent with this announcement, the Company has entered into amended and restated employment agreements with Mr. Bradshaw and Mr. Ellinor, both of which are deemed effective as of June 15, 2013.
The agreements of Mr. Bradshaw and Mr. Ellinor both provide that (i) the executive shall serve as a member of Company board of directors, (ii) employment is for a perpetual term, terminable by either party upon ninety days prior written notice, (iii) the executive shall be paid standard severance upon termination and vesting of stock options and restricted stock upon termination without cause and (iv) the executive is bound by a two year non-solicitation agreement for termination with cause and a one year non-solicitation agreement upon termination without cause.
The complete copy of the agreements are attached as Exhibit 99(a) and 99(b) 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.
BOK FINANCIAL CORPORATION
By: /s/ Steven E. Nell
Steven E. Nell
Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
Date: August 20, 2013